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The Golden Charity

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The Engineer’s Update. The last in Valve’s first series of class updates. It also attracted a lot of controversy, not for making Engineers radically rethink their game strategies, but due to one, simple, ultra-rare, “palette switch” item:

Toxis Residuum – HL2 Mod

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Toxis Residuum is a mod being developed by two good friends of mine. Both of em have put a LOT of work into it, but they’re running into some problems, mainly with recruitment, as they REALLY need a modeler/animator, a coder and maybe a texture artist. If you’ve got the skills, talk to em! Still, the mod may be put on a hiatus if they don’t find some personnel, but the mod definitely needs some publicity, so check it out after the jump!

Delay of Game – 2003 Flash Film

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Ah, 2003. It was a great time, when everyone was still developing and playing HL1 mods. And then, in May 2003, it was a great time, when everyone and their dog was waiting for HL2 after a stellar E3 presentation that left everyone stunned. And with a release date of September 30th, who wouldn’t be waiting?

PlanetPhillip’s July 2010 “Month in View Slideshows”

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I’ve got an awesome treat this time, it’s PlanetPhillip’s first “Month in View” slideshow.

Phillip had the awesome idea of making a slideshow for the nicest mod screenshots he took this month. They don’t represent the best maps or mods, just the best screenshots, and so far I have to agree, these are pretty amazing. Check em out at Phillip’s site after the jump.

Path of Freeman – Online Flash Game

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Path of Freeman. Hmm. Made by Vitaly Zaboro, Path of Freeman is a game that attempts to put HL2 in a Flash game setting, while attempting to parody it at the same time. I say “attempt”, because quite frankly it doesn’t do anything too well. More info after the jump.

Two-Thirds-Life

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Two-Thirds-Life is an awesome online Flash short made as a parody to the original Half-Life. Looking at each chapter and parodying it, Two Thirds Life manages to be pretty hilarious. A 27-minute sequel which would parody HL2 was in the works until early 2010, when it was cancelled, and all that remains is a trailer and a demo chapter of “A Red Letter Day”.

View on Newgrounds: http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/236929

Still, the original is very awesome, and the TTL2 previews are great as well. Perhaps the author, Raiki, can post the unfinished videos. Till then, enjoy this classic.

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