The release of the "Poke646: Anniversary Edition" on Dec 21st 2016 marks the 15th anniversary of the original "Poke646" release and the 10th anniversary of the "Poke646: Vendetta" sequel release, both some of the most critically acclaimed singleplayer mods for Half-Life. Both games form a coherent storyline and span over a total of 42 maps and approximately 4-6 hours of playtime.

The "Poke646: Annniversary Edition" is basically a bundle of both mods, patched to run under the current Steam and Half-Life versions. This edition is designed to replace all other installations and/or patches of the mods, ideally becoming the only downloadable edition of the mods over the coming years.

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The Level Design Of Poke646



Since all the original trailer footage for "Poke646" and "Poke646: Vendetta" is of very low quality, I assembled a HD trailer to accompany the release of the "Poke646: Anniversary Edition". Showcasing the vast variety of locations in the mods, this trailer focuses on the level design aspect of the games.


ModDB downscales uploaded video to 720p/30fps, so for the full uncompressed 1080p/60fps trailer, head over to Vimeo!

Poke646: Anniversary Edition

Poke646: Anniversary Edition

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We celebrate 15 years of Poke646 with the "Poke646: Anniversary Edition".

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Poke646: Anniversary Edition

Poke646: Anniversary Edition

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The release of the "Poke646: Annniversary Edition" on Dec 21st 2016 marks the 15th anniversary of the original "Poke646" release and the 10th anniversary...

Poke646: Vendetta Android port v1.1

Poke646: Vendetta Android port v1.1

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Poke646: Vendetta port on Android. Just copy vendetta folder to folder where is 'valve' located.

Poke646 Android port v1.1

Poke646 Android port v1.1

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Poke646 port on Android. Just copy poke646 folder to folder where is 'valve' located.

Poke646 Vendetta For Linux (Xash3D Only!)

Poke646 Vendetta For Linux (Xash3D Only!)

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Poke646 Vendetta for Xash3D FWGS Linux Binaries by malortie and nekonomicon Poke646 Vendetta by the Poke646 team Compiled on KDE Neon, tested on Fedora...

Poke646 Port for Linux (Xash3D Only!)

Poke646 Port for Linux (Xash3D Only!)

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Poke646 with Linux binaries (by nekonomicon and malortie) Compiled with GCC and CMake on KDE Neon, tested on Fedora Linux.

Poke646: Vendetta

Poke646: Vendetta

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"Poke646: Vendetta" is the official successor of the award-winning Half-Life singleplayer modification "Poke646".

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Promethus_0314
Promethus_0314

I can't seem to give myself godmode. I was able to open console and change the value of "sv_cheats" to "1" , but upon entering "god" i did not recieve godmode. Any idea what is going on or what I may be doing wrong?

EDIT: I tried again and it works now?? idfk

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Re-synthesizer
Re-synthesizer

I've played "Poke 646" and its sequel "...:Vendetta" two times through over the years. These are two of the best HL mods.

I actually feel that the prequel -Poke 646- is somewhat 'overrated' even though it is clearly the longer of the two mods. Poke 646 has pretty good custom textures and original weapons (nail guns, timed grenades, etc.)....but the creativity of the level design and the actual textures seem to decrease in quality the further one progresses into the game. I actually only rate Poke 646 a 7.5/10.

In my opinion, though "Vendetta" -the sequel- is clearly a significantly shorter mod than the prequel, it is far superior: The custom textures are even better, there are more and better weapons and there is much combat -esp. against damned militants...and the 'sci-fi' futuristic setting is also a lot cooler than the wasteland setting of Poke 646.

I wish that Vendetta was as long -or longer- than the prequel....but nonetheless I rate "Vendetta" an 8.5/10.

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PiperModShiT
PiperModShiT

Amazing mod!

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Ravensholm
Ravensholm

A great mod! One of the best if not the best HL1 mod there is. I had always heard about it from general HL1 fans, but also from PC and or magazine reviews, but the name always put me off. I mean what is a Poke646 anyway!?

However seriously this is one mod you do not want to miss! Even after years old on a game engine that is really old, it still looks decent, plays very well, the mapping is superb and it adds new touches that other mods do not. Even the length is decent. Try it out!

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opposingforcegamer22
opposingforcegamer22

This is one of the best mods published in moddb.com

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rea987
rea987

Sven Co-op version of the mod runs natively on GNU/Linux!

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fefor
fefor

I've played these like 7 or 8 years ago, this mod will always stay at my personal top 10 :)

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StephenGabriel
StephenGabriel

Wow! After all these years and the developer himself appears! Marc, I can't tell you how much I appreciated Poke646 from day one. I'm a huge, huge admirer and fan of your work. IMO, you pulled off the most visually finest and aesthetically-unique HL1 mod ever made, which has continued to be a major influence upon me to this day.

I remember reading in an interview you did with GameSpy that it took you 18 months to develop the first Poke646. You have a work ethnic that I truly envy sir and thank-you so much for this anniversary release! :)

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rea987
rea987

It's 15th year anniversary of the mod, it has been 3 years since the GNU/Linux version of HL was released; yet the mod still does not support Linux. It launches fine if I edit "liblist.gam" file; but since custom tools and weapons were not ported into Linux, proceeding is not possible. Will that be fixed? Thanks, regards.

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Marc/Poke646 Creator
Marc/Poke646

Not anytime soon, I'm afraid. The simple reason is that I don't have a Linux system to develop and test on, and that's likely not going to change. Additionally, I don't own (or even have) the source code for the .dll's, weapons or 3D models for Poke646, so any work on that would require the team to get back together - which is probably not going to happen 15 years later ;)

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rea987
rea987

Well, at least I got a quick and honest answer. I kept hearing about this mod; maybe I will give it a shot in the future via WINE. Thanks. :-)

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Poke646 and its Sequel Vendetta are in my opinion the most well made and one of the best (if not THE best) Half-Life Mods I've ever had the pleasure of playing. Pros+ The Level Design is the most amazing I've ever seen for any GoldSrc Engine Game or Mod, hell I'd go far to say that its Level Design is better than anything made for Source Engine. The Mod adds some New Weapons that aren't just Reskins of Half-Life's Weapons (Well Mostly), one of the coolest is this Alien Slug called a Squasher which…

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