Welcome to the Trap complex. Here, you will be subjected to numerous tests for dexterity and ingenuity. Please do not try to leave the elevator before it stops… The goal of your mission is to leave the trap and receive an award. Each section will consist of several chambers, in each chamber you will find the portal capable to transfer you into the next chamber. At the end of each section you will receive a subject, without which it is impossible to continue the test. Attention! Your safety is not guaranteed. No one will find you if you are injured or dying, except other testers. Good luck!

The Trap is:
1. The atmosphere of Valve's Portal game.
2. Many incredible puzzles.
3. The achievement system.
4. A long time to the end.
5. The Trap for your brain.

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10 reasons why you should play The Trap v1.5:

1. Captivating gameplay.
The Trap was developed mod in the spirit of the game“Portal” in 2007-2008, and was completely redesigned in 2011. Theplayer enters the test facility, "The Trap," in which he is forced topass tricky obstacles and kill monsters. The main goalof the game is get out of the complex and stay alive. In thecourse of moving the player will meet with other subjects and will solve someof the secrets of this mysterious complex (who built it, where it is, and whatit really needed).

2. Intuitive interface.

Thanks to the redesign of the main elements of thegame and adjustments to the gameplay in The Trap, it is now fair to play, even for those whohave never played the first Half-Life. A flexible system of prompting and intuitive userinterface key elements of the game will help newcomers to easily navigate thegame space, and successfully pass all the test chambers of the big complex.

3. Hardcore mode.

Hardcore audience will be left holding the bag. For bigfans of Half-Life an innovative feature called: Hardcore mode! Which retains the originalatmosphere of The Trap, and more. This is not just an increase in the strength and healthof the monsters. The game has more obstacles, removed tips, and someof the features vanish, into thin air.

4. Achievements and alternate ending.

In The Trap v1.5 an achievement system is introduced. Which helps to keep the excitement passing the test chambers. Most ofthem are fairly original, and not too complicated. In addition, the systemadvances incorporated into the plot. The results can be found right in the game in the roommarked "Hall of Fame." Collect all of the major and valuable achievements - and thiswill open an alternative ending, which adds another 20 minutes of unusual gameplay!

5. Continuous gameplay.

Last beta-testing showed that novices (On average!)will pass with in the course of seven hours!! This is several times larger than the standardlength of most of the mods and the game is not to fixate on the same obstacles,but always presents something new.

6. Quality.

I was trying to fix the bugs with in the mod that can becorrected. So, for example, the cheat protection system was removed,which in most cases would simply interfere with honest players. Instead,I adopted a new concept: play as you want, look for alternative solutions,share them on YouTube!

7. A flexible system of autosave.

Thanks to an improved system of autosavecheckpoints you'll never lose your progress! Now thegame is saved after every significant action of the player.

8. Secret Zone.

Another factor causing the return to the game, itis the existence of secret rooms and easter eggs, which in the first versiondid not exist. Each section has at least one secret.

9. Soundtrack.

I wrote all of the soundtracks for the mod, andthe quality is even higher than the original version of the soundtrack of The Trap! It isalso suitable for normal listening, and you can download the files in flac, and mp3. Some fansof electronic music will appreciate the new soundtrack!

10. Stunning readme-file.

You will find complete information for The Trapmod describing all the elements of the game, possible technical problems, etc.Before opening, be sure that you have installed Microsoft Word.

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The Trap v1.5 OST preview by Vladimir

The Trap v1.5 OST preview by Vladimir

4 years ago News 5 comments

Many of you are probably aware of an amazing puzzle mod called "The Trap". This modification is a real masterpiece. Going through it I, and probably many...

Release in late September

Release in late September

4 years ago News 4 comments

Work on the updates coming to an end, and I can say about the approximate release date. This will be the end of September. Soundtrack will be released...

Questions and answers with Reaktor

Questions and answers with Reaktor

4 years ago News 1 comment

You can ask any question me on any theme right now! When typed enough questions, I'll let the article in the form of an interview. It will be published...

Reveal trailer

Reveal trailer

4 years ago News 0 comments

If you still not seen a reveal trailer to The Trap v1.3 you can do it here Enjoy!=))

The Trap 1.51 (English version)

The Trap 1.51 (English version)

3 years ago Full Version 11 comments

The English Trap finally released. Enjoy! The authors/translators of the English version: Reaktor, Phillip Marlowe, Kael “Fujinn” Meier. Voices: Phillip...

The Trap patch to v 1.51

The Trap patch to v 1.51

4 years ago Patch 0 comments

This patch is for The Trap 1.50 (Russian version) only! installation: Copy the folder in the directory the_trap Half-Life files are replaced. Changes...

The Trap 1.50 (Russian version)

The Trap 1.50 (Russian version)

4 years ago Full Version 18 comments

List of changes in version 1.5: redesigned gameplay (adapted to a wide audience) added achievement system added an alternative ending added easy and hardcore...

The Trap Original Score (FLAC)

The Trap Original Score (FLAC)

4 years ago Music 0 comments

It's time to rock! The Trap Original Score finally released at ModDB! Enjoy.

The Trap Original Score (MP3)

The Trap Original Score (MP3)

4 years ago Music 0 comments

It's time to rock! The Trap Original Score finally released at ModDB! Enjoy.

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poisonheadcrab Jan 20 2015 says:

I am getting severe fps drop in some areas. Apparently using D3D mode would solve the issue but Valve updated the games and took away that option. It's not just this mod either, but other mods using Half-Life 1.

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Turpow Nov 27 2015 replied:

Try typing r_dynamic 0 in the console. Fixes everything for me!

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thetrap Creator
thetrap Jan 17 2015 says:

Hell yeah! Moddb.com

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kenannbara Dec 22 2014 buried:


I can't believe you guys are just voting i mean yeah vote, you love the mod you don't play, to be honest the mod is dead (what i mean is very low stats of players) in the most popular server which is Anitalink there are 6 players mostly, why do we stand here and play by ourselves, i mean come on.I've tried once to find some hl1 game players that play: Half-Life,Half-Life Opposing Force (DM,CTF,COOP), Blue Shift Unlocked (blue shift co-op aswell) Team Fortress classic,Deathmatch classic,Day of Defeat,Counter-Strike,Sven Co-op.I know that almost everyone does want to do this.Who is intrested add me on steam
name: n0k33 (BiH)
pic: Chris Griffin from family guy

i have a group (i mean i am a member of a group), and we play does kind of games, we have events every friday,month,week, we have a dmc event in friday, message me on steam or moddb for more info or who dosen't have steam send me a message like :
I saw your comment, may i know the server info and when will it open?

this is coppied from sven coop, this dosent have maybe a anitalink, i just want to invite players to play.
and no, this isin't promotion of my group, who deletes this comment can make a mistake because along with this im promoting your mod, someday we can play on your mod, since we will be voting.

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litosns Dec 22 2014 replied:

But this mod isn't multiplayer.

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4Simp Jan 3 2015 replied:

He is not talking about this mod, he's just promoting about his mods I think...

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4Simp Dec 22 2014 says:

This looks similar to Portal and Prototype 98.

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thetrap Creator
thetrap Dec 19 2014 says:

The Trap 2: Announcement this january

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loquendoXD Sep 8 2014 says:

can someone please tell me how to get the achievement in 5d (everything has its place) and 5e (sadist)? those are the only ones i can't get...

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loquendoXD Sep 8 2014 replied:

nvm 5d just tell me the sadist one

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jason911 Sep 9 2014 replied:

make the boss suffer.
that was the description and idk how to do it.
btw, you know how to get (everything has its place) ?

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One of the best mods for HL I have played!

Oct 23 2011 by Gary_McTaggart

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