There's nothing quite like the rush of running, falling, jumping and crawling your way toward the release switch whilst under fire from rockets, railguns and lasers... then jabbing that switch and releasing all your team mates! Then finally watching as they all come running out of the open doors and beat the other team to death with Laser Cleavers! There's never a dull moment in JB, you're either fighting to stay alive, fighting to release your team mates, or fighting to escape from jail!

Post news Report RSS Jailbreak! Dinosaurs vs. Robots!

We weren't joking... The next version of Jailbreak will have Dinosaurs going claw-to-metal against Robots!

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Dinosaurs vs. Robots! Many months back, the Jailbreak: Source team were interviewed by ModDB's very own Stenchy and Henley for one of the first modcasts. During the interview we joked about replacing the Combine and Rebel player models for 0.5, with Dinosaurs vs. Robots. Then we realised what a genius concept that was... and went ahead and did it! Check them out below!





The shots above also show images from one of several new maps, called Mizraim. Designed by IZaNaGI, the map continues our trend of having multiple unique environments in which to battle. You can also see shots from the updated version of Deepcore. This will be our first release to classify as a Total Conversion, something we're extremely proud of, and can't wait to share with you all!

The next release of Jailbreak is almost finished, and we'll be releasing plenty more shots and a few trailers in the coming weeks to give you a taster of what we've done. In the mean time, be sure to add yourself to our Mod Watch if you haven't already! You can download the current release of Jailbreak: Source from ModDB, and the best way to get a good game is to join the Let's Play Jailbreak Steam Group! More news will be on it's way in the coming weeks!

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NullSoldier
NullSoldier

Thats hilarious, but I also really liked the old models. :)

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Color-Copycat
Color-Copycat

Yeah, I sort of liked the Combine/Rebel models as well.

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RockerFox
RockerFox

....really

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RockerFox
RockerFox

i don't see this as a bad idea I 1: really didn't see this coming like its funny and fresh witch is good 2: they do look cool but i once again didn't think of dinos Vs Robots when i think of breaking out of jail going through water but than again what does make sense in jailbreak lol

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phillyghost
phillyghost

about time, im looking forward to the new skins keep up the good work

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FJS
FJS

:O.............. thats all xD

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Wills Author
Wills

Haha! Looks like we got you guys a bit stunned! I hope everyone likes them, we know the concept wont be to everyone's taste, but the idea and ethos behind Jailbreak: Source has always been Arcade, fun, colourful, simple and fast! So for us, in deciding what kind of player models to replace the Rebels and Combine with, Dinosaurs and Robots just fit perfectly!

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Henley Staff
Henley

Henley strikes again!

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awesomepossum
awesomepossum

HAHA awesome!

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Fythbro
Fythbro

*checks calendar*

It isnt April...they must be serial! Serious, even!

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MastaGunZ
MastaGunZ

Everyone knows dinosaurs aren't smart enough to use guns! Take the guns away from the raptors and give them fast movement speed, a killer claw-to-the-face attack, and deadly bite!

Nah JK! The models are awesome, but deadly melee dinosaurs would make an interesting gametype.

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Draken101
Draken101

Turok anyone?

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INtense! Staff
INtense!

That is brilliant honestly it is. i'll be back on when this releases

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Bernardrego
Bernardrego

This mod didn't called my attention until now
Looks awesome
Downloading when released

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stenchy
stenchy

Where are my top hats!?!?

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SAHChandler
SAHChandler

If I don't see a monocle on that dinosaur come release time, you just lost a player.
D:<

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vfn4i83
vfn4i83

Pretty funny, lets play. ;P

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itchylot
itchylot

Seeing dinosaurs and robots in the same sentence just brought a smile to my face.

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DJ-Ready
DJ-Ready

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Am I the only one who things that was the worst design decision ever?
I think it really sucks.

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Wills Author
Wills

I doubt it! But we never wanted to play it safe with the choice of player models... It had to be outrageous or bizarre, with a sci-fi root and this concept fit the bill! We're a mod team afterall, we can and should take risks with high-concepts like this! I hope you'll come try it out when we release though :D

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IZaNaGI
IZaNaGI

Indeed, the reason for the decision was to enhance the very arcade gameplay and almost anime art style we already had inplace for 0.4. Dino's versus Robot's was the perfect choice (in our opinion) to continue with the varied and fun design process of Jailbreak: Source, especially with our maps being set in "Random locations in time and space".

Me thinks you probably need to lighten up, gaming isn't all about fighting in dark monotone environments with with faceless soldiers ;)

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itchylot
itchylot

Worst ever? That's reaching a bit, isn't it?

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DJ-Ready
DJ-Ready

well ok .. probably not the worst ever ;P
I still don't like it though...
However, I will definitely try the new release for the gameplay changes

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Wills Author
Wills

Thanks for all the great comments so far guys, I'm really pleased to see that the majority likes what we're up to! We knew there would be people thinking "Erm... they on crack?" but we just had to do it... Once the idea of Dinosaurs vs. Robots was in our heads, it never left!

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MaDsler
MaDsler

it is the same maps how in the original jailbreak?

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z33ky
z33ky

I always thought that you will someday make complete custom playermodels... but dinosaurs? and robots?
...oh well, at least the gameplay will stay :)

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Qu1f
Qu1f

Nice work guys. Good to see something unique and originol with the player models.

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Nauz
Nauz

Love it! really refreshing idea <(^_^<)

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Mastix
Mastix

It's crazy! that's why i like it! =D

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ramonimbao
ramonimbao

Awesome, man!
Dinosaurs!

Ninjas vs. Pirates, anyone? :D
LOL.

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doomsniper
doomsniper

Were you in ANY way influenced by Yahtzee?

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Wills Author
Wills

Eh? I'm intrigued... I'll have to go watch that, what did he suggest?

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Qu1f
Qu1f

The idea came before Yathzee released that episode (the Haze episode I think).

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Henley Staff
Henley

na he started work on the models long before that happened.

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nipzor
nipzor

nice media there, robots vs dinosaurs kick ***!

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Assassinbeast
Assassinbeast

yes man... those ******* new models looks god damn nice!

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tkyy
tkyy

Uh... Hitbox issues?

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IZaNaGI
IZaNaGI

All of the hitboxes have been adjusted accordingly and are completely balanced.

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Varsity
Varsity

So can you not shoot the dinosaurs' snouts?

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stonecold23
stonecold23

looks funny. but yea possibly the best design choice ever! cant wait. before jailbreak was just another hl2 mod... now i really want to see this!

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stevealmighty
stevealmighty

i think this is a great choice
mods are for change in the game anyway thats why i play them
mods with only half life 2 content are usually crap
to be honest the reason i never played this was that the rebels and combine didnt seem original
and now this mod is

P.S. if this thing turns out to be a joke ill look really retarded here :P

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Henley Staff
Henley

its not, I can assure you.

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danw13335
danw13335

I have to disagree that mods with only Half-Life 2 content are crap. Ever heard of Minerva: Metastasis? Easily *the* best HL2 single player mod ever made.

I have to say though, this update really disappoints me. While I'll probably still play it, this mod always had some realism and sort of fit in the Half-Life 2 universe (perhaps before or after HL2 because of the weapon differences).

I'm very disappointed by this decision to turn Jailbreak into nothing more than an arcade game, instead of the popular real mod it could have been.

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IZaNaGI
IZaNaGI

Totally respect that opinion mate, but the intention never was to make Jailbreak into any kind of realism mod and we have ALWAYS stated that Jailbreak: Source would be anti-realism to the core. Fair enough, that isn't everyone's cup of tea, but realism games/mods aren't really my cup of tea either.

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Wills Author
Wills

Indeed, totally respect your opinion and very well put too... but for us, the chief complaint from the large majority of our player base after the release of 0.4, was the inclusion of HL2 content, and the Rebel and Combine player models... We had decided early on to replace those, prior to 0.4, but the complaints spurred us on to do this for 0.5. As IZaNaGI said, our intention all along has been to create something totally new, and not within the realms of the HL2 universe, and likewise, we have always aimed to make this an arcade shooter, and not a realism mod :D

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Henley Staff
Henley

"Real Mod?" By real mod do you mean that it's not based on real life? Righto the term mod means to modify existing content to change the desired outcome. So by your definition real mods are non-existent as it wouldn't be modified if it was a real mod.

There is no real mods only mods.

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FJS
FJS

I think he meant to say a "Total Conversion" ;)

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m82sniper
m82sniper

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Your ******** me... Well, there goes that mod..

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Armageddon104
Armageddon104

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true

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sutsko
sutsko

This is the best.. CUSTOM MODELS FOREVER!

Now I will actully play your mod! Hate HL2 content

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