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22 comments 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.

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

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Overheid Part 1 v1.0

Overheid Part 1 v1.0

Oct 10, 2010 Full Version 17 comments

Overheid is a single-player Half-Life 2 mod set during the events of Half-Life 2, but starring a new protagonist. This is just the first part of a multi-part...

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5n1p3
5n1p3 Oct 22 2010, 8:21am says:

the map was great. the only problem was i had maybe 10 frame rate drops from start to finish i know its not my PC because i can run hl2 ep2 on high full resolution with no frame rate drops. but other than that the first part was really well thought out and was fun.

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firebird2009
firebird2009 Oct 18 2010, 10:28am says:

so far so good -- looking forward to more !!

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jasper.atpp
jasper.atpp Oct 13 2010, 8:03am says:

So very short. So very, very sweet.

Marvellous mapping, and great, well paced combat.
The start of a great, story driven mod.
'This is map 1 of 7 for the initial release'
Oh boy, I'm looking forward to the next 6. I hope the Demo map is one of them - that was magnificent.

The 'Minerva Metastasis' style of text and content is brilliant. Keep it up cesig. A great enhancement.

Great idea to release in instalments of a map at a time. We get new maps from time to time and you get feed back.
Talking of which:
Cons: Just one for me. I did not like the beginning. I think it would have been better to extract the player in the alleyway.
Pros: Everything else.

A map by an expert modder and it shows.

Any plans after map 7 for this mod?

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GMod-Player
GMod-Player Oct 13 2010, 6:02am says:

Nice WORK Man I love this mod!!!! KEep your work up!!! And make your other mods as good as this one!!!! ;)

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zonbie
zonbie Oct 13 2010, 1:39am says:

this is a pretty good improvement over the last installment I played (the official demo). I want to point out that the story is nearly non-existent and I did not feel like any particular area was impressive, save for the superb Combine architecture at the very beginning. Once I got away from the Combine corridors, the mod went south FAST. I also dislike the Minerva-style text - you should simply record some radio transmissions instead of displaying text. Overall, not a bad effort but not memorable - yet. Final thought - the mod ended just as it was getting interesting.

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joshvaliant
joshvaliant Oct 12 2010, 10:26pm says:

Hello, I was recently asked to review this mod for a side review segment of Podcast 17. I just finished the mod and until I finish my review, all I want to say is that the pacing was way off the entire the first in that things happened to fast and no one part was really fleshed out. Of course these are just my professional feeling and do not represent the feeling of anyone else or the community.

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sappy_nirv_bg
sappy_nirv_bg Oct 12 2010, 6:56pm says:

Compared to the demo, that map was lover level of quality. Other than that I did enjoy my short play trough

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OpposingLife
OpposingLife Oct 12 2010, 3:10pm says:

Nice this mod will be great when the rest of the mod is released, for now im giving it a 8/10

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Karriz
Karriz Oct 12 2010, 8:54am says:

Great mapping and environments, but short and nothing new. Anyways, looking forward to updates and new episodes.

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Meraqel
Meraqel Oct 11 2010, 9:45pm says:

Oh, Come On!! F'! I never play in demo... put it on server again! :P Plz

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Now this is a mod i can get into!

It actually feels like i'm playing a Half Life 2 level, no glitches, the map is easy to navigate and no cutting corners in terms of design.

I can't wait to see the finish product

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