The third part of the Halfquake series has finally seen the light of the day. Over a hundred new traps that will kill you over and over again - for the enjoyment of whoever's watching you. Claustrophobic black-and-white surroundings, intimidating voice-overs, and a new ambient/industrial soundtrack with over an hour of playtime. Read More...

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Finally, after roughly three years of development, the third part of the Halfquake series is available for download (Mirror #2, Mirror #3)! Here is a list of frequently asked questions.

What is it about?

As in the previous two parts, you once again play the role of a victim, thrown into a strange and deadly environment to suffer and die - for the entertainment of whoever is watching!

What is required to play?

Halfquake Sunrise is a Half-Life 1 modification and works with both the old WON Half-Life and the Steam version of it. Thus, you don't need a high-end PC.

How long is it?

It takes about four to five hours from beginning to end, depending on your skill.

Is it free?

Yes, both the modification and the soundtrack (Soundtrack Mirror #2, Soundtrack Mirror #3) are available for no cost at all.

Is it single-player only?


Is there a walkthrough available?

No, but you can help unlock traps for hints or join the forums if you require aid in your progress.

Can I watch the trailer again?

If you have any further questions, be sure to send me a message, or write a comment to this news post.

Have a nice death!
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Mod of the Year 2010 Editors Choice - Best Original Art

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3 years ago Full Version 1 comment

You: "Another boring modification for half-life?" We: "Well, we and our testers don't agree on that one... It's neither boring nor interesting, it's FRUSTRATING...

Halfquake Sunrise Soundtrack

Halfquake Sunrise Soundtrack

5 years ago Music 1 comment

Consists of 20 tracks, made by Keygen, TheNameless, TaskBeenden, Vino and Muddasheep. Has a total runtime of over 50 minutes.

Halfquake Sunrise (Version 1.2)

Halfquake Sunrise (Version 1.2)

5 years ago Full Version 15 comments

The third part of the Halfquake series has finally risen, now in a slightly updated form!

Halfquake Amen (Version 1.2)

Halfquake Amen (Version 1.2)

9 years ago Full Version 3 comments

Halfquake Amen - Single Player Halflife Mod. Includes Steam support, and the addon "The Present".

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Toyoch Jun 14 2010 says:

so I've wrote the Die-through(not walkthrough, since I want you players dead in HQS rather than cheating through those traps), with some touch-ups by Muddasheep himself.

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norton2 Jun 9 2010 says:

Hey, pretty good. Specially liked the ending dialogues. Play it while drunk, schweinehunds :P .

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dethtoll Jun 7 2010 says:


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Coopers1 Jun 5 2010 says:

Frustrating as hell but I feel great when i complete a challenge. Btw that music room was awsome. It took me a few minutes to figure out what to do. But when I figured out I was like no ******* way he actually did this. He actually made me create music to get past a puzzle. I would never expect anything liek that in any game.

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Rawket Jun 4 2010 says:

This mod has a epic end boss, it was totally worth it doing all those hard *** challenges!

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spavvn Jun 4 2010 says:

Awesome! What a surprise!

I love the first two parts and those funny comix I've read.

Thank you!

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ptc5010 Jun 3 2010 says:

Okay just finished it. This was probably the best 4-5 hours I ever spent playing a game. Everything was phenomenal: the music, the puzzles, the humor, the environments/atmosphere, end boss. ******* incredible creativity. 10/10

***SPOILER*** ***Spoiler***

At the very end, is there any more dialogue after the whole monkey conversation?

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Ashkandi Jun 3 2010 says:

My F6 hurts.

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ptc5010 Jun 2 2010 says:

Loving it so far, but I'm stuck at this one part. SPOILERS(maybe): In that one room when you push several of the boxes with eyes down a hole that fills up a blue meter. Well, in the room after that, which you access by just jumping down the hole, what do you even do? The only thing I've figured out is I guess when you look at the sections of the wall, a clicking noise is heard. It's very dark and I cannot figure out the goal of the puzzle.

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ptc5010 Jun 3 2010 replied:

Nevermind, I figured it out after tilting my monitor to see what was in the orbs.

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