The first episode of long-awaited single-player HL2 mod MINERVA is here!
Already being trumpeted by Valve themselves, this search for a mysterious secret hidden below a Combine-controlled island will be released, SiN: Episodes style, piece by piece. With particular emphasis on exploration, infiltration and its enigmatic storyline and an original music score by Joseph Toscano, MINERVA takes its cues from games like System Shock 2 and the ancient Marathon series. Valve say: "fantastic".
Download Episode 1, Metastasis, here.
Want to know more? Take a look at this website for cryptic and somewhat sesquipedalian plot hints. If you're still confused over the word 'sesquipedalian', maybe you shouldn't bother.