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Another beta mod dead? What an unexpected outcome!

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Hi. I'm writing this article to let you all know that as of a couple months ago, I am no longer working on this mod. I have just grown tired of developing beta-centric content, and also realized that I can never realistically complete this mod or even design the levels in a fun and engaging way. So, I'm doing the classic beta mod thing of releasing the build so you can all see what I actually had made, and maybe make use of some assets yourself. (If you do that, please ask first as a few things are made by other people and I can't speak for them.)

The earliest campaign map made in early 2017

An early map made for the mod in 2017

The mod today

The mod today

Download here.

I'm transferring ownership of the mod page to C.Marti, who previously did some writing for the mod late last year, and after learning of me not wanting to work on it, decided he wanted to continue it as his own project. Anything you see on the page from any point after this article isn't by me.

You'll need to copy your Valve folder from your installation of HL1 to the root folder of the extracted zip, by the hyper exe file. You can hit 'new game' and go through a couple maps that actually had effort put into them that connect to each other, but don't expect much.

Also, just note that most maps dated before 2019 were not designed with overbrightening in mind, so you'll probably want to disable it while checking them out by doing gl_overbright 0 in the console. The default setting for the newer maps is gl_overbright 2.

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Cvoxalury
Cvoxalury

Thank you for doing "the classic beta mod thing". Sad but best outcome. Good luck in your future endeavours~

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flippedoutkyrii
flippedoutkyrii

Sad to hear, but I am glad to see you decided to release what you have! c:

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Krychur
Krychur

sorry to hear, but the "classic beta mod thing" is actually to just abandon the project without even telling anyone. thank you for telling us about this. good luck to you in the future.

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Pinket
Pinket

I was hyped for this mod ;-;
At least you are honest about this. Good luck with future works ^-^

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SandvichThief
SandvichThief

sad to hear about hyper's "cancellation"
good luck with the future

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Blue199
Blue199

oh, well, that's a shame, but not a big surprise given the nature of such mods.
Good luck.

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NOVλ
NOVλ

Damn, that sucks. I really wanted to see what it would be like to play some recreation of a development stage of Half Life 2 in Goldsrc.

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wolfcl0ck
wolfcl0ck

o7
sad as it is, life dealt the cards, all you did was play em.

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H.E.C.Uman
H.E.C.Uman

Well hope this gets revived

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fry2bums
fry2bums

It has been! It's currently still under development by C.Marti.

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