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What is so great about the Half Lif 2012-07-25 23:58:21 Reply

I am on the 10th chapter of hl2, it's a pretty good game but it's not what everybody is hyping it out to be.


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Response to What is so great about the Half Lif 2012-07-25 23:59:33 Reply

Its just one of those games you get into.... and you cant get out.


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Response to What is so great about the Half Lif 2012-07-26 00:05:42 Reply

At 7/25/12 11:59 PM, TheGoldGuy wrote: Its just one of those games you get into.... and you cant get out.

There a few mods I am interested in, how do I install those kind of mods?


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Response to What is so great about the Half Lif 2012-07-26 00:23:31 Reply

At 7/26/12 12:05 AM, GrizzlyOne wrote: There a few mods I am interested in, how do I install those kind of mods?

Google is your friend in these situations.

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Response to What is so great about the Half Lif 2012-07-26 00:26:01 Reply

considering it was made in 2004 it was considered the holy grail for it's graphics and gameplay staying mostly true to the original half life. Also it was the first game along with css to utilize the source engine, which spawned a shit ton of mods and games of it's own, it's still used today by valve. There's a reason maximum PC originally gave it an 11/10.

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Response to What is so great about the Half Lif 2012-07-31 13:02:34 Reply

At 7/25/12 11:58 PM, GrizzlyOne wrote: I am on the 10th chapter of hl2, it's a pretty good game but it's not what everybody is hyping it out to be.

its like all of valves other games. people get into it and make a big deal about it all.

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Response to What is so great about the Half Lif 2012-07-31 13:21:28 Reply

It was okay when it came out, but became over hyped. It happens to many games.


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Response to What is so great about the Half Lif 2012-07-31 13:25:53 Reply

You're like the new EddyfromEEnE.
You pick a subject and never stop talking about it. In this case, it's VALVe.


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Response to What is so great about the Half Lif 2012-07-31 14:03:12 Reply

At 7/25/12 11:58 PM, GrizzlyOne wrote: I am on the 10th chapter of hl2, it's a pretty good game but it's not what everybody is hyping it out to be.

Sorry it doesn't have enough GOW or COD action.
Beat the game and you will understand.
Do the episodes and you will definitely understand.


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Response to What is so great about the Half Lif 2012-07-31 14:06:44 Reply

At 7/31/12 01:21 PM, DoctorStrongbad wrote: It was okay when it came out

You mean motherfucking groundbreaking.

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Response to What is so great about the Half Lif 2012-07-31 14:08:41 Reply

At 7/26/12 12:26 AM, Klik wrote:

:There's a reason maximum PC originally gave it an 11/10.

...more than a reason. heheh


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Response to What is so great about the Half Lif 2012-08-03 19:45:21 Reply

At 7/31/12 01:25 PM, POTaTOS wrote: You're like the new EddyfromEEnE.

whatever happened to him , did California finally get fed up with the bad publicity that he associated with ?

every two hours there was a new post on the BBS by him, about how great Cali was

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Response to What is so great about the Half Lif 2012-08-03 22:26:23 Reply

At 7/31/12 02:06 PM, HikarutheHedgehog wrote:
At 7/31/12 01:21 PM, DoctorStrongbad wrote: It was okay when it came out
You mean motherfucking groundbreaking.

No, I'm in agreement with Strongbad here, when it came out it was a good game, but it really wasn't as groundbreaking or legendary as a lot of people want to think. My guess is that the reason why Half-life 2 is so insanely popular is because Valve made it, {who are only a decent development team at best.} and it's been milked with all of the pointless episodes instead of a proper sequel.


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Response to What is so great about the Half Lif 2012-08-03 22:28:28 Reply

it is a superbly executed linear, story-driven game with good combat, pacing, art direction, and puzzle sections.

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Response to What is so great about the Half Lif 2012-08-04 18:56:10 Reply

What's with all the half life threads in this forum lately?


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Response to What is so great about the Half Lif 2012-08-05 19:00:04 Reply

At 8/3/12 10:28 PM, GiantDouche wrote: it is a superbly executed linear, story-driven game with good combat, pacing, art direction, and puzzle sections.

I agree with all of the above except the part where you said it is superbly executed, story driven, and good

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Response to What is so great about the Half Lif 2012-08-05 22:02:29 Reply

At 8/5/12 07:00 PM, Gobblemeister wrote: I agree with all of the above except the part where you said it is superbly executed, story driven, and good

Go gobble a cock then

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Response to What is so great about the Half Lif 2012-08-07 08:43:46 Reply

Honestly , for me the gameplay was boring and repetitive. The story was good though.


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Response to What is so great about the Half Lif 2012-08-07 09:43:26 Reply

I can honestly say im not sure either. I played it and I did enjoy it, it was a fun game but it's way overhyped. The game is linear with little room to do much else but follow the path you are given.
The A.I. felt a little wonky, but they were an improvement from half life 1, thats for sure. HL 2 was legitimately scary in some parts, and they tried alot of cool things to mix up gameplay (like that sand lion level).

What I don't understand is how people praise the story and claim Gordon to be the greatest video game character of all time. A mute scientist fighting aliens in a very basic alien vs. human story. Nothing special or particularly new. Gordon isn't even relate able because you know absolutely nothing about him and he doesn't speak.

However I was pissed when HL2 ended on a cliffhanger, it's over eager for a sequel but it's been years. So many years.


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