Research and Development is a puzzle-centric mod for Half-Life 2: Episode Two featuring an unarmed player but plenty of violent mayhem.

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10 ferdyfist

Nov 12th, 2012 0 people agree 0 people don't

Seriously one of the best mods I've ever played!
Everything was brilliant, and especially the mapping!
The concept of this game, is from what I've seen, not very common! And it is done in a great way! The concept is completed in such a great way!
10/10 for sure!

Perkipent says
10 Perkipent

Oct 12th, 2012 0 people agree 0 people don't

Creative, challenging, epic, awesome.

Jaer says
10 Jaer

Oct 5th, 2012 0 people agree 0 people don't

One of the coolest mod ever. Greates puzzle game. True game. An expecptional work. Mbortolino also made mod "Water". What can i say? A really gifted person, true talant.

SleepyKitteh says
10 SleepyKitteh

Sep 17th, 2012 0 people agree 0 people don't

A clever and fun mod with interesting puzzles and wonderful application of familiar HL2 mechanics.

djmiranda15 says
8 djmiranda15

Sep 11th, 2012 0 people agree 0 people don't
This review may contain spoilers

A truly fantastic mod.

The puzzles are diverse and interesting.
Some parts are frustrating (Cart riding with grenade throwing enemies, and the start of Chapter 4), but the rest is a real blast... literally.

There's also some funny momments and a few references (e.g. A-Team).

The only reason it's not getting a 10, is that it took me 3 hours to complete, which is too short. Others might get more time out of it, so I imagine it deserving a higher score for those cases.

Overall, it's a must play, and i cannot wait to see a sequel to it!

DarkShift says
10 DarkShift

Aug 20th, 2012 0 people agree 0 people don't

R and D is the greatest HL2 mod ever made, it's fun, there are various situations where you need to scratch your head, and it has a high replay-value. Modding at genius-level.

OriginallyNamedUser says
10 OriginallyNamedUser

Aug 16th, 2012 0 people agree 0 people don't

Research and Development is an extremely unique idea. The player solves puzzles and engages in combat with dangerous foes, soley using the Gravity Gun.
Playing this mod reminded me of Portal, in the way that all puzzles are different and that combat is purely strategic. This may very well be the most beautifully executed mod I have ever played. If you have any doubts about downloading it, ignore them.

Raelk says
10 Raelk

Aug 13th, 2012 0 people agree 0 people don't

A little buggy, but otherwise excellent. Pure fun. If you have half-life, get this.

banan2288 says
10 banan2288

Aug 8th, 2012 0 people agree 0 people don't

One of the best mods in Half Life 2 atmosphere. The best thing about this mod is a lot of logic puzzle, source event system is pushed to limit. Every room presenting something new in Source modding. Very clever, and beautiful- level design also advanced- in Episode 2 style, maybe a bit better. Generally 10/10 you won't find a mod like this! Worth playing, best gameplay ideas on Source in your hands.

MoreGunsLowther says
10 MoreGunsLowther

Jul 16th, 2012 0 people agree 0 people don't

A great little mod; maybe only a couple of hours play time, but great fun. Enough of a challenge to make it worthwhile without being irritating, great fun (and I adored Mr Whirly :D)

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