Climb your way up the ladder of waves of enemies as the city crumbles around you. This is a complex ladder-based map set in a dock-side town. Surrounding the small plaza are 4 story buildings and canals. For those of you who do not know, a ladder map is one where waves of enemies come at you in ascending order so that it becomes more difficult as you progress. The map is highly destructible and will crumble before your very eyes leaving nothing but the skeletons of buildings behind. I created this map about a year ago and never released it, and I was finally convinced into putting it up here. It is surprisingly fun so I highly recommend you try it. You will find yourself pitched against some interesting waves including a rocket-firing Helicopter. Thanks!

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0 comments by OptimusRhyme on Jan 31st, 2011

Hello, Because ModDB won't let me present my full website address, I would like to place it here. Feel free to check it out and explore, there is not much there, but it has some screens from a few other incomplete maps I created.

Just head over to Modding in Projects. Cool.

If anyone has any really good ideas and is willing to explain them to me in a convincing manner, I am willing to pass on any of these maps to you. Assuming I agree your proposal is worth the effort.

I'm also looking for someone who knows code quite well, I'm trying to make a post apocalyptic survival game although slightly similar to minecraft. Email me if you are interested

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Jan 19, 2011 Full Version 5 comments

This is the complete ladder map. Not finished but complete. Enjoy!

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Saguro Apr 1 2011, 1:10am says:

Whenever i try to launch the mod, it simply launches episode 2 for me, and I've tried everything from reinstalling the mod, to a complete uninstall/reinstall of episode 2, and yet the problem persists. Any clue what I'm doing wrong?

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jasper.atpp Jan 27 2011, 5:34am says:

Great fun!!!
This can be played in different ways so has replay value too.
I gave up on the Strider though. 3 rockets + 3 SMG grenades + 3 tons of grenades on it's head = Dead Strider to me, but it lived.
A different and marvellous map.

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EscheresquePolygons Nov 27 2011, 2:55pm replied:

Try driving a jury-rigged rocket car with a propeller in the front off of a ramp after building it among several A-Team references on the walls. Wrong mod you say? Are you sure? Damn.

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a-trane365 Mar 5 2013, 8:52pm replied:

lolz. I get it. R&D reference

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benetnash Jan 25 2011, 3:05am says:

How to kill strider? I hit him with 3 rockets, 6 energy balls and several grenades and he still lives.

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Foxer141 May 23 2012, 6:32am replied:

enable cheats
look at the strider
write in console "ent_fire !picker sethealth 1"
shoot him with a grenade.

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Xen-28 Feb 1 2011, 8:52am replied:

Fart him

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DelphinusMinor Feb 19 2011, 11:40am replied:

I second that. Fart it.

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L1K3A8O5S Jan 21 2011, 8:57am says:

Does this REQUIRE Episode 2? I see the combine tripod things, which are not in the base game.


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EscheresquePolygons Nov 27 2011, 2:51pm replied:

Yes, the mini-striders are only in Episode 2, even though there is a scripted event where you see them in Episode 1. But they aren't technically NPCs, as you only see them on the monitors and one smashes through a train but you don't actually fight them in that game. It definitely requires Ep. 2.

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OptimusRhyme Jan 21 2011, 12:17pm replied:

Y'know I have not tried it without episode 2. But I believe it requires it. Everyone should have episode 2 if they have Half-life 2. That's all there is to it.

And I accidentally placed this in the HL1 section instead of HL2. That's what they're all ranting about. It's already created as a "mod" and I don't think I can change it.

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L1K3A8O5S Jan 21 2011, 7:08pm replied:

I think I'll get Episode two for this, it looks cool. Do you know how Steam will work with this?


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maraken Jan 24 2011, 6:54am replied:

You mean you DO NOT own episode two already!!?


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