Set in both the heart and outside of City 17, "The Citizen Returns" contains the final chapters of our citizen's story, as well as an updated version of Part II. The story takes place shortly after a failed assassination attempt on Dr. Breen leads to the first ever use of the Overwatch Broadcast system by The Resistance, represented by former garage owner Larry Soderstrom. The Combine forces decide to capture him and try to use his public repentance and execution as a means to appease the emergent rebellion. The Citizens of City 17 however have other ideas in mind. Larry is now a symbol for the rebellion and a key asset in a bigger plot to deal a fatal blow to the Combine and its grip on humankind...

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Subtitles available now in Russian, courtesy of MisterDude! / Enable with the "cc_lang russian" console command.

The Citizen Returns

The Citizen Returns

Jun 24, 2014 Full Version 30 comments

The Citizen story is finally complete! This mod replaces The Citizen Part II as the sequel to 2008's The Citizen mod, and includes the maps of Part II...

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Guest Sep 21 2014, 8:32am says:

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StoryStratos Aug 25 2014, 4:25am says:

Chapter "Out on a Wing" only loads with three of the rebels, instead of the four that went in, and then nothing happens.

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Kasperg Aug 25 2014, 6:20am replied:

This has sadly been reported before.
-If you restart the level via the game console, all four NPCs will show up (you'll lose ammo and easter eggs that you had up until then)
-If you 'noclip' out of that area, you will miss the briefing (Argento is the one usually missing) but the rest of the map will work fine.
-If you reload your latest saved game in the previous map, chances are the map transition might work properly the next time.

As a side note, do you remember if you went with all of them through the last door or did you wait some time? Knowing that might help solve the issue for a fix.

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soopytwist Aug 18 2014, 1:19pm says:

I'm in a room with some bird cages and no where to go. What am I supposed to do here?

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Kasperg Aug 25 2014, 6:23am replied:

Sorry for replying so late. You probably figured it by now. As for anyone with the same question, just release the pigeon near the window with a hole.

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soopytwist Aug 25 2014, 9:32am replied:

I found a walkthrough on Youtube. I missed the button prompt next to the cage.

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soopytwist Aug 18 2014, 12:22pm says:

"The Citizen Returns" is not showing up in my games library.


Scratch that, it is now - took ages to appear despite restarting steam several times.

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alucard1k Aug 5 2014, 10:42am says:

This mod definitely needs greenlight, and part one added would also be awesome!!!

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OurBenefactors Jul 21 2014, 4:44pm says:

Does the updated version of part 2 also include part 1, just like the original part 2?

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Kasperg Jul 21 2014, 5:45pm replied:

The Citizen Part II didn't include the maps from The Citizen (except a little chunk of map in the intro).

The Citizen Returns begins exactly where The Citizen Part II began. That is, after the train incident that ended The Citizen.

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