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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babyeater Jul 29 2006, 8:45pm says:

it might just be the pc im on but this mod takes a long time to load maps

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babyeater Jul 24 2006, 5:01pm says:

the "OICW" in this mod is actually a FN F2000

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xdiesp Mar 23 2006, 1:16am says:

The No Gib Tweak has been updated,now it should be more stable:

Also this is a small patch for people who would like to disable the red scrolling scanlines in Gray Fox Form:

While the 1.22 patch is still the same,but check it again if you haven't seen the updated silenced pistol:

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halokiller27 Mar 11 2006, 4:05pm says:

is like hl substance but light, is halflife 2 with more weapins, bulletime, gordon can kick and adds ironsights

download SMOD 36 install
and the download and install SMOD36a

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SgtAce Mar 7 2006, 5:48pm says:

Go to hand you guys your earnings, this is realy good and super cool (love being invisible with snakes then going into a rampage with liquid) and i haven't even unlocked gray fox yet (any cheats) so in general great work though why a FAMAS for solid snkae I HATE THAT GUN.

Good work.

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xdiesp Feb 4 2006, 6:10am says:

Didn't it appear at all? Try clicking on the gamemode name...

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kricon Feb 2 2006, 6:48pm says:

ok thx none of that showed up when i pressed Esc :rolleyes:

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kricon Feb 1 2006, 11:43am says:

how do u save and load game

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xdiesp Jan 27 2006, 8:02pm says:

zenarion: "european extreme" is the highest difficulty level of Metal Gear Solid

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xdiesp Jan 24 2006, 6:31pm says:

kricon: yes,aka Substance 1.2 Gold

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