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Report abuse MINERVA: Metastasis (full, patched!)
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Oct 3rd, 2007
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*** Now made obsolete by the improved Steam edition, I've left this up mainly for historical reasons. ***

Now made obsolete by the improved Steam edition, I've left this up mainly for historical reasons.

Contains all four chapters of the MINERVA: Metastasis story. All previous installers and downloads are now obsolete. New foreign language packs coming shortly!

(Updated to fix a problem with the installer creating broken desktop shortcuts...)

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SneakySoft Oct 7 2007 says:

Cool, never expected an update for this mod. AWESOME ;)

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Demon86 Oct 7 2007 says:

i played metastasis 2 once, i loved it, now i see theres 4 chapers, and all of them in 1 install! awesome :)

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demonjugz Oct 10 2007 says:

finally, i can find out what lies beyond the giant door...

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nkife Nov 8 2007 says:


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сукасука Dec 18 2011 replied:


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Addy_SRB Sep 20 2015 replied:

Nice nick :D

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Blazerdude Feb 26 2008 says:

This is Awesome! Nice Mod and Great Job!

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Spacko Feb 29 2008 says:

<3 3mb Download rate, cant wait to play :D

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hexpunK Mar 21 2008 says:

oh boy, never use an lod 54mbp/s wireless network on vista,,,,it sos damn slow!

Im going to have await to play the awsomeness that is Minerva

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asdfzxc Jan 20 2009 replied:

Never use it period. A decent cable/DSL connection and a good router are pretty cheap these days.

And yes, it's worth the wait.

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[Night_Stalker] Apr 13 2010 replied:

It's taking me a whole damn hour with 35.0 kb/s average download speeds....

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boppack Jul 9 2008 says:

i have play it within active winamp;Metallica music as background (kill'em all album); then it is match with that music i think.

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chewyiskickass Jul 17 2008 says:

Haven't played yet but I've heard so many good things. Downloading now

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ammd Jul 18 2008 says:


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zzzzac1 Jul 20 2008 says:

I want to play :) downloading now :D

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anfarias Jul 25 2008 says:

MINERVA: Metastasis is a masterpiece, Nice job!
There are bugfixes?

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echo-niner Jul 27 2008 says:

Congrats on being hired by Valve for HL:Ep 3! I think it's really cool that you spoke up, proved your point with this mod, and Valve had the common sense to invite you to join their team. Awesome. Don't let it go to you head!

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Jonex_ Jul 29 2008 says:

Weird name, nice game.

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BrentV Oct 7 2008 says:

I wouldn't be surprised if VALVe did something with this. You know like they did with TFC

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mikaelqz Oct 13 2009 replied:

OR CS 1.6!

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TrendSteel Dec 10 2008 says:

I've tried downloading this mod, installing it in the SourceMods-map and then restarting Steam sooo many times... but Steam never finds it... :(

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Cptfalcon54 Apr 28 2009 replied:

it needs hl2 episode 1 to play cuz it has zombines

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mikaelqz Oct 13 2009 replied:

i have ep 2 does thet work>

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counterstrike911 Jan 25 2009 says:

Hey does this mod require Half-Life 2: Episode 1 and Half-Life 2: Episode 2? Or just Half-Life 2? :D

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BluePerro Feb 18 2009 says:

This game is awesome! No problems downloading or installing.

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Cptfalcon54 Apr 28 2009 says:

i played the game but i lost my steam account. Still it is an amazing mod for hl2 lovers but it requires ep1

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AltTabber May 20 2009 says:

I'm glad that I can finally try this mod now that I have ep1, I have been waiting ever since HL2 came out.

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m_od Oct 11 2009 says:

There is also a torrent:

The tracker is down, but µTorrent is DLing at over 100 kB/s (using DHT and Peer Exchange).

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EliteAssassin Jan 15 2010 says:

So is this the english version?

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EliteAssassin Jan 15 2010 says:

I cant download when i click run it does not play and it does not appear in the steam games menu it just says could not initialize file it is larger than expected.

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EliteAssassin Jan 15 2010 says:

Dont worry i got the 7-zip thing and the mod works fine now.

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aqwerf Apr 14 2010 says:

Perhaps many will criticize the modes for the fact that he is "not attracted" to the title of one of the best mods for Half-Life 2, because there is nothing particularly original. I think of all the above reading you can understand that it is not. Yes, in Minerva: Metastasis is no new weapons, enemies, textures, etc., but it is something that lacked all other modes of applying for cult status - in the "Minerva" is the soul. It is through this soul, mod is now a cult creation. So in the end, fashion was recommended to all fans who do not anyhow, but by Gayboy Newell!

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BrentV Jun 29 2010 replied:


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bobsbarricades Jul 1 2010 says:

any chance we could get the a .zip for us Mac users? =)

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Onemaster Nov 10 2010 says:

Needs EP1?
Jesus this dis-made my day...

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Renbacko Jan 30 2011 says:

On one part of the game It keeps freezing and i can't get past it..

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WeAreNotAlone Feb 14 2011 replied:

RE: Renbackoposted:
On one part of the game It keeps freezing and i can't get past it..

I bet it's crashing at the screenshot in the below links:

FYI: Install (1) of the below- both do the same thing - EXE for those who like to click things and have the installer do all the "work"- and the 7zip format for those that like to know what files are being copied to their system /like to manually copy files.

Patch-exe format :

Patch-"7zip" format:

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Skrinax Jun 8 2011 replied:

Do I need source SDK or just Half Life 2?

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asatloff2 Aug 14 2012 says:

Ok, I need some help. I downloaded the Minerva installer, yet when I try to actually install it, it tells me I have to free up 2,000,000+ MB of disk space, and brings me back to step one. I have 2.12 TB of free space. Whats more strange is that when I do delete some files, the amount of data I have to free goes up. Wat do?

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