In a world of chaos Victor.Harper, an elite GIGN captain who was chosen to be act a role as a "Foreign Instructor" in Chinese People's Liberation Army, which has a long and splendid history but undoubtedly young, in order to secure the "exchange" that supposed to be completed in 1975. During the days he spent with these friends, the memories of his last operation in Metro de Paris emerges and brings him overwhelming desperation. And what's worse, he realized that the situation is getting out of his control.

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Greetings,

First of all, thanks to your continued support and patience for Red Requiem: Liberation. In order to giving you a better understanding of our works, please allow me to introduce our 2019 working progress.

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Members of LHYB Studio trying to scan a female PLA body wearing Camo Type 07 with an alternative to actual matrix consisting about 100 SLR Camera - which is totally inaffordable to us and we decided to use something more "flexible and accessible".

About this year

The previous year was one of the most vital year to us all. As we promised our game will be free-of-charge and non-commercial including the base game and later chapters as well as all downloadable contents. We experienced a lot of new techniques to enhance our development, including model scanning, face rebuild with help of AI, improved motion capture, etc. Limited by the Source Engine graphics and our own human resources, we decided to shift our weight from graphics to the gameplay and storytelling.

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A real SPC(Scalable Plate Carrier) under scanning, attached with multiple markers, which is USMC soldiers' basic tactical vest.

Our attempts in producing satisfying games with low cost including building up cooperation relationships with other student organizations and clubs like music, acting and airsoft clubs. However, some issues we are facing can’t simply be solved without sufficient funds, such as purchasing software and hardware, and other objects/items for scanning. We used to solve these problems by funding the project ourselves - basically our own pocket money, but it is becoming more and more severe than before as we are exploring further and deeper techniques in many aspects. Therefore, in late 2019 we participated in a sub-national student competition as a team and presented RED to the judges, eventually won the gold medal and gain our first bucket of gold. Although the prize we won is far from “many”, it eases the financial problems.

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Some of LHYB Studio members in China (including one from Hong Kong) gathered and participated in a sub-national highschool competition and won the gold medal as result.

About the National Day DEMO

Let’s get back to the RED. As a matter of fact, an actual gameplay footage had been leaked on Chinese video website early in November 2019. Without knowing such a thing in advance led to an unexpected consequence: more than 150,000 views reached in a few days, which forced us being extremely occupied on our mid-term exam preparation and had a brief meeting, deciding to polish the parts presented in the video. Eventually we released an official demo in October 4th, which was during the Chinese National Day vacation.

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A screenshot of the National Day DEMO intro.

You may have a question: Is it really necessary to worry about a leaked video so much? Yes, it does. The video is based on a version that was totally obsolete and contains various of bugs and other unpolished details, as well as many exploring-period problems, which is partly malignance and we cannot release it to the public; it’s our responsibility to not release an incomplete version of our game to players. Therefore, we had to restore the deleted scenes and polished them for the National Day release in China. We chose this period for a reason: In China, there’s a five-day vacation for the Nation Day, when the player number would be at the peak and we’re able to fix the bad impacts caused by the leak video. As one says: Seeing is believing, so do we hoped.

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Tier 1 AR parts for our fully customizable ARs. Two paths can be chosed by players: DI (Gas, mostly known as traditional M4s/M16s ) and Piston( HK-416 ). We even prepared a 9mm lower receiver for players to modify.

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LHYB Studio® Pimp Your Guns™ in game with PBR: 13-inch rail handguard and DI (gas) upper receiver. In RED mp and DLC playing as a ST-6 member Blake you're allowed to modify your own ARs. Meanwhile PLAs have a totally different modification trees.

Regretfully, the DEMO released on moddb is basically the National Day demo, which is based on an obsolete version lacking many key features. We planned to announce the fully customized tactical vest and weapon modification system in late 2019. The leak incident messed up our schedules, and we preferred not to release this demo on moddb and pretend nothing happened and stay slient originally, however a friend from New Zealand wrote us an email and encourage us to release it, because everyone has been waiting for so long.

Fully customizable vest

In-Game screenshot (Multiplayer). Fully customizable tactical vest with every single MOLLE stripes counts. Thanks to our scanning techniques this can eventually became possible. Which means, attaching 24 gernade patches on your vest like the "TERRORISM PLAYER" is totally accessible.

After reading the message, we hesitated.


Despite the imperfect product – which might be far from finished, We still hope that our beloved players can enjoy the demo we brought. During our final exam period, we gathered together and finished the English localization, now the demo is ready to release. It might not be good enough, but before the final release of the full Chapter One in Q3 2020, this is the best gift we can give.

Difficulties won’t get us over, so do the virus. We’re fine.

Happy Chinese New Year, fellas.

春节快乐!

2019年1月21日

LHYB Studio

Looking forward to hear your voices!

Looking forward to hear your voices!

News 7 comments

We expanded our story and featured more reliable and emotional characters. For such an expansion, we're looking forward to have suitable actors/actresses...

Annoucement - Chapter One: Conflicted Devotion

Annoucement - Chapter One: Conflicted Devotion

News 9 comments

Folks! We got a new present for you... and an apology.

Some News & Thank You

Some News & Thank You

News 12 comments

Hello everyone. I'm the project leader of Red Requiem: Liberation from LHYB STUDIO. Here are some informations & progress report. First of all, I want...

Gaokao is over. And we're back.

Gaokao is over. And we're back.

News 4 comments

Gaokao is finally over guys! Now we have time to do what we want! We are ready to work on Kinect and the DEMO!

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HotFix 2.24

HotFix 2.24

Patch 1 comment

Fix possible crash due to video memory overflow. Place files within into folder materials/models/usmc/marines.

Red Requiem Liberation SP (Full Client)

Red Requiem Liberation SP (Full Client)

Full Version 9 comments

IMPORTANT: RED IS A STANDALONE INDIE GAME SO DO NOT PLACE IT IN sourcemods\ FOLDER! It is a full client version, no need of patches. Please report any...

National Day Demo Patch (Fixed)

National Day Demo Patch (Fixed)

Patch 10 comments

Unzip and replace all files in the same folder. IMPORTANT AGAIN: RED IS A STANDALONE INDIE GAME SO DO NOT PLACE IT IN sourcemods\ FOLDER!

Red Requiem: Liberation Basic

Red Requiem: Liberation Basic

Demo 10 comments

The basis of Red Requiem: Liberation's October 4th DEMO release.

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hannantobat
hannantobat

Wow, this mod looks so freakin' promising. Is this multiplayer or singleplayer mission?

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Guest
Guest

Thanks for taking the time to make this beautiful mod.

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xiaohun0516 Creator
xiaohun0516

Thanks!

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maximustreachery
maximustreachery

I really hope there will be massive improvements from the demo. I'm pretty disappointed. I have frustrations with how the maps play and also that FOV thing bothers me. 75 FOV at all times is really bad tunnel vision for a tactical shooter on the Source Engine. I hope an FOV option gets added (even at the cost of how cutscenes will look). I also have trouble understanding what is going on. I had pretty high hopes for the demo and I'm pretty sad. But hey, it was a demo... but it wasn't the greatest for (demo)stration. I hope this feedback helps (I'm new to this). I really want to see this mod (or even game at this point) succeed in a decent capacity. I've been seeing people describe it as "Chinese HDTF" which really saddens and frustrates me. Anyway, I hope the best for your team during these hard times! ^^

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mtkn123 Creator
mtkn123

Hello there and, thanks for the feedback!

Yes, we did plan to add a slide bar for FOV configuration, from 75-120. We had heat agruments upon the configuration value - well, the balance is not easy to reach, but at least an adjustable value is a good start.

As for the story we also realized the problem and drew two conclusions: One is the subtitles, which disappear and roll too quick making players hard to catch in many circumstances. To solve this, our attempt is to polish the scripts and add a better substitle system to replace Source's original game_text. And then multi language voiceover seems not work as we imagined: Many of feedbacks mentioned that it's way more a mess rather than bringing realistic feelings. We will consider providing Full English/ Multi Language (Chinese&English;&French;) as an available option for players to choose their perferences.

Now we're actually trying best to improve our gameplay and weapons - COD:MW (2019) really impacted us. Since the DEMO release we have been always collect feedbacks and try to figure out where RED's development should go. We knew about the "Chinese HDTF" comments - truly heartbreaking, but at least it keep reminding us, that we still have a long, long way to go. I really hope that you guys can understand that we will never stop improving the game - i can promise that you can see a better RED in return.

Thanks!

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Kendal19000
Kendal19000

Hello ! I'm here because i'm an orchestral, cinematic music composer. I see you are working hard on this mod and it would be a pleasure for me to make you custom musics for your mod :D (I'm a volunteer and i ask this to multiples devs to get some experience so it's free :D) Contact me if interested.

My E-mail : Kendalhatipoglu@gmail.com
My soundcloud : Soundcloud.com

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mtkn123 Creator
mtkn123

Hello there!

Sorry for the late reply, actually we had returned to school recently. Our sound team is now trying to contact you.

Thanks for your enthusiasm!!

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Guest
Guest

手帕前来报道

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xiaohun0516 Creator
xiaohun0516

噔 噔 咚

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Guest
Guest

After years of waiting, you devs truly breathtaking!!

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mtkn123 Creator
mtkn123

Thanks for your patience and devotion! To us you are breathtaking too!

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