The Intern's Story, is a game set in the classic Call of Cthulhu setting of 1920s New England as described by the imagination of H.P. Lovecraft.
The third chapter of the period story proposes to build a great looking set that is a fitting place to finalise the story from the fist two episodes that were built by myself with some excellent input from a small group of talented individuals.

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4 comments by Quinjet on May 4th, 2014

Hi folks,

Sincere apologies for the long time between updates but if you have been reading these infrequent pieces of news, you can probably guess what I am going to talk about.

As usual it is a tale of SDK woe that I have to tell, because with the Source 2013 update my Hammer was broken again and stayed that way for a long time. For a very brief period I actually toyed with the idea of moving to the latest 2013 SDK but the thought of converting many hundreds of custom assets to a new format was just too daunting. I know some mods have managed to move over to the new regime but until there is some kind of batch converter, I'm not changin!

I was at quite a low ebb after that last update and even thought of throwing in the towel and releasing the mod as an unfinished project but thankfully after a long cooling down period, I decided I was not ready to give up just yet.

So it is suffice to say that in a deep dark corner of my computer their is now a functioning version of the Valve SDK that shall not see the light of the internet for fear of updates and it is here I am working when I get the time.

I know you are thinking 'Well is it done yet?' and I have to say sadly no. About the time of the last update I began a new real-world job and unfortunately it is a very demanding one. Lots of long days and a few working weekends, as well as studying for new qualifications are required to keep my new bosses happy. This has left this poor Dev rather short of time and inspiration.

It's not all doom and gloom though as during holidays and long weekends when I'm not working (I love bank holidays), I have found the energy to continue development. So, I am pleased to announce that a large chunk of work has been accomplished in the last month or so and given a fair wind it could soon be time to flesh out the script and start searching for voice actors. This is not a promise as things always seem to come along that halt the work but I am feeling very positive about the current rate of progress.

Here's hoping I have more good news before many more months pass.


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Feb 11, 2012 Full Version 8 comments

he Intern's Story, is a game set in the classic Call of Cthulhu setting of 1920s New England as described by the imagination of H.P. Lovecraft. The Intern's...

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Quinjet Creator
Quinjet Feb 11 2012, 6:07am says:

It has arrived and is waiting authorisation.

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Quinjet Creator
Quinjet Feb 10 2012, 12:14pm says:

Just a quick line to say that barring unexplained accidents and cultist intervention, I plan to upload the revised Intern's Story, this weekend.

Keep your flukes crossed.


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KaiMan32 Feb 5 2012, 4:05pm says:

Alright! I never thought I would see this day. :D

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Aleks88 Feb 1 2012, 6:27pm says:

Amazing news indeed!
I have been waiting for this day quite a while :)

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Kyogreex Jan 30 2012, 9:51pm says:

H.P. Lovecraft + Half-Life 2 mod sounds like an excellent combination; good luck with getting things back on track.

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Quinjet Creator
Quinjet Jan 30 2012, 6:59am says:

It lives!

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crazyduke Dec 22 2011, 12:40am says:

**** you valve!

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DaemonFreak Sep 10 2011, 12:18am says:

Fuqin fuqin HL2 update, now we all can't play in good mods.

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Mr.Walrus Sep 7 2011, 11:34pm says:

Are you guys still working on the third part?

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Raffael Jun 25 2011, 11:46am says:

Crap, I can't even start the game. I've got HL2+EP1+EP2 but when I choose first chapter of "The Intern's Story part 1" the game crashes to Windows just after the loading screen pop ups (and the progress bar is just at the beginning). Anyone know how to fix this issue? I'm using Nvidia GeForce 7600 and other HL2 mods work fine.

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Quinjet Creator
Quinjet Jun 29 2011, 11:43am replied:

Sorry guys an SDK update broke the mods as it did for many others. I have been looking for a fix but have not found one yet. :(

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crazyduke Dec 22 2011, 12:43am replied:

hope you come back

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Highest Rated (5 agree) 9/10

Cool mod with nice ambiance, it's worth the play.
EDIT : Part 2 is even cooler, this mod is a really nice piece of work, I was really pleased to play this, and can't wait for part 3 :D

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