Archive for April 2007


Deja Vu In Games

Single Player First Person Shooter Maps and Mods for Half-Life 1, 2 and Episodes 1, 2 and 3

I think it was Asimov that wrote a short story that featured a scientist who used a multi-vac super computer (Cool name, huh?) to research jokes. I’m sorry to spoil the story for you but the outcome was that jokes were an alien experiment on humankind.

After they became aware, all jokes stopped being funny. I thought it was a cool way of looking at something.


30th April 2007 9 Comments

Poll Question 028 – Would you prefer Valve continue making Half-Life-related games or create a completely new and fresh I.P.?

Single Player First Person Shooter Maps and Mods for Half-Life 1, 2 and Episodes 1, 2 and 3

Valve and its content form a big part of PlanetPhillip.com’s content. We, generally speaking anyway, love what they do. There are many things I dislike about they way they have done things in the past (and probably will dislike in the future!) but you have got to admit they do a fantastic job. So, here is this weeks question:

Would you prefer Valve continue making Half-Life-related games or create a completely new and fresh I.P.?


27th April 2007 28 Comments

Alien

for Half-Life

About This is a single player map for Half-Life (published in Joystick n°128) It was the author’s first finalized and completed map. It is short but interesting, it is not a succession of rooms with monsters in each; moreover there is little combat. It is from this map that the desire to create Mad crabs… Read More

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Total Downloads: 024th April 2007
9 Comments and 1 recommendation, say ""

Drainage

for Half-Life 2

About This is a story of a citizen who escapes a few cops. He runs to an alley and finds a hole in the ground that leads to the drainage. The cops doesn’t follow him but now he’s trapped in the drainage and have to find a way out. Reader Recommendations Avoid It! Think Twice… Read More

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Total Downloads: 66123rd April 2007
23 Comments and 7 recommendations, most really enjoyed it!

Day 15

for Half-Life 2

The Story So Far: You’re Gordon Freeman (surprise!). You got captured and the combine imprisoned you in a re-education centre. They have been putting you through reality simulations for the past few weeks. At first these were relatively benign. But on Day 13 things hotted up when you were placed into a violent combat trial,… Read More

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Total Downloads: 52719th April 2007
50 Comments and 4 recommendations, most say "Play It Now!"

Krypton

for Half-Life

Intro “Good morning, Agent Freeman. You”ve been ordered here because for days we have received no word from our scientific colleagues. Our company placed 21 top-class physics specialists at the government”s disposal to work on a highly secret research project. For days now, all our efforts to get in contact with them have been blocked.… Read More

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Total Downloads: 1,18715th April 2007
32 Comments and 3 recommendations, say ""

As I Lay Dying

for Half-Life 2

About This is a single player Half-Life 2 mod, being made by just one person. His name is Thomas “Stadric Gonzalez” Kelley and there are currently two beta maps available for you to test. As always the author is looking for some insightful and intelligent feedback, so please play the maps and post your comments… Read More

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Total Downloads: 015th April 2007
14 Comments and 2 recommendations, most really enjoyed it!