A big thank you to you guys at ModDB who have supported this mod. The Future is now!!


This mod is a Tribute to Hammy, Jaykin bacon, Various Video Games and the fact that you can make a mod fun without super-serious modern warfare guns or zombies. Half-Screwed is a Half-life Modification where the tense serious multiplayer action is blown away with weird weapons and other great wonderful things. Instead of a handgun and dangerous explosives, you can throw dosh at your opponents. Or have your first Tripmine with Fisher Price's TripMine all set up and ready to use.


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Half-Screwed Death and Rebirth. Half-Screwed is finished.

Hello everyone. Here's the final version of Half-Screwed. The game that made you cry and laugh. This project which is about peaking over 3 years of off-and-on coding is finally done.

This version doesn't focus on adding more content to, but more-so fixing any issues I've seen and adding in a few things I wanted to add since starting the project.

Enough jibber jabber, its time for changes and downloads.

Changelog
Fixes

  • The Bots are back; Now taunt randomly
  • Dosh now appears in the HUD (slot and position bug)
  • Some Heavy Rain grammar fixed

Additions

  • X-Mas Tree has double health during Christmas
  • Homestuck NPC added
  • Monster Hunt Game Mode added
  • DoD and CS Map compatibility
  • BGM per map (media/maps/mapname.mp3)

DOWNLOAD HALF-SCREWED REBIRTH

Half-Screwed Source Code: SVN (GitHub)

DEATH AND REBIRTH? I THOUGHT YOU WERE DONE.

DEATH AND REBIRTH? I THOUGHT YOU WERE DONE.

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Introducing. The final. But the not mailed in final.

Half-Screwed REMIX

Half-Screwed REMIX

News

Half-Screwed Remix is released. The for-real-this-time final version. This time it includes Good, Bad and the Ugly.

Open Beta Soon!

Open Beta Soon!

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Half-Screwed in Open beta for the next seriously-final version!

Introducing the Forum!

Introducing the Forum!

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Bug track, post and boast. The forums are now up and be part of it.

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Half-Screwed Death and Rebirth

Half-Screwed Death and Rebirth

Full Version 31 comments

The FINAL release. I swear this time! Check out for more info!

Half-Screwed Remix Source Code

Half-Screwed Remix Source Code

Other 3 comments

Source Code of the Remix Version of Half-Screwed! With this you'll get the extra functions I've coded. Always check out the SVN for hotfixes if any exist...

Half-Screwed REMIX

Half-Screwed REMIX

Full Version 11 comments

This is the finally-final version. Lots of bug fixes and polish.

Half-Screwed WON Pack

Half-Screwed WON Pack

Patch

This patch made by TheCoolGman fixes and enhances the experience of WON players of Half-Screwed.

Half-Screwed Gold Source Code

Half-Screwed Gold Source Code

Source Code

The Source Code of half-screwed based around the Gold version. Except for I have cleaned it up tremendously.

Half-Screwed Gold Final

Half-Screwed Gold Final

Full Version 16 comments

Here we are folks, the end of a long and fun journey.

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Panzermann11
Panzermann11

Hey, I don't know if you're still around or not, but I just wanted to ask you a few 2 questions.

In older versions such as HS Gold, I saw that the menu music was diffrent.
Instead of Reflection Eternal, the music sounded like something out of a Nintendo, or maybe a Sonic game. I hate to be one of those guys that said "Hurr durr wots da music" but... What's the menu song in Half-Screwed Gold and older versions? Thanks.

Also, just wanted to point out a bug that always bugged me out (Pun totally not intended) and hasn't been fixed since the final version. I asked this before, but...

When I equip the scientist launcher (That replaces the gluon gun in singleplayer), I equipped it just fine. But when I switch to another weapon, I noticed that I can't seem to equip it anymore (Unless maybe I run out of ammo for all other weapons or use the last weapon equipped key, Q by default if the last weapon was the abovementioned weapon), and it stays like that for the rest of the game. The same thing happens for the dolphin gun too.

(Incase you didn't know already, it was a weapon that replaces and functions like the crossbow and has a model like a dolphin and has a horn in its forehead kinda like an unicorn. Hell, it even plays those stock dolphin noises)

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ash_link Creator
ash_link

I am still around. Its kind of funny how you found a bug, but I will explain.

1. The song is Rei I from Evangelion.

2. Thats a bug in the slots I put the scientist rocket in. I believe I fixed this in a future unreleased version I did. I believe anyway. It should be in the code, unfortunately you'd have to recompile and such.

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Ravensholm
Ravensholm

What do you call this single player game exactly? It is not a total conversion as you still have the same basic game, but you added different player models and new conversations. I am looking for more games like this, but in a much more serious manner. This was a great game though. I had lots of fun! ^_^

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NovelPancake
NovelPancake

For this you need half life buyed on steam. or else you will not be able to play single player

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Sparkledip
Sparkledip

Does anyone know if this works on a non steam version of half-life?

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NovelPancake
NovelPancake

No. it does not. if you use non steam. you will not be able to load/play single player

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ash_link Creator
ash_link

If you run into any problems, let me know, I will do my best to try to fix the code to make it work.

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Guest
Guest

hey, i did tested it and it works fine in non-steam half-life

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Ravensholm
Ravensholm

I have to say this was a real treat to play when there were friendly NPCs around and they were having their own conversations. The dinosaur, headcrab and stormtrooper heads were a real nice touch. The enemy sounds were refreshing and the new weapons usually overpowering in a good way. I am still not sure what the money was for except to distract possibly for a second or the one rifle that looked like an M16 of sorts that just seems to shake the screen violently or even the Jason thing. I am sure that was a gag, but for or from what I have no idea.

However because you did not actually add any real new content or extra NPCs along the way, some parts, especially the middle were rather boring as I find the original to be. Not so much your fault, as either the original game design or my own taste. But it gave me motivation to get past those parts again to see what else would be said. There are just not more scientist and security guards the later you go into the game.

It sucks there are no servers up. I think it said there were bots with their own conversations, but I am not sure how to get them to appear. Otherwise I am just running around in circles. I also find the weapons not found in the base game to be a nice addition too, at least on the surface. With no one to try them out on I can just say they look nice.

I would like to say however that not actually having any elevator music, regardless of how campy it might of been, was a real missed opportunity. Also what was the music at the title screen? I have tried to find it elsewhere to listen to but can not. Have you guys worked on any other mods for HL1 or HL2 and have you done a Half Screwed for HL2? I will be writing a review shortly for this one.

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ash_link Creator
ash_link

Sorry for the late reply. But let me answer the questions in order.

Also what was the music at the title screen?
Gold and Pre: Rei I from Evangelion
Current: Reflection Eternal

Have you guys worked on any other mods for HL1 or HL2 and have you done a Half Screwed for HL2?

I've done a prototype for a sequel, but I lost a bit of inspiration. Mostly because Garry's Mod had done a lot of what I wanted to do and more. Most of what I can only do can only go so far as far as jokes. Because of the long on-rails segments, I dont think HS can exist like it did in HL1 and I spent the better part of a few years to figure out how I could fit it.

HS 2 Betas do exist, I have maybe three or four different designs on each. Some are just barely edited SDKs, some I have fleshed out ideas. I would love to do a singleplayer package which features a traditional prop and asset swapping and editing. I however, would love to do a 2.5D game for the multiplayer, which I experimented with in a random beta.

I will say some sort of beta code is floating around GitHub atm. I am not 100% sure which one it is, but I think its the 2.5d one. And if you look hard enough you'll find HS1 code for a unreleased future version, but I wanna add more before I am satisfied. I might do a beta test. Time might fly by. I am not sure what I will do at the moment.

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Panzermann11
Panzermann11

Hey there, I played Half-Screwed many times before and I just wanted to point out a few things.

1. Most of the weapons are meant to be gags n' stuff.
The dosh is a reference to Killing Floor (where you can throw money the characters refer to as "dosh" in KF, maybe. I haven't played the game yet so I have no idea if that's true or not) and the meme itself, and also uses the dosh voicelines from KF. Other that that, collecting thrown dosh doesn't do anything and the weapon is just there for fun.

And the MW2 gun is a reference to the weapon recoil in various COD games where the screen shakes (hard to notice) to stimulate recoil since the weapons wasn't programmable to actually have recoil (I think).

The Jason weapon is a reference to a famous scene in Heavy Rain, where Ethan Mars thinking his son got lost in the mall calls out Jason to find him.

2. To enable bots, follow these steps:
Step 1: Open console by pressing the ` key and type "addbot_enable 1" (No quotations!)
Step 2: Restart server
Step 3: Type "addbot"
Step 4: Profit!

3. You might not be able to hear the menu music in the lastest version of Half-Screwed due to a bug, but I checked the game files and the music is called "Reflection Eternal". And are you talking about the music in Half-Screwed Gold and older versions, or the one from Remix & Death and Rebirth versions? The music was different in Half-Screwed Gold and older versions.

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