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Welcome back Mr. Freeman, Black mesa is now available on Early Access, Black Mesa is what we had all hoped half life source would have been, a total re invisoning of the Classic brought up to date with higher definition models, textures and more.

Crowbar collective state. “Making a game with the scope and scale of Black Mesa is a massive undertaking. Back in 2012 we made the decision to release what we had completed up to that point, and were blown away by the community’s response, feedback, and improvements to our work. We want to keep that relationship alive and well by using Early Access as a tool for allowing our community to participate in the final phase of Black Mesa’s development.

In addition, our ambitions go beyond the original Xen chapters found in Half-Life. We have a standard of quality that we have to achieve. Early Access allows us to commit resources to bring you the remaining chapters with the quality that you expect.”

"We currently have the first ~85% of our single player campaign completed. For the last 15% we want to not only recreate it, but improve upon it to make it an enjoyable and memorable experience. We feel it will take us considerable time to get the last 15% up to our standards, and putting a time estimate on it would be a total guess.”

This EA release sees you playing over 10 hours of single player campaign. Multiplayer deathmatch and team deathmatch with 6 completely re-imagined Half-Life 1 maps on the Source Engine.

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Happy Birthday Half-life!

Happy Birthday Half-life!

1 year ago News 79 comments

Last year, Black Mesa was one of the first Steam games to be Greenlit by you, our amazing fans. We've had quite a year since then, with a lot happening...

Black Mesa v1.0 released

Black Mesa v1.0 released

3 years ago News 262 comments

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

Get Black Mesa on Steam!

Get Black Mesa on Steam!

3 years ago News 44 comments

Fellow Scientists, We have gotten a lot of remarks, questions and demands that we get Black Mesa on Steam. In the past, the answer has always been the...

Community Update!

Community Update!

3 years ago News 82 comments

We're freaking out over here! It is so exciting to share this news with you!

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...
BMS Monitor Windows Error

BMS Monitor Windows Error

1 month ago Textures 7 comments

Just a small realistic thing for Black Mesa. Archive contains two error textures for monitors. Extract in your game directory and enjoy!

BMS | Reworked Chapter Icons

BMS | Reworked Chapter Icons

1 month ago GUIs 2 comments

Black Mesa: Source chapter icons replacement. Just extract the archive in your game directory and enjoy! :)

BMS | Insurgency HMMWV

BMS | Insurgency HMMWV

2 months ago Vehicle Model 5 comments

Insurgency HMMWV for Black Mesa: Source. Archive contains desert and camo HMMWV variant.

BMS | No Tripmine & Triplaser beam

BMS | No Tripmine & Triplaser beam

2 months ago Effects GFX 10 comments

Removed blue tripmine laserbeams and red turret triplaser beam. This addon will make the game more realistic and hard.

BMS | No turret laserbeams

BMS | No turret laserbeams

2 months ago Effects GFX 0 comments

Removed ground & ceiling turret red laserbeams. This addon will make the game more realistic and hard.

BM Particle Effect Improvement pack

BM Particle Effect Improvement pack

3 months ago Effects GFX 2 comments

Released a preliminary collection containing many updates to most weapons, along with other across-the-mod effects! See the thread in the description...

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ZeroZF Oct 11 2005 says:

not many ppl will know this only when it done they will ask valve to release it on steam

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SgtJman Oct 10 2005 says:

I bet that this will rival Half-Life 2: Aftermath! :D

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ZeroZF Oct 6 2005 says:

since op:s is gone y not ask them to join u guys n it b done "faster" n bring back op:s again :D

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RabidMonkey777 Oct 5 2005 says:

It will be large, but it won't be insanely large.

Currently at alpha 0.0.1 we are sitting at 350mb, with mostly textures and models taking up space. A lot of this could be deprecated before the mod is completed, so we cannot give an accurate filesize at this time. Rest assured we will do everything we can to get our filesizes as small as possible for the end users' sake.

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stroganoff Nov 7 2005 says:

thanks for the response rabid.

your fans are after more media!! the screenshots todate look fantastic

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Deadthing Oct 2 2005 says:

Ent this gonna be huge,massive,big? lets pray pc gamer put it on their cd when it comes out its gonna be a loong download!

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Deadthing Oct 2 2005 says:

This mod id gonna be incredible!!!! Ive seen the site its wicked, I want it >.< lol

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Scarfaces|Boomstick Sep 29 2005 says:

beautiful. I wish I could help you guys.. cause I wanna see this done.

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Kalashnikov Sep 29 2005 says:

Nice one mate. We take a rather unorthox and unconventional approach to updates: we update when we feel the desire to show off more work when we think its ready. We have a lot of smaller things on the go which are leading into one large update planned in the future.

Just wait and see as your ryhme says: "the new update will blow our minds."

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Piuneer Sep 26 2005 says:

Let's all rhyme till the next time. The next time this mod is proven not dying.
The new update will blow our minds, but everything is gonna' be just fine!
You know you want it, You can't reject.
So let's take some time to just reflect.
The dev's are workin hard,there's no doubt.
As for the end, let's wait it out.

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Highest Rated (130 agree) 10/10

This mod is amazing! Feels like i'm playing a Valve's game, not a modification.
Now i understand what people felt like in 1998.

Sep 14 2012 by HunteR4708

Lowest Rated (12 agree) 2/10

At first i made a really nice review to this game mod. But then i advanced further in the game and i got really pissed off... Yeah its pretty and scenic , yeah most of the voice acting is great and the music is fantastic but there is a huge annoying gash that just makes the game shit! AI: WHAT BASICALLY MAKES THE GAME SHIT AI: SHIIIT Soldiers...Im fine with other critters plaing running to eat you but soldiers(well the alien soldiers suck in this department as well). Anyway so where were we? oh…

Sep 17 2012 by Aleksei_Lenin

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