Modular Combat is a role-playing shooter based in the Half-Life universe.

The Resistance, Combine, and Aperture Science are testing the HEV Mark VI Combat System. Combatants face off against each other, and monsters, in the Controlled Combat Testing Facility, which is monitored by a super-computer known as BoSS.

There are over 50 modules that can be upgraded at any level, in any combination. Modules give combatants amazing abilities such as flying, teleporting, spawning minions, and shooting flechettes or energy balls. Basically, if you want to kill something in a special way...

We have a module for that.

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Note: The Modular Combat that you can currently download is broken due to an update by Valve (to its resource package format).

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10 comments by PAL-18 on Dec 16th, 2014

Well i managed to do just that! and not only did i do it, i wrote a batch file that completely automates the task for you! (damn thing took me over 8 hours to write and debug).

Important: If you have any of these games installed to a custom path outside of your "C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam" directory then this fix will not work for you. You will have to do the manual fix or temporarily move the games back to their default steam directory.

To use the fix, you need the following installed:

  • Team Fortress 2 (the batch file uses a tool in TF2)
  • Half-Life 2: Deathmatch
  • Half-Life 2: Episode 2

These 3 are required for the game to work flawlessly. If you don't own Half-Life 2: Episode 2 then a couple of enemies will show up as huge red error models. If you plan on playing the upcoming Half-Life 3, i suggest you get Half-Life 2: Episode 2 because Half-Life 3 apparently will continue the storyline. Episode 2 costs $8 on Steam and you can get it here.

If you dont have Team Fortress 2 (it's free and won't cost you a penny) or don't want to install Team Fortress 2 then you'll have to do the manual fix. I haven't started on the video tutorial for the manual fix yet but once its ready, it can be found here. I also have to rewrite the server tutorial, so i'll do that tomorrow too.

To run the fix do the following:

  1. Download the zip on the downloads page.
  2. Extract the contents of the zip someplace on your hard drive.
  3. Double click "Fix Modular Combat.bat".
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  5. Wait. The whole process will take several minutes to complete and if you close the window, you'll have to start it all over again.

In addition, to give everyone a chance to play i put up 6 servers. I don't know if my server box can handle this many and if i can even host more than this, but we'll see how it handles it.

Each server is different:

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Vanilla Maps Only: These are maps included with HL2DM and ModCom so you dont have to download anything. Gamemode change by vote is enabled.

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Custom Maps Only: These are maps i converted to work with Modular Combat but you will have to download them but through FastDL. Gamemode change by vote is enabled.

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Mixed Maps: A mix of all Vanilla and Custom maps so sometimes you'll have to download through FastDL. Gamemode change via vote is enabled.

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PvP Only: A mix of all Vanilla and Custom maps so sometimes you'll have to download through FastDL. Gamemode change via vote is disabled.

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PvPvM Only: A mix of all Vanilla and Custom maps so sometimes you'll have to download through FastDL. Gamemode change via vote is disabled.

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PvM Coop Only: A mix of all Vanilla and Custom maps so sometimes you'll have to download through FastDL. Gamemode change via vote is disabled.

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Modular Combat Fix (v2)

Modular Combat Fix (v2)

Dec 16, 2014 Script 5 comments

I've been craving Modular Combat for many months now and i couldn't bear to wait for Modular Combat 2 to come out so i thought i'd take a crack at fixing...

Modular Combat 2.0.6 FUll Version (Installer)

Modular Combat 2.0.6 FUll Version (Installer)

Jul 21, 2012 Full Version 6 comments

If you have never played Modular Combat before, or need to reinstall, this is the version you want to download. The installer will automatacally extract...

Modular Combat 2.0.6 FUll Version (Zipped)

Modular Combat 2.0.6 FUll Version (Zipped)

Jul 21, 2012 Full Version 2 comments

If you have never played Modular Combat before and would prefer installing it manually, this is the version you want to download. Extract it to your "steam/steamapps/sourcemods...

Modular Combat 2.0.6 (Update)

Modular Combat 2.0.6 (Update)

Jul 21, 2012 Patch 0 comments

Update: If you are updating from 2.0.5 or 2.0.5B, this is the version you want to download. Extract it to your "steam/steamapps/sourcemods/" directory...

Modular Combat 2.0.5B Update Files

Modular Combat 2.0.5B Update Files

Jan 9, 2012 Installer Tool 0 comments

Use this if you do not have Modular Combat 2.0.5. This version is a bug fix, which also boosts base aux recharge and adds a new map. Make sure to Read...

Modular Combat 2.0.5B Full Version

Modular Combat 2.0.5B Full Version

Jan 9, 2012 Installer Tool 2 comments

Use this if you do not have Modular Combat 2.0.5. This version is a bug fix, which also boosts base aux recharge and adds a new map. Make sure to Read...

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archerjd Creator
archerjd Jan 11 2013, 9:15pm says:

Hi all,

Sorry for the absence of responses.
I have been away for a while because of some unexpected health issues.
Hopefully we will be able to make the requested changes soon.
Until then please be patient and let us know of your opinion of the changes made.

-Archer

+3 votes   reply to comment
joshpc222
joshpc222 Jan 19 2013, 8:21am replied:

so the mod is not dead :)

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archerjd Creator
archerjd Jan 23 2013, 7:33pm replied:

Nope, however the community seems to be.

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LiamFarley1998
LiamFarley1998 Feb 8 2013, 6:49pm replied:

I thought you guys gave up a while ago. Jesus Christ I'm so happy to hear this. We really need to get people to play. This game is so much fun. Especially the whole PVPVE thing. The numbers of cool builds you could design. Ahh I am so happy.

+2 votes     reply to comment
DarkTornaydoe
DarkTornaydoe Feb 3 2013, 11:35am replied:

I keep watching and hoping people will play.

+2 votes     reply to comment
DreadPirateFury
DreadPirateFury Dec 8 2012, 12:44am says:

This mod was great, but the server you posted dude, take some mods off it and fix the gravity. I got a few friends who I could get into this mod and we would have a great ol' time playing but you really need some server management. Take away a few custom maps too.

+3 votes     reply to comment
nathan736
nathan736 Nov 24 2012, 12:40pm says:

deves where are you ;..;

+2 votes     reply to comment
Kage123456
Kage123456 Nov 16 2012, 7:33am says:

Please someone create a server

+2 votes     reply to comment
tomaxx11
tomaxx11 Oct 5 2012, 8:31am says:

please fix HEV Zombie's ragdoll

+2 votes     reply to comment
tomaxx11
tomaxx11 Oct 9 2012, 7:56am replied:

wheres reply

+1 vote     reply to comment
jovian95
jovian95 Sep 7 2012, 11:56pm says:

When i try to launch the game i get a mount file system error.

+3 votes     reply to comment
DreadPirateFury
DreadPirateFury Dec 7 2012, 3:31pm replied:

Delete multiplayer OB binaries.gcf in your steam/steamapps folder. This will fix any multiplayer mods that have this issue.

+2 votes     reply to comment
[NGD]TheBlackKnight
[NGD]TheBlackKnight Aug 22 2012, 10:51pm says:

Alright, well, this is frustrating. Every time I try to connect to a server, as soon as it finishes loading, my game crashes. I have reinstalled Modular Combat twice, the first time not completely removing it from my Desura account. I have verified Modular Combat, Half-Life 2, Half-Life 2: Deathmatch, Half-Life 2: Lost Coast, Half-Life 2: Episode 1, Half-Life 2: Episode two, and launched all of the forementioned games successfully. I can run and play Modular Combat on a lan server, but it crashes when I join one of the official servers. Any help would be greatly appreciate. This is my favorite mod.

-Dylan Phillip

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nathan736
nathan736 Sep 1 2012, 2:55pm replied:

join the club bro

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archerjd Creator
archerjd Aug 26 2012, 11:38pm replied:

Hi Dylan, you should be getting a crash dump file in your Steam\steamapps\<username>\source sdk base 2007 directory. Can you post a link so I can check it out? Dropbox will work fine.

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Dobernd
Dobernd Aug 24 2012, 10:06pm replied:

Same thing is happening to me too. I can join any other server but the one server people are actually playing on.

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Modular combat is pure AWSOME
RPG/FPS are awsome and MC is the best at it

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