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2004 Vortigaunt - A Mod for Half-Life 2

For Half-Life 2 & Episodes

Don't you think the Vortigaunts from HL2 & Episode 1's release versions were so much better? TBH, I don't, but whether I think they're better or not, they're something that I want to see preserved and that I want people to have the option to fully utilize, and that's why I did this port in about 30 minutes a few days ago, then stared at it for a while, then made some LODs for Uriah, then released it today. 

Because of the way the blue vortigaunt effect differs between Episode One and Episode Two, there are two VPKs in the archive. They're already in their proper folders, so you can just extract the archive to your "steamapps\common\Half-Life 2\" folder and merge them. For Half-Life 2 Update, HL2 or EP1 alone, only extract the "hl2" folder's contents.

Also available for Black Mesa!
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    I'm going to use this, because it looks similar to the Half-Life Alyx vortigaunts. If you need proof I took a comparison screenshot in Garry's Mod.
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    Could you make a version compatible with Black Mesa?
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    Looks more like the HL1 Vort, i like it.
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    It'd be really cool to see this texture remapped to the newer higher poly Vortigaunt model. I actually really like the newer Vorts. They're kind of cute. But I also like how creepy this texture looks, and it'd be nice to give it a more modern update.

    Hmm... *inspiration*
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    This is great! , i think that this makes the vortigaunts look a lot more like aliens.
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    Hey thank you for uploading this! I do appreciate that Valve updated the model for Episode 1 and 2, but HL2 should use this original model no matter what, it's such a classic!!
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    Looks alot similar to the Alyx vorts, I like it. Although, I think I'm just gonna stick with Brain Dead's vortiguant because I never really got used to the HL2 style of vorts, they just always looked off to me. Especially with their voices after HL2, they just never sounded good. I preferred the more higher pitched voices. Either way, good mod, and preserving the history of the series is highly commendable. :)

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