Here you can take a look at my attempt to recreate a well-known Half Life 2 Beta style. I was inspired by maps from 2001-2002 beta and decided to make this addon.
In addition to changing textures and models, sounds and music were changed too (I replaced the original soundtrack with unused music for one of the Half Life games (Album by
Chris Jensen: "Mishaps in the Reactor Chamber"). It is possible that these tracks should have sounded in Half Life: Opposing Force or even in HL2 beta (one of them plays in the
first trailer and is called "Docks"). It is worth saying that the addon does not change the maps themselves, as well as the plot. Same game, different atmosphere. During development, I tried to stick to the 2001 Beta style, but in some places I used content from the 2002 beta. This whole mod was a very laborious project for me. It took almost a year to create it, and now it's finally ready. I want to thank all those who supported my project and helped with its development. Special thanks to RizGBlue and Mr_K and everyone else whose content has been used in Beta Aesthetics. I show these users in the credits. If you saw your work in my addon, then write about it in the comments.

*You can play with it in Half Life 2 Update, but better use this addon in original Half Life 2 game*

Well, without further interruption let's celebrate and eat Viennese sausages! (without botulism, of course)

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Beta Aesthetics 2.0 REMASTERED

Beta Aesthetics 2.0 REMASTERED

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The REMASTERED version is different from the one before: * New textures and models * Updated sounds * New soundtrack * Fixed bugs WARNING *Don't play...

Half Life 2 Beta Aesthetics Mod

Half Life 2 Beta Aesthetics Mod

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My attempt to recreate a well-known Half Life 2 Beta style. With this mod, HL2 will be transformed into something new. Barren wastelands,dark and uncomfortable...

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CrokDok
CrokDok

can someone tell me how to uninstall the mod ?

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EleventyFour
EleventyFour

Same issue here, I forgot about installing it and now I think I'll have to redownload just to see if it says how in a readme.

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Heroheenie
Heroheenie

texture resolution?

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Dernin
Dernin

okay, the mod is good but i have some problems.
-Gasmask citizen, there are 5 models of gasmask citizen and i think that you've choosed the worst possible, and it dosent really make sense when some citizens have gasmask and some not
-blood, textures are from first half life and it was in beta but only in 2001 e3, you should change it. It dosent fit with the whole game, there are some other assets from half life 1 that wasnt even in the beta
-also citadel's texture is weird
-and here is something very individual, but i think that this old model of gravity gun was bad idea (also gravity gun is not picking up some metal objects for some reason), it take's more place on screen than this later model and i would like to have some options to choose texture of fire, blood or citizens.
Still its very good remake, shooting from mp5 feel very satisfying and whole asthetic is good.

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exabyte-worlds
exabyte-worlds

Жду обновление мода ;) Сделаю фулл-стрим!

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Guest
Guest

Super awesome mod, I hope it gets updated more like replacing more props and models with their beta counterparts and maybe adding options for sounds/effects. Soundtrack replacement with Chris Jensen's 'Mishaps in the reactor chamber' was awesome and somehow fit really well. While the new H.E.V charger looks cool, it doesn't really make sense especially inside the citadel when the combine don't use H.E.V suits, the citadel model looks good but the texture is very bland, also some skyboxes face the wrong way like in water hazard where the sun is on the opposite side of where it's drawn in in the 2D skybox. Some character models could use some fine tuning, Kleiner's face barely animates, The combine elite looks almost the same as the soldiers other than their goofy helmets, and the gasmask citizen's face looks like it was drawn with crayons. Other than a few odd/incorrect minor details here and there, It was a good excuse for me to reply Half-Life 2 again for 32,768th time and maybe it will be for you too.

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Redbr34
Redbr34

seems like my idea was already done

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Guest
Guest

Отличный мод, прошёл вчера весь. Всё устраивает, но нужно чуток доработать, Аликс как-то косовато на меня смотрит, вортигонт пропадает на миссии песчаные ловушки, а так всё нормально.

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exabyte-worlds
exabyte-worlds

Неплохо, но требуется очень большая доработка. Попробую пройти его до конца.
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Not bad, but you need a very big revision. I'll try to complete it.

Полное прохождение/Full Walkthrough

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thewalter
thewalter

good remake

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