You wake up in a dark alley, not knowing anything. What has happened anyway? You struggle after the truth and answers. Answers you want to know in the darkness and fear, which makes your heartbeat race like violent blows against your head. Where do "they" come from? What has happened? Are you just turning insane? The time is up; you can't stay there reading your smses forever. It's time to head out and find the answers. Cry of Fear is a singleplayer modification of Half-Life 1 which brings you the horror you've always been afraid of. It's a total conversion of Half-Life 1, which means it uses NO Half-Life 1 content or other peoples' files. It's all made exclusively by the developers. It also uses new gaming styles that you will rarely find in Half-Life mods, such as advanced cutscenes and other stuff that will be revealed at a later date.

chillywilly2345 says

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Might as well give a detailed review while I can.

Summary:This is not your average horror game. To sum it up it's made by in my opinion one of the best horror type of dev's I have ever seen. Im talking about ruMpel. And I cant thank him and the team enough for releasing this mod.

Story 10/10 Why? The story is amazing and it makes you want to play the mod. You start as a lonely but average person. You wake up in a alley with no signs how you have gotten there. Things start to go down and you search for answers.

Graphics*Ugh I hate to say that word*10/10 I.......ok...I was shocked and was very amazed how this turned out in a Half life mod. This mod PROVES it can still be worked on and turn things into very detailed layouts. This is why I enjoy the half life one mod's today.

Gameplay 10/10 It seems simple yet amazing. But the reason why I gave it THIS rating was because ruMpel himself wanted to feel what the gun felt when firing. He fired all types and used the same exact way he fired from the video to an animation on the gun. This helps get the taste of what a gun CAN feel like.

I'm sure I left alot of stuff out but I want you guys just to play this mod. ruMpel if you do see this review please make more. Take your time and rest. You earned it.

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Highest Rated (61 agree) 9/10

The best horror mod I've ever had the pleasure of playing. I spoke with Andreas in a notable interview a few months back and ever since have held an enormous respect for the man and what it is he sees in his projects, in his "horror", and in himself. Cry of Fear has finally launched and with it comes a turning point in open source gaming, modding, creative expression and a revitalization of the almost dead psychological modern horror that we have come to see in Jacob's Ladder, Silent Hill, Afraid…

Feb 23 2012 by C-zom