What is the HL: PARANOIA?

Paranoia - it is a our single-player modification for Half-life. You will play the role of a russian officer of the secret service. Your first impressions are that this mission will be just like any other, but you really have no idea what nightmares future events have in store for you...


- The unique game universe with the interesting characters and own story line.
- Levels based on the references taken from the real russian architecture and enviroment.
- New visual effects (bump mapping, gloss, detail textures, 3D sky etc).
- Improved AI of the enemy and friendly NPC.
- Improved aiming system (Iron Sight)
- Music from the famous Russian rock band named "SLOT" and our own tracks in "dark ambient" style.
- Subtitles system in russian and english languages.

Download the final version:

Download PARANOIA v.1.2


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The HOT QUESTION about SAFE PLAY: I've heard that playing your mod is a big risk for my STEAM account. The playing PARANOIA online can make my STEAM account banned by VAC. Is that true?

Answer: The anticheating services WILL NOT BAN YOUR ACCOUNT IF YOU PLAYING OUR MOD ONLINE. The VAC will detect opengl32.dll as a cheat in case if you will try to play another HL1 mod (CS1.6 for example) online on the server with VAC protection. We have NO PRECEDENT that some account was banned, because VAC just prevent you from playing on the server with anticheating protection. If you want to play online with other HL1 mods, just delete opengl32.dll file (or replace it to other detectory), but don't forget to put it back when you want to play PARANOIA. Without opengl32.dll in the Half-Life folder, the new graphic effects in PARANOIA will not be available.


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21 comments by BuZZeR on Dec 4th, 2012

It's been five years since Paranoia has been released! I just can't believe it, the time flies so fast! I want to thank everyone for all your support through all these years!

You might be wondering, is there a sequel, or another project in development? Unfortunately we are not planning any sequel for Paranoia, but right now we are working on a small multiplayer project. You can find some info about it right here.

Today I have something special for those, who asked me to show some old footage from the early development stage. I quickly put together some ancient videos. Have fun! :)

Download Paranoia v 1.2


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PARANOIA: The Game Edition v1.2.2 (RU/EN)

PARANOIA: The Game Edition v1.2.2 (RU/EN)

May 25, 2014 Full Version 26 comments

Meet a new state of the famous thrilling first person shooter - PARANOIA is released now as a stand-alone game, using a power of Xash3D Engine. You can...

PARANOIA: The Game Edition v1.2.1 (RU/EN)

PARANOIA: The Game Edition v1.2.1 (RU/EN)

Mar 28, 2014 Full Version 37 comments

Meet a new state of the famous thrilling first person shooter - PARANOIA is released now as a stand-alone game, using a power of Xash3D Engine. You can...

Dreamcast Paranoia

Dreamcast Paranoia

Oct 26, 2010 Full Version 29 comments

After years in development, we are proud to present the last release of Dreamcast Paranoia.

Paranoia DVD Cover

Paranoia DVD Cover

Dec 2, 2009 Wallpapers 17 comments

Paranoia DVD Cover designed by Red Slug. The archive contains PDF file for high-resolution printing.

German localization

German localization

Aug 7, 2008 Patch 7 comments

This is the German localization. The translation is made by UnkSoldieR. Enjoy!



Apr 9, 2008 Full Version 136 comments

The final version (1.2) of the PARANOIA mod with fixed bugs. Enjoy!

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DEATH_152 May 4 2006, 11:45am says:

I see a picture and it looks like you are playing the charicter and are wearing a helmet then i see other screens with wout it... now i don't know if you are taking that out or not. BUT i think if you are even considering taking it out stop. The name of the mod is paranoia, right? but if you take that out you take away from the mod. you want to put fear into people but taking that out relieves fear.
With the helmit on it takes away from a players vision wight... But thats good instead of being able to just see a npc atacking you you have to move the charicter. wih brings on Paranoia not being able to see a target in any sense brings on a sort of fear. "What am i up against"...... soo i don't know you might have just left it out. But i think it should be in there...

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Jyffeh May 3 2006, 2:55pm says:

looks as good as HL-2, if not better. nice.

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Noobian_Warrior May 2 2006, 9:53pm says:

you take the half-life engine and just blow me away. the lighting, animations, textures, and just looking from the screens. i have never seen such a "******" (well out-dated) engine be used in such a 1337 way. amazing. now i will have another half-life mod, soon...

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DeadlyContagion May 2 2006, 2:51pm says:

Wow, if thats what you can do with the Goldsource engine, imagine what you could do with Source...

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cheeseyballz May 1 2006, 7:53pm says:

That picture of the vehicle looks real but when i looked in close it still did, then i saw the grass and i knew it was ingame. Great job on the textures! i cant wait

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Crispy May 1 2006, 12:40pm says:

I think this could put Russia on the map as far as great mods go!

Really looking forward to this. I can't believe that's the HL engine and I love the HUD view :D

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dethtoll Apr 30 2006, 1:13am says:

technically it's spring; any news?

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BuZZeR Mar 8 2006, 10:09pm says:

Don't worry! Work still in progress! We make new content every week, and our MOD still grow!
About site - our web-master is still drunk :) Joke!

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JonathanPL Mar 4 2006, 12:31pm says:

Amazing. Can't wait for the release.

But Your site seems to be down :( What's going on? Mod is still active, isn't it?

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dethtoll Feb 28 2006, 2:52pm says:

released this spring, eh... can't wait.

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Highest Rated (10 agree) 9/10

+ Awesome level design
+ First level is pure gold (bonus points if you are ex-USSR resident)
+ Quality custom content
- Somewhat average gameplay

Dec 11 2010, 1:55am by lgs

Lowest Rated (3 agree) 1/10

Crashes when changing settings in the options menu, crashes when loading areas, crashes during gameplay...this has to be the most unstable mod I've ever played!

Judging from the comments, the mod-makers aren't going to fix it. That makes it even worse, imo.

Jun 8 2012, 1:09pm by mcfly07

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