"When there's no more room in hell, the dead will walk the earth." A tribute to the highly acclaimed film series in which the above quote originated from, No More Room in Hell (PC Gamer's Mod of the Year 2011, ModDB's Editor Choice Multiplayer Mod of the Year 2011), is a co-operative realistic first person survival horror...
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Release Date: Oct 31, 2011

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January 7

Patch 1.09.6 Live, Server Owners Please Update

Note: If you find a bug, please post it on our GitHub page, click here to visit it or email support@nmrih.com

Hello,

We've submitted a 42mb patch to the Public Branch. The changelog is listed below:

  • Fixed a minor script error with the Sako 85 Ironsight
  • Uploaded a giraffe model and other textures and models
  • Fixed the vote menu glitch as reported on github, not displaying options
  • Fixed a glitch that allowed votes to pass with just one vote
  • Fixed cubemaps for non-hdr mode in Brooklyn, Cleopas, Flooded, Isolated, and Ransack

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"NMRiH is a stand-out take on survival and the scariest multiplayer game we've ever played."
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"No More Room in Hell feels uniquely more like a horror game than an FPS."
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"...it has enough brains under the hood to make the most sated zombie ask for seconds."
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About This Game

"When there's no more room in hell, the dead will walk the earth."

A tribute to the highly acclaimed film series in which the above quote originated from, No More Room in Hell (PC Gamer's Mod of the Year 2011, ModDB's Editor Choice Multiplayer Mod of the Year 2011), is a co-operative realistic first person survival horror modification for the Source Engine. Taking inspiration from George Romero's "Of the Dead" series, the mod is set during a time in which the world is on the verge of collapsing into chaos from a disease whose origin is unknown. Many experts and organizations have their theories and ideas on how such a disease emerged and started to systematically destroy our very way of life, but one fact is clear to all. Whoever perishes from the disease gets up and kills, and the people they killed get up and kill.

The chances of you surviving this all out war of society and the undead are slim to none. Already, there are millions of the walking dead shambling about, searching for food to eat. There's no known cure. One bite can possibly end it all for you. However, you aren't alone in this nightmare. There are still a handful of uninfected survivors left in this god forsaken hellhole, and with co-operation and teamwork, you may live long enough to fight your way to salvation.

Features:

  • Teamwork: Co-operative play with up to eight players.
  • Voice and Text Communications Limited by Distance: The further you're away the harder it is for other players to hear you. Keep those walkie talkies close!
  • Dynamic Objective Maps: The next playthrough may not be the same as the last!
  • Survival Mode: Defend and maintain your shelter against the undead in the hopes of getting extracted to a safe area.
  • A Realistic Approach: In short, no crosshairs with limited "only when you want it" HUD. In addition, ammo and weapons are extremely scarce. With that in mind, aim down your sights and shoot for the head!
  • Multitude of Different Opponents: Ranging from the iconic "walking zombie" to the more contemporary "runners", NMRiH will keep you on your toes with a mix of dangerous foes to face down. However, the most dangerous enemy may not always be the walking dead...
  • Infection: One bite may be what it takes to bring you down. If infected, you must decide if you want to alert your team to rid you of your burden, or to keep quiet in the hopes of finding a cure...
  • 30+ weapons and counting, ranging from the diminutive .22 Target Pistol, to the almighty Chainsaw.
  • No pay to win items
  • No ads
  • 100% Free

Planned Features:

  • National Guard NPCs - Will they help you or see you as just another walker?
  • Full dismemberment - gibs for arms and legs instead of just the head
  • More gamemodes including a mode that mixes Survival with Objectives
  • New and varied zombie types - SWAT/Military zombies with body armor
  • More playable characters (including females)
  • Stat tracking along with Steam Achievements - With the possibility of unlockable items
  • More frequent updates with Steam support
  • More maps and overall content with Steam support
No More Room in Hell is a Half-Life 2 Zombification. The mod was founded in 2003. It switched hands and a new team took over in 2009. Beta version 1.0 was released on Halloween of 2011. A full list of the No More Room in Hell Team and contributors can be found on the about page of our website: www.nmrih.com.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum :
    • OS : Windows® Vista
    • Processor : Pentium 4 3.0GHz or equivalent
    • Memory : 1.5 GB RAM
    • Graphics : ATI Radeon 9600 or nVidia GeForce 8 series
    • DirectX® : 9.0c
    • Hard Drive : 5 GB HD space
    • Sound : DirectX 8.1 compatible sound
    • Other Requirements : Broadband Internet connection
    Recommended :
    • OS : Windows® 7 or Windows® 8
    • Processor : Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz or equivalent
    • Memory : 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics : ATI X1600 or nVidia GeForce 9 or higher
    • DirectX® : 9.0c
    • Hard Drive : 8 GB HD space
    • Sound : DirectX 9.0c compatible sound
    • Other Requirements : Broadband Internet connection
    Minimum :
    • OS : MacOS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
    • Memory : 1-2GB RAM
    • Graphics : NVIDIA GeForce 8 or higher, ATI X1600 or higher, or Intel HD 3000 or higher
    • Other Requirements : Mouse, Keyboard, Internet Connection
    Recommended :
    • OS : MacOS X 10.10 Yosemite or higher
    • Memory : 4 GB RAM
    • Processor : Dual core Intel processor, 2GHz or better
    • Graphics : ATI Radeon 2400 or higher / NVIDIA 8600M or higher / Intel HD Graphics 3000
    • Other Requirements : Mouse, Keyboard, Internet Connection
    • OS : Ubuntu 12.04
    • Processor : Dual core from Intel or AMD at 2.8 GHz
    • Memory : 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics : nVidia GeForce 8 series or better, ATI/AMD Radeon HD2600/3600 (Graphic Drivers: nVidia 310, AMD 12.11), OpenGL 2.1
    • Network : Broadband Internet connection
    • Hard Drive : 5 GB HD space
    • Sound Card : OpenAL Compatible Sound Card
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fkn amaizing game!
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Hard difficulty and team play needed, nice game for play with friends, if you have 5 friends who play this game, that game will be really enjoyable for you and your friends.
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Thecursednoodle
( 41.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 25
I'm going to try and make this a longer review, since most of the others people make for this game are 1-6 sentences average.

No More Room In Hell (NMRIH) might seem like something to pass on at first glance: after all, aren't there tons of HL2 modifications all over Steam? (and yes, this is modded off of HL2) True, there are a lot, but this does not mean NMRIH is the same as any other bad remake. In all honesty, I really do consider this game to be a hidden gem buried among bigger-name apocalyptic survival games. In my experience with apocalypse games, this easily represents the true form of a zombie takeover, how it seriously needs to be represented. A couple points on that:

- Slow zombies: Lots of other games like this make out zombies to be super resilient and fast. NO. They are slow, stupid, and ridiculously overpowered when in hordes.
- Running zombies: Yes, there are runners in this game (and quite pesky, they are).
- Realistic objectives: The objectives you must complete are perfectly plausible. In this game, you don't defend Earth from the zombie threat, you defend places like CONVIENENCE STORES from zombies, all for the sake of survival.
- Dispersal of firearms/ammunition: Again, it's pretty realistic. You are not given a huge armory to work with, you will be lucky to get your hands on a shotgun with 6 rounds.
- Child zombies: Yes, believe it or not, when zombies take over the world, there will be children zombies too! Still the only game I have seen yet to have undead children.
- Stamina system: You really can't just be swinging a sledgehammer, killing everything in your path. A couple swipes with a heavier weapon will severely tire you out, while lighter weapons take longer to do so.

But enough about what makes it realistic. Some of the most important things to note in a game:

GAMEPLAY: The gameplay is unique in the fact that it is notoriously difficult to survive. I have over 40 hours (no mean feat, when the game is so fun), and I still get murdered pretty much 80% of all the rounds. You do need some skill, and there is a system for using it: Always aim for the head with melee weapons or firearms: Time your attacks so you don't get destroyed by moving too slowly: Always shove a zombie away from you after attacking it.

The controls can be difficult to learn at first (pretty sure it took me about 1.5 hours to figure it all out), but once you have the hang of them, you are good to go. YOU WILL DIE A LOT DURING YOUR FIRST FEW ROUNDS. It helps though, as each death allows you to look for what you did wrong.

Certain maps are objective-based (do these things to be rescued), and others are survival-based (hold out against waves for a specified time). The maps can seem unusual and difficult to complete at first, but, as always, practice makes perfect. A couple full run-throughs of any map can help you pretty much memorize what has to be done and how to do it. The you will realize that the maps have a switching system that randomizes the orders of events, and you will learn it all again.

Your average zombies are absolutely everywhere. They are ridiculously slow, but nevertheless you will end up getting grabbed by one and murdered. Runners are fast and furious and extremely weak. And kids...don't even get me started on the kids. Well-timed and aimed attacks will take them all out easily,especially with the backup of your teammates.

Health is lost in large amounts when you are injured, and medical supplies are rare. In addition, there is also the risk of bleeding (slowly losing health), and being infected (yer done fer, even Phalanx won't stop it forever). Again, this system adds challenge to the game, making health management very crucial.

For the people who find survival against the hordes overated, go casual! Lots of servers host instant-respawn, infinite ammo, and gun selection menus. For all your zombie-killing needs!

MULTIPLAYER: Yes, the game is multiplayer, which makes it all the more fun. What's the point of surviving the apocalypse alone when you can do it with up to 7 more people? And as your teammates are picked off and succumb to infection one by one, you can laugh as you kill the zombies they become, knowing that you are so much more experienced then they are.

But really, having friends makes the game a great deal easier. It is important to have people watching your back and willing to fight in your place when you run out of ammo. The game is also microphone-compatible, which allows people with mics to communicate easily with the others. For people without mics, there is still a voice command system, allowing you to communicate the important things in the game, such as: Need ammo, injured, help me, follow me, etc.

You will probably quickly learn how it feels to be the only guy on the team who was not able to get a gun: It feels empowering. I love using melee, knowing that I am so much braver then my friends, since I charge in to fight while they hang back and shoot.

Overall, multiplayer is the feature that really helps make the game what it is. Without it, the game just would not have succeeded.

GRAPHICS/PERFORMANCE: I don't exactly know very much about computer processors and such, so I'll just go with what I know: The game is not demanding on systems and runs pretty darn smoothly on any PC I know of, and probably most laptops as well. I mean, it runs fine on my $300 bottom-of-the-line 2-year-old laptop.

As for the graphics, I find them to be pretty good. Not the best, but not bad, either, just somewhere in between. You should not be expecting super high-quality graphics from a free-to-play game like this anyways.

COMMUNITY: As much as I hate to say it, the NMRIH community is a bit lacking. Doesn't seem like much ever goes on here. However, it i understandable, as the game does not have too much popularity. (SO YOU SHOULD GET IT TO INCREASE ITS POPULARITY) Howver, I find that there are always players in-game, no matter what time of the day. There are way more servers than needed to handle the traffic, but you can always find some that are either half-to-mostly full.

(Reinforcing above point, I sometimes find people that have 900-1,000+ hours in this game. Seriously guys, you're kind of over-doing it.)

REPLAYABILITY: Technically, the game does not qualify for "replayability", as the maps are always changing and such. I'm talking about how long one can play it before becoming increasingly bored. The answer: Probably about 10 hours. At least, that's what I see most people do. They average about 10 hours, complete some maps, earn some achievements, and just abandon the game entirely. THIS IS NOT WHAT YOU SHOULD DO, REVIEW-READER. I would recommend playing 45 min. - 1 hour a day, it helps sustain your interest over a long period of time.

Going back to the thing about the maps changing. There are lots of maps available to try out (I still wish there were more, I can never get enough). If you don't like the survival maps (like me), just switch to the objective maps. THE MAPS CHANGE THINGS AROUND. You might think you have completed a certain map completely: Nope, there are still randomized sections you have yet to see. I think this fact really helps sustain one's gameplay. If you don't find that very interesting, then I don't know... try out different characters? ...use different voices? (Yes, you can change your character's voice set)

OVERVIEW: All in all, I think NMRIH really fills the shoes of a well-made, realistic zombie game where teamwork is the key to success. Work together or you die alone. I love the game overall, and I'm sure if you tried it, review-reader, you would too! But seriously, if you are still not convinced... the game is FREE, for goodness' sake! Download it, try it, and if you hate it (which you won't) just uninstall it!

I hope this review helped you decide. Good luck surviving the apocalypse!


I just realized how long this review is...
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FaZe Pug
( 1.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 25
Very good and challenging game. It works at a high frame rate even on my pc with no graphics card.
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country635129
( 4.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 24
THIS GAME IS COOL
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156 of 165 people (95%) found this review helpful
243 people found this review funny
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79.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 7
I saw a zombie wearing a shirt that said, "I'm Vegan".
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33.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 10
This game honestly surprised me. I, myself am not a free to play type of person, in fact I think most, 90% of free-to-plays are absolute ♥♥♥♥ designed to try and suck money out of me. Not this one, this is up there in some of my favorite f2p games, and yes, I'll admit, this game isn't without it's flaws but it's one game that has semi changed my opinion on Free-to-Play.

Let me start with the good, for a Source Game, an engine of 10+ years, this game looks great, apart from zombies looking like they came out of a low budget B-movie horror flick and the no texture bug which appears on the eyes of some characters (I laugh this one away and think of it as an intended bug for immersion) it's pretty good. In some of the settings, they've hidden away a few graphics options that are experimental such as Lens Flare but is worth enabling. NMRiH really immerses you into the thought that you are a survivor and must get through this with it's graphics, the vanilla maps have been designed very well for immersion in mind. The lighting creates this bleak atmosphere that not many other Survival Horror games create, Left 4 Dead (yes the lighting is still very good but not like NMRiH in any way), DayZ to name a few. It keeps to a certain design framework that really wants to keep you immersed and constantly on alert as every dark corner there may be undead lurking. It emphases the use of Flashlights which are possibly one of the best utilities seen in any game I've played.

Away from the Atmosphere and the Graphics, the combat matches this very well. Ammo for guns is rare, something that really does fit a realistic scenario of such a thing happening and it requires you to make every shot count. Melee combat is interesting too as it has an invisible stamina meter, requiring you to time your swings and make every bit of your energy count. Weapons like Sledgehammers, FUBARs and Shovels drain it more but with the chance of one hit kills and possibly killing multiple zombies, other weapons, like Machetes, Hatchets, don't do as much damage but use little stamina, keeping you on in the fight. That moves me onto the next great thing about this game, the variety of weapons and how they each have a destined purpose. Pistols are great, they're all different and have their own specialties. The Beretta M9 is a 9mm Pistol and the ammo is rather common, it's a 2 hit kill and my favorite pistol due to the sights being better than that of the other 9mm, the Glock 17 which has a larger ammo capacity but worse sights, again in my opinion. Weapons are so varied with it's uses that they're all worth trying to match your game style. Would you like to pick up the M16 or would you rather take a more recyclable approach with a Compound Bow.

Other mechanics in this game away from combat is the ability to become infected and must be warded off with Phlanx Pills (a reference to one of my all time favorite novels by Max Brookes - World War Z) or Gene Therapy, which completely cures you. You can barricade entrances with a claw hammer and some wooden planks, end your teammates (or yourself) to rid them of the burden that may encumber you later in game and more. You can even change your character and his voice. I'm not going to go much more in detail with the other mechanics, these are the best ones, so you'll have to encounter some of the other ones in game yourself.

This section is dedicated to the AI and the Level Design. I'm not gonna lie, the AI really needs patching up, it's ♥♥♥♥ing ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ and needs some work. However it's predictable and unpredictable nature (yes the AI is both) keep you on constant alert. An infected teammate has gone down, where the hell could he be? Well he's glitched out running in circles around where you turned. That's one major issue with the game. Away from AI, the levels are really good. If you're playing slowly, they can sometimes take up to 30 minutes to complete and can be quite the blast if you're last man standing. The maps, each and every one of them are unique and require different objectives and many of them have different paths for different playthroughs. Not major though, but something to change up gameplay each time.

All in all NMRiH is a great F2P game, a slightly cancerous community as I've encountered many annoying little kids in my mere 30 hours of gameplay but overall pretty damn good. 8/10.
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Recommended
57.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 17
-Plays on a hardcore serious server
-nearly at the end of the map
-gets bitten for the second time
-realizes shortly afterwords that I'm infected
-team turns aginst me
-I take out five (5) of them
-I run away before they take me out
-takes out their Colt M1911 and commits suicide

10/10 Would fail the mission because even suicide is fun in this game again...
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9 of 10 people (90%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Recommended
27.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 18
after 2 hours :
pro's :
1. free to play
2. multiplayer
3. low pc requirement , runs smooth
4. good amount of servers
5. voice chat and taunting makes it more fun
6. dozens of maps with couple of objectives
con's :
1. Can't able to figure in 2 hours of play
over all i just love this game , looking forward to play more.
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after 10 hours :
i spawned in a map , took all the items i wanted and then i ran directly in to a train station . didn't done anything for my team ... they done all the objectives when train arrived i entered in and closed the door ... it started moving , rest of the survivors overrun ...
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8 of 9 people (89%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
431.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 27
430 hours. Play this game, master it; and yawp at how horrific modern top shelf FPS games are so dire and shallow in comparison.
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
Recommended
142.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 12
A nice looking source-mod game. Fun to play with friends.
Iz gud
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
52.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 22
all u need is a sledge -9/10
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 19
It's a nice game that you can play.So try it!
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
673.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 24
- When u play this game too mutch and too active, game starting get boring.
- Game can be laggy somethimes. Some peoples got lag with no reason even with strong PC.
- Peoples are quiting too often. This is one of the biggest game problems. Its just too mutch servers.
- Official maps repeating too often. Need more official maps. At least half more.
- Some weaker players geting achievements by cheat way on cheaters servers. So u can't count it and compare.

+ Great co-op game.
+ A lot community maps.
+ Not high requirements for PC (more peoples can play).
+ Interesting to learn all tactics, tricks and become a pro.
+ Gives good challenge with weak team on classic modes.
+ Very strong game as F2P.
+ U can play side modes like Dodgeball whitch if fun with balanced teams.
+ Not bad variety of guns and mellee weapons.
+ Learning mellee tactics requires serious skills somethimes.
+ Game is challenging when most of team is dead, zombies flooding inside and surounding you and your home.
+ Soundtrack somethimes is solid.
+ Runs with different Windows, Mac systems.
+ Looking nice.
+ Soild allaround game. Especially F2P, so u can check this game out. Its wort it.
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
23.4 hrs on record
Posted: May 27
its a Very good game for free i say I recommend it i will buy this If it was 2.50 So i like it but they need 2 make it so No Hacked lobb's Any more :)
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