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The first patch to Cry of Fear is now finally released! It should make the mod more stable and fix a lot of annoying bugs that we sadly didn't have time to fix because of our promise to release the mod in time.

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The first patch to Cry of Fear is now finally released! It should make the mod more stable and fix a lot of annoying bugs that we sadly didn't have time to fix because of our promise to release the mod in time.

Status

We've got a lot nice feedback from all of you, and most of it is so awesome! We are really glad that most of you enjoyed our mod! Even though there are a few people giving the mod unserious reviews like rating it 1, but oh well, that's what haters and trolls are for, isn't it?

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Cry of Fear v1.0

For you who have not yet tried Cry of Fear, please download it from here down below:

Cry of Fear - Version 1.0

Instructions for installing Cry of Fear v1.0

1. Make sure you have Half-Life 1 installed on Steam.

2. Download Cry of Fear here: Moddb.com

3. When you have installed it, launch the mod through the shortcut that automatically gets generated on your desktop.

Patch v1.1

This patch includes a lot of fixes that most people have been annoyed at. Here are the bugs that are fixed:
MAJOR FIXES

  • Fixed num_edicts crash in the sewers
  • Fixed save/load bug
  • Fixed coop "server is full" when empty error
  • Potentially fixed crash when shooting hammer monsters stuck to the wall by the tentacles
  • Potentially fixed crash when shooting spitting train monsters
  • Possibly fixed screen white-out in apartments
  • Fixed crash when dropping secret package

MISC FIXES

  • Removed buggy custom resolution from launch app until we figure out how the HL resolution system works
  • Fixed dropping items when dead in coop
  • Fixed picking up a new syringe while using your last one removing them both
  • Fixed dual wielding while in ironsights leaving you in ironsights
  • Fixed large icon in Steam
  • Slightly reduced monster attack distance
  • Fixed sprinting when underwater to make you move faster
  • Fixed being able to fall off the roof when given the yes/no prompt on the roofboss
  • Fixed level changes playing CD music if you have an audio CD in the drive.
  • Added missing voice chat key bind in options
  • Fixed cutscene repetition in some areas
  • Made it easier for players to see that you can jump through the bus window
  • Added dual wield support for the VP70
  • Slightly reduced book head monster attack distance and attack behaviour
  • Added option to disable black and white effect in options
  • Added option to disable camera/scope effect in options
  • Included the new donators
  • Fixed the bug where you could not open the gate close to the sawrunner
  • Redesigned the wooden sign in the forest in the co-op level


Instructions for installing Patch v1.1

1. Launch the CoF app program (the shortcut that generates on your desktop when you install Cry of Fear). If you don't have the shortcut, you can manually find the .exe in this directory:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\yourusername\half-life\CryOfFear\CoFLaunchApp.exe

2. Once your launch program is up, simply click "CHECK FOR UPDATES", and it will download it and install it for you automatically. Once the install is done, restart Steam.

Conclusion

That's all I have to say to you now. I hope you enjoy the mod!

/Team Psykskallar

Comments  (0 - 50 of 80)
biodude
biodude

awesome patch guys, thanks ! Just in time for coop with my bros tonight

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_Erebus_
_Erebus_

Love the promptness.

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Bielow
Bielow

Thank You so much guys!
Bielow

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MCGONN
MCGONN

Sounds great. Downloading.

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KEEP_IT_UP!
KEEP_IT_UP!

thank you very much! i looked for a downloadlink for the patch, untill i read on and realised i just have to "check for updates" in the launcher app... can't describe how cool you guys are!

where's your moddb crown btw?! you deserve it!

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death5421
death5421

yay :D

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blackthorn6
blackthorn6

downlaoded the new patch, but mine still crashes on the train when the second monster smashed the window :(:( :( cant get past it !! :(

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blackthorn6
blackthorn6

also i have collected 2 unlockables, but it still says i have none :(

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KEEP_IT_UP!
KEEP_IT_UP!

the unlockables are locked till you finished the game once i've heard. did you restart steam after patching like mentinoed from the updater? also started the game through the launcher after restart of steam?

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blackthorn6
blackthorn6

ohhh okay :) yeah restarted steam and my computer, and launched it through the launcher, still isnt working for me

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Henley Staff
Henley

you still need to complete the game first.

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biodude
biodude

Ah, love how you can dual wield the vp70, but I found a bug with that:

If dual weilding with glock and glock runs out of ammo before vp70, the vp70 will not fire even with bullets still in the magazine, and the glock will play the normal idle(non-empty) if you try to dry fire it while this glitch happens

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Vcc2cc
Vcc2cc

People saying the mod deserves a 1/10 aren't trolls, their opiinions differs from yours and if that is how they feel, so be it. Calling them haters isn't any better either, you either like something or you don't. You can't call someone a name because they are impartial to something you like or have made.

But that's just me and id give the mod an almost perfect score- basing that only on an hour of gameplay. I am happy about the patch and can't wait to beat the game. Good work my good sir.

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Mkilbride
Mkilbride

1/10 is a troll.

5/10 is base score. Basically, any game that works, and functions as intended, is a 5/10.

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jo291
jo291

Except for the one guy who gave it a 5/10 but then said stuff like

"People who are giving this a 10/10 are probably children who have no idea how to review a game. This game is not a 10/10, nor is it 9/10."

AND

" I have beaten the game now, and my rating will not change, people who are down-rating this post are idiot fanboys who don't want to admit this game is sub-par."

Hey jerk!

Has it ever occurred to you that some people might just legit like the game more then you?

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alencore
alencore

(buried)

I voted 1 at first simply bec. I was in an outcast mood but after playing the game bug free so far I changed my vote haha can't believe that was possible at moddb and gave it a 10. awesome work indeed on an old engine that just won't die LoL! You guys made it look a little bit more better.

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Hell_Diguner
Hell_Diguner

Now see, this is why people make a distinction between fan reviews and critical reviews.

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LordDz
LordDz

To vote 1 or 10, that is the question..

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SabreXT
SabreXT

No. 5/10 means a game is average, run of the mill, nothing special or awful. Even so, some people couldn't launch the mod when it was first released, so that justification fails.

I've not played enough to review the game. I plan to do a video review of it.

It's hard to bash a game that is basicly free, but at the same time, it was super hyped. So most reviews are going to worthless fanboys vs trolls. At the same time, I'd imagine there are going to be some people who are disappointed, and some who love it. I'm with vcc2cc in that saying ANYONE who didn't give it a perfect score is automatically a troll is just as bad as the trolls saying anyone who gives a positive review is a fanboy.

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RancidRandy
RancidRandy

People who rate this mod below 7/10 don't understand the game or are just too scared/hate it because of the bugs/are trolls.

An objective view is enough for an intelligent person, to see how much CoF continues to expand GoldSrc's assumed limitations.

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Ziggylata
Ziggylata

Even if they are scared, thats the point.
It gave me some jitters.

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poisonheadcrab
poisonheadcrab

Its not that they are giving the mod low ratings, its the reasons. Most of them are because of bugs and issues they faced or a certain feature they didn't like.

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mayhemag
mayhemag

oO

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zxdax
zxdax

(buried)

who can give me the half life in which you are playing

PD: Sorry for the bad english

para los que hable espaƱol es quien me puede pasar el half life en el que lo esten jugando

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RRCM_Rico
RRCM_Rico

You need to buy Half Life 1 on Steam or apply your Half Life CD serial key to you Steam account to get Half Life on Steam.

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Colossal_Dragon
Colossal_Dragon

Thanks!

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Earthbound_X
Earthbound_X

Nice, right in time for my second playthough with the commentary turned on.

Great job guys.

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*Don*
*Don*

50k downloads guys, screw the haters.

Very excited for you guys and grats on the release.

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[Tox(sic)]
[Tox(sic)]

Lol what haters? The game has a 9.5 with over 500 voters.

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*Don*
*Don*

read the op

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Mkilbride
Mkilbride

Why would there be progress?

They are thinking about porting it to Xash though.

Moddb.com

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Mkilbride
Mkilbride

As for this patch, yeah, it fixed all the crashes and issues I was having. Very nice patch.

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Masikus
Masikus

Guys/gals, please forgive my noob-ness but does anyone know if there is a chance this will be available for Mac users as well? I looked everywhere for an answer before I posted this but couldn't find one. Thanks.

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Schinchan56798
Schinchan56798

Sorry, but Half-Life 1 is not for Mac.

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medve
medve

lol, playing on mac....ur funny

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TrashCan-Man23
TrashCan-Man23

Fantastic news, can't wait to get CoF updated!

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Enurp
Enurp

I have a problem on chapter three. I've just gotten round the thing growing out of the ground and three zombies run towards me. It crashes everytime I'm there and I can't really get round it.

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sprt
sprt

The patch killed my flashlight on the phone. :(

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KEEP_IT_UP!
KEEP_IT_UP!

if you played on d3d try to switch over to opengl, maybe that helps.

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[FH]Gorgutz
[FH]Gorgutz

I can't really play the mod, playing on D3D, the game works just fine, but the lights on my phone won't work, and I need light for some pitch black rooms.

Using OpenGL gives me ugly textures and the game is very laggy, I read it had to do with my Nvidia Graphics card? D:

Anyways, for the possible time I could play the mod, its great!

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sprt
sprt

Nah, I've played it on opengl. I don't know why it doesn't work anymore. Even the phone lost it's glow. (And no, it should still work at the point which I am at)

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Chalk

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You guys make it sound like the game took decades to create xD
"Cry of Fear FINALLY released!"
And as if the entire Internet was just waiting for this one mod to complete their lives.
And then, barely three days later "Cry of Fear Patch 1.1 finally released"? As if everybody was waiting for it xD

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Minuit
Minuit

yeah lmao 4 years is nothing rofl xD

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Sev-RC-
Sev-RC-

Some people have been waiting for it around 3 or 4 years. Sorry to burst your bubble...

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U-Jooy
U-Jooy

Awesome! Thx, I'm installing now! I really like the option to check for updates by the launcher. Great Job ^O^

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ice_trey
ice_trey

ah ok one MUST have obese fatty gabe noobells steam nosnense installed to play this ^^

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Mkilbride
Mkilbride

?

And Steam is great. Far better than WON ever was.

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Radu_IceMan
Radu_IceMan

Hell, it's about time!

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S.W.A.G.G.
S.W.A.G.G.

HI

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awreid12
awreid12

Can you add a manual download for the patch? The launch app isnt working for me even though I have microsoft whatever 4.0. It has never worked on my computer, so.... it would be great if you could post a manual download.
Thanks!

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PurpleGaga27
PurpleGaga27

I agree with this.

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Mkilbride
Mkilbride

No manual patches, ever, only makes it easier for the Non-Steam ijits to play.

Of course someone will probably post one eventually. Also, you can't get the launch App to work? That's very odd man...

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SabreXT
SabreXT

The launch app seems to be a problem for alot of people. I don't see why it's required.

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Mkilbride
Mkilbride

The Launch App has special fixes in it to make the mod not crash and run better on certain levels.

Hence why, some people launch it directly from Steam, and it crashes, most developers tell them to run the launcher, as it contains special fixes.

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eukos
eukos

I don't think so, Tim

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S.W.A.G.G.
S.W.A.G.G.

Same here ive like downlaoded it like 2 or three times and im talking about downlaoding EVERYTHIGN 2 or 3 times and its still not working this is my 3rd or 4th time and its not done downloading

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