Nuclear Winter is a single player mission for Half-Life Opposing Force. It comprises 29 new maps plus a ton of new scripted scenes, models, artwork, character voices, sound effects and music. Nuclear Winter was recently re released with Steam support. Opposing Force is no longer required.

In the early 21st century the U.S. fight several anti-terrorist campaigns in the Middle East. Bickering in the world community over the morality of these campaigns eventually leads to the withdrawal of China and Russia from the U.N. Even NATO is divided and it soon becomes obvious that America's only real support comes from Great Britain.

In 2009 the league of Arab nations invade and occupy Israel. The U.S. and Britain come to Israel's defense but it is a struggle that will eventually be lost. China and Russia are supplying arms and troops to the invaders. Tactical nukes are used in the offensive marking the first time nuclear arms have been used in war since WW2. Six months later, India falls to Pakistan. The world is in a state of shock.

In 2010 Russia, China, Vietnam, North Korea, and the entire Middle East form the Eastern Alliance. They quickly expand into most of Europe, Asia and Africa. Since they possess a large nuclear arsenal plus most of the world's oil supply, no countries, including the U.S. are in a position to oppose them. A cold war sets in that would last for 7 years.

It is suspected that the Alliance, headed by Russia is working on cloaking technology. It is rumored that they have discovered a way to bend light, making it possible to render things invisible, such as troops, weapons and even missiles. Despite their best efforts, U.S. scientists are unable to crack this technology. This would prove extremely detrimental.

In January 2017 the Eastern Alliance launch an attack of cloaked nuclear missiles upon major cities and industry in North America. The U.S. is helpless as all but 2 of its retaliatory missiles are shot down. What's left of the free world watches in horror as Eastern troops invade American shores in an attempt to occupy the country. Even though most of the command structure has been wiped out, the Americans aren't just going to roll over. A fierce fight ensues that would last for months. This is where you come in. Corporal Adrian Shepherd, a soldier with grit and determination.

Author: Loki (AKA Mr. White)

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Nuclear Winter v2 Steam

Nuclear Winter v2 Steam

Apr 27, 2010 Full Version 2 comments

Steam version of Nuclear Winter, which seems to be very hard to find. This mod is really great and worth playing. HL OPPOSING FORCE IS NOT REQUIRED, JUST...

Nuclear Winter

Nuclear Winter

Feb 5, 2010 Full Version 9 comments

Nuclear Winter is a single player mission comprising of 29 new maps plus new scripted scenes, models, voices, sound effects and music.

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Kristmas Nov 18 2014, 9:36pm says:

Incredible mod. Super fun and nice. Voice acting was nice! I really enjoyed City and Subway scenes. Lacked alien weapons thought, but that was k.

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andrea89 Apr 2 2014, 12:54pm says:

very good mod!

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IngSoc Dec 15 2012, 2:14pm says:

This mod is great fun, although I have to say the villain's ending is ridiculous.

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Curdyfreak Jun 25 2012, 6:51am buried:


based on my internet research, russian **** arabs. besides, arab league has no ******* military power to take over israel. furthermore, islam **** muslim from atacking people who is not threaten them. to maker of this **** mod, don't make **** story like this. by then, muslim **** making alliance with ******* infidel like china and russian

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felipe1355. Aug 15 2013, 10:58am replied:

**** it

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Joebama Jul 11 2012, 3:02pm replied:

What the ****?

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MachoMan89 Jun 20 2012, 11:09pm says:

Alright, im gonna give this one a try

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TheUnbeholden Apr 21 2012, 3:12pm says:

it seems to ignore any of the custom stuff I have put in the gearbox folder. So I had to copy the models and sounds in it and place it into the nuclear winter's folder.

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poshgaloo Mar 11 2012, 9:59am says:

7.5? I give it 10/10!

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Released Oct 27, 2007
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Highest Rated (4 agree) 10/10

Awesome! The locations are amazing, especially the city! I can't understand why the enemy is using the Black Ops models, that doesn't make sense, is my opinion it lacks friendly soldiers since it's a war! It should have some civilians, too, since you fight in a city! But the mapping is very nice, and the ending was funny.

Jul 10 2013, 9:37am by Elitesse

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