Wilson Chronicles is a total Source conversion of Half-Life Wilson Chronicles.

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Aug 16th, 2010
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First Demo Release of Wilson Chronicles.

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Wilson Chronicles - Demo Release 1
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RustySpannerz Aug 16 2010 says:

Awesome! Downloading this right now! I don't normally play demos for fear of ruining the game for me, but I can't wait for this one!

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duck354 Aug 18 2010 replied:


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Centaur1um Aug 16 2010 says:

YES!!! Too bad there are no mirrors :(

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RustySpannerz Aug 16 2010 replied:

Yeah, that's what I was thinking. :(

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freredarme Author
freredarme Aug 16 2010 replied:

Give it some time to send to the other servers ;)

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Centaur1um Aug 16 2010 replied:

It's working, downloading :D

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Cremat0r Aug 16 2010 replied:

Finally this moment has come!
I don't even know what to say now!!

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ZitaX Aug 16 2010 says:

Awesome! Im downloading this as soon as i can! =D

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leon.ladisic Aug 16 2010 says:


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VirusxXx Aug 16 2010 says:


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Cameron:D Aug 16 2010 says:


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0pt1cK1ll3r Aug 16 2010 says:

woo, downloading :D

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--JoKeR-- Aug 16 2010 says:

filefront is ready^^

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Andrzej_Kocur Aug 16 2010 says:

Downloading :P

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Nicoreda Aug 16 2010 says:

Sexy download

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Andrzej_Kocur Aug 16 2010 buried:


I don't fell Black Mesa in this demo...

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TWBBS Aug 16 2010 says:

WoW!It's awesome

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Danboe Aug 16 2010 says:

Ah yes, been looking forward to this.

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Xylemon Aug 16 2010 says:

I can't wait to play this.

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Ashkandi Aug 16 2010 says:

Finally wmuhahaha. >)

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LopperUK Aug 16 2010 says:

Just completed it, AWESOME! carnt wait for full or next version :D

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pyth Aug 16 2010 says:

I just played the mod and it's awesome. But it's pretty obvious you used sparklers for creating the sparks that occur when shooting a wall or pipe. :D

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RustySpannerz Aug 16 2010 says:

That was amazing! Great animations, great models, great lighting, great atmosphere, great mapping and great gameplay. It was perfect. It didn't feel like HL2 at all, much more like HL1 which is much better! The massive amount of new models is wonderful and makes the areas feel totally new!


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RustySpannerz Aug 17 2010 replied:

One thing I did notice though was a few things about the weapons that needs tweaking; the difficulty of using Ironsights, how overpowered the shotgun is, the sounds sound a litttle strange.

I think I might replay it today. :D

I really enjoyed how underpowered the MP5 was. It made me feel like Gordon from Freeman's Mind.

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Knight_Ken Aug 16 2010 says:

I have finished the demo and i can say that this is pretty good mod for SP but a bit hard when you play on hard difficult, That was very to see a Single player mod!! Hope to see another texture for some weapons because it looks a lot with some other mods.

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Cyowolf Aug 17 2010 replied:

Hurdur, that's why its called hard mode. Otherwise it wouldn't be hard now, would it?

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TWBBS Aug 16 2010 says:

WOW!It's amazing mod
p.s.When full version release,can you also release demo to full version patch?

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freredarme Author
freredarme Aug 17 2010 replied:

2012, just a full version with all contents of the mod :P

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Cyowolf Aug 17 2010 says:

Darn it. It seems to crash for me two seconds into the opening vid.

Has this happened to anyone else? Anyway, going to re-install this and hope that fixes it.

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Nicoreda Aug 17 2010 replied:

just relaunch the mod ;)

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Cyowolf Aug 17 2010 replied:

I attempted to redownload it, and, as it turns out, I never got the full download the first time!

Ah well, played it now, and it is simply incredible.

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Res1 Aug 17 2010 says:

oh my god its finally here downloading now i cant wait any longer!!!!

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spyker2041 Aug 17 2010 says:

Great demo, here is a playthrough for all you that can't play it for whatever reason.

Part 1 - Youtube.com
Part 2 - Youtube.com

Can't wait for the final release.

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JohnnyMaverik Aug 18 2010 says:

Really nice work, great models, recreated the feel and look of HL1 really well while keeping it looking and playing like a modern fps, good combat scenarios, nice flow to the level design, can't wait for this.

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cobo10201 Aug 18 2010 says:

Loved the Demo. Only problem were the houndeyes. They were insanely hard to kill...

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AccessGranted Aug 18 2010 says:

This mod looks good! :) downloading demo and mod watching! :D

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EricFong Aug 20 2010 says:

Thanks to one of the member in Black mesa forum, i discover this demo.

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madcat1030 Aug 20 2010 says:

Hey: Source Engine just told me to "Tell a programmer to up VERTEX_BUFFER_SIZE."

Those are it's exact words. HEED THE SOURCE ENGINE!

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Long_Shot Aug 20 2010 says:

Nice! FD'A might bump into ya randomly again ;).

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Olemguy Aug 22 2010 says:

The houndeyes are impossible to kill! D:

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Gradius Aug 22 2010 says:

Mini review P1:

Now I'm sure I'm not alone (infact I seem to remember reading a study that infact confirmed that most players prefer right hand turns) in choosing first to turn right after spawning whereupon two houndeyes spawned and promptly murdered me into a fine paste well before I could punch them to death. On a subsequent playthrough I then discovered I was supposed to go left.. into the light but against the natural instinct to go right, keep in mind that players that like to explore will often go for paths that don't look like they are the way to the exit first... although infact the dark section was where I was supposed to go... just not yet. A padlock or an explosive barrel out of punching distance would have been an easy way to make sure the player has a weapon first.

Eventually I came upon the grunts... and then exploded. Yep. Twice even, after having preemptively moved out of the way of the first explosion. I'm going to assume they threw grenades at me... but I sure didn't see or hear them. Ever heard of giving a proper warning? How about making them not be an instant kill? Even games where you die very quickly like Call of Duty have good indications about when you're going to get blown up.

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Gradius Aug 22 2010 replied:

The fight between the aliens and the vortigaunts in the garage caused a huge lag spike at one point, and I have a good enough computer for that to be an issue with the coders of the mod. It also felt odd that the grunts were more concerned about me than the evil teleporting space aliens from another dimension... when the aliens were nearer too. It was also at this point that I found the vortigaunts electrical attacks hitting me even if I'd ducked behind cover momentarily.

Eventually after god moding past some very hard to pistol-to-death grunts I make it to the finish but not after having seen lots of "distorting gas". In the vanilla HL2 experience "distorting gas" can be ignited burn zombies to death. This would have been a really nice way to finish off the two grunts at the sewer's exit and a lot easier to achieve with only pistol ammo and half-health (or should that be half-life :P).

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Gradius Aug 22 2010 replied:

The first chain link gate you encounter opens, the second does not. Most of the sliding metal doors you encounter open some do not. The first blast door can be opened with a switch, the second cannot. Locks, chains, accessed denied sounds and sparks are all simple ways of providing a logical reason as to why my passage was being barred... as it is however the game just seems to have wanted to be an ***.

The flashlight is just plain broken... often it doesnt illuminate things if you're close enough and often turns into a square.
All those duracell batteries... it feels kinda cheap not letting me take them for suit battery power (even if its a miniscule amount).

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xsistance Aug 22 2010 says:

its not bad so get your mod finsih soon as possible because when black mesa source gonna come your mod gonna be forget .. i try the demo GREAT JOB .. so where we are in the demo .. waht palce is it in the black mesa complex ???

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Demenzuz Sep 1 2010 says:

This is ******* incredible!!!! when i played it i had that Half life feeling that i love!!

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Tempest_Wales Oct 24 2010 says:

When turning quickly with some of the weapons, you can see the end of the arms.

Game will need some weapon balancing. Even on normal, it was challenging to say the least.

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facehugger50 Oct 3 2011 says:

this is a cool demo

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Some-Dingus Oct 12 2011 says:

The demo decides to freeze if I click anywhere while the long *** intro is playing.

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freredarme Author
freredarme Oct 13 2011 replied:

Press 'Esc' when the intro appear or delete introduction video in 'wilson_chronicles_demo/media' (SourceMods folder)

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TwoToes Oct 30 2011 says:

liked it.
had a real HL1 vibe about it.

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