What is Morbus?
Morbus is a Garry's Mod gamemode created by Remscar. The aim of Morbus was to create a scary multiplayer game where players are forced to make hard decisions that will influence the outcome of the game. Players are either humans or aliens. The aliens want to infect the humans and spread, based on an aliens situation they will have to use a number of different tactics to succeed. The design of Morbus has been influenced by popular games such as Dead Space, Left 4 Dead, Penumbra and other Garry's Mod gamemodes like Parasite, and Trouble in Terrorist town.
You are a human, these are your friends, and one of them is going to kill you.
As a human you have two goals. The first and most important is to survive until extraction. The second is to find and kill all the Brood Aliens. If you survive until extraction or you and your fellow humans kill all Brood Aliens then you will win. Alone you will be picked off one by one and eventually lose. Together you run the risk of having a Brood Alien in your group, which can be just as dangerous. Choose your friends, and keep them close, but not too close.
You are an alien, this is your prey and you must deceive them and strike when their guard’s down.
As a Brood Alien you are able to disguise yourself as a human to deceive the humans into thinking you are a human. At any time you are able to switch into your true alien form and attack! If you kill someone while in your alien form they will become a Brood Alien just like you. Your goal is to infect or kill all humans.
Is capable of switching from alien form to human form. The most dangerous type of Alien, 1-2 players are selected to be the first Brood Aliens at the start of the round. More Brood Aliens are made when a human is killed by an Alien in their Alien form.
Foot soldier alien, not very strong alone but a formidable enemy when in groups. They have infinite respawns; a player becomes a Swarm Alien if they are killed. (This does not mean infected, if you die as a Brood Alien you become a Swarm Alien)
Horror, Action, and Mystery all in one
Morbus combines ideas from a variety of popular Garrysmod gamemodes and retail games. Players must make decisions on who to trust, who to stick with, and who to kill. Every player’s actions will eventually affect other players in one way or another.
Morbus keeps an eerie/scary atmosphere by combining both horrific visual and audio content. Morbus has been claimed to be the scariest Garrysmod Gamemode.
Morbus has many weapons for players to choose from, each fitting individual play styles. Fast paced combat and constant “on your toes” moments are commonplace in Morbus.
No time spent waiting
Unlike in other similar games (TTT), players are never forced to wait for the round to end. Players are sent right back into the action if they are to die. This is accomplished by having Swarm Aliens which act as distractions, and sometimes very dangerous enemies. If a player is ever to die from bullets, falling, ect. Then they will respawn as a Swarm Alien. (If you become infected you respawn as a Brood Alien)
Who turned off the lights?
Every Morbus map has a very dark eerie environment. In all but one map, the lighting is capable of being switched off. This shrouds humans from their surroundings; however Aliens are not hindered by this. Since Aliens are capable of “smelling” (glow) humans from a distance, as well as having advanced eyesight allowing them to see in the dark, Aliens will find that they are more successful when they use darkness to their advantage.
Campers b’ Gone
Camping may seem like an excellent idea to some, however not in Morbus. Humans are required to complete a specific need (Eat, Sleep, Wash, Bathroom) every few minutes. If they do not complete this need within a certain time then they will start taking damage every second. This forces humans to move about the map, separate from groups, and leave comfortable corners.
Lots of weapons
Pistols, Submachine guns, rifles, shotguns, Machine Pistols, and more! Morbus has a unique selection of weapons that accommodate different play styles. Since weapons slow your movement, choosing which gun you use is very vital to your success in Morbus.
In Morbus Brood Aliens are capable of upgrading their Alien Form every time they infect a human. Like the guns in Morbus, the different upgrades cater to different playstyles.