Archive for May 2007


Awakening

for Half-Life 2

About You are Adrian Shepard, in stasis since the debacle at Black Mesa. But fortunately for you, a situation occurs where you come of use again. And so the G-man comes back to bring you out of stasis. The events in this game happen a bit before Gordon arrives in City 17, the player will… Read More

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Total Downloads: 1,56931st May 2007
107 Comments and 25 recommendations, most say "Play It Now!"

Run 2 The Sewers

for Half-Life 2

About Your objective is seemly simple; run to the sewers. You will face a number of obstacles on the way, including fences, a sniper, fire and Antlions. Phew! if you make it you are a good player. This is a beta release and the author is looking for feedback, so keep it useful! Reader Recommendations… Read More

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Total Downloads: 26327th May 2007
19 Comments and 5 recommendations, say ""

Poll Question 032 – Has Gaming Changed You?

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

Many hobbies change a person’s life, some good, some bad. I want you to think carefully before voting this week. Take a day to really consider the question and its implications.

This week’s question:
Has Gaming Changed You?


25th May 2007 19 Comments

Death=Power

for Half-Life

Story You are a mad scientist, whose mission is to save your colleague in Xen. That has been captured by the U.S. Army , he is hidden some where out there , you will have to find him and he better be alive !!! You have a rendezvous at the last teleport centre on the… Read More

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Total Downloads: 53520th May 2007
12 Comments and 2 recommendations, 1 say "Play It Now!"

Poll Question 030 – Do you prefer online distribution systems or normal retail?

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

Steam certainly made aI change the way we think about buying games. Plenty of people, including many PP readers, are not too happy with the concept as it is currently implemented.

To keep the question a little simpler imagine that you want to buy a game and it is the same price vis an online distribution system or through normal retail.

Do you prefer online distribution systems or normal retail?


11th May 2007 30 Comments

Poll Question 029 – Do you prefer having a pre-defined or adaptive difficulty setting?

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

I believe Unreal Tournament featured something called adaptive difficulty (Not sure if that’s the correct name). Instead of setting a difficulty level the game itself would adjust the skill level of the bots to ensure that the player encountered enemies that almost matched his or her skill. So this weeks question is this:

Do you prefer having a pre-defined or adaptive difficulty setting?


4th May 2007 12 Comments

Chase – A New SP Gameplay Mode

About I’m fascinated by chase scenes in movies and real life. My fascination comes from the decision making process. I used to imagine myself as a film director and saying to the actors: “Okay, this is the chase scene. I want you to just flee. The camera will follow you where ever you go. Somebody… Read More


3rd May 2007 8 Comments