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Overview:
Mad World is a First-Person Survival Puzzle/Maze Single Player Mod for Half-Life 2 where surprises and deadly traps are just around every corner. Figure out the clues in order to survive.

Objective:
Find your way out of this sick and twisted world before madness overcomes you. Solve the puzzles by applying the clues that are given to you. Think carefully because each turn or path could be your last!

Features
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-One World

-Levels filled with deadly traps
-Custom soundtrack adds to the atmosphere of the game
-Clues provide the player with choices
-Every chapter provides a new situation for the player

Story:
Andromeda Laboratories, 2025; Unknown to the public the United States government funded a biological and weapons maker known as Andromeda Industries. Andromeda Industries created everything for the US government from firearms to highly advance missile guidance systems to biological weapons. Following the success of there inventions for the US government, Andromeda Industries received trillions of dollars to open up a new research and development group to redefine the means of physiological warfare against the enemies of the United States. By 2028, Andromeda Laboratories created a device that could teleport subjects into an alternate reality suspending subjects into their own subconscious mind. The device was nicknamed "Mad World".

Secretly executives of Andromeda Industries decided to test their creation on their own people, people of lesser importance to the company. One by one lower end employees began to disappear within the company. Official word from the CEO and President of Andromeda Industries stated that the company needed to make major cutbacks. People began to question the reasoning behind the ongoing statements from the CEO and President of the company. Those who questioned them soon ended up like the others.

In the coming days Mad World will be complete and the enemies of the United States are about to experience madness like no other. But before it can be tested on the battlefield, one more test subject needs to be tested; designer and creator of the Mad World device, Doctor William H. Wells, former top research and development scientist at the Black Mesa Research Facility.

"The great proof of madness is the disproportion of one's designs to one's means."

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Mad World

Jul 1, 2012 Full Version 3 comments

Alone and scared you find yourself trapped within a strange and twisted world. You awake to a similar voice calling your name. You have been chosen as...

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KerenskyTheRed
KerenskyTheRed Apr 14 2009, 12:46am says:

I thought it was interesting and showed some potential. You may lose some people cause this was more of a first person logic puzzle book. I like these kind of puzzles myself and liked the idea alot, but I think you'll lose alot of interest among the average gamer.

I have to agree with possum, the biggest problem was trial and error. I could not figure out the 2nd lvl, but simply tried different bridges til it worked. Also, when I played through, it didn't automatically switch to the last lvl, I had to do it myself.

I found Prime Factor easy and didn't have to reload at all, but math is my strong point. I would say make the puzzles more challenging, though I'm still thinking through the 2nd one. The real challenge is figuring out if its possible to prevent the trial and error approach. Otherwise, there's no challenge involved. The music worked nicely.

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hundeswehr
hundeswehr Apr 14 2009, 12:30am says:

excellent concept. however, please work on the backstory. it reads like a terrible b movie synopsis

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awesomepossum
awesomepossum Apr 13 2009, 10:53pm says:

Interesting experiment in minimalism gameplay. But quick save and trial and error makes it so you don't need to know anything to get through the levels. Might be interesting to have more of a final judgment, where if you got too many wrong then they kill you. instead of instant death after each wrong answer.

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KerenskyTheRed
KerenskyTheRed Apr 13 2009, 8:25pm says:

I wasn't expecting it to be released already. What I nice surprise I found when I got home. :)

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evan0605 Creator
evan0605 Apr 13 2009, 4:49pm says:

Mad World has been released. enjoy!

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aQKilla1
aQKilla1 Apr 13 2009, 4:53pm replied:

Where ?

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mitu
mitu Apr 13 2009, 5:03pm replied:

Good question...

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mitu
mitu Apr 13 2009, 8:08pm replied:

Thanks, now it is there...

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Boxiii
Boxiii Apr 13 2009, 5:11pm replied:

Agreed...where is this

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whatyouwritelad
whatyouwritelad Apr 13 2009, 6:30pm replied:

where is it its not in downloads?!

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