Decadence is a 2 vs. 2 multiplayer first-person shooter that combines the personal relationship to characters and surroundings of single-player games with an adrenaline filled multiplayer experience. Decadence pits two teams against each other in a fight over territorial control. Each map is designed in small stages to offer more compact and action filled gameplay that puts focus on teamwork.

This is personal, and it's essential. Four players on two teams - four characters of two classes, nothing more. The character you pick is for you, and you alone. Your choice will give you specific strengths which in combination with those of your teammate will allow you to win the map. The environment is key to survival, providing cover from enemy fire as you advance towards the capture zone. Remember to keep your team tight, you're good not only as an extra hand in combat but can also revive your teammate if they were to get shot down.
The story of Decadence takes you into the future, to a world where governments are lost and survival is all that matters. Various attempts to draw out the very last resources have lead to poisonous chemicals flowing through bodies of water, creating civil unrest over the availability of clean water.

Four Distinct Characters

Matches are played with four players total, so your actions as a player are of the utmost importance. There are four unique characters over two classes with their own set of advantages, weaponry and play style.

Revival and Regenerative Health

You are able to regenerate your health back up again if you're hurt in battle, just rest behind a cover for a few moments and you'll be back on your feet in no time. It is certainly not the end of the match if the bullets happen to get to you. Your trustworthy teammate should always be close by to get you back on track ready to fight.

Concentrated Gameplay

There is a constant struggle to secure the checkpoints in each area of the map, however, Decadence is focused and compacted into one area at a time to give the players the most concentrated doze of action possible. When a checkpoint is captured, the game will move over to the adjacent area in favor to the winning team. The team that is able to push their way to the enemy base and capture it wins the match.

Stunning Visuals

Decadence certainly brings unprecedented visuals to the Source engine, both in terms of art direction but also by pushing the very limits of the code base itself. Without compromising feedback the HUD in Decadence lives in the game world itself instead of some overlay, sustaining the suspension of disbelief. Through such a strict HUD policy combined with aforementioned graphics we're able to provide you an incredible beauty and detail, further improving your play experience.

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The machine of development is operational yet again. Are you prepared?

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Decadence 1.0.1 Server Update

Decadence 1.0.1 Server Update

Apr 8, 2009 Patch 0 comments

Change Log: 1.0.1 Fixed broken lag compensation for bullets. Fixed wrong user name in Decadence Options.

Decadence 1.0.1 Client Update

Decadence 1.0.1 Client Update

Apr 8, 2009 Patch 2 comments

Change Log: 1.0.1 Fixed broken lag compensation for bullets. Fixed wrong user name in Decadence Options.

Decadence 1.0 Client & Dedicated Server

Decadence 1.0 Client & Dedicated Server

Mar 28, 2009 Full Version 24 comments

Decadence 1.0 Client & Dedicated Server. All you need to play and set up servers!

Decadence Manual

Decadence Manual

Mar 23, 2009 Guides 2 comments

Prepare yourself for your first game with the Decadence manual!

Introduction to Decadence

Introduction to Decadence

Mar 9, 2009 Movies 0 comments

Learn everything you need in order to play Decadence! Decadence will release in March. For more information, visit us at

Decadence Trailer

Decadence Trailer

Feb 1, 2009 Trailers 1 comment

Trailer for the upcoming Half-Life 2 mod Decadence. For more information, visit us at Release date: March 2009

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DOLBYdigital Jan 9 2010, 4:06am says:

Social Modding Club is having an event for this mod Saturday. Look forward to some gamers online.

Feel free to join and look forward to weekly events
to play all kinds of sweet online mods with fellow members/friends!

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LORDDEREX Jan 12 2010, 6:35pm replied:

Do u mean 16 of Jan?

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mollstam Creator
mollstam Jan 9 2010, 8:07am replied:

This sounds cool, can probably smack up a couple of dedicated european servers.

A couple of tips to have a pleasant experience as possible.

1. VoIP is king, in-game VoIP is iffy but works.

2. Keep the servers at 4 slots, the game isn't meant to have 4 players and 3 spectators, all fighting over the slots. Just open a new server. : )

3. Stay awesome

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Rukus_ Jan 9 2010, 2:37am says:


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Bangedup Jan 7 2010, 12:42pm says:

Also there is no error it just goes straight to Windows Screen

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Bangedup Jan 7 2010, 12:31pm says:

Hey i was so ******* eager to play this then BAM WTF OMFG BBQ after the intro it does ******* NOTHING THEN I GET ****** OFF AND YELL AT YOU!


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mollstam Creator
mollstam Jan 9 2010, 7:56am replied:

Try reinstalling the game, it worked for me. Or rather it didn't work, and after I'd updated to Win 7 (from RC, and thus formatting) it worked just fine. : )

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ScorpionFaiha Jan 6 2010, 5:47am says:

K am downloading , i'll host a server (EU) not 24/7 , I would like to see how it goes first , incase you didn't understand my point am talking about population of the server.

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DOLBYdigital Jan 5 2010, 4:25pm says:

I'll try to join your server MitchellS!

Also I will add this mod to my bag for future events for the 'Social Modding Club'. I just started this group but am planning events to play all these great online mods that don't have huge user bases. There are some mods that don't deserve to die yet and this is one of them :)

Feel free to join and look forward to weekly events to play all kinds of sweet online mods with fellow members/friends!

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MitchellS Jan 5 2010, 4:53pm replied:

K:). Thing that sucks though is that on my server you get like 160 ping, its hosted off my internet >.<. But alwell, it'll do. I also saw someones else hosting a server too. Maybe this mod wont become dead afterall :).

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LORDDEREX Jan 5 2010, 8:22am says:

2000 people have visit this page, nice! (today)

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