Black Mesa is a free, fan-made, total conversion remake of the original Half-Life, made in the Source engine.

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How do I get past the bridge/dam in the chapter Surface Tension?

I really can't get past this. I'm starting this off with around 30hp. I'm quicksaved at the Dam. I'm out of revolver ammo, crossbow ammo and lazor ammo. I had to throw it on easy mode (running ...
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How does one obtain these achievements in Black Mesa: Source?

Taken from enter link description here Quantum Capacitance: Overcharge it anyway. Remote Detonation: Kill a Barnacle with a Satchel. Unified Coupling Theorum: Help the Barnacle and ...
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Does the Black Mesa mod for Half-Life 2 work with Episode 2?

Does the Black Mesa mod for Half-Life 2 work with Episode 2? I couldn't find any clear answer on the mod page.
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Installing Black Mesa through Steam

A friend told me Black Mesa has been "Greenlighted" for distribution on Steam. I also read somewhere that it's free and requires the Source SDK that comes bundled with some Valve games. I'm searching ...
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How can I get Steam to recognise Black Mesa when installed on another partition?

I just downloaded Black Mesa, and when installing it I tried to install it in the Steam folder on another partition instead of the default one in Program Files, in D:\Steam\SteamApps\sourcemods\BMS ...
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Where is the crowbar in black mesa?

I'm stuck in the Unforeseen Consequences level. I made it all the way back to the tram platform but I haven't found a crowbar yet. Any hints on where to look for it?
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Is it possible to hide first person blood stains in Black Mesa Source?

After trying out black mesa source I decided that the game has a lot of replay value, I missed many things and there are still achievements, but still the #1 thing which annoyed me the most during the ...
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Engine Error: Could not load library client

When I try to start black mesa, I get the message "Engine Error: Could not load library client", what should I do?
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What are these laser tripwires for?

I found these laser tripewires in Black Mesa, right in front of a ground turret (you can see the turret's laser as well): What are these for? The turret? I thought they were laser mines, but they ...
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How do I get the “Ethically Questionable” achievement in Black Mesa?

I've almost completed Chapter 3 "Unforeseen Consequences" and haven't seen anything which looks like it could be related to this achievement. What do I need to do in order to unlock this achievement?
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How do I uninstall Black Mesa if it wasn't installed via Steam?

Black Mesa provides a standalone installer that extracts the game to the Steam folder, so Steam can manage launching the game as well as providing the Steam Overlay in-game. However, Steam doesn't ...
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What stealth elements are in Black Mesa and how does the enemy AI detect the player?

I would like to know what stealth elements are in Black Mesa and how does the enemy AI detect the player. Specifically, I would like to know if: Can enemies detect by sound? Will weapon sounds ...
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Black Mesa achievements

What are the achievements in the new Half-Life 2 mod Black Mesa?
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Do the breakable wooden crates contain supplies?

Just getting started with Black Mesa. Before I go smashing all wooden crates I see with the crowbar, I would like to know: Do the wooden crates contain supplies?
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Are Headcrabs Detachable?

In the Half-Life 2 series of games, if you weren't careful to attack a zombie's headcrab, it sometimes would pop off the dead zombie and attack you. Is that something I should worry about in Black ...
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What is the difference between Half Life: Source and the new Black Mesa?

With the recent release of Black Mesa everyone seems to be very excited, but what are the main differences between Black Mesa and Half Life: Source?