A HL2 Ep2 modification set in the 80´s South America. By now it´s meant to give the player a half hour of interesting playthrough with few original puzzles. The story behind the main character -and their identity itself- will remain as a mistery by now. Just think about a not so organized Combine force taking over a third world country, twenty five years in the past. All the visible content not taken from the original game has been made by me*. This reachs -but is not limited to- Levels, models, materials and sounds. * With the enormous exception of trees and guns whose will be either replaced or their authors properly credited.

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2 comments by Gambini on Dec 1st, 2012

Well. Everybody is showing stuff off their mods because of the anual award, so I thought I should show something.There hasn´t been any updates in the past eight months, so everybody (if actually anybody cared) must have assumed the mod is dead by now. Nothing farther from the true! 

I´ve been working on this a lot. Of all three maps this is going to have, the second one is 99% done. I´ve done lot of models and textures, I´ve done quite a lot of sounds too and I finally got the help of a couple of voice actors. I´ve improved my skills in some departments and opened the range of areas in where to apply them. I´ve been making choreo scenes, lipsync and even scripts.
I also keep my plan of creating all custom stuff by myself, I´ll have to make an exception with the CZ pistol and some trees, but everything else will be 100% original and exclusive for this mod.

The other two maps are very advanced too, they need lot of work regarding scripting and gameplay which can take a lot of work, but having this other map practically finished, motivates me a lot to getting them done.

What is going to be a pain in the arse, is porting the mod. In all this time, i have been building it inside the ep2 folder. And I read that there are quite a few things that don´t work when you move over Source SDK 2007. So if anybody reading this has already gone through that and have a few tips, don´t keep them for yourself!

Finally, I want to make a special mention to these guys that have lended me a hand in all this time: Aaron Ho, Michael Crisp and Perry Liston have provided their voices for some of my characters. Mike Norvak has made a couple of sounds for me and also taught me a few useful things about sound. Mikko Sandt and Ryan Rouse provided advice and one of them is the alpha tester (which turns to be very useful, as it´s always better to know when something you´re doing is crap before keep working on it).

So yeah, if you have nothing to do, vote this mod for that year thing. It wont win, nor I´m expecting that to happen but at least have a look at the screenshots i posted today!

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Meraqel
Meraqel Mar 3 2014, 4:11pm says:

*Last Update 1 year ago*
Hej Gambini, mjb you have some thing new to show us?

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Gambini
Gambini Mar 9 2014, 4:48pm replied:

Since a couple of months I´ve been working really hard on it. I don´t want to spoil the whole thing showing screenshots of every corner but I´ll think about some updates. Just for your info: The three maps the mod will include are in a state of about 80%, • and  done. After that I have to do some finetunning and set up the whole thing. Be glad, some of the stuff I´ve done lately beats the **** of all the media posted here.

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andrea89
andrea89 Dec 10 2013, 4:46am says:

hope it's not dead, looks pretty good :)

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Gambini
Gambini Dec 17 2013, 8:03pm replied:

Not dead! Thanks for your words.

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Meraqel
Meraqel Aug 24 2013, 7:13pm says:

Great work, i'm waiting for the new updates. :]

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Gambini
Gambini Sep 3 2013, 8:46pm replied:

Thanks. Quite rarely people comes and say something about this mod. small progress is done every now and then.

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Meraqel
Meraqel Dec 1 2013, 12:10am replied:

*Quite rarely people comes and say something about this mod.*
I Know! It's weird man! Especially that you show a lot of great stuff :D

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Gambini
Gambini Dec 1 2013, 8:51pm replied:

Thanks for the support, I divert my attention to other projects from time to time, but this mod does always get some work done and I´m getting closer and closer to its release.

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flippedoutkyrii
flippedoutkyrii Feb 22 2013, 12:28am says:

I hope development is coming along swimmingly :)

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Gambini
Gambini Mar 14 2013, 12:51pm replied:

It´s stalled at the moment. But I´ll come back to it. I simply can´t leave such amount of work to go waste.

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