Underhell is a Source Engine game developed by the Underhell Team in collaboration with We Create Stuff. Underhell Chapter 1 requires ONLY Source SDK Base 2007 installed. No Source game is required.

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Exactly 1 year ago, Prologue was released. Here's a little present.

Posted by Mxthe on Mar 5th, 2012

Well, can't believe it has been one year already, since the Prologue was released.

I would have loved to release this new Chapter today, it would have been symbolic and easy to say :
"Hey look, I made this in one year!"

But whatever, we can't pause time can we?

Anyhow, I really want to thank everyone who's been here since the beginning and who has been following this project, it was a fun ride, and it still is and still will be.
Let's see what happens next shall we?

Anyhow in the meantime, here is a little "Anniversary Gift" for every House Lover out there.
A 1080P HD video of The Prologue House Remake.
Yeah don't expect me to reveal the Chapter One House more than it already was in the Waiting Trailer.
(Before any of you get excited let me tell you that I won't spoil any "events" in this video)

Here are some of the feature displayed in the video :

  • High Dynamic Range
  • New footsteps and ambient sounds
  • New bed model
  • A clock that actually tells the time of the day, and rings whenever it's 12.
  • Tv can be turned on and off
  • Fridge emits sound and casts a projected texture
  • Every day the HDR exposure values are randomized, therefore some days are brighter than others.
  • Randomized Rain System, with Random Thunder, with a Random Chance of blowing the fuse.
  • Randomized spawning of the New Fuse, that you have to search for.
  • Day and Night cycles now slowly changes instead of being sudden.

These are only a fraction of the features that were added to the Prologue House, which will be available in every new iteration of The House in the later chapters.

Enjoy !

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DarkShift Mar 5 2012 says:

Happy birthday to one of the greatest mod ever made, even if there is only the prologue release!!

And the House is going to turn into the most terrific video game thing ever, at this rate... Now that I've finished Cry of Fear, NH2, AoM, I can proudly tell you that the House of Underhell is still the best horror mod!!

Good luck for the rest of your mod and once again, take your time so that it'll be perfect!!

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Dr.Goupyl Mar 5 2012 says:

Wow one year already ?
And 2012 will be the one for Ep1 !

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U-Jooy Mar 5 2012 says:

Happy Birthday Underhell!!!
I really like the mission and the house chapter. It's really one of the best games I played. I like the music, the story, the action, the house, the atmosphare....
Take your time. I know it will be an awesome mod. And that's motivation enough for me to wait.
Good luck with the other chapters. I hope you will develop the mod to the end and not make a sudden stop. There were too many good devs which made that.

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xxx.xxx.xxx Mar 5 2012 replied:

Really miss that game of your avatar

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Mkilbride Mar 5 2012 says:

Happy Birthday to you ~

How old are you now ~

cha cha cha ~

*tear drop*

One of the bes tmods, ever.

Release it April 1st.


So many people won't believe it really released, but release it. It'll be hilarious.

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WS-GS8 Mar 5 2012 says:

Its been a long time...

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kalidrone Mar 5 2012 says:

Phew... "She" didn't show up... thank goodness... :D Very nice and even more scary now that you have to be forced to find a fuse to repower the house... just scary... 0_0 Especially with "Her" there... D:

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Mxthe Author
Mxthe Mar 5 2012 replied:

I don't know if you noticed the video has a few cuts...
She did show up, I just didn't want to show it.

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xcv2007 Mar 5 2012 says:

Happy 1st b-day.

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DarkRaidor Mar 5 2012 says:

this mod will reach chapter 3/episode 3 before half life 2 does at this rate!

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TheUnbeholden Mar 5 2012 says:

Thanks for the gift! But really we should be gifting you :)

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Mxthe Author
Mxthe Mar 5 2012 replied:

Give me your soul then, unless 9GAG has it...

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deadrawkstar Mar 5 2012 says:

Good stuff!

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Paulisdead18 Mar 5 2012 says:

Oh my god that's sexy. Such amazing detail in a mod. From the day I downloaded the Prologue, this always seemed like something that would be expected for a retail game, except that this isn't. Underhell fully immerses the player in a way that most games can't anymore, and the amount of detail put in is something a lot of games miss nowadays. Thank you for this awesome mod, and Happy Birthday.

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Rad4r Mar 6 2012 says:

Happy birthday and I know Underhell will be the best.

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Voodou Mar 6 2012 says:

There are mirrors in the house now? Okay, that's where I expect to be ghost jumped the most... :(

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Vlastik80 Mar 9 2012 says:

Gr8 work! :) Thanks for all.

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unbeknowenst503 Mar 17 2012 says:

cant wait till this reaches full release stage , keep it up ;)

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Lord.Blackthorn Mar 18 2012 says:

I really enjoyed the mod so far, Is there an E.T.A. on CH #1 yet?? This could of been a retail game!! Please finish this mod soon. For a half-life mod this is one of the BEST i've ever played. Keep up the spookiness, So again great job!!!

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Riverstyx May 27 2012 says:

I can't wait to scare myself s**tless exploring this house again.

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MisterWulf Aug 11 2012 says:

Remake is gonna make me **** my pants

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