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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4 comments by 1928tommygun on Aug 8th, 2010


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!

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Adapted for recent HL2 updates, courtesy of Dubigrasu.

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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...

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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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Brickinator
Brickinator Sep 5 2014, 2:08pm says:

Played this today. :/ Pretty meh.

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linus.zimmerman
linus.zimmerman Jan 23 2014, 3:35pm says:

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 Dec 7 2013, 4:13pm says:

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

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KaBewmTheExplosive
KaBewmTheExplosive Sep 17 2013, 8:59pm says:

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

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Lord_Farkwar
Lord_Farkwar Jul 25 2013, 7:36pm says:

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

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evil_squirrel
evil_squirrel Aug 7 2013, 6:00pm replied:

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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Frank619
Frank619 Jul 22 2013, 5:27pm says:

i have a problem! i install it but when i run the game it crash and appear a window with this text: "can't find background image...." i have just installed half life ep2

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Lord_Farkwar
Lord_Farkwar Jul 25 2013, 1:58am replied:

I am also getting this error with widescreen at the end of what Op said

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SpacetechAgent
SpacetechAgent Feb 8 2013, 10:13pm says:

Better if you made it HL2 .

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RachelDoesThings
RachelDoesThings Dec 23 2012, 11:23am says:

Ah it's only Windows compatible :( I really wanted to try this too lol

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