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HL: Minimal Edition

My attempt to make something in the world of Half-life! It is a small level with lots of jumps, headcrabs and one angry houndeye. I hope you enjoy it!

* The game uses the original sounds from the Half-Life. 

Concept

"It is still unclear to me exactly what brought down our little aircraft. The following hours spent traversing the frigid waste in a blizzard are also a jumbled blur, ill-remembered and poorly defined."

I wanted to show how Gordon Freeman finds an abandoned research station G-Malamute after the helicopter crash, and without another path, he have to go through it.

The station and gameplay inside it had to look and feel completely like the first Half-Life. I wanted to return some of the monsters that disappeared in the second part of the series.

Since I'm not an artist, I drew all the characters in a very low-res pixel art. I hope it has some charm : )

Quick Fix 11.03.17

  • Added a crosshair for better aiming
  • Fixed an edge-jump for better platforming


WASDMovementFFlashlight
LMBAttack
RRestart
SpaceJump
ECrouch
QPick/Throw

More information

Published 18 days ago
StatusReleased
PlatformsWindows
Rating
(16)
AuthorAlexey Sigh
GenreAction
Tags3D, First-Person, FPS, fps-platformer

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hlme_32_v1.01.zip 19 MB
hlme_v1.01.zip 21 MB

Comments

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I like how flimsy the crowbar is, adds a lot of character to the game. Also when will the rest of the levels be released because I found myself replaying this a bunch.

Great game man! Fun playing it! everyone should play this game! i'm looking forward for more! :)

This is awesome. Great job :D

I really liked it please make longer levels more details ????

PLEASEEEEEEEEEEE

Thank you! 
And yes – there will be an update : )

nice

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I had a lot of fun with this game!

I know ya mentioned you opted for pixel art since you're not the best artist, but I love it!  The art actually originally attracted me to the game :P

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Thank you so much!
I really enjoyed watching your video :D 

Happy to hear ya enjoyed it!  Slim chance, I know, but any chance you'll continue working on HL: Minimal Edition?  I love this vein of things :P

(Edited 1 time)

Since the jam is over there won't be much attention to it. So it is slim indeed, but I have some thoughts 🤔

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i really enjoyed it ^_^ i hope there is more

I really enjoyed this game. I loved the way you used the pixel art and the normal 3D graphics together. I had allot of fun playing through the game and I bet you could make another game using this sort of art style and it would do well. Here's my gameplay video:

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Thank you for the nice video and your feedback! :D

Yeah, I will definitely do something more in the future with that kind of style 😌

(Edited 1 time)

Your lighting and level design rules. I like your lil' baddies too. 

I had a lot of trouble on the platforming parts though. I kept falling before I jumped. Kind of like Turok did back in the N64 days. Maybe extend your collider a little bit or something. 

I kept falling before jump too.

Thank you for your feedback!
I've just added a new version (v1.01), in which the jump from the edge became easier. I hope it helps : )

Like please :)

cool game bro this is really fun I hope that you can add more levels to it keep up the good work

great game! I really enjoyed playing it. Also hope you enjoy the video I made

Thank you! I did 👍

How do I run it?

Just download the archive, unzip it and run hlme.exe
If you have a 32-bit version of Windows download hlme_32.zip 

Thank you for the response! 

I kinda sucked as well but I thought it was pretty well produced. I enjoyed playing the game and here's the video.

Thanks Devs

Haha great video! 😄

I suck at this, but I love the art!

Thank you! : )