Half-Life: Source Enhanced

started production when the Half Life Improvement Team stopped working on theirs. Our project would have never began if the Half Life Improvement Team hadn't inspired me to continue their work. Our goal is to finish what they started and provide even even more options for model choices. We work hard in our spare time to get every single high quality model that was made for Half-Life 1 (goldsource) and port it to the Source engine with enhanced textures and shaders. The map textures are another thing we're bringing up to Source quality. We might even port some old campaigns like Uplink to Source.

There's so much to do in such little time.

You will have he option to choose what YOU want included in the game. Choose from tons of different NPC models, weapon models sounds, or other Half-Life model replacement mods ported to source.

Download link to the SVN


SVN Tutorial:

You will need TortiseSVN from Tortoisesvn.tigris.org

  1. Once you download it and install it you will nned to restart, so get that over with.
  2. Make folders in your Documents and name it "HLSHD"
  3. Right click the folder and select "SVN Checkout"
  4. A window will pop up and ask you for the link of the svn.
  5. You will paste the address of this SVN.
  6. Hit ok and the SVN will begin the download.

Everything you need is on that SVN. No I will not use anything other than this SVN because there is too much content to be hosted somewhere else, also the fact that I tend to screw things up and break something after I release it.

For more information on the project, please read the Facepunch thread.

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4 years ago News 7 comments

After Shotgunguy and I stopped watching paint dry, we decided it's time to update the SVN.

Now I know how much we all loved the invisible human grunts, but its time we part with our stealthy soldiers and accept the opaque enemies we once fought. Shotgunguy also made some pretty sweet skins to go with them.

I finally finished my Vortigaunt Slave replacement. And if you're using the Nightstalker Variation that's receiving a HD upgrade. Or if you just like the old model we had you can get it from the Variations.

But that's not all! End of Day's M4 is now the default 9mm AR weapon. And you can toggle attachments for in from the Variations, but if you're a classic Half-Life one die hard like me you can use my MP5 from Paranoia as your MP5. It has human grunt support so you won't have to worry about them shooting at you with a M4 and dropping an MP5.

Now I know at this point you're about to have a heart attack from all these updates being added in this short span of time so get ready for your heart to implode from awesomeness. We're also finally adding a new shotgun that has sweet animations, no shell bug, and a togglable fold stock. The foldstockless model also has human grunt support.

Are you still alive at this point? Probably not but if you are there's still more to come. We fixed the 9mm shell not having a texture for those of you who haven't been with us since the start of this project. And I'm planning on adding some other variations to top this all off.

Now if you want to read all that without threat of your life you better read the boring old changelog:
Added: Ambient Impact's Vortigaunt with material update.
Added: End of Day's M4 as the default M4.
Added: End of Day's and H4wK's Shotgun as the default shotgun. Which includes a variation without a foldstock.
Added: High res version of the Nightstalker Vortigaunt.
Added: New Camo patterns for the Human Grunt.
Added: MP5 from Paranoia to Variations.
Added: Mini Freeman as a Snark Variation
Added: Several new HUD sprites to Variations
Added: Vortigaunt slave from HL2 as an Islave replacement.
Fixed: Invisible Human Grunts.
Fixed: No texture for 9mm shells.

New Years News

New Years News

4 years ago News 1 comment

Map porting and other news. ModDB wants me to make this summary atleast 50 characters long.

How to use the variations folder...

How to use the variations folder...

4 years ago Other 4 comments

How to use the variations folder... Because some of you have asked how to use it, even though it's pretty simple to figure out on your own.

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Betruger091 Jan 28 2014 says:

I don't have HL:S but I must say that I love the work you put into this mod. Because to the contrary of the Black Mesa Dev Team you didn't butchered the original game by adding tons of useless things.

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TripleX6 Nov 7 2013 says:

Valve broke all custom HL:S content. can you patch this?

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Valherran Nov 20 2013 replied:

I second this, the game is unplayable with the slew of bugs, bad physics and bad difficulty ratios. The fall damage and pick-ups getting stuck in the floor alone drove me nuts, please fix!

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AmaroqDricaldari Aug 20 2013 says:

Is this mod still alive?

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Lubci50cal Oct 20 2013 replied:


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nayster13 Dec 17 2012 says:

how do u download the full hl1 file cuz the models folder dosnt work help!!!!!! please ???????!!!!

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nayster13 Dec 18 2012 replied:

and the half of the vartion is emptey

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RedSky Nov 17 2012 says:

where dafuq is the download? ._.

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nayster13 Nov 12 2012 says:

wow thats not really hard lol xd hope it downloads all the way

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nayster13 Nov 12 2012 replied:

OH no i didnt work had a error help please its was he big moster at the end of the game when it went wrong about a body thig cat rember wat it was thats all i can rember XD

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Highest Rated (7 agree) 10/10

Excellent update to Valve's lazy port. Constant updates make this the best thing to happen to Half-Life: Source so far.

Nov 25 2010 by Spriter-San

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