This mod takes place during the Black Mesa incident. You take on the role of a HECU Marine as you fight your way through different sections of the facility and carry out varied missions. *This is not a rebuild of any game, but features areas from Half-life, Blue Shift & Opposing force in the Half-Life fashion.
Another joyous romp through black mesa :D
I was a little deterred by the mixture of low-def textures and high-def textures, and I was disturbed by the fact that my allies killed unarmed scientists and barneys. I know I'm the HECU but I've grown so accustomed to hanging out with Barney and the science team it felt awkward passing them by when my friends butchered them :(
Still, I liked the gameplay and it was very fun for what it was :)
Something no Half-life fan should miss :3
Mesa - Fallback is what you get when great ideas meet limited skill/resources. Interesting puzzles, neat ideas and nice twists on HL1 era maps as well as brand new maps make this worth a play play. The level detail leaves a lot to be desired, with large and often empty maps that often contain rookie glitches and bugs. "Borrowed" assets from various sources keep the mod from having a constant art direction, but the mod is very fun.
This right here, is one of the best mods on here. Now Mesa-Fallback has you going to to black mesa but this time like Half-Life Opposing Force you play as the HECU, now the mod takes place right when the HECU got to mesa. You play as one of the HECU Marines (forget the name of the guy you play as but his name only appears at the starting text of the mod) and your job is too carry out missions order by your HQ, There's alot to talk to about this mod so I'm not going to talk about everything but I'm going to talk about some of the best and worst parts about this mod.
Pros: Weapons have been remodel and change, like the MP5 what is now call MP5 SE and it shoots slower but it does more damage then the normal MP5.
There's alot of new enemies types, remember the black ops from HL OP, well they appear in this mod and now they have robots (two types small ones and big ones). Also so Xen aliens appear in this mod too.
You get to see some of the most famous areas from half-life 1 in this mod and new areas as well, some of them are very well design.
Cons: Alot of this mod uses textures of Half-life 1, so you will have low textures and high textures
Back then when I play this mod, it never crashed on me but now after the steampipe update, it crash about every 30 mins or so
Some levels (maps) are very big and you now get lost couple of times
Final: This most is really well made with alot of new content,areas and enemies. Ever with the steampipe update making it crash every 30 mins or so, I keep playing it because its my of my fav mods out there