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Sick nasty update from the Galactopticon team. New weapons, characters, planets, and more.

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Starring Bruce Willis. Art by David Müller

We heard there's some kind of "best mod" contest going on. We like contests, but only when we win. So we figured we need some kind of news post with hella pictures of cool stuff to get everyone on the internet to vote for our mod.

In case you're new here, Tales From The Galactopticon: The Search For The Argemitis Galacticus (or Galactopticon for short) is a single-player science fiction mod for Half Life 2. It is about a blue alien who is recruited by a motley gang of interstellar pirates and has to shoot people and also space monsters.

John Solomon

This down-on-his luck Laituurian might have been a hero once. Now he's just trying to get by in a galaxy that gets uglier every minute.

Weapons

I heard you like weapon renders, so here's a couple of the many deadly weapons with which Solomon will hurt people.

The New New York Police Department

The local fuzz. These crooked cops will stop at nothing to put Solomon behind bars. Word has it they're in the pocket of...

The New New York Mafia

A gang of gangsters who operate out of a shady nightclub, the Bada Bang, underboss Sid Busco and his henchmen might be an easy source of work for a shady character like Solomon, but they're not to be trusted.

Pirates & The Winning Smile

Commanded by Captain Mulholland and his cadre of capable crewmen, this heavily-armed frigate is John Solomon's only ticket off New New York. Those wings will be connected to something soon.

Gameplay Video


This is very early, and a lot of stuff is broken. But we think it kind of rules, and we hope you do too. Anyway, bye.


We be geese

~

Galactopticon.net


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Henley
Henley - - 1,973 comments

Amazing

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Gen.Kenobi
Gen.Kenobi - - 2,080 comments

I'm speechless...

Too awesome for my poor eyes. Keep it up!

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Roasted-Salmon
Roasted-Salmon - - 234 comments

OMFG! :D

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ianna_keeper
ianna_keeper - - 279 comments

It looks like an indie game.

voted.

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Kalakukkoo
Kalakukkoo - - 62 comments

This just gets better and better on every media I see :D
Keep up the good work!

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powercramp
powercramp - - 1,005 comments

******* AWESOME!! O_o
I LOVE it! XD

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Theon
Theon - - 712 comments

This will be free, right? Or else you won't get my vote!

...Nah, **** it. You'll have my vote either way ;]
I hope Galapticon will have a story matching the eye candy.

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ben-yohanan Author
ben-yohanan - - 141 comments

I don't think we can legally sell it! So yeah, it will be free. :)

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JayBirdSupreme
JayBirdSupreme - - 48 comments

Voted for great justice. And because this mod looks frigging epic.

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Kamikazi[Uk]
Kamikazi[Uk] - - 1,412 comments

Wow that is amazing. Great work guys.

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Kamikazi[Uk]
Kamikazi[Uk] - - 1,412 comments

I thought teh main character reminded me of something i found it :D.
Newtek.com

Looks like they guy on lightwave modelling program lol.

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Armageddon104
Armageddon104 - - 3,128 comments

I kinda miss the old logo, great media though.

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punker5100
punker5100 - - 32 comments

looks great keep up the good work

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awesomepossum
awesomepossum - - 997 comments

Holy Crap that is a lot of awesome!

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HmTervapuro
HmTervapuro - - 532 comments

I love the way the article is written. =D

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TALON_UK
TALON_UK - - 1,156 comments

Looks pretty damned sweet, and yeah, that is an article written with attitude. :D

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KEEP_IT_UP!
KEEP_IT_UP! - - 1,444 comments

great article and an awesome update too! love the cop pictures and the ship, the reflecting textures on it are outstanding!
oh... and nice to see that fanart again ;)

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jjawinte
jjawinte - - 5,067 comments

Facts are facts - this team is turning out some really fine work !

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Rebourne
Rebourne - - 19 comments

Some nice art style but not seeing anything new on the shooter front.

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ben-yohanan Author
ben-yohanan - - 141 comments

I'm gonna eat your kids.

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Jaanus
Jaanus - - 186 comments

save some for me

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Trans-Fat
Trans-Fat - - 129 comments

best dev reply ever.
that wasn't constructive critisism, quick, think of a way to hate...

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ProudOne
ProudOne - - 60 comments

Pretty awesome stuff but... I suppose it's gonna be just another shooter, hm?

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ben-yohanan Author
ben-yohanan - - 141 comments

Yeah, but with, like, a plot.

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Whizzard
Whizzard - - 459 comments

Love you love you love you love you love you love...

Ahem.

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