Firearms: Source is a team based first person shooter, rooted in the traditions of the Firearms mod for Half-Life. Firearms: Source brings the best aspects of Firearms to the Source engine, and then takes them a step further. You'll see a host of familiar weapons and maps, but you'll find the streamlined game play to be faster, focusing on aggressive, skilled play. From nearly the moment you spawn you can expect to be engaged in furious action.

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Firearms: Source was just recently acquired by Spiral Game Studios and the Orion: Prelude team! New features and a brand new website... and dinos!

Posted by DysPatch on Apr 1st, 2011

Today, I am proud to announce that the Firearms: Source team has been acquired by Spiral Game Studios and the Orion: Prelude team. Under our new management, we have been able to add a feature that we have always wanted to, dinosaurs. We will also be adding new features like jetpacks, vehicles, and a bonus Nazi Dino Zombie cooperative gameplay! For this, I let our screenshots and our new website speak for itself.


Press Release via Spiral Game Studios:

Spiral wrote:CHICAGO, IL, April 1, 2011 - Spiral Game Studios, Inc today announced it acquired remote-based Firearms Source Development Team, a leading independent developer of action oriented computer and video games. As a result of this acquisition, Spiral Game Studios gains exclusive publishing and distribution rights to all FAS-developed titles, including the highly acclaimed source engine product, "Firearms: Source".

"People were wondering where all the KickStarter money went - now they know." said David Prassel, CEO and Creative Director at Spiral Game Studios. "The developers at FAS are a highly talented and highly motivated bunch and we think this is a perfect game to add dinosaurs to. We are on this sort of "Dinosaur Crusade" you could say."

The FAS development staff will remain independent and are allowed to remain where they currently are located. Spiral Game Studios will simply be acting as the umbrella towards all of their current and future releases. We have started integrating there products into our company projection and look forward to all the magic they will bring to the table.

"This 20k is exactly the motivation we needed to add dinosaurs to our game. Firearms was revolutionary... Firearms: Source was evolutionary and ORION: Firearms: Source will be Jurrassic" said Daniel Miede, Founder and Game Director for FAS. "Spiral Game Studios will provide us with the resources, the dinosaurs and the money we need to continue to build great products and to fill them with dinosaurs."


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Muck_Sicky
Muck_Sicky Apr 1 2011, 4:08pm says:

hah hah tahts funneh

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azultain
azultain Apr 1 2011, 4:14pm says:

April Fools !!

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Newbez
Newbez Apr 1 2011, 4:15pm says:

omg so excited!! :D dinosaurs gonna be awesome


(yes, i know it's AF)

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KiiNG
KiiNG Apr 1 2011, 4:22pm says:

Nazi Dino Zombies reminds me of Dino D-day

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buffykiller
buffykiller Apr 1 2011, 4:28pm says:

hehehehe

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Leicheh
Leicheh Apr 1 2011, 4:50pm says:

Hahaha, one of the best april fools joke ever.

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Mkilbride
Mkilbride Apr 1 2011, 5:01pm says:

So many of these mods going retail on April Fools, the joke is abit old now. :P

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yarow12
yarow12 Apr 1 2011, 5:17pm says:

. . . You bastards.

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Domo01
Domo01 Apr 1 2011, 5:25pm says:

Lol I'm so glad today's April 1st :D

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Knights
Knights Apr 1 2011, 5:31pm says:

LoL great April Fools joke! Dino D day isn't an april fools joke and I still wonder....

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Mr.Walrus
Mr.Walrus Apr 1 2011, 6:04pm says:

Best one I've seen today!

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Dr.Goupyl
Dr.Goupyl Apr 1 2011, 6:05pm says:

Haha nice !

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Trooper425
Trooper425 Apr 1 2011, 6:14pm says:

Check the website. The old Firearms site has 404'd. At least the main part of this is legit.

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Rawket
Rawket Apr 1 2011, 6:26pm says:

nazi dino zombies would be pretty kick ***.

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.Clash
.Clash Apr 1 2011, 7:43pm replied:

More like

BEAR-RIDING SHARK-SURFING CYBORG NAZI DINOSAUR ZOMBIES WITH WINGS THAT BREATH FIRE AND HAVE FLAMING CHAINSAWS FOR HANDS.

That would be awesome.

My idea, don't steal it. *copyrights*.

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Matqo
Matqo Apr 1 2011, 6:44pm says:

Why does the title not say April fools :D

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dafatcat
dafatcat Apr 1 2011, 7:26pm replied:

To fool you?...

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Pajari
Pajari Apr 1 2011, 9:59pm says:

this is funny but more importantly, **** orion prelude

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EricFong
EricFong Apr 2 2011, 12:39am says:

Happy April fool.

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Batuea
Batuea Apr 2 2011, 2:24am says:

is it bad that I would actually love to see this happen, come on Coop Nazi Dinosaur fights, IN FIREARMS, man I am sad this is ONLY a April fools joke. FAS is fan ******* tastic, fire arms with this would be to much awesome to be contain in any reality or dimension.

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The_zxeno_prophet
The_zxeno_prophet Apr 2 2011, 12:42pm replied:

Actually no you are not the only one, dinos make everything better

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Velancious
Velancious Apr 3 2011, 3:52am says:

This is why I hate April Fools... No offense or anything, this stuff sounds retarded to add, but April Fools is that kind of annoying holiday where everyone can lie to you and laugh at you for being so gullible.

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Savci
Savci Apr 3 2011, 2:32pm says:

That's stupid, there are a ton of dino indie games/mods. Dragons, however :D

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Rawket
Rawket Apr 3 2011, 11:25pm replied:

call of nazi dragon zombie simulator 3000

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KEVLAR60442
KEVLAR60442 Apr 7 2011, 9:10pm says:

Speaking of Spiral... what ever happened to all their stuff on indieDB?

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