Half-Life 2 Classic is a Half-Life 1 mod that aims to recreate the entirety of Half-Life 2.

Why? Mainly, just for fun, but also because a lot of people like how the goldsrc engine feels, or enjoy the gameplay or Half-Life more than Half-Life 2. It's also a way to see what Half-Life 2 could have looked like in the limits of Goldsrc, if valve never developed the Source engine.

If you want to help out, please apply here. We're in need of texture artists and programmers.

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After over a year since our first playable demo, we’re proud to say that the entirety of Ravenholm is now available to download and play.

Ravenholm Demo


As we’ve stated in previous updates, we’ve been focusing on remaking models and assets from scratch within the limits of goldsrc. With a lot more time, people, and work going into the mod now, we hope you’ll agree that the new demo is a lot better than our first one.

Ravenholm

We’ve already shown the gravity gun and a few work-in-progress maps, but here are some things we haven’t shown in our previous updates:

New Grigori model:


New NPCS:

Poison Zombie


Fast Zombie


Poison Headcrab


Fast Headcrab


Other additions:

  • New texture for normal zombies, making them wear citizen clothes instead of scientist ones
  • Zombies can be cut in half with sharp objects
  • New sounds for weapons, footsteps, and more
  • New models/textures for weapons in the low-poly style of Half-Life 1
  • New “advanced” options to toggle weapon sway and change weapon fov (this will probably be used for more stuff later on)

Keep in mind, there are likely going to be bugs, despite our attempts at getting everything working well. We’re doing things with goldsrc that it was never meant to do, and things are bound to break. If you find an issue let us know and we’ll try to get it fixed asap. Otherwise, have fun playing a 14-year-old game in a 20-year-old engine!

Progress Update #2

Progress Update #2

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The second progress update for Half-Life 2: Classic, a mod recreating Half-Life 2 in Half-Life 1's engine.

Progress Update #1

Progress Update #1

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We are the team of Half Life 2: Classic. Welcome to the first of many progress updates that we plan to show you.

Updates on the mod.

Updates on the mod.

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We're extremely thankful for all the support so far, and we have a couple updates on the mod's development.

Introducing Half-Life 2: Classic

Introducing Half-Life 2: Classic

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After 2 months of hard work, we're proud to be announcing the development of Half-Life 2: Classic.

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Ravenholm Demo

Ravenholm Demo

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The entire Ravenholm chapter from Half-Life 2, fully playable in Goldsrc as a Half-Life 1 mod.

HL2Classicdemo

HL2Classicdemo

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The first chapter of Half-Life 2, remade in Half-Life 1's engine. To install simply extract to your Half-Life folder.

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rodneyc76
rodneyc76

This looks epic. Devs please take your time with this one

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xXSWAGXx#YOLO
xXSWAGXx#YOLO

Hey dude, please tell me there this mod inst dead. I try the demo and its just awesome.

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Dieagamer101
Dieagamer101

please don't tell me you guys are dead.

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Musik_Mann
Musik_Mann

as always they say about the fact that they will transfer half life 2 to goldsrc, but then they will throw everything

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hvo87675
hvo87675

I wouldn't be surprised if Valve hired those talented people.

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Dieagamer101
Dieagamer101

what does that mean?

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Dieagamer101
Dieagamer101

I want to run only the weapons in vanilla half life. How can I do so?

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Neftall
Neftall

Insert the cheat "Map C1a0" and you will appears in Black Mesa :) (Sorry for my bad english)

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Musik_Mann
Musik_Mann

where updates???

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Dieagamer101
Dieagamer101

updates?

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RT @ModDB: Return to Ravenholm with this playable demo of Half-Life 2: Classic, a mod that demakes Half-Life 2 with the origin… T.co

Nov 21 2018

As promised, the Ravenholm demo is now available to download. An article will be published shortly with more detail… T.co

Nov 20 2018

RT @epicplayer40: GOING LIVE NOW: Youtube.com

Nov 20 2018

Epicplayer is streaming our ravenholm demo soon, after that it's releasing! T.co

Nov 20 2018

We've just uploaded a bunch of images of ravenholm to moddb. Something else is coming soon as well... Moddb.com

Nov 19 2018

Soon™ T.co

Oct 10 2018

For the many of you wondering about the Gravity Gun, we've made a short video showing off how it works so far. Youtube.com

Sep 8 2018

Some WIP screenshots of our Ravenholm maps that we've put on our ModDB page. Things are coming along nicely. We've… T.co

Aug 30 2018

We have a working pulse rifle, alt-fire included. Particles are still a WIP, and we plan to make enemies dissolve i… T.co

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