Black Mesa: Uplink is the recreation of the Half-Life demo (HL: Uplink) released by Valve in early 1999. The demo featured content that was scrapped from the original storyline. Some might consider it canon with the story, others don't. What matters though, is that many people enjoyed this short episode and that's the reason why I created Uplink for Black Mesa, the long awaited Half-Life remake for the Source Engine.

To play Black Mesa: Uplink, you will need the Source SDK Base 2007 (free) and a copy of the Black Mesa (also free!).

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2 comments by Hezus on Dec 23rd, 2012

An update for everyone who has participated in the 3FM Serious Request Charity Event. Between the 18th and 24th of December 3 DJ's from a national Dutch radio station are holding their 7 day famine while being locked up in a glass house, to raise money for the Red Cross. This year's goal is to fight unecessary death of babies in third world countries. 


I've asked the followers of my MOD to donate some money for this cause and I'm glad a few of you decided to help out. Together we''ve raised 50 USD and I've donated 40 EUR today. Currently 4,3 million EUR (5,7 million USD) has been donated by people in the Netherlands and with 1 day left it''s likely to become even higher. Hopefully a lot of good work can be done with that money.

EDIT: Event has officially ended and a record of donations has been raised: 12,25 million EUR!

Thank you all for the support! I wish all donators, followers and voters a merry Christmas (if you celebrate it) and all the best for 2013!

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Black Mesa: Uplink v. 1.0 - ZIP version

Black Mesa: Uplink v. 1.0 - ZIP version

Dec 17, 2012 Full Version 12 comments

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Black Mesa: Uplink v. 1.0 - Installer version

Black Mesa: Uplink v. 1.0 - Installer version

Dec 17, 2012 Full Version 20 comments

The release version of Black Mesa: Uplink (version 1.0) - Installer EXE version.

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Wersuz
Wersuz Feb 24 2013, 1:55pm says:

Very nice

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Flak_Monkey
Flak_Monkey Jan 29 2013, 9:46pm says:

Is there supposed to be anything after you align the satellite? I just get infinite waves of enemies, can't find a way out or anything to interact with.

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ghostings
ghostings Jan 29 2013, 10:15pm replied:

There's a hatch that opens up by some steamy pipes, look around that area.

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Hell_Diguner
Hell_Diguner Jan 21 2013, 2:25am says:

It just occurred to me: This is a mod of a mod of the sequel to a game, which was recreated by fans as the second aforementioned mod, and the first aforementioned mod is a recreation of the demo of the second aforementioned game.

Wrap your head around THAT.

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tomatopipps
tomatopipps Jan 25 2013, 3:36pm replied:

guh. head hurt.

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Guest
Guest Dec 27 2012, 11:38pm says:

I would suggest a name change because Uplink seems like an old title. It could be Black Mesa: Lambda Transmission. It still has the Black Mesa title which means it uses assets from BM, and Lambda Transmission for the satellite that sends the transmission to open the door to Lambda Complex. I think this can be right since all Half-Life remakes are changing their names too like Operation Black Mesa and Guard Duty. Besides, the name I gave seems to be cool.

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Hezus
Hezus Dec 27 2012, 5:33pm replied:

What you mean is an adaptation. This is a remake. Therefore it stays close to the original, also with the gameplay kept intact as much as possible. Compared to today's standard, that gameplay isn't the most innovative.

I got people scolding me for changing small things on one hand, others scolding me for not changing enough on the other. With a remake you can never please everyone.

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minecraftircmod
minecraftircmod Jul 19 2013, 11:42am replied:

i'm sorry, but this doesn't look like an exact remake, in the original uplink you could kill the soldiers and then wait for an engineer to break the entrance door, here you NEED to go through the floor(after tuning the transmitter to the USNRC)

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TheUnbeholden
TheUnbeholden Jan 10 2013, 10:06am replied:

yes but the people scolding you for changing small things should be ignored, thats the thing about criticism, its best to have selective hearing when people give you bad reasoning behind their criticism. You should expand the levels greatly.
Black Mesa Hazard Course is doing just that, also Black Mesa itself has a few new areas. You shouldn't be afraid to give your own interpretation either.

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battle19945
battle19945 Dec 27 2012, 6:16am replied:

this is not black mesa, but black mesa uplink wich is a remake of the demo of half life uplink

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