Bored of playing campaign and playing online with noobs? Here is solution for ya!! H.I.V.E Mode is an Horde variation game mode, no more mindless shooting to Grunts and Wretches, now you have to defend strategic points, protect VIPs and assasin locust commanders and many more, of course it will be senseless without swarm of angry and bloodthirsty locust :)
Here is an Installation Guide for H.I.V.E Mode for Gears of War PC. Follow the instructions and you will successfully install this mod on your PC.
Posted by bmbr1990 on Mar 30th, 2012
Basic Starting a mod.
H.I.V.E Mode Beta Installation Guide
3. Known Issues
H.I.V.E Beta is mod for Gears of War created to fill the lack of Horde mode on PC.
a. Delete old mod files with Gearsofwar2package (it will probably corrupt other mods using MP security and MP_Outpost)
b. Unpack the files into your Gears of War My Documents Directory which is:
"C:\Users\YourMom\Documents\My Games\Gears of War for Windows"
c. Create Shortcut to WarGame-G4WLive.exe (or edit attached one)
d. Edit Shortcut - it should look like this
("E:\Microsoft Games\Gears of War\Binaries\WarGame-G4WLive.exe" CookPackages -platform=PC HiveMenu HM_Security HM_Outpost HM_Clocktower HM_Warmachine HM_Gridlock -user -installed -AlwaysRecookMaps -UpdateInisAuto -final_release)
E:\Microsoft Games\Gears of War\Binaries\WarGame-G4WLive.exe
is path to your EXE in Installation Directory.
e.Run Shortcut and wait untill cook process is finished - it an last 10-15minutes
f. When Finished Run Game
g. reset your Graphics Settings
h. type "start HiveMenu"
i. Enjoy the game - now when you load map you can go back and set your desired graphics settings.
3. Known Issues:
a. You won't be able to play on XBoX 360 Controller - i have no idea why but it isn't possible
b. Game Crashes - try to reset your graphics settings - or lower it for playing this mod - it uses big ammount of memory so it can be unstable at some point
c. dont know how to respawn while spectating - press F1 on keyboard
d. "I have black textures" - reset your graphics setting - its cooked content so game can loose itself at some points ;)
e. while hi jack objective - jack doesnt move - shoot him he lost his path.
f. UI doesnt work - try to hit esc and return to game it should et right imput mode for ui scene
Mod Author - bmbr1990
HiJack objective - JUGGERNUT
River City Outlaw - Help with map port (Gridlock, Warmachine, Clocktower, Outpost)
Map Author: theron (Security port, Outpost)
Greatest thanks to: XxXbObXxX - for his talent to motivate us - modders - to work with this buggy editor;
Cowboy Locust - for his ideas and resources which without i won't even finish this mod;
And You - GoW PC community.
If you still having problems with installation you can contact me here or on forums.
Also made some silly instllation guide in pdf:
And Video tutorial: