A short, one-area puzzle mod, which will require some sharp thinking.
It was made in 9 days for a competition.
Even though this is a hard map the reward is great!
A year ago, a wealthy businessman by the name of Edward Marsden bought the ancestral home of the Von Creep family seemingly with the intention of renovating it for residential use. It has now come to light that this man has been using the castle for illegal operations and as a base for a crime syndicate from which he has made most of his wealth illegally…
Finding yourself falling through a vent, you need to work your way to a Combine portal.
This will provide the means for your escape.
Don’t rush through, as there are many twists and turns, plus caches to find. Good Luck!
Some scientists and security guards escaped the Black Mesa complex. Knowing the Administrator lived nearby in an outlying bunker complex, they decided to take him out. You only heard about their plans later and have to catch up to them. You also have the codes to access the Administrator’s complex. Contact with the scientists has been lost, it is now up to you.
My name is Jordan Freeman. My only family is my grandfather, Gordon, and he is old and sick. Today the old man got up early,and woke me too…from the bad dreams I always have. He took me up to the old closed area…people call it
Arriving at a new section of Black Mesa, you work your way through to a test chamber where you are transported to part of the borderworld called Xen.
There, you are asked to help Xen and its lifeforms.
Your job, should you choose to take it, is….well, wait and see.
Author’s Notes: “Instinct is my first level for Half-Life, but don’t get me wrong; I didn’t just start mapping yesterday… It has been a long and hard road of learning and development with the gold source engine spanning 10 years to bring you this piece of work, and I hope you enjoy it. I’m sorry for it’s poor condition: the map is unfinished, however, it is 2007, so I really can’t be finishing it when Hammer 3.4 deletes my maps etc.”
Most poll questions can be answered with “It depends” but as with all my poll question they are asking about generalized situations.
The reason this question is in my mind is that because I have had to cheat a lot recently, but only because I am on a deadline to finish each and every mod. This changes the way I play and if you are one of the players trying to play all the 100SDoN maps and mods, then you might feel that pressure too.
19th August 2011 19 Comments
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