The 2011 release is now referred to as a beta release- read the mod's "news" to see why. Download the beta in the mod's "downloads" section:

There is no fixed release date for the final version. I am alone when it comes to mapping and that takes time. I am working very hard at this so, God willing, it will be done. I do not want to compromise the quality and quantity of the maps.

The basic premise will still be the same in the final version:
The air is foul and corporate fascism reigns in the not too distant future. Somewhere in the North American Union you are Myo Hyori, an 18 year-old girl of Korean descent who has had enough. Oh and you can start fires with your mind. This makes your corporate owners very nervous...

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Hello everyone.

I haven't decided for or against a demo yet. I have asked around and the general consensus seems to be you have to release everything at once. I want to go old school with G String. If I can turn it into a game it will be all in one. No DLC, no hidden cost or early release or whatever is the trend these days.

I also want to really make sure it works when it's released. As much as possible I don't want to have to release quick fixes and patches after shipping... Of course there will be updates maybe 6 months later or something like that but those would just be updates to improve things not vital fixes hopefully.

I want to deliver a good game in one go, you know like the old days, remember those? You bought a game and you played it.

What's going on now is a final detail pass. Notice these images (minus the first one) have no fancy post processing on them- that is because I have to make sure it looks good without those enabled. I don't want to use the post effects as a crutch to make things look fine. Those effects are just a bonus, icing on the cake but it has to look good without those as well.

So here are some images, a bigger package this time to show that even though it takes time a lot is being done every day.

This is from the beta sewer area, revamped of course, it was right before you got on the wood plank and got carried by the water to the area with the huge pipe:

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This is new, dirty Tokyo/china type area:

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Vista time! Source Engine pain trying to make vast areas look good:

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This is new as well, very polluted Chinatown sector:

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When every area looks acceptable without effects turned on I can archive the first two acts which is the bulk of the game. Most of it is already fine but some places a re tad under detailed without the eye-candy enabled in my opinion so I am fixing that. Just doing finishing touches really but on a huge project like this even those can take weeks.

When the first two acts are saved I can focus on the ending which is another 10 maps but none of those have to be built from scratch so it won't take as long as it would normally take. I have prefabs galore and the visuals are nailed down. It's more a matter of assembling different elements and not building new maps from scratch.

So there you have it working hard... What can I say. Hopefully it will be good. :)

In the meantime, since I am still doing it for free, if anyone wants to donate it's appreciated. Special thanks to those who already did. Link on my YouTube channel:

Youtube.com

For everyone: thank you for your patience.

Eyaura

New Space Battle Section

New Space Battle Section

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One of the new features in G String will be a dogfighting sequence in space. We'd like to show you what's coming up and how we made it all possible!

G String BETA Released

G String BETA Released

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This was the G String BETA release on DEC 19, 2011. Back then this release was called simply G String- later as development of a newer version became...

MOTY Editors Choice 2012

MOTY Editors Choice 2012

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Welcome to the Editors Choice award for Mod of the Year 2012.

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The icon of the game is too big for Steam and overlaps other games in your library. I resized it to 16x16 so that it's the same size than the others...

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This removes that pesky design aspect, and allows use to actually aim. See description for more customisation options.

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The air is foul and corporate fascism reigns in the not too distant future. Somewhere in the North American Union you are Myo Hyori, an 18 year-old girl...

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Guest
Guest

Ok, 2020 tell me yes?

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xxnooblyxx
xxnooblyxx

It could be this year. No promises tho

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andrewbaay123
andrewbaay123

glad to see this mod still updated! :)

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t850terminator
t850terminator

Take all the time you need and don't crunch yourself please!

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Eyaura Creator
Eyaura

Yes, I must. Especially now.

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Endlessvoyage
Endlessvoyage

Hey Eyaura,

I saw this video last night, and it made me wonder, do you remember your parents ever talking about living through the Hungarian Revolution of 1956? I am wondering if that era compared to any of the things that are talked about in this video, or if this was the sort of thing that everyone was too afraid to talk about or acknowledge had happened.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mVbuvlPi3tg

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Endlessvoyage
Endlessvoyage

Eyaura, when Myo finishes recovering from a psychic attack, often times she will wake up in an entirely different location. Is this her memory lapsing due to the attack, or did she actually teleport there using her powers?

Also, I just realized that the robot uprising is a false flag attack launched against the Nosumers with only civilian robots. This method of attack allows the robot manufacturer to maintain plausible deniability by deploying private military forces (either EMP or mechanical) against the civilian robots only after those robots have finished attacking the Nosumers.

Some "collateral damage" with the EMPs too for anyone who is homeless...

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Eyaura Creator
Eyaura

Her mind does sort of crack under the weight of all the horrors she goes through so it's kind of ambiguous what's real or not in the last couple of hours of gameplay. Amidst the street wars she does find her way back to her old home though that's for sure. :)

AI is becoming self aware and causing problems. That's a subplot which explains why there are hostile nanny and sex bots lurking everywhere.

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Endlessvoyage
Endlessvoyage

The AI never infiltrates and re-targets the military robots against the private military forces though... So I figured, though self aware, it still acts as an extension of the cabal, since it never opposes them.

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Eyaura Creator
Eyaura

Not all bots are part of the AI problem. The ones that are do attack all humans.

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Endlessvoyage
Endlessvoyage

Do you think the reason why the AI has not taken over the military robots is because it thinks that these private forces are already doing a fine job "destroying the human spirit", or is it only a matter of time before the AI breaks through their military grade encryption and decides to pursue this objective on its own?

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At first let me tell you that I review the 1.0 version here. This mod is one single masterpiece. It takes a place now in my hall of fame hl2 mod list in my head, I wish I could give it a 10, I really wish, but sadly there are some flaws which makes it impossible todo so for me. The good things: This mod does have a straight out amazing atmosphere. Everything fits, the level design is impressive to revolutioning. You walk over house roofs then down to the canals to get back into a house to cross…

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