We Are The Lambda Generation. LambdaGeneration is a website dedicated to the video game Half-Life. ( We're basically really passionate about crowbars, headcrabs and anyone who has goatee with a PhD in theoretical physics… )

Half-Life Animator Doug Wood Retires

One of the original Half-Life team members, Doug Wood, has announced that he will be retiring from Valve after working for the company for nearly 19 years.

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The Nihilanth - 5 Mysteries Surrounding Our Ancient Foe

Nihilanth is shrouded in mystery. Our first and only encounter with him doesn’t reveal much. We know very little about him - but he is key to the Half-Life story. Here are five things warrant investigation.

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Black Mesa Developers Release 'On A Rail Uncut' As Steam Workshop Mod

Black Mesa Developer Chon Kemp has released the cut chapters of Black Mesa's On A Rail chapter as a free mod for the Steam version of the game.

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'Foxtrot Uniform' - A New Live Action Half-Life Fan Film, Coming Soon

A new Half-Life Fan Film is in the works, and it looks promising.

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A Half-Life Advent Calendar

Fed up with the same old boring advent calendars? Add a bit of Half-Life to your festivities this year with this advent calendar.

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Combine OverWiki, The Original Half-Life and Portal Wiki, Turns 10

As of today, February 12th 2016, CombineOverwiki - The original Half-Life and Portal Wiki, turns 10 years old.

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Community Spotlight

Classic Machinima: The Gman Squad

Half-Life Classic Machinima: The Gman Squad

Remember 2008? The days where Half-Life 2: Episode Three felt like it was only a little while away and Machinima actually had Machinima on it’s channel. It’s time to take a trip down memory lane and revisit a classic Machinima series: The Gman Squad.

Half-Life and Portal Have Some Amazing Fancomics

Half-Life Half-Life and Portal Have Some Amazing Fancomics

Comics! Who doesn’t like comics? The Half-Life fanbase has created some fantastic material through the years. From 1998′s Walter’s World to the recent hit A Place in the West, we’ve compiled all of the creations that help document artists’ love for the Half-Life series. Maybe these can also help fill that Half-Life 3-shaped void in your soul.

Community Spotlight: Gamma Energy

Portal Community Spotlight: Gamma Energy

“Gamma Energy” is a mod for Portal which revisits the troubles of Aperture Science.

Originally released in 2010 by Christopher Dollard, the mod contains almost 30 Test Chamber levels which each feature unique and intricate puzzles, complete with turrets, acid pools and lazers.

Community Spotlight: SteamDB

Steam Community Spotlight: SteamDB

For this week’s Community Spotlight we wanted to feature a project known as “Steam Database” or “SteamDB” for short.

Essentially, SteamDB is an online tool which catalogues information about games and applications on the Steam Store. It acts as a one-stop shop for pretty much everything and anything that you need to know about every single release on Steam, from technical data such as “AppIDs” and “depot configurations” to sales information such as DLC listings and worldwide pricing, it even gathers live player statistics.

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