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The first part of Overheid is out now. Go to the downloads section to grab it! Later in the week, I plan to have an installer also available for those that prefer that.

Posted by cesig on Oct 11th, 2010

Overheid is out now! Go play it, and give me your feedback. And most of all, enjoy!I'm just releasing a .zip file today, but later in the week I plan to have an installer also available. The plan is to release each map as its ready, or as it makes sense. And right now, I've got 7 maps planned for the initial release. 1 down, 6 more to go.

Overheid - Intro Overheid - Intro Map Overheid - Intro Map Overheid - Intro Map

Thanks for all the feedback and support so far guys--it wouldn't be what it is now without it.

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Killer_man_1996 Oct 11 2010 buried:


Finally! I really liked the demo...


BTW first :P

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Splinesplitter Oct 24 2010 replied:

The people have spoken.

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Captain-Arse Oct 11 2010 says:


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stoopdapoop Oct 11 2010 says:

looks good, when I get home I'll give it a playthrough, then spread the word.

Make sure to submit this to

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cesig Oct 11 2010 replied:

Good call. I'll do that, thanks.

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grabbie Oct 11 2010 says:

Any plans for using voices in the later releases instead of text like Minerva?

I loved it. Can't wait to play the remaining maps. Keep up the excellent work.

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cesig Oct 12 2010 replied:

I've considered it, but I don't have definite plans one way or the other yet.

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Armageddon104 Oct 11 2010 says:

Just played it, it was. Okay, here is my review, sorry if you think it's to harsh.

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cesig Oct 11 2010 replied:

Well, thanks for taking the time to offer feedback at least.

Just to set the record straight, none of the game ideas are taken from Minerva. I'm using text instead of v/o like Minerva did, but that's all.

Regarding the basement, it sounds like you had some trouble with that part. Nothing about it is broken, though.

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ProudOne Oct 19 2010 replied:

Not only was it harsh, you're also wrong about most of it. Ever worked in Hammer? Also, his maps are plain beautiful.d

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Cybertrance Nov 2 2010 replied:

Your review was totally incorrect, cesig you ROCK, Overheid you ROCK!!

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Phenixtri Oct 12 2010 says:

Not bad my only problem with the 1st part is that it was too short XD but the quality was superb at the very least. I also had a minor issue with frame rate dropping a little bit which concerns me as your larger maps may kill my PC XD Guess its time to upgrade it XD

Big + to this mod is that all my old HL skins work for it :D I just swapped the HEV hands for Rebel hands :) & changed my crowbar to a pipe wrench >:3 I cant wait for the next part :D

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levan563 Oct 12 2010 says:

Good mapping cant wait to continued play this

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zaglis Oct 12 2010 says:

Yess.Yess!! Been waiting for this!

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AlphaPheonix Oct 12 2010 says:

I just finished it. This was an excellent map, a tad on the short side, but nonetheless fun. Only fix I would make to it is to have some sort of unbreakable crate to get over the wall near the end; I accidentally broke the crate, and had to stack other objects to get across.

I hope I get to fight a Strider in the next chapter!

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Jokerme Oct 12 2010 says:

Great mapping but did I miss something or it was really five minutes long?

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cesig Oct 12 2010 replied:

Yeah. Right now it is but I've got several other maps in the works that will continue where this one leaves off.

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Anddos Oct 16 2010 says:

would be nice if it was coop

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Comreak Oct 16 2010 says:

Nice! I like what I'm seeing here. Looking forward to future maps in the series.

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Sharkz Oct 21 2010 says:

Looks beautiful, it's featured in our recent releases post and theres a good chance that I'll review this mod!

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cesig Author
cesig Oct 21 2010 replied:

That would be awesome, Sharkz. I hope you do!

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madcat1030 Nov 1 2010 says:

I liked it alot. Good old fashioned half-life.

But, I have one design thing to point out: While very beautifully done, the combine architecture at the beginning isn't very combine. Yes it uses all the combine textures, but it is far too symmetrical. One of the staples of combine architecture is the sheer chaos and lack of symmetry.

With that as a mere footnote, it was a fine map.

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