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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18 comments by BuZZeR on Dec 8th, 2014

Paranoia 2: Savior (P2S) is a free-to-play Action/FPS/Horror PC game based on «Xash3D» engine developed by KP-Lab team. It’s a sequel to 2007s «PARANOIA» Half-Life mod.

The «P2S» grew so big that it became a standalone game, and is no longer considered a mod.

And the most exciting news is - the game is coming out on 26.02.2015!

Fore more info and screens please check the official P2S IndieDB page: Indiedb.com

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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 44 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 30 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 6 comments

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



Apr 9, 2008 Full Version 138 comments

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

Spanish localization

Spanish localization

Jan 25, 2008 Patch 18 comments

This is the Spanish localization named "Spetsnaz Project". The translation is made by the following people: - NeedForSpeedHC - ClansMatter - Kissun@ ...

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greeneyedgirl927 Apr 25 2014, 3:46am says:


Who's this "October" character in PARANOIA supposed to be?

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BuZZeR Apr 26 2014, 5:59am replied:

October is friendly NPC, member of spetsnaz unit. You can often hear him on the radio.

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xX(Warrior250)Xx May 7 2014, 11:15pm replied:

Is Dirizhier the guy i found "Mutilated" in the KROT-1 lab? and who is Karas in the beginning?
and by the way i noticed some animations here like in the Intro of the Industrial map is same from CS:Condition Zero DS

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greeneyedgirl927 May 11 2014, 12:15pm replied:

Yes, DIRIZHER is the guy mutilated in KROT-1. And Karas is a member of Spetsnaz. He was also part of the team sent to storm the workers hut during the part where Alex acts as a sniper.

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Chronomaster29 Apr 17 2014, 8:15am says:

Ok, maybe you will add this game in steam greenlight?

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Dorlok Mar 31 2014, 2:41am says:

I really watned to try this game but its just so difficult for no reason to kill just on guy. I'm in front of an ennemy, in his face with a AK-47, aiming directly at his head or at his chest or even legs and the bullets just doesnt hit him. Sometime I'm lucky and I can kill a guy by shooting his legs, but most of the time I can easily shoot 30 bullets and not hit with a single one and with the pistol its worst. Is it suppose to be like that?

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Qwertyus Mar 31 2014, 11:50am replied:

Weapons have a recoil and a bullet spread too. Also, most enemies are moving actively or using a cover. So yes, sometimes you can spend your bullets with no success. But it's not the rule, just a bad luck (or a bad skill, if this happens for you too frequently). Also, you can use an ironsight to be more precise and use a cover when it's possible.

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Dorlok Mar 31 2014, 12:06pm replied:

I used ironsight, the ennemy had no cover and was directly in my face, I could had kiss him if I wanted to hahah. Maybe its a hitbox problem or something like that. Because of this problem I just couldn't go on. I was stuck near the beginning where you enter a big room with 4 guys (3 with AK and one with a light machine gun). I was able to kill them and climb my way of to walk on beam near the roof but one ennemy came out of nowhere and one shot me :(

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Qwertyus Mar 31 2014, 12:51pm replied:

Well, I played this mod on hard difficulty some times and still was able finnish it successfully every time. Yes, some moments can be tough, but not impossible. Just vary your tactics, try do not face more than 1 firing enemy at once and use save/reload wisely and patiently.

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Elitesse Feb 20 2014, 6:52pm says:

It doesn't work on Half Life WON, it says that there is an error with the OpenGL driver, but it works fine on the Steam version of Half Life. Any solution?

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Qwertyus Mar 11 2014, 9:27pm replied:

You still can use Xash3D to play PARANOIA... But it also should work with WON, patch

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xXSUMÖGENXx Feb 21 2014, 9:45am replied:

theres no solution. many modders just dont give a single f..k that their are still some people, who dont have the steam version of half life.
Its the same s..t with Cry of Fear.

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TheVeryRareGmanID Feb 23 2014, 5:57pm replied:

Standalone version doesn't require hl1 and why can't you just repurchase it? It only costs like £5/$10

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Elitesse Mar 5 2014, 4:48pm replied:

I don't need to repurchase Half Life because i have the Steam version too, but i prefer to use the WON version to play mods!

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Kirisuna Apr 16 2014, 11:02pm replied:

Try the Standalone version.

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Released Dec 3, 2007
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Highest Rated (10 agree) 9/10

The Good
-Nice Graphics
-Lots of original content
-Interesting Story
-Gameplay is good
-Good attention to detail

The Bad
-Very Unreliable in Windows Vista Ultimate (at least my copy)
-Face mask blocks view (they don't in real life don't they?)

Dec 14 2010, 5:12am by Gman(evil)X

Lowest Rated (4 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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