Run. Think. Shoot. Live. Source. Black Mesa is the Half-Life 2 total conversion of the original Half-Life game. Utilizing the Source engine and its endless array of possibilities and powers, Black Mesa will throw you into the world that started the Half-Life continuum and introduced Gordon Freeman to the world as a gun-toting, bullet-dodging Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics.

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Prepare for an experience that you will find Nostalgic, exciting and fresh.

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Prepare for an experience that you will find Nostalgic, exciting and fresh. Black Mesa is a re-envisioning of Valve Software's seminal game Half-Life. You will re-visit the inaugural role of Gordon Freeman and his memorable journey through the Black Mesa Research Facility.

Expect tremendously detailed environments to explore, a huge cast of characters and experimental weaponry. All-new music, voice acting, choreography and added dialogue give way to a more expansive and immersive experience than ever before. In a nutshell, play Half-life the way we think it was meant to be played!


Download Part 1 and Part 2 from ModDB or Torrent it.

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Instructions:
Once part 1 and 2 have been downloaded rename the files to include this format blackmesa.zip.001 for part one and blackmesa.zip.002 for part 2. Extract and copy files into sourcemods/BMS in your steamapps directory.

Features:

  • Play for FREE! You need not purchase anything!
  • 8-10 Hours of single-player gameplay, up to the Lambda Core chapter.
  • Feast your eyes on over 2,000 custom Models and 5,000 custom textures – more than HL2!
  • Experience over 2,000 choreographed scenes and over 6,500 lines of dialogue from all new voice acting!
  • Subtitles in English, Italian, Spanish, Norwegian, German, and Finnish!
  • Immerse yourself in an all new soundtrack and over 2,300 custom sound effects!
  • Feel the impact of custom systems such as the Face Creation System, Custom Gib System, Deathcam and more.
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Eternalz
Eternalz

So is Black Mesa a complete copy of Half life?
Because I want to play Half Life but the graphics are not the best. And I don't want to play this if its not story-loyal to Half Life 1.

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L34D
L34D

Its nearly the complete HL1 with better graphics and more details etc.

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L34D
L34D

Its nearly the complete HL1 with better graphics and more details etc.

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MasterionX
MasterionX

Official Steam Release?

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shadowninja0069
shadowninja0069

for all the haters thinking hes lying,well i put some mods out on this site and they very pain stacing go through it before they put it on here at all.hell you have to make a full pg of alot of stuff before you can even see if they will put the mod on this site.So as afellow modder and moddler hes "not Full Of ****".

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core.max2010
core.max2010

Hey guys this is FANTASTIC Thanks You MOD DB.com

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Kazanunda
Kazanunda

Played it from start to end, got annoyed at some jumping parts, but that's just me hating jumping parts.
10/10 from me.

Just a question, the part with those three pumps, just after your first encounter with the oversized fish aliens, are we supposed to be able get to the other end without jumping trough the crushers, but by stacking barrels near the small container and jumping on them?

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CyberDuke
CyberDuke

I discovered an interesting bug in Black Mesa during my walkthrough.

Before the Tentacles kills that guard shooting at them, I did a quick save. Then when I quick load, the Tentacles attacks the guard, but the guard doesn't die.

It gave me an easier chance of sneaking around the Tentacles.

How's that for a bug?

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wmf776759
wmf776759

Mod Of The Year 2012.

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chiffmonkey
chiffmonkey

So... No news about the ending?

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Dejected-Angel
Dejected-Angel

Mod of the Year, all year, every year.

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DBuilder
DBuilder

So what all does this v1.0 release contain? Does this have the On A Rail and Surface Tension remakes included?

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