Your name is Alex Johnes. You're one of scientists caught up in the Black Mesa disaster. After being trained in a special Black Mesa self-defense course three months ago, you're unwilling to accept the sure death as your destiny. You will neither let the troops catch you, nor will they wipe you out. Make your way. Find Gordon Freeman. He is the last hope that drives you traveling on...

Escape from the darkness is a single-player campaign for Half-Life1 and includes:

  • Brand new 4 hour single-player campagin
  • Full set of new weapons
  • New Enemies
  • Unique locations
  • New hazard course

I developed and released "Escape from the darkness" in 2005 and the game is completly free. It can be downloaded right here in the “downloads” section. Please make sure to download and apply the STEAM patch if you want to play the game on STEAM.

Unfortunately I lost all the source files during a hard-drive crash, so I am unable to fix some of the invisible walls / clipping issues in the maps, sorry for that.

Please make sure you frequently quick-save since the game will not auto-save for you! There are some clipping issues. Try to duck-jump in case you get stuck. However none of the bugs should prevent you from completing the game.


For any feedback, feel free to contact me via:
sander_martin (at) gmx (dot) de

Warm regards,
Dieblein

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STEAM patch released

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I released a fix that makes you able to play eftd on steam as well. Its only 400kb so if you didn't play it because you are using STEAM, here is your chance:

Download the STEAM patch from the "downloads" section and apply it as per instructions inside the .readme provided in the file.

Warm regards,Dieblein

Escape from the darkness [SteamPipe Patch]

Escape from the darkness [SteamPipe Patch]

Patch 2 comments

This patch fixes most issues related to engine branch incompatibility and is designed to run using the latest "Beta" of Half-Life Steam version. Instructions...

EFTD - Full Version 1.0

EFTD - Full Version 1.0

Full Version 4 comments

Full Version 1.0 of Escape from the darkness. EFTD is a full single-player campaign for Half-Life1, including new weapons, enemies, locations, tutorial...

EFDT - STEAM patch

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Download this file if you want to play Escape from the darkness on STEAM. You can apply the patch as per instructions inside the .readme file.

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Dieblein Creator
Dieblein

If you miss files, get the steam fix and play it on Steam.

I dont plan on ******* around with each Hl version so just get steam and it works

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lil_phil_88430
lil_phil_88430

i heard that Black Mesa is up my *** so shut tha *** up bout where it is~
cause u 2 r annoying me... ^_^"

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greatguy46
greatguy46

i got this mod but its missing files, what the crap

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shumo154
shumo154

its in new mexico.. i just bought the platnim pack of hl, bs, opforce, cs, and tfc. i lost my last hl copy..

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Zerrien
Zerrien

Actually, Black Mesa is in Arizona last I heard.

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Dieblein Creator
Dieblein

Well what do you want the homepage as well as the link works perfectly

Eftd.netzgames.net

Ive had some trouble with my webspace including the eftd page so Im sorry. I wonder why people are still playing it though I released it that long ago :)

Keep my other projects in mind. Thanks for playing again!! Some might not enjoy it well I did both developing and playing :)

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Geek_(_!_)
Geek_(_!_)

Well it looks realy nice, but r_speeds are realy bad, and the use of models / sprites was over done to the point of making some points of the game hard to play. But the maps looked nice and the story wasent just another "Freeman finds his way out of the black masa area". On another note the New Mexico area in this dosnt look any thing like the real New Mexico (palm trees?) :)

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Geek_(_!_)
Geek_(_!_)

mod looks sweet from the screens but the home page == borked so here is a link for the dl i found...
Fileshack.com

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STRATCOM
STRATCOM

oh I want to down load this

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e-labs.ecion
e-labs.ecion

download page is n/a :(

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10/10
Thank you very much.
Great pleasure to play this.
Mapper is talented guy, with BIG imagination.
Unique athmosphere, thank you.

Mar 29 2013 by VladGuardian

Lowest Rated (6 agree) 5/10

The mod has some things going for it, the custom weapons, custom grunts with desert camo, and one that had a sugegasa (bamboo hat), custom snow grunts and some unique locals. But unfortunately its not enough to save it from the invisible wall syndrome. Many places that seem like you can go, you can't... alot of the time for no real reason. Like when you go down a stair way thats broken on the end, you can't even jump to your death. A place where there was a a fairly large broken hole in the wall…

Nov 24 2011 by TheUnbeholden

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