Lambda Wars (formerly Half-Life 2: Wars) brings the struggle between the human resistance and their Combine overlords to a multiplayer real-time strategy setting. The Lambda Wars beta only requires Alien Swarm installed to play. It features 3 multiplayer game modes: Sandbox, Annihilation and Overrun, showcasing the Rebels and Combine playable factions and a full-fledged RTS interface and HUD. There is also a singleplayer tutorial and a handful of singleplayer missions.
7zip version, for advanced users only. Use Desura for installing automatic.
Wars 2.0.2 changes New: * Added initial version of CPU players, supported in all gamemodes Overrun: * Health of zombies now increases from wave 3 and onward * Added Vortigaunt to Rebels * Added Aid Station to Rebels * Added Hunter to Combine Balance: * Hunter now shoots in bursts * Hunter shooting range is now the same as soldiers (from 1024 to 820) * Increased range power generators to make it easier to place buildings as Combine * Doubled capture time control points from 12 to 24 seconds Textures: * Improved Team color shader * Updated various team color masks * New skins rebel partisan Maps * Updated hlw_synth (improved navigation and other tweaks) Fixed: * Potential crash on level shutdown * Unit navigation incorrectly simplying climb/drop down paths * RPG missile sound looping bug * Control points now become neutral when the owning player is defeated * Defeated players are now moved to spectator * Possible to collect scrap to unfinished HQ buildings * View offset of capture points is too low, which might result in the fog of war hiding most of the things around the point * Incorrect Antlion Guard Cavern model (used in Overrun) * You can no longer start an Annihilation game with all players on the same team * You are no longer able to place (mounted) turrets in the air * Place building type abilities not cleared when the unit executing the ability dies * Potentially incorrect animations (t-posing) when soldiers are mounting turrets * Right click attack enemy with stalker broken New Commands and ConVars: * wars_build_instant (cheat) - build units instantly (ignoring build times) * wars_strategic_enable (cheat) - Enable CPU Player for specific player * wars_strategic_disable (cheat) - Enable CPU Player for specific player * wars_strategic_debugprint (cheat) - Prints debug information about a CPU player Sounds: * Combine faction now plays a "Research Complete" sound when an upgrade finished Misc: * Updated to Awesomium 1.7 RC3 (used for displaying news in the main menu) * Removed attribute and player editor buttons from sandbox (currently broken)