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Halfquake Amen is part 2 of our Halfquake series. (The first part of Halfquake appeared in 2002 June's issue of PC Gamer.) We have been working on HQA for more than one year and it has been released on September 1st 2002.

Here are a few features:
- Complete new textures and sounds
- Absolutely confusing design
- Soundtrack with more than 30 minutes of playtime
- Twelve parts of pure sadism
- About six colors (black, gray, green, white, yellow (alienblood), red (mostly your blood))
- And of course: No HEV Suit

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Halfquake Sunrise Release

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Halfquake Sunrise Release

The third part of the Halfquake series has finally risen!

Jun 1, 2010 News
Introducing: Halfquake

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Introducing: Halfquake

A look back at the history of Halfquake, followed by new screenshots and a new trailer for Halfquake Sunrise.

Feb 16, 2010 News
Halfquake Sunrise Death List

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Halfquake Sunrise Death List

Join the Death List and be the first to know when Halfquake Sunrise gets released.

Jun 16, 2009 News
Podcast17 - Transmission 10751

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Podcast17 - Transmission 10751

This week we interview Chris (producer) and Mike (coder/founder) from Berimbau and Your Evil Twin joins us too.

Jan 15, 2009 Article
Comments  (0 - 10 of 119)
dershcraa
dershcraa Jan 8 2014, 9:09am said:

Still very fun in 2014!
Great mod!

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Stonko
Stonko Jan 15 2013, 6:20am said:

I remember playing the first part very much hope this is too personal

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Guest
Guest Jan 13 2013, 10:30am said:

the "offence" part is total earrape.

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DarkShift
DarkShift Jul 13 2012, 8:24am said:

Hleu.wikia.com I've added the final boss Somos to the HLEU.

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Black_Lotus14
Black_Lotus14 Jun 9 2012, 11:24pm said:

GOD!It's keeping me waiting!!!I REALLY WANT TO PLAY IT!!!!!!

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GaByTzW
GaByTzW May 27 2012, 4:56am said:

Youtube.com i made a littl3
walktrough for you :)

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TheUnbeholden
TheUnbeholden May 17 2012, 2:58am said:

Tried The Present...It has the same repetition based, mindless puzzles of Amen that have insta death, only here there is a tiny bit more variety in the types of punishment you recieve, falling back down to a part you just passed like in the first and second puzzle thus it still in effect wastes your time but is somehow less annoying than dying... or taking falling damage by spending to much time on those air lifting things, and then theres a type of puzzle that does the normal type of punishment real puzzles are supposed to have.
This one takes your time as you try and solve it by thinking...
A maze like one which is basically a type of perception/memory based puzzle.
If your bad at it you merely have to keep pressing your body against the side of the walls until you find a way through.

Then theres a bunch of the same random stuff we got before, like a random scream in your ear... -_- yeah these guys don't know horror so they might as well not bother trying that, which thankfully they dropped in the sequel Half-Quake Sunrise.

Theres the same niggling issue I have with the voice over of a few guys that basically sound like a bunch of modders talking random poop to the audience, which seems to go contrary to any atmosphere the music is trying to build. The abstract nature of the mods graphics, like Amen, may have been to cause eerieness but unfortunately starting at blackness for to long doesn't do much except bore you.
It would be way better if they added some actual hand drawn art to the walls, pencil sketches. So instead gone for a more surreal storybased mod rather than the bland experience we're left with.

In other words The Present is 2 tiny steps forward with one good puzzle that requires you to think (maze), alternate forms of punishment, but aside from that, like Amen just alot shorter... & has less music.

If you want something mentally stimulating I would skip these half-quakes and go straight to the newer one: Half-Quake Sunrise.

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m82sniper
m82sniper Apr 17 2012, 5:28pm said:

Just finished Amen for the second time, figured I should give this one another run. I think that would make #3. I love this mod. :D

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skx_doom
skx_doom Apr 5 2012, 3:06pm said:

I dunno why exactly but I love Halfquake universe, so psychodelic >) One of best mods I ever played also.

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Joebama
Joebama Dec 2 2011, 7:19pm said:

SAW has nothing on you!

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