Land Mine

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The '''Land Mine''' is an explosive used by the HECU. In ''Half-Life'' they are seen deployed to secure topside areas of Black Mesa Research Facility|Black Mesa such as the Topside Motorpool and the Black Mesa desert and are often used in conjunction with HECU Snipers.

==Overview==
The land mine is a basic explosive device. It is buried just below the ground and detonates when stepped on. The HECU use the mines as a key part of their securing the topside area of Black Mesa and for stopping any personnel that tries to escape the facility. Mines are set up in intricate patterns mainly around back entrances to underground complexes and around old guard towers.

==Tactics==
*The land mine deals heavy damage to the player, as do all explosives.

*Explosives (such as grenades or the MP5's grenade launcher) are the best way to clear minefields, since they will set off all nearby landmines. Other weapons can also be used, but are inefficient compared to explosives due to lack of splash damage and cost of ammunition to dispatch something difficult to locate.

*Minefields are almost always indicated by a sign to warn the player.

==Gallery==

FileSurface tension plan.jpg|Concept art of a cut large HECU camp, including a minefield on the bottom left, like in the final version.
FileMine field.jpg|Minefield outside of Black Mesa, indicated by a sign.
FileSniperMines1.png|Exploded mines in the ''Half-Life'' chapter Surface Tension.
FileSniperMines2.png|Ditto.
FileSniperMinesCorner.png|Closeup of more exploded mines.
FileSniperMinesOverhead.png|Overhead shot of an entire minefield.


==List of appearances==
*''Half-Life'' {{1st}}

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