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Back To School Campaign
Back to School is a full featured Left 4 Dead 2 campaign. The storyline doesn't interfere with original game and offers completly new setting of Borden city, struggling to survive in an epidemic apocalypse alongside with original 4 heroes. They're getting a chance to save themselves, since USA marines are coming in town and not falling back this time. But during the battle apogee something goes terribly wrong and local school - the most safe place in city - turns out to be a death trap.

Campaign Features:
- SIX absolutely new maps in both Versus and Campaign modes
- Ten brand new Panic Event
- New type of the final
- Non-linearity
- Dozens of new models and textures
- "Cinematic physics"
- New Color Correction and particles systems

<<We're still working! More updates soon!>>

If you have some problems - Read this guide - http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=135782335

The plot:
Five days have passed from the beginning of epidemic. In five days outbreak swept all north regions of USA. Despite the efforts of local authorities and military, all attempts to stop the epidemic have failed. Cities were left by all living things. (All living thing have left cities.) Borden was one of those cities.

Four our heroes, hiding in the woods near the city, have received information about the upcoming operation of the U.S. Army. Military forces are coming back from the south to clean up the city from the infection. Evacuation points were declared in old strongholds, that had been located in the most important places in the city and had held out the longest time. Our survivors have decided to go to the nearest stronghold - local high school.
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Back To School (Chapter 1)
Created by 100_o/o_f@ke
Part 1 out of 7
This part contain: Chapter 1 - Forest

Having abandoned cozy forest camp, heroes struggle out of thickets to forester house. Forester has barricaded the gorge, but infected dashed from the other side. Not much a lone sniper can do again...
Back To School (Chapter 2)
Created by 100_o/o_f@ke
Part 2 out of 7
This part contain: Chapter 2 - Railroad Station

In case of a disaster, people always try to escape from it using all available ways. One of the places where poor citizens rushed to was railway station. But among the terrified angry mob...
Back To School (Chapter 3)
Created by 100_o/o_f@ke
Part 3 out of 7
This part contain: Chapter 3 - Town

The city is full of places where a common citizen would rather not go to. Construction sites, sewers and other utility lines. But during a zombie apocalypse the least inhabitant places are the safest...
Back To School (Chapter 4)
Created by 100_o/o_f@ke
Part 4 out of 7
This part contain: Chapter 4 - Cinema

Is there any hope? The police station is on fire, and no one knows who made a greater contribution. Was it insane infected? Or was it a mad war machine? But we must move forward. Away from the ste...
Back To School (Chapter 5)
Created by 100_o/o_f@ke
Part 5 out of 7
This part contain: Chapter 5 - Church

When the hell poured out on streets, people began to look for three things - weapons, food and safety. Our heroes found weapons in the police station, now it's time to find supplies. Looting... Thi...
Back To School (Chapter 6)
Created by 100_o/o_f@ke
Part 6 out of 7
This part contain: Chapter 6 - School Finale

Chemistry... Very few people during an emergency thinks about such things as danger and at the same time need of water and fire.The war machine came off the rails, the fire continues. Schoo...
Back To School (Models, Textures, etc.)
Created by 100_o/o_f@ke
Part 7 out of 7
This part is obligatory and contain: Textures, Models, Sounds, Scripts, Particles.

Campaign Features:
  • SIX absolutely new maps in both Versus and Campaign modes
  • Ten brand new Panic Event
  • New type of the f
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aluminiumpigeon 14 hours ago 
an amazing campaign, although at a few points it seemed to drag on a bit, mainly the first two chapters.
it was great alltogether, the scripting was perfect as far as i could tell, and it was alot of fun to play through.
a pain in the ass to play through with bots as they would get stuck a few times each chapter.
the music for the credits was beutiful to say the least.
John Smirnov Apr 15 @ 6:03am 
Are you gonna support L4Dmaps and MODDB version with updates too?
venom_lives Apr 12 @ 4:53pm 
Fun stuff
100_o/o_f@ke  [author] Apr 8 @ 2:04am 
@Useless Bunny
If speaking seriously, campaign was never intended for newbies with only 50 hours of playtime. Game is old, so is game's community, therefore majority of active players are very experienced. That's why this campaign is more difficult than standart ones and intended for 3-4 experienced players.

But i agree, some places in current version are very frustrating (and can cause chapter restart), and i'm working on that:
- First three chapters now don't have the possibility of two events in a row. Different event every time - but only one per map.
- I've altered several events to make them less frustrating
- I've split chapter 6 into two chapters - now survivors have savepoint right before stadium and they don't need to go through whole school building every unsuccessful attempt.

P.S.: Your experience also may be varied because of custom servers' mob settings.
100_o/o_f@ke  [author] Apr 8 @ 12:47am 
@Useless Bunny
You have caught us!
First we wanted to make single "orange" map only with tons of scripts, but then we've decided to disguise them as a campaign.
Useless Bunny Apr 7 @ 11:44pm 
This campaign is frustrating, full of forced, pointless mega mob events. I did not enjoy a single moment of it, neither did my friends. Back to School feels like the autors just want to show you how well they can script and throw it all on your face while you play on long, boring chapters. I say 7/10. Good level design, good ideas, horrible execution.
DJ PUG Apr 6 @ 2:06am 
looks epic dude
Ikaros AlphaModeUranusQueen Mar 30 @ 6:45am 
its fun
Trax_11 Mar 23 @ 9:08am 
looks cool........downloading it
ariel the star killer:D Mar 18 @ 9:31am 
i like it