Archive for 2005


Valve, Steam and its Pricing Model

Introduction Valve has recently restructured its pricing for games available via Steam. This is of course one of the advantages (from Valve’s point of view) and two of the three new packages seem to offer good value for money. I’m not going to repeat all the discussions about “Screwing Customers” etc.


16th October 2005 1 Comment

Insurgence Part 1 – Half-Life 2

for Half-Life 2

Basic Details Title: Insurgence Part 1 File Name: Insurgence_Part_01.rar Size : 1.15Mb Author: jaminben Date Released: 19 August 2005 Download: PlanetPhillip Filecloud Server Reader RecommendationsCurrently there are no recommendations


Total Downloads: 016th October 2005
2 Comments

Destiny – Half-Life

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About Submitted as part of a T.W.H.L. Xen Transport Mapping competition. Story The mod takes place approximately 15 years after the events in HL2. The survivors from Black Mesa have moved to Xen when Breen took over earth. They have been secretly working on a time travel machine, so that they could go back into… Read More


Total Downloads: 5566th October 2005
4 Comments

My – Half-Life

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About Submitted as part of a T.W.H.L. Mapping competition. It’s very small. Basic Details Title: My Map File Name: mymap.zip Size : 5Kb Author: J1ngle Date Released: 05 October 2005 Download: PlanetPhillip FileFront Reader RecommendationsCurrently there are no recommendations


Total Downloads: 06th October 2005
3 Comments

The Aztec’s Bane – Half-Life

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About Information about this mod is hard to find. I have a feeling that it is not very good, but hopefully someboday will play it and enlighten us. To my knowledge the only place this mod is currently available from is PlanetPhillip! Basic Details Title: The Aztec’s Bane File Name: hl1-sp-the-aztecs-bane.7z Original File Name: theaztecsbane.exe… Read More

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Total Downloads: 4806th October 2005
7 Comments and 3 recommendations with no significant bias

Hour Glass – Half-Life

for Half-Life

About Hour-Glass is mission based and involves time travel to various planets.   After the events at Black Mesa, Gordon Freeman is hired by Intergalactic Time Reassurance, Inc.   As an ITR agent Gordon must maintain the true historical time line.   Heavily influenced by Quake 2 architecture and uses “keys” in order to open some doors.   The game also includes some… Read More

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Total Downloads: 1,4906th October 2005
37 Comments and 6 recommendations, most say "Play It Now!"

Sublimation – Half-Life 2

for Half-Life 2

About A last-second warning has just reached your outpost; You must man a Combine gunship and defend against a final push by the rebels to clear the sands near City 03. Reports indicate the rebels will be using small arms, anti-vehicle weapons, both hand-held and vehicle based, and several attack helicopters captured during the fall… Read More


Total Downloads: 1115th October 2005
No Comments

Clean Up – Half-Life 2

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About Author’s Note: “My first SP map for HL2 – this is an unfinished map, it needs more props, enemies, cubemaps, optimisation. This BSP was created on a fast VIS compile so it won’t be high quality – I just want people to test the gameplay, difficulty, and give me some helpful feedback. Reader Recommendations… Read More

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Total Downloads: 1164th October 2005
4 Comments and 2 recommendations, 1 say "Play It Later"

The Playtest – Half-LIfe

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About Author’s note: “This map was created for the ‘Talking Scientists’ conmpetition at TWHL.   The basic idea was to have two scientists talking to each other.   As you will see, I added my own twists.   In fact, this map is my second release. Made within two weeks, I just managed to get the map finished before the competition… Read More

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Total Downloads: 3613rd October 2005
5 Comments and 4 recommendations, 2 say "Play It Now!"

EIF Coloseum – Half-Life

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Basic Details Title: EIF Coloseum File Name: hl1-sp-eif-coloseum.7z Original File Name: eif-coloseum.rar Size : 534Kb Author: EIF Date Released: 05 December 2003 PlanetPhillip Download Servers PlanetPhillip.Com Reader Recommendations Avoid It! Think Twice Maybe Play It Later Play It Now! 2 recommendations, average score: 1.5 (out of 5), standard deviation: 0.25 (what's that?)

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Total Downloads: 3262nd October 2005
2 Comments and 2 recommendations, most haven't enjoyed it