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As shown on Facebook and our main website, we have set the release date of the Stand Alone release for April 24th, which is in a week. Cry of Fear will be re-released for free on Steam, where you won't need Half-Life to play it. It will be completely stand alone.

Posted by ruMpel on Apr 17th, 2013

Release Date

As shown on Facebook and our main website, we have set the release date of the Stand Alone release for April 24th, which is in a week.
Cry of Fear will be re-released for free on Steam, where you won't need Half-Life to play it. It will be completely stand alone.


As you may have noticed, we have now switched over to IndieDB, or rather, the games section.
What this means, is that Cry of Fear is no longer a mod, but a game. This means that other people can create mods for Cry of Fear as in Custom Campaigns. Some examples of that are:

See you the 24th of April

But until then, follow us on our website
Or at Facebook
Or IndieDB:

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Rob12772 Apr 17 2013, 12:12pm says:

Next week? Sweet!

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TrashCan-Man23 Apr 17 2013, 12:19pm says:

Hell yeah, awesome.

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hristaki032 Apr 17 2013, 12:27pm says:

Can't wait!!!

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vol4ok Apr 17 2013, 12:54pm buried:


And if it will standalone, could we install other half life mods without having original half life in steam ?

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delarobe Apr 18 2013, 12:24pm replied:

i really doubt it, most hl mods use hl content

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vol4ok Apr 18 2013, 3:03pm buried:


Strange, cof uses goldsource engine.

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Dekaku Apr 19 2013, 9:10am replied:

Lets put it in another angle. Would you like to play a game where there are no textures whatsoever? Because those textures and models are, what delarobe probably meant with hl content. The engine alone isn't worth anything without such content.

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vol4ok May 26 2013, 11:23am replied:

Actualy its worth you could install other HL mods

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Doyle_138 Apr 17 2013, 1:00pm says:

I'm excited for my first playthrough. It was very hard to withstand that before for the stand-alone release. :D

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Mateos Apr 17 2013, 1:43pm says:

Great job, thank you for all your efforts!

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Mr.Grindor Apr 17 2013, 1:49pm says:

I'm still impressed that they will release this masterpiece for free. Good work guys! Just one more week and I'll relive the whole fear again :D

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nosfer4tu Apr 17 2013, 2:06pm says:

My body is ready.

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levan563 Apr 17 2013, 2:35pm says:

Hell Yeah! Cant Wait)

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MikeAruba Apr 17 2013, 3:17pm says:

Best birthday gift ever! :D

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DaveW Apr 17 2013, 3:57pm says:

Hopefully this will fix some of the bugs with all the custom rendering stuff, and I can actually play it. Congrats guys.

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Dido_o Apr 17 2013, 4:18pm says:

Hell yeah !!!! :DDDD

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GhoulEater Apr 17 2013, 4:27pm says:

This is awesome! I've seen so many other people play it, but I never got to play it myself. I can't wait to jump into this game.

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Tabajara77 Apr 17 2013, 4:55pm says:


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MasterFen Apr 17 2013, 5:28pm says:

Oh god it's Feb 2012 all over again!

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Magic_Nipples Apr 17 2013, 6:28pm says:

How are you guys allowed to make this a stand alone game for the GoldSrc engine without any legal issues? Is it because this is a free to play game?

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Thejackal501 Apr 17 2013, 8:13pm replied:

Yes, it is free and it no longer require original Half-Life engine to play, that's why is free. Cheers

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Zorbos Apr 20 2013, 3:38pm replied:

They were Greenlit on Steam.

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SonofX51 Apr 17 2013, 8:35pm says:

Now for the most important question of all...

How big is the download size? (no its not a problem for me, just curious to know how big it is compared to the mod installer).

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NoobSaibot Apr 17 2013, 10:22pm says:

So wait how did you get it stand alone? Did you buy the license for the engine?

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Rakym Apr 18 2013, 6:17pm replied:

CoF was greenlit on steam, which is why they got the engine license for free since the game will be non-profit anyway.

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Stoof Apr 17 2013, 10:40pm says:

Many thanks!

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SkuDG Apr 18 2013, 12:23am says:


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Sedorikku Apr 18 2013, 4:39am says:

so what will be the system requirements on the standalone release?

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not Apr 18 2013, 5:30am says:


Good job guys!

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Chriz_86 Apr 18 2013, 5:38am says:

Awesome news. Will there be compatibility of mod saves?

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TheGreatGonzo Apr 18 2013, 11:15am replied:

Of course! the save game files are based of the game itself, not the stand alone engine or whatever.

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Chriz_86 Apr 26 2013, 2:25pm replied:

Err, just found out in the forums that it is not possible...

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charly.thorngren Apr 18 2013, 8:32am says:

cant wait, i was going to buy hl 1 just to play this mod but now I dont need to!

hälsningar från sverige! :)

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Rus[T] Apr 18 2013, 2:59pm says:

Aah, this is sudden, sweet news!

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PurpleGaga27 Apr 18 2013, 5:36pm says:

Awesome to hear.

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sloshedtrain Apr 19 2013, 1:00am says:

**** Yeah!

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iamcreasy Apr 19 2013, 3:04am says:

I've bought HL1 only to play mods. I didn't get to play Naiteki Kensei.

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VladamirVex Apr 20 2013, 5:14pm says:

Man i didnt work for me when it satrted it said launch game and i was realy realy ******* happy and it said error and i looked for a soulution in youtube but nothing man what a ******* kill joy :(

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joealtair Apr 21 2013, 1:03pm says:


i dont have half life so i am grateful for this

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RickyGamerX Apr 21 2013, 6:50pm says:

OH YEAH!!!! Awesome!! :D

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Nightscout Apr 22 2013, 9:37pm says:

PLEASE make it possible to start from a specific chapter!

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kingofallmen Apr 24 2013, 2:29pm says:

I have been waiting for this on steam to come without the need of HL but it doesnt seem to be there, anyone else having problems or just me

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