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.

Gameplay video of the overrun gamemode. Can be played with multiple players. Defend against waves of antlions until your main buildings are destroyed.
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CubicRubik Nov 22 2010 says:

Why shotgun shoot so quick?

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Captain_Perfect Nov 22 2010 replied:

maybe it's an automatic shotgun

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CubicRubik Nov 22 2010 replied:

oh, all from Half Life, and shotgun not from HL? or it super puper shotgun - destructor of balance?

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the*Joker Nov 22 2010 replied:

The Combine soldiers(all of them) have the speed, firing rate, abilities, and damage modified for the sake of developer/beta testing and getting the final settings for the units right. They will be changed closer to the Antlion demo release.

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Cremat0r Nov 22 2010 replied:

Ever played HL2?
Notice the Shotgunners shooting as if they were on Meth. :P
But here, the shotgunners shoot even more exaggerated! :o

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zonbie Nov 22 2010 says:

LIVE for the SWARM

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Craka_J Nov 22 2010 says:

I personally think the original HL1 and HL2 music fit better than this new stuff. :P

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Sbeast Creator
Sbeast Nov 23 2010 replied:

These songs were more tests than anything. It will get better ;)

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Discrate Nov 24 2010 replied:

I think most people would rather listen to some new songs that fit in with the hl2 universe (which sbeasts do) then listen to the same old hl2 tracks.

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leiftiger Nov 22 2010 says:

Is it only upspeeded for the video or is it really that ingame? Because it seems too fast for me compared to normal HL2 speeds.

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Sander Nov 22 2010 replied:

You mean the wave intervals? The video does skip some parts, maybe I should have put a nice fade between them.

If you mean the movement speed or fighting, it might be bit fast.

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nerdenstein Nov 22 2010 says:

This looks great. I assume there os a speed option or something ingame for Single player?
Also, will you be able to build buildings, walls and towers; eg Age of Mythology. Or is game play similar to Star Wars Empires of War where you buy them and they are automatically placed? Really looking forward to this; I do like a good RTS game. :D

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Discrate Nov 22 2010 replied:

The gameplay is only basic atm as this is a multiplayer demo of sorts. Future frequent updates will bring more great stuff.

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AlekZanDer Nov 22 2010 says:

Make the dark areas (where there are none of the player's units) darker. But wander how will this feel while I play it...

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p0rtalplayer Nov 22 2010 says:

Damn this is nice!

Can't wait, it looks really smooth!

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Deathace13 Nov 23 2010 says:

I think it's going in fast motion.

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FlyingAce Dec 29 2010 says:

he needs to add the ability to build the towers that pound the ground to keep ant lions away would be really cool and would work good in an RTS

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starkiller38 Jun 24 2011 says:

combine rulez! >:3 and nice video

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Gameplay video of the overrun gamemode. Can be played with multiple players. Defend against waves of antlions until your main buildings are destroyed.

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