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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

News 11 comments

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

News 2 comments

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

News 11 comments

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

Full Version 9 comments

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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I cant log off the computer!

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da ok, 2 computers...

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AlanEdwardes Creator
AlanEdwardes

Hi,

We have found this to be a very rare issue, so I'm not sure where to start debugging it. Would you first be able to download Estranged again from ModDB? I updated it from RC4 to RC5 a few hours ago, I need to make sure that this is still a problem.

Thanks!

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Guest
Guest

I like the main menu music :)
What is the name of the song?

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AlanEdwardes Creator
AlanEdwardes

"Estranged Short Theme" is what Chris called it, we haven't really given it a name! You can download the soundtrack from his site: Anicator.com

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GrandFilipino
GrandFilipino

can u guys also help me with triage. its fine when i play but the black and violet squares show and also the error. can u guys tell me whats wrong. thanks.

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AlanEdwardes Creator
AlanEdwardes

I think you'd be best asking the Triage developers - I know nothing about that mod! I'm sure if you leave a comment on their profile someone will help you out :)

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GrandFilipino
GrandFilipino

Can u guys help. i finished downloading estranged and the latest source sdk singleplayer and when i play it it show the starting screen for a few seconds then puts to the menu with a title saying:
"invalid file id for c:\program files
blah blah blah"
can u guys help

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AlanEdwardes Creator
AlanEdwardes

Could you post a screenshot of the error you're experiencing please?

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modz123
modz123

soooooooo thought somebody fixed this cfilesystem_steam::init() failed: failed to find steam interface WTF is this ******** i want to play this awsome mod but this it wont play someone please tell me how to fix this NOW.

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AlanEdwardes Creator
AlanEdwardes

That's interesting, it sounds like it could be something to do with Estranged not being able to talk to Steam. Are you definitely running from your Steam library? Could you post a screenshot of the error please?

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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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