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Content Progress

Content is the single biggest task that we will undertake for Act II, and the team has been slowly building Act II out from where Act I left off. Our story begins after the fisherman falls through the rotten floor of an old wood shack, and picks up again where he lands in the rocks below the Arque West facility.

As a team, we have many commitments - some of us have jobs, some of us are studying towards final qualifications. Act I garnered no income, so Act II has always been and will always be a hobby project. A few people have asked us what is happening with Act II, and when it will be finished. In the future we hope to do a better job of communicating those ideas with the community, and we are still working hard on continuing where Act I left off.

Technical Progress

TnSmLGgFor Act II, we have decided to switch away from the Source Engine, towards Unreal Engine 4. Unreal Engine 4 provides a very flexible platform to author content for a range of platforms, and allows us to realise our plans for Act II. It is updated frequently, and has an active community monitored by its developers which provides technical assistance amongst other great things.

Content authoring for Source Engine wasn't easy, and it was difficult to author more advanced features for Act I without access to the engine code from Valve - which unfortunately for us is not something we can get access to as a free game.


We are always looking for people to join us - if you would like to make content with us and be part of the Estranged team, get in touch at volunteer@iamestranged.com

The Next Instalment

The Next Instalment

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An announcement about the future of the Estranged series, and how you can be involved.

Act I Full Source Code Now Available

Act I Full Source Code Now Available

News 15 comments

The source code for Estranged: Act I is now available in its entirety on GitHub.

Estranged Review & Interview

Estranged Review & Interview

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We have recently reviewed the Half Life 2 mod Estranged with a score of 4.5 out of 5. This has now been followed up with Alan Edwards sparing some of...

Estranged: Act I - Now on ModDB

Estranged: Act I - Now on ModDB

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The final release of Estranged: Act I is now on ModDB!

Estranged: Act I Source Code

Estranged: Act I Source Code

Script 6 comments

The full C++/shader source code for Estranged: Act I. For programmers!

Estranged: Act I (Windows, Mac and Linux)

Estranged: Act I (Windows, Mac and Linux)

Full Version 11 comments

The final version of Estranged: Act I, the same as the version on Steam. Requires the Source SDK Base 2013 Singleplayer to play.

Estranged: Act I (Beta for Linux)

Estranged: Act I (Beta for Linux)

Full Version 7 comments

8 months after Alpha 5, the next Estranged release, Act 1 (beta) is here.

Estranged: Act I (Beta for Windows)

Estranged: Act I (Beta for Windows)

Full Version 38 comments

8 months after Alpha 5, the next Estranged release, Act 1 (beta) is here.

Estranged Alpha #5

Estranged Alpha #5

Full Version 23 comments

Quite a lot of things have changed since Alpha #4. New things have been added and existing things have been improved. We've done quite a lot of fixing...

Estranged Alpha #4

Estranged Alpha #4

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Estranged Alpha #4 - much more content - maps, new dialouge, gameplay changes. Update 26/08/12: I just updated this file to fix some big issues. Namely...

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assassin343
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Why unreal engine 4 WHY!?!?

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tr!gger_zc
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Who can make a systematical, simple tutorial to tell me and other newbie coder how achievement works/create your first achievement? It's can be a video or text+image tutorial.

Sorry for my poor english.

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assassin343
assassin343

Act II pls Stranged is the best Half-Life 2 mod I've played

Just read that you wouldn't be using source anymore, I don't think my **** laptop can run Unreal Engine 4

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Weisss
Weisss

When it will be released Estranged ACT II ? I want more , more , moreeee plzz

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dany14920
dany14920

Where are they working on Act II? I'm just curious as I can't really get any information from their greenlight page.

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Guest
Guest

really good game. like half life :-)

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ataricrypt
ataricrypt

Just completed this act. Very much enjoyed it and I'm hungry now for more. The puzzles weren't annoyingly frustrating and the action was just spot on. Never was it OTT or even the other end of the scale, i.e. boring. It was always just right. Plus I enjoyed the level designs too. All in all I'd rate it a 10. Brilliant. MORE MORE MORE Please!! :D

ps, on Mac. So extra thanks for making it compatible :)

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Guest1982
Guest1982

Amazing game!

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Albin1997536
Albin1997536

How can this be free? It looks relay professional you've even re coded the shaders and added new guns. I know the engine license is expensive but you really deserve money for this

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This was an awesome mod. A few minor things like a crowbar on the ceiling, but i guess thats me not liking a slight challenge, i just spend like 20 mins chucking the rocks at the boards, enjoying the story so far and cant wait till a more complete story comes to light.

Keep up the good work and cant wait for the new weapons coming.

P.S. Im loving them Custom Barrels!

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