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20180105120004 1
Back in December
ICE HL2 Expansion released to the public followed by a news article which was kind of late, but still had been met with a decent reception. It was shortly afterward that I was contacted by a person who offered to port the mod from a Episode 2 2007 SDK Base to the current 2013 Source Single Player SDK Base. That person managed to port it in a day, and through a few exchanged e-mails and bug checking the port was ready for the public. Recently released.

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Thank you Marc-Antoine Lortie for porting the game code, and for providing a very small and simple patch file (For those just looking to upgrade the initial release mod folder, quickly, to the newer engine, link below), and for also setting up a git repository for the ported code available to the public. Also, for restructuring of the SDK project to find those newly created ICE code documents within source code easier.

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I felt that this news post was important because we still see a lot of individuals downloading the initial release, and not so many of the new engine port. This leads me to believe that most people are obtaining the download link from the last news post. But why is the 2013 SDK any better? The 2013 Source engine is much more improved in visual quality and operation. I've tested areas of our bad maps that drop the frame rate, and it runs a bit smoother on the newer engine.
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For everyone who missed our news post last month (because it was such a busy month for us all) I hope that you take the time to look it over, as it gives thanks to a lot of kind people who helped us in the development of ICE, and some insight to some of the great programs used in the mods creation.
Here is a link

So, if you are looking to download and play ICE, then you want this:
icemod v2013sp 01032018


If you have already downloaded ICE before January the 3rd and want to patch your mod folder to play in the new game engine you want this:
Patch initial to 2013 port


If you are looking for the source code to learn from or fix issues with the ICE game code (ahem* AI) then there is this -> GITHUB LINK, or the zipped download for that too:
hl2 icemod master 2013 enigine port

(It is also a good reference and learning project. How did we make the player wearing the helmet sound muffled? It's all in the code.)


Thank you everyone who has played ICE the HL2 Expansion mod, and everyone who has made videos on youtube playing through the game. Its been great watching it so far. If anyone wants to help further the development of the project; touch up mapping, fix game code, remodel? You can contact mrjasonsnell@hotmail.com

Thanks and we hope you enjoy your winter!

20180105120609 1

ICE Half-Life 2 Expansion released!

ICE Half-Life 2 Expansion released!

News 10 comments

ICE Has officially been released, Over the weekend ICE saw its full release, It's been a long development and very slow this last year, but our mod is...

May 2016 Update

May 2016 Update

News 4 comments

Half-Life 2: ICE is coming.. slowly but surely. Don't forget us. We are not dead.

HL2 - ICE - Update July 2015

HL2 - ICE - Update July 2015

News 12 comments

HL2 - ICE ITS NOT DEAD. Very much alive, just taking time. "These things, they take time." - Gabe Newell

*TRAILER* Half-Life 2 - ICE - Summer Update 2014

*TRAILER* Half-Life 2 - ICE - Summer Update 2014

News 25 comments

We're still working hard at this! We have come a long way but still have much work to do!

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icemod v2013sp 01032018

icemod v2013sp 01032018

Full Version

ICE HL2 Expansion Full Release 2013 SP SDK Base port

hl2 icemod master 2013 enigine port

hl2 icemod master 2013 enigine port

Source Code 1 comment

This is the ICE HL2 Expansion source code ported to 2013 single player by Marc-Antoine Lortie.

Patch initial to 2013 port

Patch initial to 2013 port

Patch

This is a update to patch the initial full release of ICE HL2 Expansion to the 2013 source game engine.

ICE HL2 Expansion full

ICE HL2 Expansion full

Full Version 13 comments

* This was the first uploaded version! Download the SP2013 Port version (icemod v2013sp 01032018) which performs better!

ICE Model Work 2017

ICE Model Work 2017

Other

ICE HL2 Milkshape Model source files, SMD's/Qc's for learning and modification.

ICE Source Code 2017

ICE Source Code 2017

Other 3 comments

ICE HL2 Source code for learning and modification.

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Gideaninja
Gideaninja

large parts of it made ZERO SENSE. penguins?! really? lame.
several maps i had to noclip thru , as there was NO way to leave and goto next map. Maps that i could naturally leave thru a door, after loading, were not locked doors behind me, which made sense, but they became solid walls? the continuity really sucked. The final map, some weird DOME thing. i beat the gunship, but still died and had a bunch of scientists standing over my body? lame....

the only cool part? little tank bots that helped me kill large number of bad guys.
overall, maybe a 1 star. out of 5.maybe.

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notaclevername
notaclevername

Your other comments on Moddb make you look like a troll bro.

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Gamerjunk
Gamerjunk

I downloaded the game via google chrome and ran it threw winrar and it cant get past the valve intro. any way to fix this? i tried going threw the same process 3 times and it still didnt work! please help i really want to play this game! EDIT: Never mind i did it wrong.

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Gamerjunk
Gamerjunk

Edit Edit: no its actually broken please help.

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notaclevername
notaclevername

Keep Calm, and read the comments. You'll get the answer. Northern_Petrol answered this recently:

IF THE GAME CRASHES ON LOADING:
Go to Library>Tools>Source SDK 2013 Singleplayer>Settings>Betas and change it to -upcoming. It will fix the crash.

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Gamerjunk
Gamerjunk

Thanks man!

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Half-Rats
Half-Rats

Never let Richmond die.

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notaclevername
notaclevername

or else vicariously you might feel the pain.

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DRUNKENSKELETON
DRUNKENSKELETON

Just finished the mod. Super decent, guys

Time well spent on your parts developing it, and my part for enjoying it!

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rea987
rea987

Hey, does it work with Linux? Thanks!

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notaclevername
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I can't test it without Linux but there are places to look for the information. In short... no?

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This is one of the best HL2 Mod's I've ever played. After being so disappointed & let down with The Closure, all of my hopes for a decent fans attempt at making their own Half-Life 2: Episode Three. But this was more than decent, it was great! The New Weapons were fun to use (Dual SMG1's, Aperture Shotgun, & Mobile Turret FTW), New Enemies were fun to fight, and New Maps, whilst not great looking, were well made and balanced enough. +Pros +New Weapons. +New Enemies. +New Maps. +New Gameplay Functions…

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