Half-Life²:SUBSTANCE GOLD gives your single player games harder challenges and hectic action: 4 gamemodes to test your skills with, a wide array of weapons and 5 different player classes to best suit your gaming style. Welcome to the real Substance, what action is made of!


- New single player campaign modes: European Extreme,Gordon Tales and Survivor. Aka legendary difficult,more battles and health management: Survivor gives you shields like in Halo and takes away most of the health packs making life leeching necessary - an error too many done in the canals could prove fatal only in the citadel;

- Gameplay additions: bullet time + fast reload as in Max Payne 2, gruesome new gibbing system,friendly fire,open wounds, Critical Hit System as in Shogo (score headshots,win health!), the weapons' weight affect your walk speed, fast Punch button, crosshair disappears if you don't slow down, alternate firemodes, allies spawning, enemy conversions, incendiary/dark energy shells, kill striders with normal guns and meet bullsquids, houndeyes, assassins and stalkers;

- The lost Raising the Bar HL2 intro recreated by MedicDance and Smanu85;

- Get acquainted with the new game features in the revised VR Training map or enjoy the Substance comics by artist LKL;

- The HEV FORMS class system,press tab and select your personality among the following:

[GORDON FREEMAN] is a scientist and knows how to play defensively while exploiting his enemies' advanced technology to build friendly units and nasty traps.
Abilities: HEV Shield and flashlight
Weapons: punch,crowbar,stunstick+manhack,pistol,mp5+grenade (employs hand grenades),dual combine ball launcher,jackhammer+turrett,bugbait+antlion,berserk ggun (turns super if you use it for a while),explosive-stuffed proximity headcrab (kill headcrabs,win ammo),covenant grenade,quad free fire rpg;

[LIQUID SNAKE] is the terrorist leader of fox-hound and his specialties are mass killings and stylish matrixesque executions with any kind of weapon or even bare-handed fights.
Abilities: Killing Spree,HEV Knuckles,super throw (splash enemies with crates or barrels),extended bullet time
Weapons: punch,tazer,stunstick+manhack,desert eagle,AK47,HK23,Vulcan minicannon,super shotgun 1/2/4 ammo,cluster incendiary grenade,quad free fire rpg,bugbait+antlion,berserk ggun;

[SOLID SNAKE] is a talented spy who relies on his stealth camouflage to evade capture or to approach and kill unaware foes in close quarters combat or silent arms.
Abilities: Stealth Camouflage,Fortune Device (phys.blow+deviates bullets) and Speed
Weapons: knife,silenced pistol,silenced famas,silenced crossbow with normal+fire+explosive arrows,gravity gloves (choke enemies!),the slam,chaff grenade (converted combines are friendly to you and slaughter each other),quad free fire rpg,bugbait+antlion,berserk ggun;

[BIG BOSS] is an infiltrator who has learnt the ways of the predator in the jungle, healing his own wounds and capping his targets from afar with famed precision.
Abilities: morfine shot,nightvisions,crouch mimetism
Weapons: hunting knife that leeches life,stunstick+manhack,flaregun,free fire scoped desert eagle,scoped tranquillizer shotgun,scoped AWP with embedded bullet time,scoped bigger jackhammer,scoped OICW,quad free fire rpg,bugbait+antlion,berserk ggun,proximity headcrab;

[GRAY FOX] is a ninja wrath who shifts through the fabric of reality to coldly murder any living thing fool enough to try and oppose him. This form is locked until you beat the game once.
Abilities: Shift to Spectral Plane,Ultimate Fortune Device and Instant Gib with any weapon
Weapons: progressive katana,sns-50,sawed-off,xm-8,AUG rifle,super ggun,covenant grenade,chaff grenade,slam,quad free fire rpg,bugbait+antlion;

- General fixes: stats are now ported through levels,fixed bugs concerning invisibility,blue grids and turrets. If you get stuck in a level,hit the Bugfix button on the main menu. If you get too many crashes,lower your audiovideo details and customize your launch options as stated in the FAQs;

- System requirements: same as The Lost Coast.

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gimpyeti Feb 26 2007, 3:39pm says:

well, I won the game, but I still can't use Gray Fox...should I try again or reinstall...and yes I have the patch.

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AngryTrooperXXX Jan 5 2007, 9:36pm says:

This mod is awsome, but for me just has 1 flaw, my men cant get inside my car, if thier is a way they can, please tell me, im tired of having to walk. But otherwise its a great game.

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trashd Oct 25 2006, 8:29pm says:

Vatoloco asked how to install this mod with a Steam ripped version of Half Life 2. The only Steam ripped version of Half Life 2 that you can install mods onto is the 'Jaxor' release that came out in April or May of 2006. (Google - Half Life 2 + Counter Strike Source + Day of Defeat Source + Deathmatch + Lostcoast + Metastasis 2). Or email the group at J4x0r.Help@gmail.com

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Lunar_silence Sep 20 2006, 5:46pm says:

7.8 is shameful for such a freaking wonderfull mod i mean its the best i have ever played for hl2 even tho the storys the same the gordon tales mode is alot better than the origional i have one and only oen complaint they walk to slow but i fixed that so i gues im all good those who voted this down need to die

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DARK_Overfiend Sep 19 2006, 10:27am says:

the Download locations for this Mod are currently on their home website.


From Dark

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babyeater Sep 16 2006, 11:25am says:

whoever did the voice over for gman is pretty good

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General_Hoohah Sep 13 2006, 10:47pm says:

Im about to try this mod and it sounds wicked!

From the sound of it, this mod would completely dominate other mods if it had multiplayer coop support! I'd love to play a mod like this along side a good buddy on the hardest difficulty! Watching eachothers backs, sharing ammo clips, using practiced stratigic manuvers, or even one having to leave the other in a hiding place while you go try to find a medical kit for him because he's dying! Man... talk about the ultimate gaming experience!!!

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vatoloco Sep 12 2006, 8:04pm says:

Hi i download this mod but the intalation doesnt find the right folder to put the mod in. In using the steam rip verion of half-life 2 so some files and folder have been removed. Does anyone know how to play mods on the steam rip version of half-life 2.

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LightBLade005 Aug 17 2006, 12:03pm says:

Wheres the download?

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23032 Jul 29 2006, 1:51pm says:

this mod is wicked, but i think it could do without the metal gear solid theme and the cheesey mgs2 sound whenever you cange character!

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