Lambda Core

for Half-Life

1st January 1998

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Basic Details
  • Title: Lambda Core
  • File Name: hl1-sp-lambda-core.7z
  • Original File Name:
  • Size : 1.52Mb
  • Author: AJ
  • Date Released: 21 May 2001
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Avoid It!
Think Twice
Play It Later
Play It Now!

3 recommendations, average score: 4 (out of 5), standard deviation: 0.67 (what's that?)
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  1. tommy

    Whats the plot??? And can someone supply me with a walkthrough?? I got it installed on filecloud, and I\’ve had some troubles!!!

  2. Mel

    I beta tested this map some years ago, and there is no plot of story as such, it was meant has an opening map for a mod that never got started let a lone finished, I think the author calls himself AJ, is it very much a what you see is what you get. It’s very short without any balance of play, just short sharp combats within tight interior situations. Don’t recommend a download plenty of finished game out there to get on with.

  3. HL Masta
    Play It Now!

    OK, When will it be part 2? I liked it.
    It was one of the Lambda Core recreations. I even heard grunts. You said “to be continued…” and you MUST make part 2 ASAP!
    All I can say is…
    500 times

  4. Play It Later

    A well designed level placed in a classic Black Mesa like. No story but good action. Shame that this mod don’t have a sequel.

  5. Maybe?

    After refusing Gman’s offer and returning from Xen via teleporter which brought him to the Lambda Core again, Freeman does not know what’s to expect there now…

    It’s only a pity that this mod seems to be never finished, as there is a lot of potential imo.
    It has the typical BM feeling and the maps are decent, altho undetailed and empty.
    According to the readme it’s “demo / partial”, so don’t expect too much. As for a demo it’s okay, but it just lacks too many things to make it more interesting.
    There are also some bugs which are surprising on the one hand, and annoying on the other hand.

    However, it was fun to play. But it’s not recommendable for playing it more than once.

    -Decent mapping with average lighting
    -BM feeling
    -Some nice combat situations
    -A few puzzles
    -A few, but not important scripts

    -Undetailed, empty maps – makes you think there’s something missing at all times
    -No story
    -Short playtime (~15-30 mins)
    -Bugs like exit door does open after “using” it three times, altho a button is required (so you can finish the mod a few minutes earlier than it was meant to be!), also minor graphic bugs
    -Besides BM is looking like BM, there’s not much atmosphere
    -Minor design oddities

  6. Ten Four Reviews

    As the name implies, Return to Lambda Core takes us back into Black Mesa. However, it thankfully doesn’t take us back to overdone themes; no, this time we’re revisiting one of the more unique chapters of the Half-Life singleplayer game.

    As expected, texturing is in the Lambda Core style with a healthy infusion of themes from HL’s Intro and Office Complex. The visual re-creation of the Core is quite convincing, including a re-cast of the original’s side-area exploration which will reward in weapons and ammo. There is, however, one glaring clipping/construction bug, but this fortunately does not detract from the gameplay experience in any way whatsoever.

    Continue reading the review on Ten Four…

    This review is republished here by permission and was originally published Friday, 25th May, 2001 by Calyst.

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