Below The Ice

Why are you going to Antarctica? Who sent you? What are you looking for? What will you find?

There are dark secrets hidden deep beneath the ice, and a terrible price must be paid to know the truth.

Below the Ice is a story-driven mystery and puzzle mod with minor horror elements. There is no killing except in one optional ending.

The full version will require Source SDK Base 2013 SP that comes free with any Source game (and nothing else!)

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10 comments by Theevina on Jan 18th, 2015

I still can’t believe this day has come.

After 20 months of work, procrastination, terrible OCD, bad mistakes, and overall stupidity, this mod is finally complete. I’m done. This is the full release.

Below the Ice 1.0


  • A mysterious story to solve with several hidden secrets to find.
  • 3 endings, including a somewhat difficult violent ending.
  • Display your objective using TAB.
  • Ability to read pages of notes that you find.

I would like to say thanks to everyone who has followed this mod and commented during its development, it certainly helped me to get it done during those tough parts.

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Is this mod perfect? Far from it. No doubt there will be people who don't like it. But it's the best I could do and I'm still impressed with what I did.

I hope you enjoy playing it as much as I enjoyed making it. :D

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Below the Ice 1.0

Below the Ice 1.0

Jan 18, 2015 Full Version 6 comments

This is the full release of Below the Ice. See full description for more information.

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medve Jan 27 2015, 11:18am says:

your maps are ugly, and its rather hard to get used to your logic. the whole map looks like an early alpha...however some of the ideas were nice. you might want to get more testers (or proper testers) next time. heres my gameplay

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Theevina Jan 26 2015, 2:28am says:

The reason sprint is disabled is because the player doesn't have the HEV suit (and doesn't need one). Many mods like this omit the HEV suit. And as for the jumping I never had any tester have a problem with it.

But you can skip the intro by doing "map belowice" in the console. You won't miss much of anything. Alternatively noclip past the barrier. Since a lot of people don't like this I'll patch the map later.

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Fast_Train Jan 25 2015, 2:15pm says:

where is the gun?

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Theevina Jan 26 2015, 2:24am replied:

In the big room at the end of belowice_2 with the staircase leading to the top. It's on the floor.

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Fast_Train Jan 26 2015, 1:21pm replied:

Thanks, get the last ending. But can't understand it.

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Nocht Jan 25 2015, 1:22pm says:

I have now reached an issue in the game. I am in the building and now doing puzzles with the buttons. There are three buttons lined together at one part. No matter what I do I get shocked. Am I missing something. I think the game keeps thinking I'm hitting the left one ... is there a way to get through this?

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Nocht Jan 25 2015, 1:24pm replied:

UGH ... nevermind, I figured it out a few minutes after ... gotta hit the button when it turns yellow ... thought it was a glitch ... boy, I'm dumb ...

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Theevina Jan 23 2015, 10:33am says:

I'm wondering whether I should release a development package (for learning purposes) showcasing my new entities, incredible optimization skills, and other things. How many people would even care about that?

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I_Jedi Jan 25 2015, 1:10am replied:

People of the future?

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