Natural Selection is an action-strategy game for the PC. It is a "Half-life modification", which means it is written on top of the Half-life game engine. "Mods" are a new sort of underground game development that enables small teams to create games using the technology of existing games. This means less expensive and lower risk game development, which allows experimentation and innovation. This arrangement also implies that "mods" are made as art, not for making money. When complete, Natural Selection will be released for free to all owners of Half-life, which is required to play Natural Selection. Game summary Multiplayer-only Half-life mod where one team plays marines and the other plays aliens. The humans must keep their cool and work together to assault an alien-infested spacecraft or colony. Marines vs. marines and aliens vs. aliens scenarios are also supported. "First-person strategy" with a real resource model and consequences for actions....

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An update, was just recieved regarding the greatly anticipated Natural Selection Mod, which has recieved an award right here at the modDB! Anyhow here are the words straight from the creators: Thanks to VALVe, Natural Selection now has their anti-cheat measures built in. This means that from day one,

Posted by INtense! on Oct 16th, 2002

An update, was just recieved regarding the greatly anticipated Natural Selection Mod, which has recieved an award right here at the modDB!

Anyhow here are the words straight from the creators:

Ned wrote:Thanks to VALVe, Natural Selection now has their anti-cheat measures built in. This means that from day one, Natural Selection will be largely cheat-free. As new cheats are discovered, NS will update automatically to prevent these cheats. Many thanks to VALVe, without whom none of this would be possible.

In other news, NS is on the verge of going "gold". Normally this term is reserved for software that gets printed on media, but the term works here as well. The team hopes to have everything finished up within a week or so. At that point, the release date will be announced, the manual will be released, and a trailer movie will also be available for download. The file mirrors will be lined up, then the countdown will begin...

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azzDB
azzDB Oct 17 2002, 5:15am says:

w00t :eyebrow:

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Towers
Towers Oct 17 2002, 10:48am says:

I soo can't wait for this mod... It will rule all......... Hopefully

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JadeDingo
JadeDingo Oct 17 2002, 1:07pm says:

i saw this yesterday on planethalflife. cant wait though, hopefully the wait will be worth it

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CLuver?
CLuver? Oct 17 2002, 6:55pm says:

if this mod doesn't shutdown cs nothing will

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jacksonj04
jacksonj04 Oct 18 2002, 11:18am says:

This has been selected for jacksonj04's Random Comment of the day! Enjoy:

/my draw drops!
/me wonders why /my doesn't change colour...

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slackiller Oct 18 2002, 8:49pm says:

yes can't wait. :D :D :D

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