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10 comments by xdiesp_ on Aug 6th, 2015

Half-Life 2 Substance is back!

The 2005 original is available once again, rebuilt and expanded in an all-new 10th Anniversary Edition, thanks to the support of our community and the crews of System Shock Infinite and SMOD Standalone.

Half-Life 2 Substance installer v2.1
Half-Life 2 Substance full version

This mod harks back to a bygone age, when innovation with first person shooters was king.
Games like Thief, Requiem or Shogo would explore new approaches to the shooter genre.
Substance sought to merge the different playstyles into a precursor to the Crysis suit.

Each of the HEV Suit Modes comes with its own weapons and abilities, like energy shields or cloaking.
Just like multiplayer classes, which can be switched on the fly and share one gigantic inventory.

Newly available in this version, is the VR Missions map pack: as Substance used to be limited to the
vanilla and remastered campaigns, it can now be played in over a hundred Half-Life 2 classic maps
such as Strider Mountain, The Citizen, Rock 24, Riot Act and Mistake of Pythagoras!

VR Missions Final

To install the mod, place the Half-Life 2 Substance installer in Sourcemods and run it with admin rights.
Note: Half-Life 2 and Source SDK 2006 must be installed, and run at least once before installing.

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Half-Life 2 Substance installer v2.1

Half-Life 2 Substance installer v2.1

Aug 6, 2015 Full Version 10 comments

The full version of Half-Life 2 Substance. Extract it in Sourcemods and run the installer with admin rights. Requires HL2 and Source SDK 2006.

Half-Life 2 Substance archive v2.1

Half-Life 2 Substance archive v2.1

Aug 14, 2015 Patch 3 comments

A version of Half-Life 2 Substance with no installer. Extract it in Sourcemods and move the "hl2.exe" file to SteamApps\Common\SourceSDKBase.

Half-Life 2 Substance addons and fixes

Half-Life 2 Substance addons and fixes

Aug 14, 2015 Patch 2 comments

A collection of mutators for Half-Life 2 Substance. Includes fixes for common issues with the SDK and missing DLL files.

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xdiesp Dec 28 2005 says: +1 vote     reply to comment
xdiesp Dec 28 2005 says:

yes,that would be smart,since in the past we often had problems with people unable to run the autoinstaller. By the way,everything is fixed and good,as soon as our main coder slaps together installer and content,the final 1.2 should be released on our forums for a pre-emptive strike

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xdiesp Dec 26 2005 says:

the 1.2 might have been released in less than 24hrs if the intro map was sent me as planned at christmas' eve,fully bugfixed. Instead I received it one hour ago,with a bug. Eh,life's a beach.

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Pancakes Dec 25 2005 says:

^^^ Look at ur post time. Your not fooling anybody.

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Tolkienfanatic Dec 25 2005 says:

48 hours later and I see no 1.2... >.<

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Norrisey1985 Dec 27 2005 says:

Can someone make a zip or rar file instead of a exe?

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xdiesp Dec 23 2005 says:

the final 1.2 might be released in less than 24hrs...

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pope192 Jan 7 2006 says:

i was kinda confused on how to install this, but i figured it out, and this mod looks great! i can't wait to try it now.

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zombieOnion Jan 27 2006 says:

why is it called "European Extreme"???
otherwise, i loooove playing as snake :)

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xdiesp Feb 2 2006 says:

kricon: press Esc and use the menu you see with the faces of Gordon and Alyx. You can also use the quicksave button,see if you need to remap it in controls -> keyboard. If you have problems with the keys not working,apply the latest patch (the one you see advertised in Game Handbook)

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Back in the golden days of hl2 modding, this was something I played multiple times, and looking back at it, I sincerely wish I could go back for more :( The new additions to the hl2 campaign struck me with surprise and awe and the dozens of new weapons made the action tight and refreshing, with new additional monsters and player abilities to decimate them with. It's a shame this only partially works with mod fixes following the may 2010 update. Perhaps someone with some free time on their hands…

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