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April 2017 General Chat

Hello April, where have you been all my life?

I plan to map a bit this month, and I might focus on corridors and doors. I’ll add a few maps and mods, plus a few streams. Who knows, maybe even a WHAT THE HEADCRAB! episode.

I’m going away for a long weekend on the 5th until 9th, so there won’t be any updates on the site until after that.

I’ll be talking about a book I read in a comment, when I get back from holiday called Armour by John Steakley – I FREAKING loved it.

What about you? What plans or aims do you have for April?


3rd April 2017 8 Comments

March 2017 – General Chat

Last month I wrote “OMG, it’s February already, where did January go?” and now I can write “OMG, it’s March already, where did February go?”

Anyway, I won’t talk about what I plan to do because it seems I never do it. From now on I am just going to do it

What about you, what would you like to talk about?

What is this post?

Each month I create a “General Chat” post for readers to post whatever they want within the limits of being a family-friendly website.

Please don’t post reviews, questions or comments about maps and mods listed on the site – post them on the respective post – all those comments will be deleted. I do this to ensure that when a reader visits a map or mod page, all the information is in one place.


5th March 2017 22 Comments

February 2017 General Chat

OMG, it’s February already, where did January go?

I am hoping to allocate more time to the site this month and that means adding maps and mods and finishing pages I have started.

I love streaming but I need to balance that with the site content.

Anyway, what about you, what are you plans for this month?


1st February 2017 26 Comments

January 2017 General Chat

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Let’s hope this is the best year for HL modding ever.

As some of you may know, I have been away, but I’m back for 4 days and then off for another week.

I’ll be posting some maps and mods when I get back, but nothing before.

What have I missed in the last 10 days?

And what plans do you have for 2017?

What is this post?

Each month I create a “General Chat” post for readers to post whatever they want within the limits of being a family-friendly website.

Please don’t post reviews, questions or comments about maps and mods listed on the site – post them on the respective post – all those comments will be deleted. I do this to ensure that when a reader visits a map or mod page, all the information is in one place.


1st January 2017 31 Comments

December 2016 General Chat

Hard to believe the end of 2016 is nearly upon us. Christmas is a mere 3 weeks away and of course I haven’t started shopping at all.

Releases have been a little quiet lately, but soon we’ll have Hard!Ville to play at least.

Any games you picked up during the Autumn Steam Sale? Any games on your wish list for Christmas? For my part, I grabbed Dishonored 2 but haven’t had time to play it yet.

Happy December!


4th December 2016 16 Comments

November 2016 General Chat

Hopefully everyone had an enjoyable Halloween and is having a good autumn. I personally love Halloween, and although I didn’t do a costume this year, I made sure to watch plenty of horror movies and played a few spooky games. The best movie I saw this year was definitely It Follows – it’s creepy and tense without being gory.

Things have picked up a little recently here at RTSL, with the release of Precinct 17 and Fast Detect – and of course the pending release of HalloweenVille Three!

Happy November!


2nd November 2016 6 Comments

October 2016 General Chat

Hi guys, Unq here again, posting while Phillip is on sabbatical.

So, not too much has been happening here at RTSL although we’ve had a handful of new mods posted in the last month, and of course the usual weekend streams are still going. I have some spooky streams planned for this month.

It’s already October, autumn is here and more importantly Halloween is coming soon! Any good costumes planned? Anyone setting up a haunted house perhaps?

Happy October!


4th October 2016 23 Comments

September 2016 General Chat

OK, first things first: this is Don posting now. I’m not taking over the RTSL site, but I offered to be an interim admin to keep things going while Phillip is on sabbatical.

I’m going to simply be keeping an eye on the site. The regular weekend streams of The Ville Retrospective, Classic of the Month, and Source of Fame will resume shortly and we’ll keep those going. New maps and mods will still be posted in this interim time.

In case you don’t know me, I am Don AKA Unq (short for Unquenque) – Half-Life fan and mapper since the early days. I’ve been a part of the PlanetPhillip/RTSL community for over 5 years, and I currently run the Classic of the Month streaming event where I pick a new Half-Life or Op4 mod to play.


3rd September 2016 16 Comments

August 2016 General Chat

Hello August. FINALLY I have my holidays.

Firstly, even though the RTSL Discord server is up and running, that doesn’t mean these posts will stop. I understand that not everybody wants to use the Discord server and some conversations and discussions are better suited to this format anyway. If you decide to head over and check out the server, please be aware the same rules apply there as here: Keep it family friendly (Except for the #Mature channel – but there’s no guarantees this will stay anyway). You will need to create a free account to access the server but there is nothing I can do about that, sorry.

Secondly, what plans have you got regarding gaming? Tell me about your dreams. Am I in them?

Thirdly, have you had your holidays yet? Where have you been? Where are you going?

Lastly, I have created a new menu item on the grey (Secondary) menu called FOLLOW. It lists the usual places to follow RTSL.

Happy August.


1st August 2016 23 Comments

July 2016 General Chat

Hello July, you Daughter Of A Stalker! Where have you been?

I can finally, wear that yellow bikini around the house I keep talking about (if I receive $1000 Dollars donations this month, I post pics), so it’s definitely starting to get hotter.

My work load eases off from today, so I should be able to do more with the site in the next 5 weeks or so.

So, what have you got planned for this month?


1st July 2016 57 Comments