Black Mesa Developer Chon Kemp, who we previously interviewed about his work on the upcoming Surface Tension Uncut update, 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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New potential clues have emerged relating to the arctic map from the comic, which we previously covered. Scroll down to point 8 for an update on this.
So there’s a Steam ARG going on, right now.
We don’t usually hop on the Half-Life 3 conspiracy bandwagon, but this is getting a little interesting to say the least…
Update: It appears that the Black Mesa Workshop is now publicly live and a new map ‘dm_tension’ has also been added. Earlier this week we also saw a strange countdown appear on the Black Mesa website, could this be part of whatever they are about to announce?
Several multiplayer levels from the popular Black Mesa modification may have just been leaked thanks to a glitch on the Steam Workshop.
Valve have decided to revoke the ability for users to sell paid mods on the Steam Workshop after the feature received a negative reception from the gaming community.
On April 23rd, Valve dropped a bombshell when they announced that community contributors on the Steam Workshop could now put a price tag on their mods. This announcement, however, came as a bit of a shock to much of the community, with many people being in disagreement with the new feature. In this article we take a look at how the community responded to the move.
Valve is now offering mod makers the opportunity to sell their work on the Steam Workshop, allowing community content creators to earn an income from third-party mods, items and maps.
With an increasing number of spam and phishing attacks carried out on Steam users, Valve have decided to implement a new account policy in the hope that it will mitigate the situation.
Many Source mods, new and old, have been taking advantage of Steam Greenlight as of late. From Aperture Tag, to Portal Stories: Mel, to Estranged, and many others to boot! Some authors may be coming under fire for deciding to release their projects on Steam with a price tag. However most want to utilize the Steam service for its advantages in reaching a wider audience, easy installation and regular updates at no cost to the user. The newest one to add to the latter’s list is 2009 classic Joutomaa, by Sauli “Mephasto” Saarimaa.
Looking for simplicity, and ease of use for streaming? You answer has (kind of) arrived! Within the latest Steam beta, you now have an option to watch and broadcast game streams.
This is an editorial by Lilgreenman which analyses the recent development of the “We Want Half-Life 3″ fan campaign from a retrospective standpoint. All views expressed in this article are his own.