Half-life 2: Episode Two modification

Enter the mind of Filip Valkas, who lost his parents in the Seven Hour War, and take your revenge on your Combine captors in a new story centred on the Half-Life Universe. Pick up your own crowbar and force your way out of Citizen Containment Zone 19, and lead in the uprising against the alien agressors.

Features Include:

• A brand new story taking place in the Half-life universe.

• The stunning graphics of the Source engine.

• Additional music and voice actors to enhance the playing experience.

Character backround

Filip Valkas

Age: 31

Family status: dead

Filip was born and bred in the countryside before the portal storms began. After losing his family in aftermath of Seven hour war, he was forced to move into citizen containment zone 19.

Years later, Filip makes the difficult decision to join the Human resistance in order to help smuggle forbidden goods, like clean water and food, into the city and organize the underground resistance. Soon after, he becomes the political prisoner of the Combine.

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Hey Everyone,

First, i'd like to thank everyone for all the positive feedback, it has been great moral boost for the whole team!

The Hive patch 0.02 is now live! Tomb of Ara'desh will add more playable content to the game.


  • Mac/Linux versions
  • New playable level "Tomb of Ara'desh"
  • New player building "Worker Den"
  • Tooltips
  • More ambient sounds
  • Hpbars are now enabled.
  • Trap mechanics.
  • You can now see visually food and resource piles near "Worker Den"
  • Minimap improvements, you can now click on the minimap location.
  • Hotkeys improved. Clicking two times on unit group number moves camera to group position.
  • Added better collider on doors.
  • Added help tips and current map name to loading screen.
  • Camera collider box improved.
  • Mineral and food animals/pools now dissapear when they are depleted.
  • Added timer on mainmenu to show estimated time when the next patch is going to be available for players.
  • Unit movement and combat mechanics improved.
  • Several bug fixes.

Hive receives Greenlit by community!

Hive receives Greenlit by community!

1 year ago News 0 comments

Due to huge popularity, Hive has been Greenlit by the community!

Project "Hive"

Project "Hive"

1 year ago News 0 comments

Discussion about project "Hive" Things are looking good and it's time to reveal new information about the project.

Ara'Desh, curse of the fallen.

Ara'Desh, curse of the fallen.

2 years ago News 0 comments

Ara'Desh, curse of the fallen sword for Abaddon. I did model this for Dota2, please vote if you want to see it in Dota 2.

Future of project Joutomaa

Future of project Joutomaa

2 years ago News 4 comments

Discussion about the future of project Joutomaa. What I have been up to and the new game that I and my team have been developing for PC.

Joutomaa Patch - Source SDK 2013

Joutomaa Patch - Source SDK 2013

1 month ago Patch 5 comments

This patch fixes most issues related to engine branch incompatibility and is designed to run using the latest "Beta" of Source SDK Base 2013 Singleplayer...



5 years ago Full Version 12 comments

Enter the mind of Filip Valkas, who lost his parents in the Seven Hour War, and take your revenge on your Combine captors in a new story centred on the...

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Mariogamer1231 Aug 5 2015 says:

Will the visuals be improved in the steam version?

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TheGodOfTrouble May 9 2015 says:

The download is not working. I tried every solution possible and i either got nothing or a white screen. The mod looks very good from the images, so i hope there is a way to fix this!

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Mephasto Creator
Mephasto Jun 19 2015 replied:

We are going to publish Joutomaa on Steam for free. These issues will be fixed with the release. The Greenlight campaign finished in seven days, i'm happy peope still remember and support this mod!

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TheNynrahn Jun 19 2015 replied:

Can you tell us when it's going to be released on Steam?

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Mephasto Creator
Mephasto Jun 23 2015 replied:

No ETA yet, but safe to say before Half-life 3 is released! We are very busy working on The Hive currently.

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Mephasto Creator
Mephasto Oct 9 2014 says:

Now Available on Steam - The Hive

The long wait is over! The Hive is now available on Steam Early Access!

After receiving huge positive feedback from the community, The Hive gathered all the necessary votes for Steam Greenlight in just five days.

We thank you for making this game possible. Let us know what you think about the game and let people know about it!

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Mephasto Creator
Mephasto Feb 1 2014 says:

My next project "Hive" is now up on Moddb and Facebook. Please hit the like button if you want to see more updates in the future.

Thank you


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x-Fourty7 Sep 29 2013 says:

My download link worked but when I run it, I hear the classic vavle loading sound but the video is solid white and then crash to desktop... I have no problem with other sourcemods, and I do have ep2 installed etc.

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Dr.Goupyl Aug 2 2014 replied:

use this:
Should work with any other old broken mods. Tried for it worked 100%.
You don't even need to modifiy the .txt

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Guest Dec 25 2013 replied:

The Owner Needs patch the change valve has done to source mods. check out this mod. it had the same problem and explains the patch: portal prelude

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modz123 Nov 27 2013 replied:


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Half-Life 2: Episode Two
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Highest Rated (4 agree) 9/10

The beginning of this mod is unusual - we ride in the prisoner pod through some Combine buildings. Then we see a window and understand that we are in the Citadel. A story twist - and we are resting on the sofa in the comfortable flat, but there's no time for resting, because CPs are getting close, so we have to retreat to the old church. The design is excellent. We are in some unknown city, and while in general everything is very similar to Half-Life 2, there are many unique details. The elements…

Sep 15 2011 by EmoLevelDesigner

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