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. Read More...

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Whoah. I can't believe it's already been 2 years.

Underhell Chapter 1



*Make sure to completely uninstall Prologue before installing Chapter One, do not install on top!*

The game ONLY requires Source Sdk Base 2007 installed, no other source games are required.
(to avoid possible bugs/crashes)

2 years...

I guess it's true that time passes faster when you keep busy. I certainly didn't feel those 2 years pass. So much has happened for me, and I am sure things have changed for you as well.

For those who do not know, I have spent these 2 years working on the game Insurgency

Since the game's release we have been constantly releasing free updates and free DLC with new maps, new weapons, new game modes and improved content, the game has evolved in so many good ways, and it's been a blast to work on this, it has many of the things I love in a game, mainly tight gunplay and intense action and effects.

But that's not all I've been doing during this time, many of you have been sending me messages and posting comments, asking questions about Chapter Two and the future of Underhell. Some of you may think it's dead.


But it's not

Underhell has never been developed in a traditional way, I can realize that now that I am part of an actual game development team. It's been created in a very specific way which allowed me to make sure all the aspects of the game matched a certain style and fit in a certain way, and even if I had to make sacrifices or let some things go due to lack of personnel or time, the formula has worked so far.

It just takes a lot of time.

And that's really all I need from you at the moment, some of you have been asking to send donations, but I would rather not. It is true that from now on I want to be able to pay every team member that will work on this project, and therefore the financial side of things is a new concern, but this is all part of the process of making a game, and it will be dealt with in due time.

Some art

All this cool concept art has been created by Paxilon, who I have decided to hire after seeing the art work seen above. She was able to bring to life designs for future characters that I have had in mind for years now. There is plenty more of Character Concepts, but some of them would be spoilers, so here are a few of the non-spoiler ones.





The future

I am currently working on other projects that is true, and I am not spending as much time working on Underhell as I used to, that is also true. But that doesn't mean it's dead, and that doesn't mean I've given up.

I've said this many times, but after a while people stop believing it, so I have to say it again.

I will not stop working on Underhell, and Underhell is far from dead, and as long as I am alive I plan to keep working on it whenever possible.

News are and will be scarce for this, simply because I do not like to post news when there is nothing substantial to talk about. So it is possible that there will be silence from me and the development during some time, and that's the way it's gotta be until the game has made more significant progress.

Chapter Two is the biggest and largest Chapter of the game, in terms of size and scope, it has the most characters, more environments and quite a few memorable set pieces scenes. I want to make sure it is done right, and I'll take my time and the Source Engine is getting old.

I am developing this in a way that if we were to switch to another engine, we wouldn't lose the work that has been done so far, all these precautions and slow and careful building takes time, so that really is all I ask from you. Time.

I don't work in a AAA studio on this, in fact at the moment it's pretty much just me, and that is the way it's supposed to be for now, so all you can do is wait.

And we all know how hard that can be.

In the meantime, there's another game that kept us waiting which releases today. So let's go play that.

Underhell Chapter One - Anniversary

Underhell Chapter One - Anniversary

1 year ago News 34 comments

One year ago today Underhell Chapter one was released. A lot of things have happened throughout the year, let's see where we are and where we are headed.

Underhell has been Greenlit on Steam !

Underhell has been Greenlit on Steam !

2 years ago News 26 comments

Underhell has recently been Greenlit on Steam, thanks to everyone who voted. Updates on the weapon modeling of the game + a new ModDB design, and a Fan-Made...

Underhell begins now

Underhell begins now

2 years ago News 30 comments

In case you haven't looked at the calendar, today Underhell begins! Also, development news!

Underhell Chapter 1 Released

Underhell Chapter 1 Released

2 years ago News 108 comments

Underhell Chapter 1 + Prologue remake has been released. After over 2 years of hard work, we hope you will enjoy the game.

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Underhell Chapter 1 - German Language Pack

Underhell Chapter 1 - German Language Pack

6 months ago Patch 7 comments

Underhell Prologue + Chapter 1 German Language Pack, includes translated subtitles and graphic content. Instructions:

Underhell Chapter 1 - TChinese Language Pack

Underhell Chapter 1 - TChinese Language Pack

6 months ago Patch 13 comments

Underhell Prologue + Chapter 1 Traditional Chinese Language Pack, includes translated subtitles and graphic content. Instructions:

Underhell Chapter 1 - Spanish Language Pack

Underhell Chapter 1 - Spanish Language Pack

1 year ago Patch 10 comments

Underhell Prologue + Chapter 1 Spanish Language Pack, includes translated subtitles and graphic content. Instructions/Instrucciones:

Underhell Chapter 1 - Russian Language Pack

Underhell Chapter 1 - Russian Language Pack

2 years ago Patch 77 comments

Underhell Prologue + Chapter 1 Russian Language Pack, includes translated subtitles and graphic content. INSTRUCTIONS/ИНСТРУКЦИЯ:

Underhell Chapter 1

Underhell Chapter 1

2 years ago Full Version 109 comments

Underhell Chapter 1 + Underhell Prologue Remake Do not install over the 2011 Prologue, first uninstall the old version, then install this clean.

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quanvicuong Sep 1 2013 says:

Can I play chapter 1 and PROLOGUE without staying in the house. I don't want to say hi to his ************ wife!

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quanvicuong Sep 2 2013 replied:

Thank you for reply, I love The house you created, It's full of things that can interract. But the wife has decreased my love for it. :(

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Mxthe Creator
Mxthe Sep 2 2013 replied:

You can get out of The House pretty quickly, just follow the hints and start the game.

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lance60 Sep 1 2013 says:

mxthe, i think i encountered a glitch about the sniper rifle, if you fired zoomed in, then you quickly zoom out, it fires 2 shots rapidly, cancelling the the time to chamber a new round, just so you know

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Mxthe Creator
Mxthe Sep 1 2013 replied:

Thanks for the report, will look into it.

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jakey1995abc Sep 1 2013 says:

Mxthe, at the end of the prologue in the remake if you have your nightvision activated after killing the last few enemies it will stay activated thoughout all of the cutscenes. And also on the hospital section of the remake when you go upstairs to where the two toilet cubicles are their doors are out of place.

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Ceroki Sep 1 2013 says:

So I can't progress. Says chapter one isn't out yet.

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Mxthe Creator
Mxthe Sep 1 2013 replied:

Desura still has not released the mod for some reason, you can get it from MoDB.


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Ceroki Sep 1 2013 replied:

I downloaded it from MoDB to Desura. So I'm assumeing I should download it and add it to Steam rather. I'm currently doing that now which is takeing longer sadly. Thanks for letting me know it's not just me.

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TheGreatOrnstein Sep 1 2013 says:

Is it normal that I'm getting an FPS drop when looking at various areas? I definitely am above the required specs and I don't recall having this issue on the original Prologue.

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Mxthe Creator
Mxthe Sep 1 2013 replied:

The mirrors in the house are heavy indeed, but the fps only drops when you are looking at them.

It's a compromise we made because they really added a lot to the house, despise the slight FPS drop.

Any other areas where you have a problem ?

(Avoid spoilers in your answer)

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TheGreatOrnstein Sep 1 2013 replied:

Thanks for the reply, and no I have not gotten any other drops.

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Highest Rated (180 agree) 10/10

Underhell is one of those mods that comes along every so often, that makes you look at retail and remember when they used to make good games like this...and saddens you a little that the industry can't turn out gold like this these days. In a world of MMO's, Call of Duty FPS's, we get a classic game with a good story, incredible atmosphere, and depth to boot. Fun gameplay on top of that? This is a lovechild, and that is what makes it amazing. This is the result of someones vision come to life. They…

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