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22 comments by DoctorEmmettBrown on Dec 12th, 2013

Hello all,

I’m sad but also happy to announce this. After talking with the team, we are working together with weekly meetings on Skype. Let me first say the Alyx mod that you’ve all been waiting for is moving to UDK. We will be rewriting the story for UDK so the spirit of the project is there but sadly we can’t use any of the stuff in the half-life world is copyrighted so we are tweaking the story. Now that does not mean we are turning our back on the Source world. We will be working on a new idea for the engine as we try hard to find a programmer that wants to work with us.

- Jack B. Klein

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TheHappyTurtle Jan 6 2013, 5:48am says:

Sorry if i missed something out but my eye sight isn't to amazing so i really want to ask this question; when is this based, like what period of time in the Half Life universe?

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Jack007465 Creator
Jack007465 Jan 7 2013, 1:47pm replied:

We are trying to fill in the gap's for the HL world with Alex's life, following her around.

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DoctorEmmettBrown Creator
DoctorEmmettBrown Jan 6 2013, 10:02am replied:

Before HL2, little bit at the end is set in HL2.

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dickheadstrong Jan 5 2013, 10:37pm says:

Hey, I'm new here today. Alyx looks Cool. Nothing's going to really happen until AFTER 2013? I'm not criticizing, (I prefer a quality finished product) I'm just curious and intrigued. I ran across this Mod by accident today and was trying to download it, thinking that it was already out.

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DoctorEmmettBrown Creator
DoctorEmmettBrown Jan 5 2013, 11:30pm replied:

After yeah. The amount of work that is being done is a lot. Right now I'm working on animation with Ceiling Pie as well as designing the website and just generally designing things with the team.

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CuervoSp Jan 5 2013, 7:33pm says:

And people please stop saying that our comments are bad when we are just explaining things of the mod.

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Urby Dec 30 2012, 10:44pm says:

OK here we go:

1. Alyx was born in Black Mesa.
2. Why would a city be called City 11 before the combine invasion?
3. The Anti-mass spectrometer test is not a teleportation experiment. Teleportation had already been developed in the Lambda complex. Anomalous Materials labs was for studying exotic materials.
4. How would Alyx meet a math student as a teenager? Are the combine running high schools now?
5. Gordon Freeman disappeared for 20 years, not 2.
6. The seven hour war occurred when the combine invaded. There was no resistance until the human race had been enslaved. Ravenholm was shelled much much later, when the combine discovered resistance fighters were hiding there.

I could go on. Please just read up on the Half-Life plot a little.

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Tobeas Jan 5 2013, 6:32am replied:

I don't want to sound rude but it's not up to you to decide how the mod will play. If they wanna twist the Half Life universe they can, even if it bothers some people.

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DoctorEmmettBrown Creator
DoctorEmmettBrown Jan 5 2013, 7:49pm replied:

Oh and Tobeas, I guess you're right in a certain "twist"; but we have to do it :-)!

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DoctorEmmettBrown Creator
DoctorEmmettBrown Jan 5 2013, 6:46pm replied:

I don't really think we're twisting it. We're sticking true to it but we have to make things up because they have never been explained in the HL story.

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Jack007465 Creator
Jack007465 Jan 5 2013, 1:11am replied:

You got a lot of info wrong Urby.

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Urby Jan 5 2013, 7:19pm replied:

Explain to me where I was wrong and I will accept.

I already said to Dr.E.B: " got me on the first point. It is never actually established she was born in the BMRF."

Even based on the link you posted, I got one point wrong, which I already admitted.

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Jack007465 Creator
Jack007465 Jan 6 2013, 1:33am replied:

Sorry that was me Urby, CC clear cleared out allot of my stuff

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DoctorEmmettBrown Creator
DoctorEmmettBrown Jan 5 2013, 7:46pm replied:

Take it to PM all of the comments are getting freaking bombarded with all of this.

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CuervoSp Dec 31 2012, 11:42am replied:

We are not following the Half-Life plot 100% as we said before.

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DoctorEmmettBrown Creator
DoctorEmmettBrown Dec 31 2012, 1:37am replied:

The only thing you were wrong about was the first one. It has never been stated where Alyx was born, but only where she lived during the events of the Resonance Cascade. I should have altered the "2 years" bit though, I meant 2 years SINCE he left when he was held frozen in time. Student has another meaning though, he could be one who "self-studies"; it doesn't necessarily have to mean that one attends education. The Anti-Mass Spectrometer was used to test the mass of anti-charged particles; that I do know -- however, who says that it was also not used for teleporation methods? Both technologies are technically linked aren't they? We see in HL1 that Gordon gets teleported to the Xen world and back again. I admit I should have yet explained that in the synopsis.

Everything else I'll take into account, thanks man.

If you've got any more differing or detailed criticisms then PM me. As the comments is being filled with very detailed criticisms when they should be brief. I don't mean it in a bad way, I love criticism; but take it up with me personally. I upvoted your comment due to me learning something new!

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Urby Dec 31 2012, 4:24am replied:

Heh, thanks man. I'm a HUGE fan of the HL franchise and its story so I guess I can fly off the handle about certain things a little too hastily.

Glad you took my comment with a pinch of salt, and yeah, you got me on the first point. It is never actually established she was born in the BMRF.

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