Forsaken is set in the year 2009, 3 years after a genetically engineered virus escaped a secret government lab wiping out mankind in a matter of days.

Out of the surviving human population 3 factions formed;

The “Governors”, a band of ex-military soldiers lead by a fanatical General. A freak and ruthless “Religious Cult” that say the predicted this 'cleansing' all along, and the final faction are ordinary people, a handful of Civilians bewildered and angry at what happened to their families and everyone they knew.

Forsaken is an urban warfare multi-player mod for Half-life 2, featuring various unique gameplay modes & scenarios and is the depiction of these three factions; and their struggle for power, territory and ultimately survival, within this dark new era of human existence.

The objective-based team play is all about the control of territories (maps) and the resources in those territories. At the start of a "war" each faction has a certain amount of resources. They can capture more resources by raiding various capture points on a map.

These resources consist of food and weapons supplies. Every round is a day in Forsaken and each day requires you eat and use up 1 food resource for each member in your faction. You capture more food supplies and steal from other factions in order to keep from starving to death!

Hoarding weapon supplies allows you to save up for bigger guns, upgrades, and other special equipment. Weapon supplies are shared resources and you must work together as a faction to know when and where to use them most effectively.

The winner of the "war" is the faction that controls all the territory on the server, or starves the other factions of their resources. All 3 factions play at once over a series of barren cityscapes, fighting for control of this post-apocalyptic world, and ultimately for their survival.

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In-Game Preview Grime Civilian Leader player model.

I regret to inform you that Forsaken has officialy died. The team apologises to everyone who was watching this mod for not making a full release, but we leave you with gifts. We have released the last playable build of the game (minus some features) for all to enjoy... but that isn't all. We also released all art assets, map assets, and source code to Forsaken as a separate download for everyone in the community to learn from and expand upon. We hope you enjoy our parting gifts to you.

Beta Testing is underway!

9 years ago News 4 comments Report

The team are pleased to announce that beta testing has begun. We have currently released BETA1 to a small number of inital testers, for gameplay and stability...

Media Update

Media Update

9 years ago News 6 comments Report

The Forsaken HL2 Development Team are pleased to announce a new content update to our site. We've added a brand new map Angel, the Civilian HQ ...

Media Update

Media Update

9 years ago News 5 comments Report

The Forsaken HL2 Mod Team are pleased to announce a new content update to our site. We've added the fully skinned Remington 870 pump-action shotgun...

Forsaken's 2nd Birthday!

9 years ago News 0 comments Report

Forsaken's 2nd Birthday! - Forsaken lives! Well it's that time of year again, it's our 2nd birthday and we are pleased to announce even...

Forsaken Public Build

Forsaken Public Build

7 years ago Full Version 2 comments

This file contains the latest build for Forsaken as of June 15th, 2008. This build was in beta form at the time of release, so no warranties to its stability...

Forsaken Assets & Source Code

Forsaken Assets & Source Code

7 years ago Source Code 2 comments

This file contains all art assets, map assets, and source code for the game as of June 15th, 2008. These files are being released to the community for...

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Obike Creator
Obike Feb 29 2008 says:

Just an update for those still watching, development is still in progress.

Currently a lot of the core members work full-time, so working on a modification in their spare time after a day job can be the last thing on our to do list.

As far as where the game is currently...
1) Finishing off a few models.
2) Finalizing animations.
3) Bugs bugs bugs bugs bugs.

The majority of the work to be done is art-related, so if you are interested in joining send in an application on the web site! We are primarily looking for mappers and animators right now, but definately interested in whatever else someone would like to contribute.

Look for a FRONT PAGE update in the upcoming months.

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Ennui Mar 18 2008 replied:

Good to hear Obike :) I've never lost faith...

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migb Dec 14 2007 says:

If they posted an update, I would not hesitate to vote for MOTY for them (hint hint).
But they look too dead by now to deserve a vote - last update 6 months ago, and last news 1 year ago.
Seems like they still stubbornly claim to be "working behind the scenes" and "have functional core gameplay" on their forum - well, prove it!

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cololi Dec 10 2007 says:

the mod looks amazing would be great if it ever was released..but the fact that they havnt updated it since Nov 2006 is painful

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cololi Dec 10 2007 says:

oh well a zombie...coming back from dead....good i guess

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cheeselovingtree Dec 4 2007 says:

according to some posts in their forums, this mod is NOT DEAD.
apparently they've been prepping a massive update for a while.
overdue? yes.
do I care? no.

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LORDDEREX Nov 23 2007 says:

damn so many half-life 2 mods are "dead" damn why start a mod and never finish it? If i would start a mod i would try to get a team and if i didnt get a team i would try by my self building it, slow it would be but even so! many month/years later its done( the time will be diff if its a long mod or a short mod). And it would take long becouse i can't every thing yet u need to know, i am at the start to learn how to build maps useing SDk.
so sad that so many mods are dead.

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takaides Nov 1 2007 says:

I have been watching this mod (at it's own website) since it launched, and I too am sad that there haven't an updates on the site, or here on ModDB. Is this mod dead?

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cololi Oct 18 2007 says:

haha true...i forgot that i wrote here...since the mod seemed dead... i was specting no interesting answers

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the_refridginator Oct 18 2007 says:

lol, cololi that response was about two months late :P

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cololi Oct 15 2007 says:

first its cololi and not cocoli....and no im am not retarted...and yes, not only i can read but i have some advanced reading skills. I have seen the profile of the mod and its status many times but what puzzeled me was that on the mod website there hasnt been any updates or news in 1 YEAR...which doesnt seem much alive to me. That is all.

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