Welcome to the Alien Swarm Director Mod! ASDM is a single player Alien Swarm mod focusing on increasing replayability by creating a dynamic experience every time you play. The ASDM complements the default Alien Swarm AI and Director in two ways. First, ASDM enhances the TileGen map generator to automatically generate the map layout for missions 2-5 every time you play. The layout is impacted by player performance, so the better you perform on mission 1, the longer and more challenging mission 2 will be. ASDM modifies the in-mission experience as well. Based on your performance some doors may or may not open and the number and type of enemies you will fight will differ. Enjoy the Alien Swarm Director Mod!! Full Source: http: bit.ly/13h5Ga5

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4 comments by ppittle on Apr 7th, 2012

I have to write a research paper on Alien Swarm Director Mod as part of my college program.  As part of the paper I need to survey players.  I have created a 7 question survey (link below).  If you played ASDM, please take two minutes and fill out the survey.  Your help will help me graduate!

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Alien Swarm Director Mod - Full Release v 1.0

Alien Swarm Director Mod - Full Release v 1.0

Nov 3, 2011 Full Version 7 comments

Alien Swarm Director Mod full release 1.0! 5 mission campaign with 4 missions built dynamically for ultimate replayability! And ASDM responds to player...

Alien Swarm Director Mod - Beta 0.2

Alien Swarm Director Mod - Beta 0.2

Oct 12, 2011 Full Version 1 comment

This is version 0.2 public beta for ASDM! This version fixes several problems with doors and adds a new room. Additionally, level generation has been...

Alien Swarm Director Mod - Beta 0.1

Alien Swarm Director Mod - Beta 0.1

Oct 3, 2011 Full Version 0 comments

This is a public beta for ASDM! Please note: in order to play you must have both the Alien Swarm AND Alien Swarm - SDK installed. Both are free on steam...

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wazanator Dec 7 2013, 9:27pm says:

Ran into an bug, it went to generate mission2 and ended up with a leak according to dev console so compile failed.

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ppittle Jun 3 2013, 5:30pm says:

1000+ Downloads! Thanks for everyone that took the time to check out ASDM.

If anyone wants to expand this out further, or just checkout how it works, the full source is available: Subversion.assembla.com

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ppittle Jun 3 2013, 5:31pm replied:

Or view in a web browser: Assembla.com

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Nemesisurvivorleon Apr 11 2013, 10:34pm says:

EVERYONE! This is a singleplayer mod, just click the only game-start option on the main menu. I've found NO options to play online or with other people. Seems singleplayer to me. Works perfectly. Procedural generation is one of the best pieces of game design available. Thank you for applying it to EVERY part of this game.

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ppittle Jun 3 2013, 5:22pm replied:

You are correct good sir, there is no multiplayer available. Didn't have time to tweak out the level generator system to sync between all players in a game to ensure everyone generated the same level. And thanks for playing!

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ramidavis Nov 6 2012, 8:00pm says:

How do you play this off line?
Seeing how the description says it is a single player mod, there should be a way to play it with out being online.

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ppittle Jun 3 2013, 5:18pm replied:

Shouldn't get you VAC-Banned, Valve released Alien Swarm open source and this is installed as a mod, so it would be really really odd for Valve to punish someone for using it.

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AmaroqDricaldari Jun 24 2012, 9:49pm replied:

Yes I have the Alien Swarm SDK installed, and I obivously have the first two installed. But when I downloaded it, I got an EXE file, and nothing to tell me which directory to put it in, so what was I suppossed to do? Do I put it in its own Source Mods folder and just run the EXE file?

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ppittle Jul 2 2012, 8:09pm replied:

The exe should be an installer. Run the exe, click next a few times and then restart steam. When you steam loads back up you should see Alien Swarm Director Mod in your list of games. Launch it as you would any other steam game. Hope this helps and have fun!!!

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a great idea! it surely should be supported and developed further.

Dec 25 2011, 7:28pm by goodone

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