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. Read More...

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With the announcement of From Earth people have been asking where the second episode of Human Error is, or what is even going on with it. Unfortunately, I have to say that another instalment of Human Error is very unlikely to happen at this point. It's not that I am not interested in continuing the story, or that I don't care about the characters. I would very much like to hear Phillip sing as Larson again. I'm sure we all would.

It's a problem of what I have time for and what I find most interesting. Making gameplay different from Half-Life 2, and setting the story in a world where I have no restrictions is more creative than doing a world set in the Half-Life 2 universe, where I always have to think around the Combine technology.

From Earth is currently becoming, I think, bigger and better than Human Error. It’s going to be more refined and polished than HE ever was. And even once that’s done -- which could take some time -- there is little chance of me being able to turn my attention back to HE. I have been working on mods a while now and I am starting to seriously consider my entry into the industry itself. After From Earth is done, I hope to be either working at a games company or on a small indie game of my own. I would probably have no time, energy, or permission to work on HE EP2, or any mod for that matter, at the same time.

Originally I planned to include a small section here detailing all the different design iterations for the second episode of Human Error, but after talking with other team members, we agreed that it would be better to leave it a mystery as to how the story would continue. We felt we owed the first episode its autonomy. One thing I would like to mention, though, is that even though I still like some of those ideas, most of them were very unfinished. Even the concept that I liked best was something that differed hugely from what you saw the first time, and I didn't really take it much further than a few descriptions on how it would work. Water, although having its own misgivings, was something that interested me and team members a lot more than what we had planned for EP2.

From Earth

From Earth

2 years ago News 12 comments

"From Earth" takes place close to the year 3,000 when one woman and one man, Zenaida and Anthony, are sent to a remote alien planet. After fifty years...

Human Error Source Code Released

Human Error Source Code Released

4 years ago News 8 comments

You may have listened to Roundtable discussion about Developing Mods as F/OSS on Podcast 17, or you may have listened to Roundtable discussion - The Future...

Controllable Manhacks

Controllable Manhacks

5 years ago News 5 comments

If you have played Human Error Episode One, or if you have read any of the reviews, you might agree that the controllable manhacks were perhaps the most...

Alyx Mode and More

Alyx Mode and More

5 years ago News 29 comments

So, it's about two weeks after the release of the Traitor Mode, and we have been working on some updates.

Human Error Patch - Source SDK 2013

Human Error Patch - Source SDK 2013

1 week ago Patch 3 comments

This patch fixes most issues related to engine branch incompatibility and is designed to run using the latest "Beta" of Source SDK Base 2013 Singleplayer...

Human Error Coop - Beta 1.0.6 Patch

Human Error Coop - Beta 1.0.6 Patch

4 years ago Patch 7 comments

Fixes problems with HLTV and adds map voting. 1.0.5. REQUIRED. Install by dragging and dropping the unzipped files into your he_coop_beta folder in SourceMods...

Human Error Coop - Beta 1.0.5

Human Error Coop - Beta 1.0.5

5 years ago Full Version 21 comments

Human Error Coop - Beta 1.0.5 includes two Traitor Mode maps. REQUIRES HALF-LIFE 2: EPISODE TWO AND SOURCE SDK BASE 2007 TO BE INSTALLED.

Human Error EP1 - Patch 1.0.3

Human Error EP1 - Patch 1.0.3

5 years ago Patch 29 comments

This update fixes the crash on start up problem that came with the latest Steam update. It also includes some few changes to some of the maps, and includes...

Human Error 1.0.2

Human Error 1.0.2

5 years ago Full Version 93 comments

First Episode of Human Error. Version: 1.0.2 Installation: Unzip and copy to your SourceMods folder. Requirements: Half-Life 2 Episode Two, etc.

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+_Zax8000_+ Jul 13 2014 replied:

You need to add the a folder to get it to work

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wafflesrawsome Jul 15 2014 replied:

What's the a folder?

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OurBenefactors May 11 2014 says:

I extracted the props_xxx folders in episode 1 and episode 2's vpks (both the materials and models versions), and there aren't as many errors as there were before.

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GarrettTheQuiet Feb 18 2014 says:

I know you guys don't work on this anymore. But could you please fix the steampipe issue?

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Guest Feb 6 2014 says:

can you fix the errors and missing textures?

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Xtremetaco123 Jan 24 2014 says:

The coop is a bit less buggy (aside from a few errors), but there are no servers.

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Xtremetaco123 Jan 22 2014 says:

Look, I was looking forward to playing this mod. But now that I have it installed I can't really play it, because errors and missing textures. I HAVE THE ENTIRE HL2 SERIES INSTALLED!!!

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Tobeas Jan 20 2014 says:

The modding of Half Life 2 is f****d up. Mods are getting cancelled left and right and episodic mods only reach Episode 1 until cancelled. The only mod I have faith for is Underhell, they met my expectations.

And for these guys, they started this frikin Mermaid mod, and this mod and another mod. Finish your damn mods before starting new ones.

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ethanparayno Oct 23 2013 says:

I cant quit it on steam it says in my profile in-mod human error-beta 1.0.6 but im not playing it any more so i cant play or quit steam because of this please help

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Krazymace Sep 10 2013 says:

What with the ******* Purple and Balck squares and the ERROR signs? Is that a part of the mod?
Plus I cant find the damn generator.

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biggy12 Nov 18 2013 replied:

Apparently if you run it via steam and launch it, it gives you errors and purple black squares. The only way I got it to work is launch it via Desura. But it might not work for you, try it instead though

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Jalennov28 Jan 1 2014 replied:

how do i launch it via desura?

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OJJ0874 Sep 29 2013 replied:

Steampipe probably broke the mod

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