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OTHER-LIFE: Бункер 18
Dec 12, 2012 @ 5:46am
Dec 2, 2015 @ 7:21am
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Earlier, our studio didn’t intend participating in Green Light, as we had many doubts about reasonability of this venture. But recently more and more Half-Life 2 modifications appear and get approval in Green Light, so finally we decided to tempt our fate.
Right now we are not sure, if our project will be interesting for the Steam community. That’s why we’re putting it into “Concept” section – to avoid the situation when “green ticket” is bought, but only 10-15 people vote at the outside. We created this page to find out if our work can awake interest of the community.
In case it happens, we’ll think of buying “ticket” and full-fledged participation in Green Light.

At the moment, OTHER-LIFE: Hatch 18 – is a mod for Half-Life 2: Episode Two, which means that even if it becomes a standalone game, it will be based on original version of Source Engine (or the new version which is in Alien Swarm). The mod has a page on ModDB website, where you can find all the information concerning process of work on the project. (
Like developers of other mods, which have already appeared in Green Light, are going to turn our project from a modification into a free-to-play game (project is not commercial).
This project is an introduction to one big story, which became the OTHER-LIFE series. If Hatch 18 legitimates our hopes and expectations, we will develop the whole series. Will the following projects be mods or standalone games? The players will answer this question…

Just imagine, how the Half-Life universe would change, if one of the key events didn’t take place or, on the contrary, a new event happened.
Every time we have to make a choice, number of existing versions of our universe increases. The development of new version will depend on the chosen option.
OTHER-LIFE is a version of Half-Life universe, which is very similar to the original world, but has some differences – and our project is about these differences. TV series “LOST” and “FRINGE” influenced the style, ideas and storyline of the project.

As for the plot of Hatch 18: the protagonist’s name is Howard Shewhart. He’s a prisoner who has managed to escape from the Combines’s train going from CITY24 to CITY17. Trying to hide from the Combines, he finds a recently deserted station of Resistance situated in an industrial area. Howard manages to contact with the rebels, who decide to help him. However, the only way to escape is to go through an abandoned scientific complex, which was closed due to anthropogenic catastrophe long before the Black Mesa Incident. What will be more dangerous: heavy Combines’ patrol or secrets of one research institute, which was so carefully hidden by government?..

Storyline or thoughtless action? Quest or shooter? Individual atmosphere or Hollywood-style direction? These question were our headache since work on OTHER-LIFE had begun.
OL:H18 is planned to be a half-quest, a game where the plot goes a long way (like Penumbra series). But, after all, we’re making a mod for Half-Life 2, and some shooter elements are necessary. Quests and puzzles will be the main part of gameplay, though; what is more, during some fights it would be more reasonable to run away than trying to look like Chuck Norris, while during others player will have to kill the enemy with his bare hands or some improvised means.
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W☪lf102 Feb 26 @ 1:05am 
Когда будет доступно?
StokedupDB Dec 31, 2015 @ 11:23am 
Still waiting..
Agent Number 108 May 31, 2015 @ 1:25am 
А Куб будет в Greenlight?
Alcatraz [US] 2 May 27, 2015 @ 7:02pm 
Notice: This is Alcatraz [US] replying from his alt account.

Hate it? No. Like it? No. Just love it, god.
The developers are behind this: Just look at it, god don't call it horrible, because it's not. Don't hate this series, it needs love. Hatred is just giving it the exact opposite of what it truely deserves.
StokedupDB May 6, 2015 @ 12:07pm 
Is this active or not, the game is great. Please be alive, I would buy this if it was released!
√λgaβoηđ Jan 20, 2015 @ 2:01pm 
Мне по душе больше первые версии демки, с серым, заброшенным, советским бункером.
Василиск Dec 5, 2014 @ 12:48pm 
Всё ещё надеемся!
Василиск Sep 15, 2014 @ 12:32pm 
Ждём и будем ждать!
☣ExclusivE☣ Sep 1, 2014 @ 1:06pm 
Норм! ждем !!!!
Seriouscraft Aug 17, 2014 @ 4:57am 
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