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Beyond Black Mesa Is Half-Life: Origins

By John Walker on November 29th, 2011.

Someone give this guy the budget to make a movie, please.

Being the dedicated RPS reader that you are, you’ll remember that Alec posted about the short film Beyond Black Mesa back in January. The mini-epic took place five years after the events of Half-Life, featuring independence fighters in the battle against the Combine invasion. Well, director Brian Curtin is back with an even shorter short, an utterly gorgeous live action version of the opening moments of the original game. It’s below.

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Now Premiering: Beyond Black Mesa

By Alec Meer on January 23rd, 2011.

Attention, citizens. After a couple of ooh-missus-I’ve-gone-weak-at-the-knees trailers, the Half-Life 2 fan-film starring Him Out Of Opposing Force has arrived. Twelve minutes of live-action Combine vs Resistance gritty warfare awaits you below. Striiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiderrrrrrrrrrrr!
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Gee, Man: More Beyond Black Mesa

By Alec Meer on November 5th, 2010.

Remember Beyond Black Mesa, the remarkable-looking Half-Life fan-film? You’re probably hoping to see more of it, I suspect. Well you can’t. Not unless you work out my fiendish puzzle, something no human has ever done before. You have no chance.
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Fan Film: Beyond Black Mesa

By Alec Meer on July 15th, 2010.

Listen up, near-forgotten supporting character fans: Half-Life: Opposing Force’s Adrian Shepherd is back! Just, y’know, unofficially. I suspect it’s the only way we’ll ever see anything else of the Gearbox-developed add-on’s soldiery hero-mute – and it’s also a snazzy way to see real life human beans interacting with Striders, Combine police et al. Beyond Black Mesa is set during the Combine occupation of Earth, and was made by a bunch of HL2-lovin’ film-makers with $1,200 made from their day jobs. Shoestring, then, but going on the trailer they’ve not done badly considering… Strider!
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