Overview

Black Mesa: Hazard Course is an add-on for the Source Engine mod Black Mesa, featuring a completely new perspective on Half-Life's Hazard Course. The Black Mesa Hazard Course will feature:

-New HD models & textures
-New dialogue & voice acting
-New maps and detailed environments
-Expanded intro, similar to Half-Life's PS2 version

Since this is a community project, we welcome people to help out in any way, from suggestions to fan-made content. Currently we are looking for people to fill these positions:

-Animator
-Choreographer

Any suggestions (within reasonable bounds, of course) are also welcome from anybody!

Media Policy

Remember that great mod, Black Mesa? Anyone familiar with the Black Mesa mod and its agonizing development cycle may remember long periods of media blackout. Since this is a community project rather than a full-fledged modding team, we are pleased to announce that, unlike the original mod, it will be our policy to strive to be as open as possible with the development process!

That's right. Expect to see half-finished areas, heavy WiPs and lots of orange and gray "dev" textures!

We do, however, announce this policy with a disclaimer: We hope that all of our followers will try their best to be as mature as possible, and realize that due to the open nature of our development process, the vast majority of media that will be released will NOT be fully representative of the final product.

This can be a good thing! It allows YOU, the followers, to give feedback early, so that we can make easy changes to give YOU what you want!

So criticize away! Just keep it civil!

Is this mod dead?

If you're reading this, then no. There is no point in letting a project die without notice. If we were to die, we'd be sure to let you know, however we have absolutely zero plans on doing so, and the mod is currently going strong.

Requirements

Black Mesa: Hazard Course requires:
-The free Source SDK Base 2007
-Black Mesa

Thank you. Have a very safe, and productive day.
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10 comments by JeffMOD on Apr 4th, 2015

Another day, another change of plans.

Earlier we announced our recent change of direction. We're here to announce that we will not actually be making a Five Nights at Freddy's themed Hazard Course. Despite the resounding, near deafening approval from the community at large, our lawyers have informed us that this isn't a legally viable direction, and some of our investors have withdrawn. As such, we will be sticking with classic Half-Life style!


We are, however, still looking for a Choreographer to breathe life into our NPCs - and we need that secured before we can finalize the Beta version! As we've said before, with a choreographer on our team, we should be able to release before the end of the year no problem.

And lastly, for those who are curious, that FNAHC video was actually a totally functional "prototype," made by project leader/level designer "dky.tehkingd.u," entirely within the Hammer editor over about a week and a half, with additional assets and VO by level designer JeffMOD. If you're interested, you can check it out, and play it for yourself right here.

(Update: The download link should be up now. Thanks for your patience! -DKY)

Five Nights at Hazard Course

We hope it put a smile on you guys' faces. And if not, well... we'll just send Purple Man and give you a reason to keep it that way.

Until next update, good days, guys!

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Five Nights at Hazard Course

Five Nights at Hazard Course

Apr 4, 2015 Singleplayer Map 7 comments

Play the exciting "Five Nights at Hazard Course" map, based on the horror game series by Scott Cawthon and built for our 2015 April Fool's joke! [Though...

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Eclipse1003
Eclipse1003 Apr 12 2013, 6:21am says:

Ha!
GOTTA KILL THE SECURITY GUARD WITH THE MP5!!!

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Aplayer12345
Aplayer12345 Jun 4 2013, 5:11pm replied:

RPG THE $H!7 OUT OF HIM... with cheats, lol.

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dky.tehkingd.u Creator
dky.tehkingd.u Apr 13 2013, 7:43pm replied:

Unlike the PS2 version and Blue Shift versions, you can totally do that in our version. :)

+8 votes   reply to comment
wmf776759
wmf776759 Apr 14 2013, 2:35am replied:

Great.

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Rividium
Rividium Apr 8 2013, 8:45am says:

Can i get the black mesa source code? i want the alien grunt and human grunt npcs and other npcs for use in my own mod, but i cant get the code anywhere.

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Crypt Creator Subscriber
Crypt Apr 8 2013, 9:28am replied:

We don't have the source code as we're not the official Black Mesa Dev Team. Try contacting them. I'll point you to this thread: Goo.gl

I can't guarantee you'll get the code, though.

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Rividium
Rividium Apr 8 2013, 2:29pm replied:

But you still gonna have the alien grunts and some other npcs in your mod? If so, can you share the Npcs code with me?

PS: in your images i see the human grunt, so you probably have the NPC's code? Thank you if you are willing to share it.

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Crypt Creator Subscriber
Crypt Apr 8 2013, 7:24pm replied:

To be a bit more clear, our mod is not a separate mod from Black Mesa. When we release you will have to copy our maps/materials/etc. to your Black Mesa directory. We're basically an *addon to* Black Mesa. Like I said, you'll have to ask the BM Team.

+4 votes   reply to comment
MichaelTannock Creator
MichaelTannock Apr 8 2013, 7:03pm replied:

The Hazard Course has only friendly human NPCs like the guard and scientist.

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xsantosis
xsantosis Apr 6 2013, 3:06pm says:

Traking this :D

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boxorz
boxorz Apr 3 2013, 6:55pm says:

So I've been making games for 28 years, and you want to judge my work as being cartoony? I have more talent with Source than any of you, guaranteed. You let my friend Crypt on the team .. and he's an average mapper, period. Who do you think compiled the code for 'Office Complex'. hmm? without me it would still be SourceSDK 2007. Is all the work I did for OC cartoony? Take one look at my ModDB profile boy. Name anybody that knows more than me. I should do my own Hazard Course mod, alone, to put you all to shame.

Now get to deleting this before anyone else sees it. Good boy.

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dky.tehkingd.u Creator
dky.tehkingd.u Apr 3 2013, 8:32pm replied:

No one accused anyone of anything. I must be missing a lot of context.

Who said "cartoony" was a bad thing, anyway?

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JeffMOD Creator
JeffMOD Apr 3 2013, 8:47pm replied:

Yeah, there's nothing wrong with something looking stylized or fantastical (perhaps 'cartoony' isn't *quite* the right word). It's just that we need a specific art style, which is one that matches Black Mesa's.
I personally haven't had a chance to peruse much of your work, but what I have seen is gorgeous. We just needed to know how flexible you were on style, because some people have a specific stylistic specialty that they stick to.

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Crypt Creator Subscriber
Crypt Apr 3 2013, 8:53pm replied:

Pretty much this.

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MichaelTannock Creator
MichaelTannock Apr 3 2013, 8:30pm replied:

During my time on the Black Mesa team, I never became personally offended by my work being called cartoony. Instead I held enough humility to internalize this feedback, and the result was always better because of that. I would have hoped that even someone as experienced and talented as you, would feel the same.

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CodeBlackNL
CodeBlackNL Apr 6 2013, 5:31am replied:

Keep in mind that this guy is a 39 year old butthurt child.

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