Readers' Recommendations

Releases that readers have recommended others play.

Mission Improbable

for Half-Life 2: Episode Two

A Resistance listening post suddenly goes off-air and you are sent in to find out what happened to the original support crew and get the station back online. Your journey begins as a rowing boat coasts towards the landing point.

Who knows what you will encounter, both on the way up to the tower and on your way down.

After that whos know where you will end up or what you will have to do!

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Total Downloads: 13,92329th July 2012
85 Comments and 36 recommendations, most say "Personal Favourite"

Edge Of Darkness

for Half-Life

Single Player First Person Shooter Maps and Mods for Half-Life 1, 2 and Episodes 1, 2 and 3

After proving your skill and cunning by escaping the Black Mesa complex alive, you have been called on by a shadowy organisation – the Alien Counter-Insurgency Bureau – to help protect mankind from the threat posed by Xen.

Tonight, the A.C.I.B. has need of your special abilities to counter a new threat to civilisation. You have been given a rendez-vous in the warehouse district of the city to receive your mission briefing.

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Total Downloads: 8,7663rd September 2011
45 Comments and 33 recommendations, most say "Play It Now!"

Avenue Odessa

for Half-Life 2: Episode Two

Colonel Odessa Cubbage needs your help.

Together you can escape the city by train, but you must work as a team.

Don’t relax too soon though, because things have a way of catching up on you!

This is an updated and extended version of the map that was submitted to the CityStreetsVille mapping challenge.

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Total Downloads: 2,5556th April 2015
34 Comments and 20 recommendations, most say "Play It Now!"

Cosmonaut

for Half-Life 2: Episode Two

You play as a cosmonaut who has had to abandon their space station, but upon arriving back on earth, discover that the place has been overrun by the combine. What happens next? Do you give in to the Combine army, or do you resist and use your skills to find some way of escaping?

Cosmonaut is Dolmo’s greatly expanded and polished version of his entry of the same name for last year’s NostalgiaVille mapping challenge.

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Total Downloads: 1,5076th October 2019
27 Comments and 16 recommendations, most say "Play It Now!"

Collision

for Half-Life 2

Gordon Freeman crashes his car on the way to a presentation at his alma mater. Will he be able to escape Combine pursuers? The answer is “of course”” but play the map anyway. Author’s Note “I used this map to teach myself Hammer so it isn’t as pretty as I’d it to be, but I… Read More

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Total Downloads: 2,0905th June 2015
31 Comments and 16 recommendations, most say "Play It Now!"

Focalpoint

for Half-Life

Single Player First Person Shooter Maps and Mods for Half-Life 1, 2 and Episodes 1, 2 and 3

“A few hours after Adrian Shephard and his squat got scattered allover the Black Mesa Complex, headquarter sent a rescue team to search the lost crew.

But as we all know even a military operation never turns out as planned…

Finding himself in the misery a soldier tries to do the best out of his lonely situation. Searching for allies he quickly becomes a major part in an issue he´s never been training for.”

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Total Downloads: 11,5162nd March 2013
107 Comments and 16 recommendations, most say "Personal Favourite"

Arctic Incident

for Half-Life

The action takes place in a scientific complex, which is located somewhere in the Arctic.

In the caves, scientists have found a new form of life, which is resistant to frost and incredibly aggressive to intrusion.

The staff at the complex do not have sufficient means to counter it.

As a consequence they are forced to ask for help from the military, but the military, apparently, have their own plans for the incident.

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Total Downloads: 6,15320th December 2015
46 Comments and 29 recommendations, most say "Play It Now!"

RavenholmVille

for Half-Life 2: Episode Two

Single Player First Person Shooter Maps and Mods for Half-Life 1, 2 and Episodes 1, 2 and 3

Eight maps, all set in Raveholm, with one simple objective: Escape.

Look out for traps, hiding places, and anything else that can save your neck.

Each map offers something different and fresh, so make sure you take your time and enjoy the screams!

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Total Downloads: 6,20919th April 2014
33 Comments and 14 recommendations, most say "Play It Now!"