Gunman Chronicles is a futuristic FPS, originally planned as a total conversion for Quake; it then switched games to Quake II, followed by another switch to Half-Life, before being spotted by Valve Software and released as a stand-alone retail product in 2000.

You play as Major Archer, a soldier who once left his commanding officer behind on a battlefield believing him to be dead. As the story unfolds, Major Archer discovers that said commanding officer, known only as The General, in fact survived the battle on Banzur Prime, and was swallowed by a giant eel-like organism known as the Alpha Species.

The General escaped, feeling betrayed by his followers, and decided to create a race of super-Xenomes to conquer the human species, and it is the player's mission to stop him.

Despite being essentially a science fiction game, Gunman Chronicles also features Western-style elements, dinosaurs, steampunk, and US Civil War themes. Its space soldiers are curiously attired like 19th century US cavalrymen.

Most weapons have different firing modes and some can be upgraded with add-ons: for example, the laser pistol can be fired in pulse, charge, and rapid modes, and an add-on allows the player to charge up shots or use a telescopic sight. The game also features the M.U.L.E, a rocket launcher with eleven customisations.

A demo was released for Gunman Chronicles which included levels not available in the full game. These can be added into the regular gameflow using the Gunman Chronicles Demo Addon.

Sierra and Valve gave Gunman Chronicles little attention or support, and it can no longer be played online, because Valve's WON standalone multiplayer service no longer works.

It is currently unavailable on any digital download service. If you wish it to be put on Steam or GoG, vote and comment on the GoG Wishlist and the Steam Petition group.

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doitall
doitall

I just started my first playthrough of this and WOW, IT'S REALLY GOOD!! I would really recommend picking up a copy if you're a fan of the gameplay of Half-Life or any games that are also in the source engine.

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Unregret
Unregret

Really hope that we will have a similar "Remod" for this game, including detail textures and models pack of sort.

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elvenezolanoXD
elvenezolanoXD

yes, and i hope one day we can see it in steam

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Xierra
Xierra

Warning! GC Spoilers ahead:

My Spoiler Review of Gunman Chronicles after playing it on the Steam Version found in the Files section:

This was basically you stranded on a Jurassic Park x Tomb Raider world, visited the dangerous moon planet, then fight a rogue AI named Mainframe, who then turned to make a truce, and then turned partners in crime. They then visit the Wild West, with the Mainframe providing guidance to the player, and the vehicle sections are amazingly done, equal or perhaps even better than Highway 17 chapter from HL2, makes me wonder if Valve had took inspiration from GC! The final parts of the story are worse because there's too many tight spaces, but nonetheless engaging as you force your way through layers of bunkers to take revenge on your villain. You finish in a climatic battle that actually is pretty well done as well. This game is the GLADoS Player partnership before Portal 2 even happened, with lots of guns and real time customization of all weapons. Has an entirely new coat of paint; weapons, setting and all. Amazing game, amazing story, you're going to miss a lot if you didn't play this as a HL fan. 9 / 10.

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RecycledDoom
RecycledDoom

Hello Gunman Chronicles fans,

I've gotten tired of not being able to reliably find games for old Gold Source (GoldSrc, HL1, Half Life 1) mods or Source (Half Life 2, HL2) mods, so I made a discord about just that. I am also trying to make this place an informational hub. I'm trying to centralize and unite the multiplayer mod communities for all of the various multiplayer mods out there. We play a mod of the week every Friday/Saturday.

Check us out.

Discord.gg

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TheRenegadist
TheRenegadist

Started streaming Gunman as part of my Month of Half-Life event, VOD for part 1 below:

Playlist: Youtube.com

(Part 2 will be coming out Wednesday PST and the final part on Thursday PST)

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miniz
miniz

Not sure why but map demo8 seems to be broken on the steam updated version.
Can't find what map it's supposed too load after that as the mapload trigger seems too be missing there, or if its just supposed too just end the training/demo there.

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t850terminator
t850terminator

Where can you obtain this?

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Dune_Jumper
Dune_Jumper

In the files section look for "Gunman Chronicles Steam Version." It's buried by a bunch of other files.

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