Pervasive. Literary. Brutal. Experimental. MINERVA, by Adam Foster, takes you to a remote island under the control of Combine forces. Something is going on here. Your goal is to uncover what that is and destroy it. Oh, yes-- and try to survive. This is the newly released 2013 edition of the famous Half Life 2: Episode One mod.
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출시 날짜: 2013년 4월 28일

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"A mod but subsequently granted Valve-endorsed standalone status, this was the Half-Life 2 campaign that did a number of things better than HL2 did."
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Pervasive. Literary. Brutal. Experimental.

MINERVA, by Adam Foster, takes you to a remote island under the control of Combine forces. Something is going on here. Your goal is to uncover what that is and destroy it. Oh, yes-- and try to survive.

This is the newly released 2013 edition of the famous Half Life 2: Episode One mod.

Special Thanks

Minerva Soundtrack - Available Here

Translations by LocWorks

시스템 요구 사항

    • OS:Windows® 7 (32/64-bit)/Vista/XP
    • Processor:1.7 GHz Processor
    • Memory:512 MB RAM
    • Graphics:DirectX® 8.1 level Graphics Card (Requires support for SSE)
    • DirectX®:8.0
    • Hard Drive:500 MB HD space
    • Other Requirements:Broadband Internet connection
    • OS:Windows® 7 (32/64-bit)/Vista/XP
    • Processor:Pentium 4 processor (3.0GHz, or better)
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:DirectX® 9 level Graphics Card
    • DirectX®:9.0b
    • Hard Drive:500 MB HD space
    • Other Requirements:Broadband Internet connection
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49.3 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2014년 9월 30일
This is easily one of the best Half Life 2 mods. It offers a comfortably similar mission style to compliment Half Life 2. Minerva may be short in overall game hours, but if you enjoyed Half Life 2 you will definitely enjoy this reminiscent detour.

Minerva offers exactly what you would expect from what is a mod side story that is intent on delivering a unique and enjoyable experience with purposely simlar gameplay to Half Life 2.

I would highly reccomend Minerva to anyone that enjoyed the Half life 2 singleplayer experience, but is still craving more of what made Half Life 2 one of the best atmospheric story driven fps games. You will not be dissapointed.
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22명 중 21명(95%)이 이 평가가 유용하다고 함
2.4 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2014년 12월 8일
Amazing Half-Life 2 Mod. Definitely worth playing.
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25명 중 21명(84%)이 이 평가가 유용하다고 함
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3.4 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2014년 10월 1일
Bored of waiting for HL3 ? So am I, but here's a little something to make the wait easier.

MINERVA: Metastasis is a source based mod set in the Half life universe. Its amazing if you're into HL and it's universe, probably a bit less if you're not (you would definitly rather start by playing HL2)
It has similar atmosphere, mechanics (duh), and immersion than HL2 and it's Episodes. Consider it as a plus or a side quest to the main game, kinda the way Opposing force and Blue Shift are to HL1.
It's creator has worked at Valve so no wonder it is a good game !

I really enjoyed the map and plot. No spoiler, but I can tell you that once again you're gonna have to f*ck with some huge combine installations :D
It's hard to tell when the game events occur compared to City 17's events, I think it's just some Resistance action happening before Gordon's come back.

Only downside is that the game had some weird graphic settings the first time played it, it was really bright and well... quite ugly compared to what I was seing online.
If it happens to you (you can compare with the community page screenshots) add "+mat_dxlevel 90 +mat_hdr_level 2 +mat_hdr_enable +mat_fullbright 0" (no quotes) to your game launch options.

The game is free if you already own HL: E1, so get it !
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13명 중 12명(92%)이 이 평가가 유용하다고 함
2.5 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2014년 12월 9일
Pretty much the best HL single-player mod. Adam Foster got hired at Valve as a direct result of his work here.
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11명 중 10명(91%)이 이 평가가 유용하다고 함
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2.9 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2014년 11월 23일
*NOTICE* I just finished playing this mod and here is my final verdict.

MINERVA: Metastasis, what may appear as a generic, fanmade Half-Life 2 mod on the outside actually appears more on the inside. I have played many Half-Life 2 mods and this one definetely goes on my list of one of the most interesting if not one of the best Half-Life 2 mods I have ever played. The mod is mysterious which really fits into the Half-Life universe, the story is told via text which may seem horrible on paper with many flaws, which it does don't get me wrong, but it gets the job done and in a way gives MINERVA its character.

The level design in MINERVA is very similar to Half-Life 2's level design yet also has some variation with the mod being more maze-like than Half-Life 2's which in my honest opinion gives the mod more variation and gives an immersion factor to it. The mod is also surprisingly challenging compared to Half-Life 2 and I was playing on Normal difficulty! I mean its not rage inducing hard but the beginning levels do stir up a challenge with the mod throwing enemies at you in tight corridor-like locations. It the kind of hard difficulty which does test you, makes you think and makes you aware of your surroundings and makes you think of plans to take on the many Combine foot soldiers and aliens head crabs and zombies that you will encounter.

There is a lot more to say about MINERVA, the design of the levels and the detail that the mod developer placed are truly amazing, the gameplay and pacing is spot on and the mod just truly feels interesting to play. Many things in MINERVA are also interesting with the themes of Greek Mythology being in the game with the Narrator telling you your mission objectives via text.

The story in MINERVA like I said is mysterious with a lot of what is going on is confusing but atleast there's forums to explain whats going on. A lot with MINERVA also fits in with the Half-Life universe that I feel that someday Valve should incorporate into that next Half-Life game that we are all waiting for. When you get to a certain part involving a portal you'll see what I mean, not spoiling it that is.

In the end MINERVA is a must play, it really makes you happy to play a good Half-Life 2 mod, its short yet sweet, and plus it makes you think more as to what Half-Life 3 could be.

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6명 중 6명(100%)이 이 평가가 유용하다고 함
2.3 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2014년 12월 14일
Great mod with great visuals and quality!
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8명 중 7명(88%)이 이 평가가 유용하다고 함
2.1 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2014년 10월 4일
~2 hours of harder combat and little puzzles in a HL2 universe story, finished it in one go and thought "This was nice, I should recommend this", so here it is =)

Some voice for the messages would've made this better though :P
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8명 중 7명(88%)이 이 평가가 유용하다고 함
2.8 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2014년 10월 27일
MINERVA is a beautiful, well paced mod for Half Life 2. Taking place on an island occupied by the combine, it features fantastic level design that rivals that of vanilla Half Life 2. The areas weave together in a very believable way and every area is shrouded by an air of mystery. Also noteworthy is the expert use of verticality. I often found I was able to use this to my advantage against the numerous, well placed enemies in MINERVA. Not only are the areas well designed, but each is also visibly distinct. Because of this, I never found myself lost for long. I even stopped once to admire the setting sun reflecting off the ocean's waves. The Story is engaging enough. It does a good job of adding to the mystery of the island, although it would have benefited from proper voice acting as it is sometimes difficult to read during intense gunfights.

Over all, MINERVA provides some of the best Half Life 2 content I have experienced. Anyone with a copy of Half Life 2 owes it to themselves to give this a try.
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3.3 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2014년 12월 11일
Holy ♥♥♥♥. That's all I have to say.
This game kept me thinking! Hell, I was stuck on a few parts for extensive periods of time.
While playing through this mod, I noticed a few things that were similar to the original Half-Life.
You don't get too many supplies that make you fell over-powered.
Or too little supplies that make you feel too under-powered.
The only problem I actually had with this was trying to read the text in the upper right corner,
and the auto saves. You need to have more frequent auto saves.
I died just after this long elevator part and it took me all the way back to the start of the elevator.
Please, add more auto saves so you're not repeating too much.

Thanks for the great game!
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3명 중 3명(100%)이 이 평가가 유용하다고 함
2.0 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2015년 1월 22일
MINERVA is a community made mod for Half-Life 2. I guess you could call this one Half-Life 2: Episode 2.5. It looks, feels and plays exactly like the other Half-life 2 parts. The story is small, yet very entertaining. The levels are amazingly well made to match Half-Life 2's environment. It is certainly not an easy game and you will sometimes spend some time to figure out on where to go next, but it is certainly not too difficult either.

If you liked Half-Life 2, then you definitely need to try this mod.
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5명 중 4명(80%)이 이 평가가 유용하다고 함
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2.7 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2014년 10월 20일
A Half-Life 2 mod that should be a really game!

This hands down is one of my favourite Half Life 2 mods. While being that same to Half Life 2 with sounds, graphics and all that jazz, it has a very different story to it that uses a bit of Greek mytholegy. The game has a person telling you things but instead of speaking, they use writting. This is good because you don't have modded voices (and alot of the voice acting with bad mics make a mod seem bad) but you will have to stop to read it.

Since this is free, why not give it a shot? This sucked up more than 2 hours of my life on hard difficulty (because where is the challenge of playing a game on an easy difficulty :P ) and is was worth it. Just make sure you have Half Life 2 installed.

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4명 중 3명(75%)이 이 평가가 유용하다고 함
2.5 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2015년 1월 9일
Minerva should be classified as an expansion as opposed to a mod. It doesn't modify anything; it expands upon the first hour of Half-Life 2: Episode 1. A game that left me a little cold once you escape the Citadel. Minerva takes the best bits from Episode 1 and makes it twice as big as well as giving it its own vague and unique storyline. It's an incredible expansion that knows exactly where it's best at and embraces it. This is precisely what Half-Life 2: Episode 1 should have been, and would have made a great precursor to the formidable Episode 2. This game is free. You have literally no reason to not play it.
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4명 중 3명(75%)이 이 평가가 유용하다고 함
4.2 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2014년 12월 13일
DEFINITELY had to write a review for this one. If you like Half Life, you NEED to play this mod.

This was the first time in a long time that I felt like I was playing something truly set in the Half Life universe. I stopped thinking "wow this is a great mod" and kept thinking "wow this is an actual Half Life game." Valve also basically accepts it all as canon as the guy was hired on by Valve after this mod's completion, and he went on to work on Portal 2 and is working on whatever form of Half Life currently exists within the Valve offices.

Excellent design and the story - though somewhat light, doesn't actually FEEL light. It's intriguing, and Adam Foster excels at storytelling even through the environment, making the gameplay flow smoothly and just feels more open and fluid than most level designs even in a lot of modern day games.

Just, please play it. It's so good. Adam Foster contributed to the greatness of Portal 2, and his hand will be at work in whatever Half Life comes out next, whenever that might be.
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6명 중 4명(67%)이 이 평가가 유용하다고 함
3.8 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2014년 9월 29일
I dare say this is damn near a masterpiece. On more than one occasion, this phenomenal game is better than Half-Life 2 itself. The level design is some of the smartest I've ever played. Its pacing is also a great mix of suspense and tension, never leaving me bored the way some sections of HL2 did. Minerva's use of the HL universe is also fantastic. It cleverly builds on the existing material and pushes to delve deeper into the Combine's sinister plots.

The game isn't without its problems however. I found myself lost twice, having to look up the solution in a walkthrough. The problem would have easily been caught by a larger QA team, so it's hard to hold that against the creator. I also would really have preferred a voiced narration instead of blocks of text. The story was well written, but reading so much text in between firefights kind of pulled me out of the action. Again, this is easily forgiven for what is essentially a one-man project, but it would have really helped the pacing.

Overall, this was without a doubt the best Half-Life 2 ‘mod’ I’ve ever played. But what’s more, this one-man game was one of the best FPS’s I’ve ever played. While it lacks the polish of most other games, it more than makes up for that in cleverness, style, and execution. A fantastic ride from start to finish.
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6명 중 4명(67%)이 이 평가가 유용하다고 함
4.1 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2014년 10월 25일
This is a tough thing to review. I have mixed feelings about level design - Sometimes you are told about a "door" which turns out to be a metal plate in the wall. Sometimes you are told to do damage to some crappy reactor - It turns out you're supposed to dump crates inside of it. Some puzzles were tough.

Certain fights seem badly setup - enemies in a bunch as if they just spawned and didn't even walk apart. The chase scene were you run away from soldiers without weapons. That was very fun, but you are supposed to wait for the next area to open, while most people would run away and not wait for the door assuming it was closed.

There's also the thing with breakable scene elementns. No, a sparking piece of metal in a huge collapsing cluster♥♥♥♥ of identical surroundings is not enough to attract my attention.

Despite of it's many shortcomings I suppose I sort of, enjoyed this mod? I felt more happy at the end then I did at the end of HL2, and that says something. The level design really wasn't that bad, since I never consulted a walkthrough. I did on multiple occasions during my HL playthrough and that game's level design is considered to be amazing. It's only two hours long but trust me - it feels a lot longer than that. In a good way.

So yeah, check this out! Definitely worth your time. I certainly wouldn't buy it if it was paid, but it's free!
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0.6 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2015년 2월 22일
If this game had a coin...Then it'd be Illuminati. 10/10

This game is fun when you want to escape a Russian Dystopian metropolis and enjoy killing alien soldiers on an Island.

Highly recomended.
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1명 중 1명(100%)이 이 평가가 유용하다고 함
5.9 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2015년 3월 10일
One of the best mod for Half-Life 2. Original atmosphere. Must have! Respect.
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4.7 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2015년 3월 17일
If one were to describe Minerva with one word, it would probably be "enigmatic". The player is dropped off in a stolen suit of Combine armor on a mysterious island, and, with the guidance of a possibly mythological being communicating with him via short paragraphs, has no place to go but down into the very bowls of the Combine base to discover what horrible secrets lie within.

Minerva's main strengths lay heavily within its thoughtful level design, heavily influenced by Halo's famous "Silent Cartographer" map. Progress is mostly linear with occasional alternate paths, but clever use of more realistic architecture and vertical space give its maps an expansive quality few games can match (even if its creator was later hired by Valve and worked on Portal 2, as some of the larger levels in the abandoned facilities definitely show his influence). The atmosphere is actually enhanced by the creative reuse of Half-Life 2's stock assets, which help present the feeling that this takes place within the same universe but is a different kind of story, albeit one with hauntingly familiar themes such as being the pawn of more powerful forces and carrying out orders without knowing why.

Most of the mod's problems are fairly minor, such as two puzzles towards the end with somewhat unintuitive solutions and the later levels feeling slightly rushed, but if you are already a fan of the Half-Life franchise or have an interest in single-player map design then I'd strongly recommend playing through this at least once and paying particular attention to how the maps manage to wrap around and create seemingly vast spaces within what are actually just average or even rather small Source maps.
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3명 중 2명(67%)이 이 평가가 유용하다고 함
1.9 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2014년 12월 5일
"OH! I can break that?" simulator 2014
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6.8 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2014년 10월 11일
The story and the levels come together as polished gems.
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