Half-Life 2: Short Stories is a team working on a group of modifications that take place in the same realm. A lot of the focus is on the story and gameplay, new innovative set pieces and puzzles. After the release of the first episode of Human Error, the team is planning to release more episodes and expand the characters and the world.

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Human Error Coop - Beta, and its Traitor Mode has been released. The first version Beta 1.0.5 has two traitor mode maps. You play as the four metrocop characters from Human Error EP1. In the beginning of each round one of the players is selected as the Traitor, while other do not know who he is.

Posted by Au-heppa on Jul 14th, 2010

Traitor Mode Released

Today we are releasing the beta – or perhaps more accurately the alpha - version of Human Error co-op. Our intention is to design the second episode of Human Error around the co-op concept we’ve built, with the game picking up where the first episode left off. The beta doesn't have any normal co-op maps, but depending on how well the concept is received, and how well the multiplayer, network, and dynamic npc spawning code works, we will be going forward with it in further instalments of Human Error.

The beta includes currently two maps: Backbone and Leech, both utilising Traitor Mode. We also have more ideas up our sleeves for future maps – two of which are on their way – with slight variations on the core concept. Ultimately, the future of these releases rests in reception, and our own creative output.

What is Traitor Mode

Traitor Mode is set firmly within the established Human Error world, with players taking on the roles of main characters Anders, Noah, Eloise and Larson. The civil protection team are pitted once again against the rebel forces, but this time there’s an additional danger: one member of the team is a traitor. It’s up to players to figure out who the traitor is before they allow the rebels to complete their objective.


Playing & Custom Maps

While we don't have dedicated servers of our own, we have been playtesting the game with one of the players hosting the game. We have tried to optimize the game so that it's still playable without dedicated.

UPDATE: We now do have dedicated servers hosted by Trinity Games.

You can find tutorials and hints about how to get started and tactics for each side on HERE.

Interested in custom mapping or joining the team? Check out the level design tutorials on in-depth explanations of how the different entities work, how to set up a map for traitor mode, how to make hackable Combine interfaces, add Main Frames, Machine Guns, and more.

Translating Human Error

Interested in translating Human Error Co-op to your language? Human Error can be made to support any language Steam and Source supports. So, if you would like to help us, head here.

Questions, Suggestions, Comments, Bugs

Go to our forums at ModDB.

Human Error Co-op & Traitor Mode team:

Tero "Au-heppa" Knuutinen - Gameplay Design / Coding
Maarten "marnamai" Frooninckx - Gameplay Design / Level Design

Ross "Samon" Gardner – Writer / British Person

Ian "Atisbear" Wise - Voice Actor of Anders
Robert "Duke Robear" Ducat - Voice Actor of Noah
Victoria "CatzEyes93" Teunissen - Voice Actor of Eloise
Phillip "PlanetPhillip" Marlowe - voice Actor of Larson
Tristen "toaster leigh" West - Voice Actor of Olivia

Thanks for the following peeps for both playtesting and contributing ideas:

Marcello Bortolino
Nicky Richardson
Patrick Wilson
Henri Tervapuro
Nick Bluefire
Adam Coltman
William McMahon
Cameron Fraize
Oskari Samiola
Glenn Lawrence
MorganFreeman911

Download Human Error Coop

Download links

[Human Error Co-op - Beta 1.0.5 Installer]



Dedicated servers hosted by:


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Keychain
Keychain Jul 14 2010, 11:12pm says:

Interesting, I'll be sure to give this a try.

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redstar499
redstar499 Jul 15 2010, 12:38am says:

fun but only played on one server before it shutdown i came in at the end the server was full for a few seconds before it ended

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pedro0930
pedro0930 Jul 15 2010, 3:31am says:

Great fun was had today.

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56er
56er Jul 15 2010, 4:39am says:

The Traitor Mode seems fun, but did I miss something: Is there a coop mode also included in this release?

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Cremat0r
Cremat0r Jul 15 2010, 5:01am says:

Epic multiplayer mode for an epic singleplayer experience!

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Anddos
Anddos Jul 15 2010, 7:18am says:

got an error on the install saying ag_alert1.wav

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russianguy
russianguy Jul 15 2010, 7:42am says:

I might make a server if my internet will not fail

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Miroku08
Miroku08 Jul 15 2010, 10:02am says:

Reminds me of Trouble in Terrorist Town

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Mookae
Mookae Jul 16 2010, 9:50am replied:

Im pretty sure it's almost the same. Just no equipment screen and you have a whole nother team to fight. But at least more people will get to play it.

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Tokoya
Tokoya Jul 15 2010, 11:00am says:

It's fun, but I was hoping it would include co-op in a more traditional sense, I would have loved to blast my way through some Human Error levels with my friends.

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Lubci50cal
Lubci50cal Jul 15 2010, 12:17pm says:

so far i played only offline `cause those two servers it found for me was always full but THIS MOD IS AWESOME!!!!

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Anddos
Anddos Jul 15 2010, 1:29pm says:

why does the mod close after i watch the fmv movie or if i try to skip it the mod closes back to desktop...

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edo3
edo3 Jul 15 2010, 2:37pm says:

It freezes after I enter a game

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DarkPivot
DarkPivot Jul 15 2010, 3:07pm says:

I was hosting a server last night and I must say, it was very fun. It was very satisfying when you're the traitor and the team thinks it's someone else.

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Killer_man_1996
Killer_man_1996 Jul 15 2010, 6:44pm says:

Nice, really nice mode

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Killer_man_1996
Killer_man_1996 Jul 15 2010, 7:02pm replied:

...for Human Error

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sappy_nirv_bg
sappy_nirv_bg Jul 15 2010, 8:10pm says:

Getting better and better, I'll give it a try

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Knights
Knights Jul 16 2010, 11:55am says:

Looks interesting I'll have to give this a try!

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Rawket
Rawket Jul 16 2010, 3:13pm says:

ehh it does sound like Trouble in Terrorist Town...

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MitchellS
MitchellS Jul 17 2010, 9:18am says:

Nice, but traitor mode is a sorta a rip off of Kane and Lynch 2 multiplayer.

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marnamai
marnamai Jul 18 2010, 6:43am replied:

That is probably the dumbest comment I 've read, we were working on it before K&L2 was even announced, and for everyone saying hey it sounds like this/that, IT WAS BASED ON A BSG BOARD GAME.

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itsjustguy
itsjustguy Jul 24 2010, 11:00am says:

Garry's mod's Trouble in Terrorist town...a mod ?

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Au-heppa Author
Au-heppa Jul 24 2010, 1:54pm replied:

The objective is not to kill the non-traitors, but to destroy the Main Frame/Advisor Pod with the help of the NPCs.

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