View Full Version : Can't Get SvenCoop To work with Basic Half Life Install

16-06-2008, 01:40 PM
Hello, Sven Coop was recommended to me, so I whapped out my (very) old Retail version of Half Life, installed it and and then Sven Coop V3. As I expected it complained about the game not being up to date, so I trawled the net for the 'latest' update patches.

Now, Half Life will work fine on it's own, but unfortunately that's as far as I've got. Every 'update' I can find either crashes or causes Sven Coop to complain about needing an update.

I haven't touched Half Life 1 for years but I am feeling a bit dumb for not being able to work it out. Can someone tell me either what I'm doing wrong, or where I can get the latest working patch for the old retail version of the game?

16-06-2008, 09:11 PM
It depends on what you're planning to do. If you're wanting to play with people online and the likes- Get steam, (http://www.steampowered.com) This is the only OFFICIAL way you can play Half-life 1 or mods (Sven Coop included) online. Register your Half-life CD-Key with it and it'll transfer over, install Sven Coop.

If you're doing what I do for LAN Parties, doing a legacy Half-life install because steam doesn't work without internet-
-Uninstall everything you've done to Half-life at the moment (including uninstalling SC)

-Install Half-life

-Download and Install the Half-life V patch (http://www.ausgamers.com/files/details/html/2457 for one link, you can google your own link if you want)

-Install Sven Coop.
It's gotta be done more or less in this way because Half-life is picky about stuff sometimes for some unknown reason.

22-06-2008, 09:19 AM
Sven Co-op is overall more fun playing with people on the net if you can. If you wanna play with me I have made a few maps, and can show you some good other ones.