The Game Modding Community - Since 2001

Combine S-LAR

A Skin Mod for Half-Life 2

Updates

Different Animations, Bigger V_Model
  • Improvement changed the anims, bigger v_model. Muzzleflash is also better aligned
yumyumshisha avatar
yumyumshisha username pic Joined 10y ago
Offline
TheMelonStudio Flag Affiliation: TheMelonStudio
20,333 points Ranked 218th
39 medals 3 legendary 10 rare
  • Submitted 100 WiPs Medal icon
  • 2017 Top Contributor Medal icon
  • 10 years a member Medal icon
  • 2nd Place - Toy Time Studio Contest Medal icon
  • 25 posts awarded Exemplary Feedback Medal icon
  • 50 posts awarded Exemplary Feedback Medal icon
yumyumshisha avatar
yumyumshisha
TheMelonStudio Flag
Affiliation
TheMelonStudio
3mo
New Texture Variant
  • Addition Added a less grunge-y texture after reading feedback
yumyumshisha avatar
yumyumshisha username pic Joined 10y ago
Offline
TheMelonStudio Flag Affiliation: TheMelonStudio
20,333 points Ranked 218th
39 medals 3 legendary 10 rare
  • Submitted 100 WiPs Medal icon
  • 2017 Top Contributor Medal icon
  • 10 years a member Medal icon
  • 2nd Place - Toy Time Studio Contest Medal icon
  • 25 posts awarded Exemplary Feedback Medal icon
  • 50 posts awarded Exemplary Feedback Medal icon
yumyumshisha avatar
yumyumshisha
TheMelonStudio Flag
Affiliation
TheMelonStudio
3mo
This is a concept rifle made by Phenixtri and requested by CyborgParrot. 
Drop the entire contents of the archive into your custom stuff folder. The game_sounds_weapons.txt has been edited to include the reload sounds.

Concept here:


Edit:
Added a cleaner version of the texture, look at the last photo for changes.

Files

Posts

1–10 of 17
1
Pages
  • 1
  • 2
Go to page:
  • 2mo
    Looks cool as all hell! Kind of hard to imagine how the gun's firing based off of the concept art, though. Would also be cool to see this as an SMG replacer!

    8.5

    >>KEEP IT CLEAN<< avatar
    Mantra
    >>KEEP IT CLEAN<<
  • 2mo
    navysealguy3 avatar
    navysealguy3 Joined 7y ago
    Offline
    1,276 points Ranked 3994th
    10 medals 1 rare
    • 6 years a member Medal icon
    • Became a Studio Leader Medal icon
    • Reached 1,000 Points Medal icon
    • One month a member Medal icon
    • 6 months a member Medal icon
    • 1 year a member Medal icon
    Oh that's from my mod!
    Super cool guy avatar
    Mantra
    Super cool guy
  • 3mo
    AR-11319 avatar
    AR-11319 username pic Joined 2y ago
    Offline
    165 points Ranked 22189th
    7 medals 1 rare
    • Returned 1000 times Medal icon
    • One month a member Medal icon
    • 6 months a member Medal icon
    • Returned 100 times Medal icon
    • 1 year a member Medal icon
    • Submission featured Medal icon
    So, not to be impatient, how goes the update if its still on?
    GB Lurker
  • 3mo
    Reverend V92 avatar
    Reverend V92 username pic Joined 8y ago
    Away
    2,637 points Ranked 1870th
    22 medals 3 rare
    • 2nd Place - A Bananite's Guide to... Contest Medal icon
    • 6 years a member Medal icon
    • Returned 1000 times Medal icon
    • Building Bridges Entrant Medal icon
    • Became a Studio Leader Medal icon
    • Reached 1,000 Points Medal icon
    The S-LAR is a nice change up from the usual assault rifles and M4 clones that are typically used for AR2 replacements.

    Model

    The model looks very close to the concept art, and is neither ultra-poly, nor low-poly, finding a perfect balance between looks and wastefulness:







    The model not only looks good on the concept, it looks good in the game.

    Model Rating: 10/10

    Animations

    The animations, although custom, are different than the concept art, which shows it being a breach loaded weapon. The weapon does something similar to the vanilla SMG model where it does an off-screen hand motion below the grip/stock area, and then goes back to firing:



    The energy ball firing animation is also not very noticeable, as the gun only makes a slightly quiet sound, and then fires the ball:



    If the gun had been animated to be a breach loader as in the artwork, it would have been much cooler. The lack of recognizable firing animations for the ball fire, also detracts from it.

    Animation Rating: 6/10

    Textures

    The textures, while they work, are not exactly the best in the world. They are slightly bland, and are mostly "black" or dark colours, with little contrast.

    The "cleaner" variation, is done by using a modified exponent map, instead of a different diffuse texture. While simple, it does not provide much difference between the two:



    World Model:



    View Model:



    Unfortunately, in most situations, I could honestly not see much of a change due to the similarity between the two, coupled with the lack of different contrast on the diffuse. The lack of major difference and contrast unfortunately makes the model suffer.

    Texture Rating: 4/10

    Sounds

    The weapon does not have any custom sounds, which means although it can use any of the other custom AR2 sound sets, it could have been different.

    Sound Rating: N/A

    Originality

    This is not just a standard, real-world assault rifle. This is not an ultra-tacticool weapon. And it is most certainly not a dime-a-dozen M4gery. This is a unique idea, and it is not only original, but a welcome change of pace. It looks truly like something the Combine would have created, and very well could fit in the original lore in place of the AR2.

    Originality Rating: 10/10

    Overall

    In the end, I played through the entirety of Half-Life 2, and I found myself using the AR2 far more than the SMG, which is a complete first for myself. It was a very nice, very satisfying weapon to use, but the animations and textures did detract from the overall experience.

    Overall Rating: 7/10

    Total Rating: 7.4/10

    7.4

    • Agree x 2
    • Win x 2
    • Helpful x 2
    • Interesting x 2
    • Thanks x 1
    • Informative x 2
    • Cheers x 1
    • Epic win x 1
    Source Engine Wizard avatar
    Mantra
    Source Engine Wizard
  • 3mo
    DikoyChelovek avatar
    DikoyChelovek Joined 7mo ago
    Offline
    165 points Ranked 21820th
    4 medals 1 rare
    • Returned 1000 times Medal icon
    • Returned 100 times Medal icon
    • One month a member Medal icon
    • 6 months a member Medal icon
    Great as always!

    10

    Skin Maker
  • 3mo
    CyborgParrot avatar
    CyborgParrot Joined 4y ago
    Offline
    2,686 points Ranked 1847th
    11 medals 1 rare
    • Returned 1000 times Medal icon
    • Returned 100 times Medal icon
    • One month a member Medal icon
    • 6 months a member Medal icon
    • 1 year a member Medal icon
    • 2 years a member Medal icon
    This is really great, however there is 1 Issue I found.

    The Muzzle Flash is misaligned (and waaay to big). 

    Also maybe you should increase the Size of the View and World Model, they both look too small TBRH.

    But again, you did a fantastic Job bringing this Skin to life!

    10

    Yo Joe! avatar
    Mantra
    Yo Joe!
  • 3mo
    [PRince_4] Sharma avatar
    [PRince_4] Sharma Joined 2y ago
    JOB---
    IND Industry! Flag Affiliation: IND Industry!
    9,976 points Ranked 475th
    29 medals 1 legendary 5 rare
    • 30 submissions featured Medal icon
    • 10 submissions featured Medal icon
    • Received thanks 50 times Medal icon
    • Thanked 50 submitters Medal icon
    • 8-14 Entries! GameBanana’s Christmas Giveaway 2016 Medal icon
    • Returned 1000 times Medal icon
    [PRince_4] Sharma IND Industry! Flag
    Affiliation
    IND Industry!
    Texture, Origin, Model Scale & a Video.
    Slicin' My Way 2 TOP! avatar
    Mantra
    Slicin' My Way 2 TOP!
  • 3mo
    The weapon could stand to look a little bigger.
    • Agree x 1
    Level 28 Toaster
  • 3moEdited 3mo
    The Master MLG/Elcastigador43 avatar
    The Master MLG/Elcastigador43 username pic Joined 4y ago
    *Working*
    105th Inc. Flag Affiliation: 105th Inc.
    1,384 points Ranked 3913rd
    14 medals 2 rare
    • Returned 1000 times Medal icon
    • 10 submissions featured Medal icon
    • One month a member Medal icon
    • 6 months a member Medal icon
    • 1 year a member Medal icon
    • Received thanks 5 times Medal icon
    The Master MLG/Elcastigador43 avatar
    The Master MLG/Elcastigador43
    105th Inc. Flag
    Affiliation
    105th Inc.
    can i use this for a gmod mod?

    9.3

    Blender Noob And Gmoder avatar
    Mantra
    Blender Noob And Gmoder
  • 3mo
    AR-11319 avatar
    AR-11319 username pic Joined 2y ago
    Offline
    165 points Ranked 22189th
    7 medals 1 rare
    • Returned 1000 times Medal icon
    • One month a member Medal icon
    • 6 months a member Medal icon
    • Returned 100 times Medal icon
    • 1 year a member Medal icon
    • Submission featured Medal icon
    OH MY GOD YOU GUYS ACTUALLY MADE IT.

    YES!
    GB Lurker
1–10 of 17
1
Pages
  • 1
  • 2
Go to page:

Embed

Share banner
Image URL:
HTML embed code:
BB embed code:
Markdown embed code:

Credits

Key Authors
yumyumshisha avatar TheMelonStudio Flag
Affiliation
TheMelonStudio
yumyumshisha username pic Joined 10y ago
Offline
TheMelonStudio Flag Affiliation: TheMelonStudio
20,333 points Ranked 218th
39 medals 3 legendary 10 rare
  • Submitted 100 WiPs Medal icon
  • 2017 Top Contributor Medal icon
  • 10 years a member Medal icon
  • 2nd Place - Toy Time Studio Contest Medal icon
  • 25 posts awarded Exemplary Feedback Medal icon
  • 50 posts awarded Exemplary Feedback Medal icon
Model/Texture/Compile
Phenixtri
Phenixtri Joined 10y ago
Offline
398 points Ranked 12021st
15 medals 1 legendary 2 rare
  • 10 years a member Medal icon
  • 6 years a member Medal icon
  • Returned 1000 times Medal icon
  • Reached 1,000 Points Medal icon
  • 1 post awarded Exemplary Feedback Medal icon
  • 5 posts awarded Exemplary Feedback Medal icon
Concept
BrutalTronics
BrutalTronics Joined 11y ago
Offline
8,478 points Ranked 555th
Animations
Special Thanks
CyborgParrot
CyborgParrot Joined 4y ago
Offline
2,686 points Ranked 1847th
11 medals 1 rare
  • Returned 1000 times Medal icon
  • Returned 100 times Medal icon
  • One month a member Medal icon
  • 6 months a member Medal icon
  • 1 year a member Medal icon
  • 2 years a member Medal icon
Request

Submitter

yumyumshisha avatar
yumyumshisha username pic Joined 10y ago
Offline
TheMelonStudio Flag Affiliation: TheMelonStudio
20,333 points Ranked 218th
39 medals 3 legendary 10 rare
  • Submitted 100 WiPs Medal icon
  • 2017 Top Contributor Medal icon
  • 10 years a member Medal icon
  • 2nd Place - Toy Time Studio Contest Medal icon
  • 25 posts awarded Exemplary Feedback Medal icon
  • 50 posts awarded Exemplary Feedback Medal icon

yumyumshisha avatar
yumyumshisha
TheMelonStudio Flag
Affiliation
TheMelonStudio

Creator
Sign up to access this!
Sign up to access this!
Sign up to access this!
  • Paypal Donate
Sign up to access this!

Category

Sub-category
AR2 icon
AR2
Super-category
Weapons icon
Weapons

Attributes

Model
Custom
Texture
Custom
Animation
Default
Development State
Final
Aesthetic
Realistic

Share

  • Share on Reddit
  • Share on Twitter
  • Share on Facebook
  • Share on Google+

Featurings

  • Best of Yesterday Mar 8 2018
  • Today's Pick Mar 7 2018

Stats

  • 320 Downloads
  • 3,869 Views
  • 41 Posts
  • 3mo Submitted
  • 3mo Modified
  • 3mo Updated
Sign up to access this!

SEX! Ok, we got your attention. Mascot

GameBanana is one of the oldest mod sites on the net. Sign up and maximize your browsing experience.

  • Subscribe: Get notified of new submissions like this.
  • Say Thanks: Show your appreciation - send modders points.
  • Post: Give modders your thoughts on their work.
  • Vote: Help your favorite modders win monthly awards.
  • Rate: Rate mods and help them stand out.
  • Flag: Alert moderators and warn members of problems with mods.
  • Watch: Get notified when mods are updated.

Interested? Sign up now!

Already a Bananite? Login

More from Submitter

WiPs by Submitter

bcp.crwdcntrl.net tracking pixel