The 2011 release is now referred to as a beta release- read the mod's "news" to see why. Download the beta in the mod's "downloads" section:


Soon I will start putting out media relating to the final version slated to come out towards the end of 2015 or early 2016. I am not sure if it will be on Greenlight or Steam.

The basic premise will still be the same in the final version:
The air is foul and corporate fascism reigns in the not too distant future. Somewhere in the North American Union you are Myo Hyori, an 18 year-old girl of Korean descent who has had enough. Oh and you can start fires with your mind. This makes your corporate owners very nervous...

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18 comments by Eyaura on Dec 23rd, 2011

G String BETA out now.

I know that originally this was the full release but so many changes and improvements have been made since 2011 that I think technically now we can honestly refer to this old release as a PUBLIC BETA. I had no intentions of continuing development on the mod but due to public interest and a sense of a "missed opportunity" I continued. This 2011 release was rushed since I wanted to just get the mod out and move on. I did not want the mod to die under any circumstances so I am glad I have released it. I knew it's not what it can be but after 5 years I was ready to move on.

Hopefully there is still enough time for everyone to get used to this new name before the final version comes out. If you uploaded the mod elsewhere, or made YouTube videos maybe change the names in the descriptions. Thank you.

I am still not sure what the final version will be called maybe simply "G String" while this old one will stay the "G String Beta". I am leaning towards calling the final version "G String: Awakening", or "G String: The Last Story" maybe "G String: Singularity"... some end of time type of name. We will see.

Concerning the new version- A lot of progress is being made, I have now and have had over the years wonderful help (with voice work, music, prop making and coding) but keep in mind that I am still mostly working alone- especially when it comes to mapping. God willing the mod will be done towards the end of this year but I am not promising that. The new version will run on Source SDK 2013 (still free).

Meanwhile here are the links to the BETA:
ModDB Mirror
Megagames.com
Runthinkshootlive.com
Kickass.to

GENRE
Supernatural science fiction with a dash of horror. Slow and eerie in the first three or so hours, more action heavy afterwards.

SUMMARY

  • The air is foul and corporate fascism reigns in the not too distant future. Somewhere in the North American Union you are Myo Hyori, an 18 year-old girl of Korean descent who has had enough. Oh and you can start fires- with your mind. This makes your corporate owners very nervous...
  • Humanity is deeply in debt and under constant surveillance.
  • Refugees flood the West due to a devastating war in the Middle East and major earth changes in South-East Asia.
  • The oil flow dries up.
  • Marshall Law introduced in response to a chain of domestic terrorist attacks against major financial institutions.
  • The air becomes poisonous in major cities - The rise of air tycoons, owners of air recycling plants.
  • Anyone not purchasing a set amount of goods in a certain amount of time is labeled a nosumer and can be charged with refusal to stimulate the failing economy.
  • Cybernetics is everywhere.
  • Europe becomes too cold, many parts of Asia sink, Africa and South America are raped for natural resources while North America is constantly ravaged by earthquakes.
  • Marriage and the nuclear family are history.
  • There are permanent colonies on Mars and the Moon.
  • But as the old world is crumbling something new is coming into being. Many people are waking up to their true powers- their DNA changing somehow... You are one of these outcasts.

Enjoy and please keep in mind that I am one girl and it took me five years to make this. To those who have helped me test and compile- thank you for your time.

FEATURES

  • 54 maps.
  • 12+ hours of gameplay.
  • All new content. This is a total conversion- it does not take place in the Half Life universe.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Steam account (FREE)
  • Source SDK Base 2006 (FREE)
  • Yes, the mod is 100% FREE, no need for any other game to play it.
  • Specs wise if you can play HL2 you can play this.


INSTRUCTIONS

  • Download RAR files.
  • Extract to your steam\steamapps\sourcemods folder.
  • Play.

ISSUES THAT MIGHT COME UP

  • Not much of an issue but I'll mention that the volume is set to 0 when you start so adjust it to your liking before starting a new game.
  • In the first level break the window next to the first stairs to find the keycard.
  • During the ending the last ascension ride might not start (after the TV screen shrinks and fades to white.)- open console and type "map end_3". Now you should be able to get to the end credits.
  • After emerging from the robot cemetery, on the top floor there is a level transition which might not trigger- load the last quicksave.
  • Sometimes the "SMG" primary ammo does not display- just switch to another weapon with bullets like the pistol then switch back to "SMG."
  • The missingheadcrab.mdl and the fireball crashes apply only to source
    sdk 2007. If you have those issues make sure you use source sdk 2006
    (steamID 215) in the g string gameinfo. Make sure your source sdk base
    2006 is validated and up to date. If you have the sdk base 2006
    installed and you still have the mentioned problems uninstall it and
    download it again from Steam. Also try to run the source sdk 2006 once
    before playing my mod.

OTHER LINKS AND NEWS

  • My YouTube channel: Youtube.com
  • Thank you for helping the mod become an EDITOR'S CHOICE FOR 2012.
  • The Mod is not on DESURA due to technical issues.
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Dec 21, 2011 Demo 35 comments

The air is foul and corporate fascism reigns in the not too distant future. Somewhere in the North American Union you are Myo Hyori, an 18 year-old girl...

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kwan
kwan Apr 24 2015, 5:37am buried:

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overrated hl2 mod ever!

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NIVEL
NIVEL Apr 17 2015, 1:05pm says:

Dalai Lama says he wants to come back in a machine avatar:

Youtube.com

and :)

China Orders Dalai Lama to reincarnate:

Thedailybeast.com

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NIVEL
NIVEL Apr 16 2015, 3:47pm says:

A Franc Jean-Luc G.

Youtube.com

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wargreymonrocks
wargreymonrocks Apr 5 2015, 2:16pm says:

i am excited about v2 will come out

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AGRESSOR_rus
AGRESSOR_rus Apr 4 2015, 4:14pm says:

Hello! I'm probably very late for the party, but will it be on Steam someday? I played it twice from start to finish, what an amazing mod.

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pegran
pegran Apr 4 2015, 7:12am says:

Megtartod a filmes felbontást, vagy lehet majd teljes képernyőn élvezni a munkád?

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Eyaura Creator
Eyaura Apr 4 2015, 1:58pm replied:

Megmarad de ki lehet majd kapcsolni, ki hogy akarja.

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pegran
pegran Apr 4 2015, 2:07pm replied:

Köszi :)

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Eyaura Creator
Eyaura Apr 3 2015, 6:17pm says: +3 votes   reply to comment
kalidrone
kalidrone Mar 18 2015, 12:16pm says:

I apologize if I already commented about this mod already and if I did then again, apologies. I just wanted to say that a few months or so ago I completed this mod and although the ending never started for me (since it had the problem where you don't "soar" through the sky as it should as i've seen here: It just stands there without the "soaring" effect happening, a small price to pay though, this mod's story was/is TRULY amazing so it really is worth the price of watching the ending on Youtube, really. :D Truly amazing and unique HL2 mod story, definite 9/10! ^-^ REALLY loved the "dark moments" when the intimidating "voice" started saying things like "Are you ready... to face... your greatest fear...?", loved those bits... <3

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Eyaura Creator
Eyaura Mar 18 2015, 4:05pm replied:

I am glad you enjoyed those bits also. Hope to improve on them in V2.

Although the mod highlights a lot of darkens ultimately my message is a good one, but not in the classical "good triumphs over evil" sense.

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kalidrone
kalidrone Mar 21 2015, 1:51am replied:

ha ha ha I saw the V2 trailers, looking very forward to it, take your time since, even when V2 releases, V1 will always be memorable. ^^

I'm not that one-sided either, sometimes there needs to be some variances from the common "lightVSdarkness" setting and G-String neatly hits a good middle-ground in between the two, I used to be always pro-light... until I took a lesson from RoAW's (Record of Agarest War) True Ending real final boss... :D heh heh heh

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kalidrone
kalidrone Mar 18 2015, 12:23pm replied:

Forgot to include the link showing the aforementioned bit, once again I apologize. ^^; Youtube.com

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Highest Rated (13 agree) 10/10

A huge amount of work.Very impressive.

Jan 18 2012, 1:00pm by red-bear

Lowest Rated (27 agree) 5/10

Excellent art direction and aesthetics, but plays very badly; the level design has absolutely no hints for the player, which becomes frustrating extremely quickly.

I don't care if it's meant to be "realistic"; realism doesn't mean fun.

Dec 22 2011, 9:06am by MaxOfS2D

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