This clever Map Labs challenge was a partnership with the great folks at Lambda Generation. Here was the challenge:
Imagine this: Your friend is too lazy to play Half-Life. They tell you that they’d rather experience the games in an abridged form of some kind. A little annoyed, you walk back to your desk and start creating just that.
Take a chapter from any Half-Life game, and make it WAY smaller. That’s the challenge! Half-Life: Abridged.
The challenge recieved a whopping 22 entries and 3 bonus maps! Here they are, enjoy!
As always, if you’re interested in learning more about Map Labs and maybe even participate in their upcoming challenges, visit the Map Labs Discord!
- Title: Half-Life: Abridged
- Filename: sdk-2013-sp-mlc-hlabridged.7z
- Size : 446 MB
- Author: Jakob // Tea, Aleksandr ‘alex_mmc’ Lavrinovitš, White_Red_Dragons, iiboharz, Jackathan, Cosy Kibble, DeanAmythe, Gabriel ‘Agente P’ Romano, StookyPotato, The_GuardianTM, JanKaszanka, Salamancer, Nev, PercyVader, RockyB, ThatsRidonkulous, Skorly, Matt71490 AKA Event Horizon, Steven Cabbage, Skorly, Jean ‘XBLAH’ Knapp, Strontvlieg, Adakam, Half Way Lambda, FRAG, Mista Heita
- Date Released: 16 August 2019
- Make sure you have the Upcoming branch of the Source SDK Base 2013 Singleplayer installed in Steam and run at least once. (Properties – Betas – select upcoming from the dropdown list).
- Copy the “abridged” folder into your SourceMods folder.
- Restart or start Steam.
- Abridged should now be listed in your Library tab.
If you decide to use the Per-Map Opinion Images, feel free to use the file below as a template:
Listed as they are displayed in the mod itself:
Sector A Training Facilitea by Jakob // Tea
Black Mesa Inbound by Aleksandr ‘alex_mmc’ Lavrinovitš & White_Red_Dragons
Anomalous Materials by iiboharz & Jackathan
Office Complex by Cosy Kibble
They’ve Got a Hostile by DeanAmythe
resid_proc by Jakob // Tea
Bad Ethics by Gabriel ‘Agente P’ Romano
Forget About Freeman by StookyPotato
Welcome to Black Mesa by The_GuardianTM
WE’RE PULLING OUT by JanKaszanka
Day of Red Letter by Salamancer
Black Mesa Open by Nev
Kravenholm by PercyVader
Father Grigori’s Wild Ride by RockyB
HWY 17 by ThatsRidonkulous
Nieuw Perspectief by Skorly
Intrasslad by Salamancer
What Cat? by Matt71490 AKA Event Horizon
“The universal union” by Steven Cabbage & Skorly
The Half-Life 2 Exhibit by Jean ‘XBLAH’ Knapp
Urban Flight 2 by Strontvlieg
Minifiend by Adakam
On The Debris by Half Way Lambda (bonus map)
BlastPit by FRAG (bonus map)
Shortcut 17 by Mista Heita (bonus map)
Time for you to share your thoughts! Vote for your top 4 maps in the mod. Poll closes 1st September 2019.
What are your top 4 Half-Life: Abridged maps? Yes, FOUR!
- Minifiend by Adakam (4%, 6 Votes)
- Urban Flight 2 by Strontvlieg (4%, 7 Votes)
- The Half-Life 2 Exhibit by Jean 'XBLAH' Knapp (8%, 13 Votes)
- "The universal union" by Steven Cabbage & Skorly (3%, 5 Votes)
- What Cat? by Matt71490 AKA Event Horizon (2%, 3 Votes)
- Intrasslad by Salamancer (12%, 19 Votes)
- Nieuw Perspectief by Skorly (3%, 5 Votes)
- HWY 17 by ThatsRidonkulous (17%, 27 Votes)
- Father Grigori's Wild Ride by RockyB (8%, 13 Votes)
- Kravenholm by PercyVader (4%, 6 Votes)
- Black Mesa Open by Nev (0%, 0 Votes)
- Day of Red Letter by Salamancer (4%, 6 Votes)
- WE'RE PULLING OUT by JanKaszanka (2%, 4 Votes)
- Welcome to Black Mesa by The_GuardianTM (1%, 1 Votes)
- Forget About Freeman by StookyPotato (2%, 3 Votes)
- Bad Ethics by Gabriel 'Agente P' Romano (8%, 13 Votes)
- resid_proc by Jakob // Tea (1%, 1 Votes)
- They've Got a Hostile by DeanAmythe (3%, 5 Votes)
- Office Complex by Cosy Kibble (4%, 7 Votes)
- Anomalous Materials by iiboharz & Jackathan (9%, 15 Votes)
- Black Mesa Inbound by Aleksandr 'alex_mmc' Lavrinovitš & White_Red_Dragons (2%, 4 Votes)
- Sector A Training Facilitea by Jakob // Tea (0%, 0 Votes)
Total Voters: 58
WARNING: The screenshots contain spoilers.
Each map has 5 screenshots.
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