Another reality another outcome.....

Shephard is currently stationed in Santiago military base - Arizona there you're part of an special elite force called H.E.C.U - the Hazardous Environment Combat Unit. Of course you're very proud to be part of such a highly decorated military unit. The training was certainly hard but Shephard and that is you never gave up. At the moment our hero is heading over to the firing range for some training as suddenly all alarms sirenes started howling all over the place. Something is up and it's something big. Your entire battalion has been ordered away to a top secret facility only known to public as Black Mesa which is somewhere located in new mexico.

And here it begins. Witness a catastrophe of unknown magnitude as you get deeper in side the facility. Your mission is simple evacuate and resuce as many survivors as you can find out what really went wrong.

Are you good enough to be a real soldier? Can you reveal the truth about the events that occurred in Black Mesa or will you fail bitterly die trying? Find out when the mod gets released.


- Intence storyline awaits with many surprises for the player.
- An enviroment that almost feels alive.
- Many custom voices & sounds.
- Several new monster skins to give the players more variations when fighting the Monster hordes.
- 4 complete chapters with over 30 maps.
- Visit & revisit new & old areas of Black Mesa.

My Team and mod contributors:

"23-Down" - Mod Leader, Lead Story Writer, Lead Level Designer, Lead Texture Artist, Lead Sound Engineer.
"Neclipse" - Level Designer, Technical Advisor, Voice Actor, Game Tester.
"Thanoshlthebeginning" - Level Designer, Game Tester.
"M82sniper" - Model Skinner, Game Tester.
"Awkook" - Level Contributor, Voice Actor.
"Kaeps 133" - Game Tester.

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Betatesting has begun Xen Infestation Black Mesa

Well folks the long wait has finally payed out... Today - my first mod ever to be constructed for Hl1 has been released and seen daylight.

I'll make this post here brief as I've created a separate mod page for the mod which still awaits authorization.

Anyway for those of you who wanna get it...

Get it here:

Military Duty

Note: It has come to my attention that this mod is not compatible with the old WON version of Half-Life. Please play it only on Steam Half-Life. If you do play it on WON expect game crashes- missing music and other glitches. Old WON simply can't handle the code enhancements Valve made over the years for the Hl1 Steam version games and I build my mod with these enhancements enabled so I wasn't taking the limitations of WON into consideration.

The mod still has few minor glitches left but nothing serious so don't worry the mod is fully playable.Still at some point I will release a patch for it.

Anyway I wish each one of you lots of fun and do hope that I will get vast feedback in return from you folks. Be it positive or negative as long as it is constructive criticism. :) I estimate a playtime around 1 to 2 hours. Also I recommend playing it on hard as easy is to easy. And please read the readme. Good luck on your mission Soldiers. :)

Project announcement

Project announcement

4 months ago News 8 comments

Today I'm announcing a smaller side project of mine. One I've been working on for quite some time now but just recently have I made massive breakthroughs...

Lifesign detected

Lifesign detected

4 years ago News 4 comments

I've returned once again. Several improvements have been made over the year.

Sitrep = Situation Report

Sitrep = Situation Report

5 years ago News 12 comments

Today I have great news to tell. New models and maps are coming great along.

Welcome back in the Field Soldier!

Welcome back in the Field Soldier!

5 years ago News 6 comments

Well I'm back people like promised fresh and with many news to tell you. Read the entire news if you want to know more about my mod and it's current status...

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LTSmash Jul 26 2015 says:

The link of military duty doesnt work :(

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23-down Creator
23-down Jul 30 2015 replied:

Works fine for me.. Try the direct link:

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nourking55 Jul 2 2015 buried:


stealer, you stole and modified military duty

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23-down Creator
23-down Jul 8 2015 replied:

Ehm dude I'm the author of that other mod page as well. ^^
Both Firestorm and Military_Duty belong to me.. :P
Anyway thanks for your input it's good to know that people worry about these things. It's important that each one of us respects the property of other people. Be it a mod or real property of any sorts. ;)

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Thanoshld Creator
Thanoshld Jul 3 2015 replied:


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Guest Jun 26 2015 says:

where's download?

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23-down Creator
23-down Jun 26 2015 replied:

the mod is complete... Implementing the final voice acting now... Expect a release today, tomorrow or whenever my server host gets to it uploading it to his webspace.

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Gainer149 Jun 14 2015 says:

Good to see another update

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23-down Creator
23-down Jun 10 2015 says:

Yap at the moment I've got plenty of time folks.. I built more maps in the last 2 week than in the last 4 years combined. :P

Expect a release soonish within the next 2 weeks. I've reached the final map for Military Duty. All that remains is some voice acting by Urby of the Hl1 "The Core" mod and another interesting thing if it works out. That plus playtesting & bug & balance fixes.. On the first run I estimate a play time between 40 and 50 minutes if you explore everything carefully and also play it on hard (skill 3).

Stay stuned for more...

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edwardcrab Jun 9 2015 says:

Thanks for still working on this mod !

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