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January and February were very productive for mod development! At this moment I am working on two locations, which are designed to ride by the car.

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January and February were very productive for mod development! At this moment I am working on two locations, which are designed to ride by the car.

Screenshots of new maps.






The gameplay on these maps is planned for some variability in walkthrough with using the new mechanics. Speaking of them: the new interface elements are also under development!

A meditative video is probably one of the most expressive maps:



New interface elements.


The screenshot shows the new panels:


The first of them is the indicator of the number of available capsules. The panel shows the number of capsules available for calling by transmitter and the ready status. The panel appears immediately upon receiving the transmitter in the second part of the game.


Second panel: indicator of available armor overloads.


Third panel: indicator of the cassette to be listened to. I want to tell you more about this feature.



Cassette Recorders.


It's a little innovation that's supposed to complement the story. Various cassette recorders are scattered across the levels, which you can listen to and learn a little new information about the story. (I was inspired by games such as Prey, Bioshock and other similar immersive sim games.)When you use the tape recorder which you find, you'll see a panel showing you who recorded the tape.


In the next video, you can see how it all works:



Other things.


A new variation of the "regular" soldier and his "weighted" version:



Modified AR-2. "AR-2-R" is essentially a "rebellious" remake and adaptation, combined with the "human" details of the weapon.


Besides, there's a lot more cool stuff I'll tell you about later. Remember, the mod has its own page in Steam!

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Blue199
Blue199

So we are going to have limited number of rechargable armors we can pick up and carry? That sounds like a cool idea tbh.

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Tleno
Tleno

Must say, those new combine helmets look rather goofy. The rest of their armor is more or less fine but heads are plain silly.

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[MC]Pimpão
[MC]Pimpão

as a die hard fan of both bioshock and half-life and an avid explorer of big levels looking for environment story telling i gotta say i absolutely adore the cassette tapes idea

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REfutured01
REfutured01

wow for half-life all these new features sound really cool and original. can't wait for this mod to come out. also just a little bit of criticism, those combine soldier helmets look really odd, almost kind of out of place. I think you should probably just use normal combine soldier helmets.

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SpookyTheCuteGhost
SpookyTheCuteGhost

onto the wishlist it goes!

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