Lambda Wars (formerly Half-Life 2: Wars) brings the struggle between the human resistance and their Combine overlords to a multiplayer real-time strategy setting. The Lambda Wars beta only requires Alien Swarm installed to play. It features 3 multiplayer game modes: Sandbox, Annihilation and Overrun, showcasing the Rebels and Combine playable factions and a full-fledged RTS interface and HUD. There is also a singleplayer tutorial and a handful of singleplayer missions.
Installer for Lambda Wars 2.3.3, a real-time strategy modification for Half-Life 2
Lambda Wars 2.3.3 changes Improvements and Balance: * Reduced cover damage reduction from 60% to 50% * Changed population cost of Combine and Rebel Soldier (SMG/Ar2/shotgun) to 2 (excluding the Engineer) * Changed population cost of Vortigaunt from 1 to 3 * Changed population cost of Hunter from 2 to 3 Visuals: * Air unit selection circles are now projected on the ground * Added range indicators to Headcrab Canister Launcher, Barrel Trap, Regeneration Post and Rebel Scan ability Maps: * UPDATED: hlw_abandoned (added new neutral wood fence barricade) * UPDATED: hlw_village Fixed: * Unable to type text in Game Lobby chat * Control Points are sometimes incorrectly updated after an enemy captures it * Units not finding the correct path to a Rock Barricade. They would would go around the obstacle depending on which side the units are (hlw_abandoned) * Cached paths of the unit navigator were not cleared in some cases, causing incorrect navigation * Just spawned units at a building moving in a random direction when no rally point is set yet * Sometimes units keeps playing the fall animation * Ability cancel notification messages not being shown * Info box/tooltip of abilities incorrectly made visible after leaving unit direct control * Being able to select Combine Mines while they are carried by a Combine Claw Scanner * Explosive barrels from Rebels Barrel Trap visible in fog of war * "Release barrels" ability sometimes disabled, even though barrels are loaded Misc: * Updated Chromium Embedded Framework to branch 1750 (Chromium 33) * Updated JQWidgets to version 3.2.0