Hard-Life is a mod that aims to change how you play Half-Life. The game was difficult back in 1998 but we've all nearly memorized enemy patterns and locations. Rather than raising enemy health and damage in an artificial manner, we decided to overhaul how the the AI works. Enemies are more evasive, they move quicker, react faster, and are more deadly with their aim.

Human enemies work more efficiently together to flush you out, and now bring a wide assortment of firepower with them to give you a tough time in every situation. Aliens are more aggressive and more willing to hit and run the player.

Additional enemies have also been hand-placed throughout the game to keep up the pressure, but without drastically changing the game's native pacing. There are also some new additions to the Half-Life cast, but they should all be familiar places.
Aside from increasing the general difficulty of the game, we also decided to implement extra features to the game that we feel fit the original tone, or were even reflected in concept art. Allies can be equipped with heavier firepower, and come in more forms and the same goes for your enemies too. We wanted to introduce variation to every scenario so that no firefight ever feels the same as the last.
We're also making an effort to unify assets in the game so that the world feels more cohesive. Weapons will now match in their world and player versions, and will seem a bit more functional as well. Many features added to the game should not be overly noticeable and you may find yourself wondering if certain elements were always there or added by Hard-Life.

This mod is under very active development, and we have an active GitLab with updates nearly every day.


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Hello Half-Life/Hard-Life/Synergy fans,

Sorry about the long wait for updates, Schedules have not been friendly over time yet fury_161 has taken some time out to show our current "Office Complex" chapters shown in a YouTube video below.



Consider joining our community and discussing openly any opinions that you may have. We are all aware that changing Half-Life may not be everyone's cup of tea. This mod may not be for everyone but those who appreciate our outlook are more than welcome.


Our changelog is extremely extensive and is not publicized. Every other night I take time to program with our other team members. Getting results is a bit more important than updating a log with minor improvement features.

Hard-Life - Gameplay Trailer: Questionable Ethics

Hard-Life - Gameplay Trailer: Questionable Ethics

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First gameplay trailer of Hard-Life showcasing multiple new additions without just being a test video!

Hard-Life: Trailer 1

Hard-Life: Trailer 1

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First official trailer for Hard-Life. A lot of features showcased here, a lot of them are subtle or happening in the background! Keep an eye out!

This Week In Mods: March 30 2018

This Week In Mods: March 30 2018

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The biggest mod stories for the week of March 30 2018.

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Mr_Sekletor
Mr_Sekletor

Hard-Life expansions: Hard Shift and Hardposing force

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Hkwkdjjx
Hkwkdjjx

Hard force*

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alphaheadcrab.
alphaheadcrab.

more hard-life news. Media.discordapp.net

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Mr_Sekletor
Mr_Sekletor

I've waited for this moment to come and finally the time's come





Maybe

Also in the main menu will there be no easy or no normal just hard on the difficulty setting like easy and normal got removed

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alphaheadcrab.
alphaheadcrab.

it is hard, harder, and hardest. harder and hardest are still being worked on.

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Hkwkdjjx
Hkwkdjjx

Yep, there are only the hard difficulty, and two more hardest that are cut.

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Tovarisch_AleKK
Tovarisch_AleKK

Good job on finalising open-beta version! Here's another anticipated Half-Life mod getting released. Hope it won't get stuck in a perpetual reviewing limbo, like the other HL mod, currently awaiting Valve's approval (for 2 months, apparently)

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Hkwkdjjx
Hkwkdjjx

2 months? Meeeeh, oh and taking the first say, you have reason, wont get stuck.

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alphaheadcrab.
alphaheadcrab.

so we just need to wait for it to be done with reviewing.

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Hkwkdjjx
Hkwkdjjx

I saw!!! Its really a dream :'D thanks for the information that you give me and a bunch of people here, that's really cool of your part, oh and, you have discord?

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alphaheadcrab.
alphaheadcrab.

yes. my user name is waz#1626. if you want to friend me.

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