About MechMod

MechMod is a total conversion of the Half-Life 2 engine and is based on Mecha or Mechs. We have already released a primary Alpha 1.0 version of the mod, which was based on mechs taken from the Gundam and Macross/Robotech series. Alpha 1.0 was a 'test' release which the team put together while waiting for Half-Life 2 to go public, and the Alpha is also considered as a stepping stone towards something much bigger.

MechMod stresses the importance of strategy, player reflexes, and teamplay all put together. Whether you want to play fast-paced and go on the offensive, or whether you want to take it easy and concentrate on building up your defenses - MechMod has all the options available for you. The player has the ability to pick from different classes of mechs and customize them to his/her needs and desires. The customization will not only affect the aesthetics of your mech, but also the feel and usage of it. You may support your team by building structures and turrets as a builder mech, you may find enemy locations or set traps as a scout mech, you may be an asset to the team as an assault mech, or you may go all out on the offensive with a heavy mech. MechMod has been developed to allow the player to take control and take the game in the direction that he/she wants to. The mod also offers different types of game play modes, to help cater to those who might not necessarily want to play strategically, and simply want to crush some metal!

Join The Community

Join up on our forums if you wish to suggest something or have queries/questions and be a part of our community, which we hope grows into a big one someday. You can also join our IRC Channel for direct correspondence with the team or simply to 'hang out' with fellow fans. We encourage our fans from being active participants of IRC and the forums, since we usually pick playtesters and forum staff internally.

We hope you enjoy your experience with MechMod!
- MechMod Team

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Mech Mod Open Source

9 years ago News 5 comments

Taken from the site:

Mech wrote:
Since all planned development for our Half-Life 1 release is complete, MechMod has now been converted into an inactive and opensource project. The purpose of this change is to allow new community modders and programmers to learn from what we have done. The open source movement/initiative is truly resourceful towards the online community and helps aspiring programmers learn from other people's projects. As of 23 July 2006, the source-code for MechMod Alpha is freely available for everyone to download under the Open Source License. Another license to consider and follow is the Valve Half-Life SDK EULA as MechMod is a game which is based on Half-Life's engine/SDK.

Please read the following documents before continuing:
Open Source License, version 3.0:
External Link, SourceForge Document
Valve Half-Life SDK End User License Agreement:
Eternal Link, SourceForge Document

If you don't already have it you can get Alpha 1.0 here:
You can download the Source code from here:

Be Sure to visit their site too.

MechMod Beta: Project Closed

10 years ago News 8 comments

It has been more than two years since this modification started, and the development team has come a far way in learning new skills and putting their...

Dead? Certainly NOT!

10 years ago News 3 comments

To start with, no, we are not dead. The MechMod team would like to apologise for not posting updates in such a long while, every voluntary project has...

Some More Updates, 2D renders

10 years ago News 2 comments

The past couple of months have been very slow, and could be referred to as the "calm before the storm" in the development world of MechMod...

Some Cumulative Updates!

10 years ago News 4 comments

First and foremost, I would like to welcome Krazyace to the MechMod Development Team. He is our new weapons concept artist, and will be making spiffy...

Alpha 1.0 for Half-Life 1

Alpha 1.0 for Half-Life 1

9 years ago Full Version 7 comments

About MechMod MechMod is a total conversion of the Half-Life engine and is based on Mecha or Mechs (note: You require Steam and a legitimate copy of Half-Life...

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NetXero Aug 14 2011 says:

i wanna standalone mech mod with gundam in it WHY ISNT THERE ONE YET ON MODDB

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Scarwing Sep 29 2013 replied:

Look up a game called Ultimate Windom XP

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Zeltrax Jul 24 2011 says:

I might start hosting a server for this if anyone is intrested :D

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Zurakci Aug 10 2010 says:

This mod is not dead. And for you who dont got the real version of HL 1, Buy it. It works just fine (No online servers though...)

Still.. For those of you who "Downloads" it from torrents...Dont.. You cant play it then.

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Grega Dec 10 2010 replied:

Englighten me. Who is still playing it, cause the 5 months from release to the notice about stopping development were not enough for me :S

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Mkilbride Dec 12 2010 replied:

I played it abit ago with a friend, mainly for the sake of it.

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JayFKay Mar 9 2010 says:

too bad its the only project of the like.

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N3mix Mar 5 2010 says:

Shouldn't this mod be dead?

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melni✖ofia Feb 16 2010 says:

Nice mod,Gondams and Robotech...
It looks more Like a playstation game to me
Can the robotech robots transform to airplanes or something
in this mod?

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TheUnknownM Oct 26 2009 says:

is there ppl playing or hosting? im going to download it

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