An extremely challenging mod which forces players to think outside of the box... in order to get out of the box. Each room is a unique puzzle, and is always full of surprises. Not for players who aren't up for an intense, claustrophobic experience.

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As July brings an end to school, August brings the end of development.
It is with great pleasure I announce the official release date for Escape The Room - Friday the 13th
ERmod has become much more than initially intended. It is now truly the intense and claustrophobic experience I have advertised. It's been a good long time in development, I know you will all be pleased with the results.



Some highlights to look forward to:

-A plot!
-Voice acting!
-Many more challenges!

Attached is a screen shot of the opening scene.

Thank you all for playing!

The Summer-y

The Summer-y

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There has been a lot going on behind the scenes for Escape the Room. Many more levels, and puzzles have been constructed. The final stages are upon us.

ER Demo Rleased!

ER Demo Rleased!

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An extremely challenging mod which forces players to think outside of the box-- in order to get out of the box. Each room is a unique puzzle, and is always...

Escape The Room Demo Release Changed

Escape The Room Demo Release Changed

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The Escape the Room source mod demo will be released one week ahead of schedule

Demo Date Released

Demo Date Released

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Three maps will be released on January 29th, 2010.

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Windows / LInux Download + Fix

Windows / LInux Download + Fix

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Adapted for recent HL2 updates, courtesy of Dubigrasu.

ERmod Download

ERmod Download

Full Version 3 comments

ERmod is finally released. I am proud to bring you all this extremely challenging mod. It forces players to think outside of the box-- in order to get...

Escape The Room Demo Download

Escape The Room Demo Download

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The official download for ER: An extremely challenging mod which forces players to think outside of the box-- in order to get out of the box. Each room...

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guyfromnowhere
guyfromnowhere

So i played this mod.
i finished level one
level 2 i found it impossible to open the vent that had the key in it.
level 3 i found it impossible to break the rope to get the red knob.
i spent hours looking and "thinking outside of the box"
im very irritated when a mod is so hard im forced to use cheats.
anyway im dissapointed in the lack of any hints in this cause "up" definitely didnt help me open the vent to the key.
and the haters, i see them coming and i actually give zero plucks.
im still doing this mod so i dont know how many other levels there are.

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1928tommygun Creator
1928tommygun

on level 2, try cutting the rope with something designed for cutting. It's really not so out of the box thinking ;) Don't cheat, you'll ruin the experience. It's normal to spend 20 minutes on a room.

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Roa_One
Roa_One

Good!forward to continuing

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Corvatile
Corvatile

Played this today. :/ Pretty meh.

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linus.zimmerman
linus.zimmerman

I HAVE FOUND A SOLUTION TO FIXING THIS MOD!
I've been recently mucking around and found two websites (which were not created by me, all credit to them) you might want to go to, to fix this mod manually, if you don't want to wait for the creator to put up a patch (which I honestly think he won't since he hasn't been active since 2010).

Lambdageneration.com
Github.com

What these two websites say to do (and to dumb it down for you in steps) is to:

(note that I will assume you have steam)
1. install your mod normally (I don't think I need to explain that for you)

2. locate the gameinfo text document in the mod's file

3. locate the word "SearchPaths" (without the quotation marks, of course)

4. copy the lines of code in Lambdageneration.com where it says "for half life 2 episode 2" and paste them where you located the word "SearchPaths"

5. Run the game normally. If it does not work then restart steam ( assuming you have steam) and then run the game again

6. your game will crash and you will receive the following error "41/monitor_breencast_jumbotron2 - func_monitor: UTIL_SetModel: not precached: *2". don't worry, that's supposed to happen. If you didn't get the error and i started up perfectly, then skip all these steps because you are done and don't need the rest of these steps.

7. go back into the mod's folder and go into maps (Program Files x86/ steam/steamapps/sourcemods/ermod/maps)

8. locate the file "background01.bsp"

9. rename the file to "background02.bsp

10. follow step 5. If this actually helped you, then the game should work, based on my experience with it.

from your friend
Sir_Cat
(don't send me friend requests on Steam, I will say no)

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RidgetheRedeemer
RidgetheRedeemer

Another mod ruined because it can't find the background image.

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KaBewmTheExplosive
KaBewmTheExplosive

is there any way to fix this? I want to try it out :(

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Lord_Farkwar
Lord_Farkwar

Can anyone fix this or is it dead? as the last comment's are from feb?

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evil_squirrel
evil_squirrel

I tried to fix it with an alternate gameinfo.txt, and while it'll load, I still get the error:

41/monitor_breencast_jumbotron2 - func_monitor: UTIL_SetModel: not precached: *2

Dunno what do, but I guess we can chalk it up to yet another of the thousands of mods killed by random Valve updates.

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