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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3 comments by Hen7 on Sep 2nd, 2013

Hey guys!

Been a while since we posted news here, although not Nightmare House 2 related, we would like to let you know that Underhell Chapter 1 just came out!

As you know or might not know, Underhell Chapter 1 just came out, and myself and many of the NH2 team members have helped Mxthe develop and bring it to this world, and now it's finally out!

You can go and grab Underhell Chapter 1 here:

Underhell in a way is very similar to Nightmare House 2, even better, so you won't be disappointed.
You can visit the Underhell Moddb profile page for all the info you need.

Another fun fact - Nightmare House 2 and Underhell are set in the same "universe" so you can expect to hear about and meet a few characters and places you know and love.

This news post is aimed for our 2,236 watchers, don't miss it!

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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 11 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 110 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 39 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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FritzOfTheSS Jul 25 2013, 2:29pm says:

Do I need HL2:E2 installed to play, or just owned?

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alienx0369 Aug 2 2013, 8:12pm replied:

u don't need ep. 2 just half life 2 and yes, it has to be installed

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Whydoineedthis Jul 18 2013, 8:09pm says:

Awesome mod, loved it!

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Cyberscream1000 Jul 10 2013, 9:31pm says:

Does this requires Half Life 2 Episode 2?

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JiGSAW78 Jul 1 2013, 8:20am says:

played the game. very impressive i can say, the graphics and the weapons look awsome. even the atmosphere is very dark,great job Hen Mazolski!!! hope for more scary games.(NH3)please...

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TheOneMuffin Jul 9 2013, 4:56pm replied:

"People keep asking whether I’m going to make Nightmare House 3 –No, it won’t happen, the Nightmare House story is done the way we designed it. If anyone want to make an unofficial sequel in the Nightmare House universe you have my go, you have all the proper resources now."

-Quoted from Hen

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JiGSAW78 Jul 27 2013, 2:45pm replied:

Are there going to be new horror mods?

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JiGSAW78 Jul 1 2013, 8:23am replied:

good luck with that Ignamarte, hope it will be scary...

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Ignamarte Jun 27 2013, 6:58am replied:

Finally, after careful reflection, i founded a story that can fit perfectly as a sequel in the nightmare house story.
I sincerely believe that it is possible to create something great, but to do this, i'm looking for another level designer, Music/sound designer and a 3D artist to creat some models. Obviously, other skills (Code, 2D artists, Voice actor, ...) are more than welcome too.

I don't know if many people will look at this, but if tou do, and i you are or you know someone than can be interested, don't wait for contact me !

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Highest Rated (24 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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