The Citizen is set parallel to the events of the original Half-Life 2. The player takes the role of an ordinary man, pushed over the edge by the oppressive regime controlling his life. His home trashed, his family dead, The Citizen leaves his apartment for the last time. He seeks new friends, and a way to help the human resistance to smash the iron grip of the Combine. What follows is a winding tale of betrayal, determination and grief. Many obstacles lie in his path which require a sleek combination of agility, stealth, intelligence, and sheer violence to overcome.

Originally released in November 2007 and re-released in February 2008, this singleplayer episode is still in the making. The Citizen Part 2 was released on December 24 2010.
Get the first 9 maps of the sequel here !!

Created by JMA "Kasperg" and Chris Fox "Playbus"

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From now on, all sequel status, updates, images etc will appear HERE
Although The Citizen Part II follows the events of this mod, it will be a different download for which we want a different rating as we think it is a big improvement over our previous work. Don't forget to bookmark the new page!

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July 2010 Patch

July 2010 Patch

Jul 4, 2010 Patch 43 comments

Thanks to DaftMink/SilverMink for this patch. It solves the VCD scenes not playing problem as well as other minor bugs present before the big Steam update...

The Citizen v1.1

The Citizen v1.1

May 27, 2008 Full Version 85 comments

His home trashed, his family dead, The Citizen leaves his apartment for the last time. He seeks new friends, and a way to help the human resistance to...

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Parad0x_33 Feb 15 2014, 9:18pm says:

I have problem with this one, when i try to start the game it just says (having a problem finding an image material/console/thecitizen1_bigc_... something like that please someone help me I want to play this mod so bad!

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Barry911 Feb 18 2014, 7:21am replied:

Now that I just realised there is a patch right in front of me, you can download it and replace the installed mod files for the patched ones.

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Barry911 Feb 18 2014, 7:02am replied:

Me too, and that should be cannot find background image
There is an actual file with that name, but in a different format, that's VMT not VTF. So probaly the maker of the mod screw this part up. Changing it to "VTF" will damage the file. So, no way to play the mod unless they fix this and re-download it. Unless someone else found a way.

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Kasperg Feb 21 2014, 9:25pm replied:

Copy the vtf files that don't have "_widescreen" in their file name and add it to them.

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|Tyler| Jul 7 2014, 12:49pm replied:

There are two files with "_widescreen" in their filename. One of them is called thecitizen_bg1_widescreen.vtf and I get the error anyway.

There are six files in the materials/console folder...

thecitizen_bg1.vmt (1 KB)
thecitizen_bg1.vtf (171 KB)
thecitizen_bg1_widescreen.vmt (1 KB)
thecitizen_bg2.vmt (1 KB)
thecitizen_bg2.vtf (171 KB)
thecitizen_bg2_widescreen.vmt (1 KB)

I guess the 1 KB sized files are just broken, aye? Means: there's nothing I could do about this issue?

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Emplip321 Feb 1 2014, 10:15am says:

nevermind my first comment it is in the "all games" section now.but theres a new problem everytime i try to play the game it just turns black nothing happens and when i exit it a message appears saying that the background picture is missing.what should i do

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Emplip321 Feb 1 2014, 9:20am says:

i downloaded this all, i put "the citizen" folder in the sourecemods folder but the mod dosen't appear in the all games section of steam.what should i do.

and would it be a problem if i don't have source SDK base 2007

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Barry911 Feb 18 2014, 7:14am replied:

Probaly yes. Oh btw make sure you search in the "C" section from the library. Even though the mod is called "THE Citizen" and steam sorts your games in alphabetical order, it will appear in the C section. Try searching for it too, if you have a lot of games.

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StiviXHD Oct 10 2013, 8:54am says:

This game is running with a CRACKED Half-Life 2?
I need this game :S

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Wheat-Os Sep 28 2013, 11:56am says:

I loved it! I'll admit, the voice acting needed a little work, but other than that, it was great! I particularly loved the disguises, and the Advisor scenes terrifiered me. great work!

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OttoNL Sep 10 2013, 11:16am says:

This mod crashes when minimised. So save often

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bob137 Aug 11 2013, 12:45pm says:

To whoever took part in making this mod, you are gods of the modding world. I can't wait for part III. You guy brought mods to a whole new level. Thank you

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