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

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4 OttoNL

Sep 10th, 2013 0 people agree 1 person doesn't

Almost playable
Stairways are too narrow and steep, voice acting is not super but what's worse is that they talk too slow. Also you can't sprint
Maps are ok, but not great

Rochelle28nm says
4 Rochelle28nm

Jan 11th, 2012 0 people agree 0 people don't

it kept crashing

S!C says
4 S!C

Jan 2nd, 2009 1 person agrees 4 people don't

The Citizen does not live up to its potential, while the initial release 2 years back was so bug ridden that I was virtually unable to complete it, the current version isnt that much better. Scripts, still, fail quite often forcing you to reload a level and eventually you will get tired of this process, as the mod isn't that too good after all. The mod is heavily scripted, which mmight sound promising, however, these sequences turn out to be mostly boring. The voice acting is very poor and so are the maps which are in no way beautifull to look at.

What you are left with is a mod that is full of bugged sequences that offers little motivation to complete it, odd pacing and gameplay gimmicks that do not really work out that well.

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4 zaelec

Jul 14th, 2013

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4 Nihillo

Mar 20th, 2010

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Protagonist says
4 Protagonist

Aug 17th, 2009

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Mr.John says
4 Mr.John

Jun 18th, 2009

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