Action Half Life 2 is designed to simulate the experience of being in an Action movie. Movies like Hard Boiled, Face Off, and Die Hard are the inspiration for AHL. AHL2 is AHL reborn on Source engine.

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The Ministry decided that it is about time to follow up our previous post.

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For most people there is just one week between "Merry Christmas" and "Happy New Year". For the Ministry of Action it is obviously a year and a week instead. You have not heard from us for quite long and the reason is, you guessed it, that there is just not enough time to dedicate to Action. The time situation being as it is, 2014 still did see some work on AHL2. We even managed to get all code work done for the Greenhouse LAN – the annual friends of Action meet-up – and had a chance to playtest the game there. The playtests spawned a lot of valuable information and change requests, some are still to be addressed. A little work has to be done on both the code and content sides but 2015 will see the release of Action Half-Life 2 version 3. This time for real.

A "we are not dead" post like this would not be complete if it was not showing new content. So here you go, screenshots of four new maps. All maps were created or converted by BeerDog.

Starting off with "580 Plaza" – be sure to click the images to view them at full size.

580 Plaza 1

580 Plaza 2

580 Plaza 3

Next up: "Airport“.

Airport 1

Airport 2

Airport 3

Now: "Killakorp"

Killakorp 1

Killakorp 2

Killakorp 3

And finally, for those of you who have been with us since AHL1 days – "Rooftops"

Rooftops 1

Rooftops 2

Rooftops 3

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Dr.Goupyl
Dr.Goupyl

Im afraid your mod will need to be re-worked a bit cause the excellent DA:B is way ahead of you now...

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str00dle
str00dle

I disagree, the gameplay and overall speed is a lot different. I'd say I prefer the current Action Half Life 2 over Double Action. It's a matter of preference, they aren't at all behind. If anything, in terms of content, Action Half Life 2 has more.

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Z00L
Z00L

it was already the case on HL1 with TheSpecialists and ActionHalflife... which are basically the equivalents of DAB and AHL2

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Dr.Goupyl
Dr.Goupyl

I agree but DA:B is on steam. it's not really a "fair fight" now. Only old timers will stick to AHL2, the game was almost dead for quite a time now.
And more content... Right now i highly doubt it.

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eddeh Author
eddeh

Well, there is no race or fight between DAB and us. Both games are similar, but there are still differences. Even concerning the key point, stunting - AHL2 allows it, DAB tends to force it. Anyway, once we are finally done with the game and it is up for download, give it a try. You may like it ;)

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Dr.Goupyl
Dr.Goupyl

Never said i don't like it. I use to play it and it was fun. Of course im going to take a look, but im just trying to be realistic: AHL2 was the first around but will probably suffers of DA:B's popularity.

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eddeh Author
eddeh

Possible. But it could also be the other way around, in terms of DAB making players search for similar games.

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Dr.Goupyl
Dr.Goupyl

That's an interesting point of view ;) Anyway good luck with it.

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BeerDog
BeerDog

As for content: We have a couple more maps that are not shown here.

I also agree that it should be placed on Greenlight as DAB was.

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MARiN3
MARiN3

Nice to see some news again, happy new year to you too.

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TKAzA Staff
TKAzA

Woo it lives!

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