After nearly 3 years of on and off development, I finally present to you all my first major Half-Life 2 Beta mod, Vertigo! Make your way through the war-torn streets of City 17 and the long abandoned Vertigo Tower in search of Captain Vance. This mod aims to find the sweet spot between era-accuracy and quality of life and gameplay with the 2001 "Vertigo" chapter of Half-Life 2. Play time is around 45 minutes to an hour, and all necessary files for making your own rendition of the mod are included in the download.There are too many people for me to thank to list off in the description, but in general, a thank you goes out to the community for encouraging me to finish this mod and helping me along the way.


NOTE: This mod requires outside dependencies to work, it will not work with the standard Steam edition of Half-Life 2. Links to said dependencies have been provided in the installation instructions section.


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Credits


Wolfcl0ck - Creator

Витой/Vitoi - Level fixes

Bun - Texture fixes

Klow - Texture fixes

Theoneepicplayer - Custom models

A-shift - Skybox texture

Sergeant Stacker - Skybox texture


Installation Instructions

Important Notice: This mod is NOT compatible with the version of Half-Life 2 that is available on Steam. It requires outside dependencies.

  1. Download and install the Half-Life 2 Megabuild. Megabuild can be downloaded from here or here.
  2. Download the latest version of Leaknet (This will be available as an option at the end of Megabuild's installation process, but if you accidentally click no, you can download it from here.)
  3. Unpack "Vertigo_Final" into the root directory of your Megabuild installation (where bin, hl2, hl2.exe, etc. is located.)
  4. Run ModLauncher.exe, click on the drop down in the top right corner, and select "Vertigo."
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Vertigo full release

Vertigo full release

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This is the full 1.0 release to my Half-Life 2 Beta Vertigo mod

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Guest
Guest

Pretty Fun! I would put it on hl2-beta.ru though since when I first downloaded it I thought it was a mod for retail.

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Guest
Guest

Pretty good! As faithful as it was, the intro took a little too long for my taste. Glad to see people are *still* making mods for not only HL2, but for it's beta. Keep up the good work!

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BionicCoyote
BionicCoyote

Here's a complete walkthrough of this mod! Feel free to use the footage for whatever!

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Fast_Train
Fast_Train

Wow, Vertigo mod. How unique.

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wolfcl0ck Creator
wolfcl0ck

Thank you! I hope you enjoy it!

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BionicCoyote
BionicCoyote

r/woosh

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The_Observer01
The_Observer01

hi bioniccoyote :troll:

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wolfcl0ck Creator
wolfcl0ck

I caught the sarcasm, I just don't care. A comment still generates more attention whether it's rude or sincere.

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BionicCoyote
BionicCoyote

Well the r/woosh is on me then because I didn't catch on to your counter-sarcasm

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BionicCoyote
BionicCoyote

Cool! Looking forward to checking it out the soonest chance I get

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