Two of essentially the most iconic and beloved FPS games ever made, collectively ultimately. Half-Life: Crowbar – Deep in the Dead is a Half-Life mod that transforms Valve’s traditional from a hellish survival game on Earth to, effectively, a hellish survival recreation on Mars.

The mod converts id Software’s Union Aerospace Corporation’s waste amenities into the cleaner, greyer corridors, places of work, and parking numerous the Black Mesa Research Facility. In the demo, you play-through a melding of Half-Life’s opening chapter with Doom‘s E1M1, wherein some scientists open an inter-dimensional portal for horrific creatures to break through and, when you really get down to it, there’s not a large quantity of distinction in context between the 2 old games, is there?

A cool factor about Half-Life: Crowbar is that you just aren’t Gordon Freeman, or Doomguy, you’re engineer Dr. Stan Blazkowicz, an homage to Wolfenstein protagonist BJ Blazkowicz, who adorns the Doom swimsuit the place Freeman bought his HEV outfit. You’re not the one who pulls the lever like in Half-Life both, reasonably simply somebody caught in the center of a really unlucky scenario, having to crowbar and shoot your manner via numerous headcrabs.

“Half-Life: Crowbar-Deep in the Dead is a complete re-imagining of the first episode of DOOM (1993), taking all of the original levels from Knee-Deep in the Dead and remaking them in the style of Half-Life and it’s many expansions,” reads the ModDB description. “Will you live through this alien hellscape long enough to see tomorrow, or will you be just another body strewn about in the ruins of Black Mesa?”

Here’s a commentary-free play-through:

What’s out there now’s a brief demo, and sadly the creator, Mr_Floyd, has declared an indefinite hiatus because of different tasks and mods. Hopefully someday he returns, however there’s loads of different mods to take a look at in the meantime too, like this remake of Half-Life 2’s opening in Half-Life: Alyx, or this Doom 2 total conversion that’s inspired by Warhammer 40,000. If you’ve a contemporary machine and wish to revisit these classics, we’ve a guide to doing just that, and as at all times, mod with warning.