Nightmare House 2 is a horror themed modification for Half Life 2 (Episode 2).

The mod started as a small map pack for Half-Life 2 in 2005. Nightmare House 2 is to continue the bizarre story of the stranger who had the misfortune to crash his car outside an old house with a horrific past.

In Nightmare House 2 you wake up inside an abandoned hospital with no understanding of how you came to be there, only a vague memory of the girl from Nightmare House haunts you. Soon it will be difficult to determine between a dream and reality. How long will it take you to realize that escape is not an option?

Nightmare House 2 is now out!


Hen Mazolski - Mod leader, Mod designer, Ideas, Mapper, Writer

Harry "eXeC" Jeffery - Coder

Christopher "Guessmyname" Jones - Modeling, Texture artist

Pedro "TigerboyPT" Calvo - Faceposer animator, Texture artist, Video editing

David Kingery - Voice-actor, Writer

Danielle McRae - Voice-actress

Yoav "Koolfox" Landau - Music, Sound editing

Aidin Ashoori - Music

Ido Tal - Design consultant, Web publishing

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19 comments by Hen7 on Nov 14th, 2014

Hey guys, it's been a while.

As some of you may know, Nightmare House 2 has been broken for quite some time now.
But we come bearing good news!

Over the last few weeks the entire original NH2 team (with a few new members as well) has been working on fixing the game, porting it to the 2013 version of the source engine, as well as adding lots of other stuff and fixes.

So whats in the new version?

  • It actually works! - As the NH2 2007 version was broken until now.
  • Runs on Source Engine 2013 - which has many engine improvements.
  • A few new bits in the game - you might find a new thing or two.
  • A few new models, sounds, and textures - we're trying to get rid of third party content.
  • Better visuals - lighting improvements, new shaders, and more.
  • Lots of bug fixing - over the years we collected many bugs, now we fixed them all.
  • More small additions and changes to the maps - to make things better, and more clear.
  • Many more.

What MIGHT be in the new version?

  • Mac version
  • Oculus Rift support
  • More new models and textures (hopefully replacing HL2 assets as well).
  • New weapons (see more below)

(We're currently looking at these features, we can't promise we'll manage to do them all, but we'll try).

So yeah, there you have it.
We can't have any actual release date yet but you can expect it to be coming soon.
We're also looking at Steam Greenlight, but we'll dig into it once the game is fully fixed first.

Wanted - Weapon modeler

We're currently looking for a talented weapon modeler to help us replace the third party models we had in the original NH2, note that being able to animate the weapons is also a huge plus.
If you think you can help, PM us!

Stay tuned.
The NH2 team.

Nightmare House 2 - 2013 promo

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Nightmare House 2 source files

Nightmare House 2 source files

Jan 1, 2011 Singleplayer Map 14 comments

The source files of Nightmare House 2. includes things such as vmfs, source code, etc.

Nightmare House 2: The Lost Files

Nightmare House 2: The Lost Files

Sep 18, 2010 Singleplayer Map 9 comments

A pack of old content and development material, contains work from me and the rest of the team, taken from different phases of development which did not...

Nightmare House 2 Soundtrack

Nightmare House 2 Soundtrack

Sep 18, 2010 Music 7 comments

The Nightmare House 2 Soundtrack, featuring the music from the game in high quality, with a few bonus tracks.

Nightmare House 2 Release 1.0 (.EXE)

Nightmare House 2 Release 1.0 (.EXE)

Aug 22, 2010 Full Version 114 comments

The time has arrived. It was not easy, but after nonstop work in the past weeks I’m thrilled to announce that Nightmare House 2 is officially out!

Nightmare House 2 Release 1.0 (.RAR)

Nightmare House 2 Release 1.0 (.RAR)

Aug 22, 2010 Full Version 40 comments

The time has arrived. It was not easy, but after nonstop work in the past weeks I’m thrilled to announce that Nightmare House 2 is officially out!

Nightmare House 1 (2005) Auto installer

Nightmare House 1 (2005) Auto installer

Apr 13, 2007 Singleplayer Map 27 comments

The first Nightmare House, from 2005, if you haven't played it yet and you like the idea of Nightmare House 2, be sure to grab it! Automatic installer.

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Trinitylynne98 Dec 16 2013, 6:25pm says:

I know you have sorta moved past NH2 and are onto Underhell now (which is amazing BTW, and I am not a super action fan, but the mix of action and horror is just enough) I figured I would try to post anywhere here in hopes that you Hen or another player can help me. I should start by saying I HAVE PLAYED THIS BEFORE MANY TIMES, WITHOUT ISSUES :D I am not a newbie that didn't read the description about what I need to have etc.
Here goes: I am having an issue with the pink/black checkers on the menu and in game, everywhere it is supposed to be dark. I have HL2EP2, which I purchased through Steam, AND I was playing this game fine up until recently. I played NH1 (the one included with NH2) and began NH2 and now I don't know what happened. I chekced to see if I was enrolled in the pipleline beta which I wasn't so I figured that I would try to enroll in it but even after doing that it still wouldn't work. I DID notice however, that the missing dialogue that has never been fixed no matter what I've done for HL2EP2 IS now fixed, while opening it to create a new save file, since I never had a save file on it because there weren't any voices. I am super bummed as I sorta got lost in some new games and finally came back to complete this and can't- Any suggestions would be greatly appreicated! Thanks :D

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Trinitylynne98 Dec 16 2013, 6:37pm replied:

PS-I just noticed it isn't just NH2 it is also Abberation too (another HL2EP2 mod). It is definitely a HL2EP2 problem, and unfortunately I know Steam won't fix it seeing as they never bothered to fix the issue with no dialogue in HL2EP2 for the counteless people who purchased it through them. Any ideas what I can do?

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banan2288 Jan 3 2014, 9:22am replied:

Source SDK Base 2007 and Source SDK Base 2006 installed? (From the Tools tab)

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InFiNiGhTe Dec 6 2013, 1:55pm says:

Please release a fix this instant! XD

The "surfaceproperties" issue is getting annoying :/

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Trinitylynne98 Dec 16 2013, 6:17pm replied:

The surface properties issue sounds like you either don't have HL2EP2 OR you have not opened HL2EP2 and created a save file. Also seeing as this is a free mod that has 1000s of tireless hours put into it, a little less demanding may go a long way! Just saying :D

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InFiNiGhTe Dec 22 2013, 9:42pm replied:

You don't really have a clue what you are talking about, do you? :P

Only way to get past this error first of all, is finding the text file in the new format "vpk" in my steamapps folder.

Then you gotta copy and paste crap to get rid of the checkered textures... blablabla.

Still the game is filled with crashes throughout.

Only thing we can hope for, is someone, or at least the developers, will at least reformat the game to the 2013 source engine.

At least that would save allot of trouble :D

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Trinitylynne98 Jan 4 2014, 6:35pm replied:

That exact same error happens to people when they don't have HL2EP2 and I said that before I knew that eveyone's copy of NH2 was having issues. I was just trying to help you-and make a point about being nice to dev, didn't mean to offend you :P
So since you do know what you're talking about I was hoping that you could elaborate on what "crap" I have to copy and paste and into which folder in the steamapps/sourcemods/NH2 folder to get rid of texture error? I do not care about occasional in game crashes, just the texture issue fix would be amazing! TY :D

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Trinitylynne98 Jan 4 2014, 6:30pm replied:

BTW ty for answering me back :)

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Wrighty999 Dec 2 2013, 12:11pm replied:

yeah same theres like no way to fix it, i think its to do with that steam pipe update.

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Highest Rated (26 agree) 10/10

Awesome nightmare feeling! Better than FEAR or other horror shooter. One of the best, or the best mod in 2010.

Nov 20 2010, 7:15am by cW#Ravenblood

Lowest Rated (3 agree) 4/10

Too much like F.E.A.R. and I wasn't too amazed by the last boss.

Sep 1 2010, 11:40pm by the-ghost

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