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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 21 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

June 2016 General Chat

Hello June, you Son Of A Headcrab!

It’s still not warm enough for me to wear my bikini around the house yet. I was expecting it to be hot enough to do that. I even got a bikini wax last week in expectation. Oh well, looks like the neighbourhood will have to wait a little longer to gaze upon my golden svelte super body.

Back to gaming, if you can, after I probably burned that image into your eyes for the rest of today.

As you can see, I haven’t really updated the site much. Partly because there doesn’t seem to have been anything released and partly because I have been working on other things. Got a few things I wish I could tell you about, but it’s better to wait until they are ready.

I’m thinking of starting a new YouTube channel playing really old FPS games. Thoughts?

So, what have you got planned for this month?

2nd June 2016 54 Comments

May 2016 General Chat

Hello May. Where have you been hiding? Time to change my wardrobe for my Summer clothes – YAY!

So, what have you got planned for this month?

What is this post?

Over the last three months, RTSL has got a lot of new readers, mostly I suspect due to VNN, but maybe from other sources too. Anyway, unlike many other sites that also have a “proper” forum, RTSL does not. We did have but it was never used, so I removed it. People also complained about having to register twice – and I fully agree.

So now, 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 May 2016 89 Comments

April 2016 General Chat

Drip, drip, drop, little April showers….(Video)

What do you have planned for this month?

Play the latest THC16 mapping challenge: Check
Eat Healthily (see below for the exception): Check
Exercise regularly: Check
Use the car less: Check
Do your homework earlier than the day before you have to hand it in: Check
Be nice to people, even rude idiots: Check
Watch all the RTSL streams or VODs: Check
Eat pizza once a week: Check
Play and review plenty of SP maps and mods: Double Check
and finally,
Do something for another person with no thought of getting thanked for it: Check

So, that’s your April organized.

Tell me about your dreams. Am I in them?

1st April 2016 52 Comments

March 2016 General Chat

Hi March, How’s it going?

I’ve been really busy which is energizing but also tiring.

What about you, have you been busy?

Hoping to get some original content out this month, buy we’ll see.

Anyway, as usual, chat about anything you want, just please avoid chatting about maps and mods listed on the site.

1st March 2016 86 Comments

February 2016 General Chat

Hi Feb, what’s up?

So, I just realized that after 31st January comes 1st February. Who knew?

I’ll update this post with a featured image etc, but I’m in a rush ATM.

Please use this post to talk about whatever you want, except maps and mods that are already listed on the site – I’ll delete those comments – you’ve been warned. I’m reminding readers because we have had an influx of new members.

1st February 2016 52 Comments

January 2016 – General Chat

My goodness, another year gone and a new one started.

How many New Years resolutions have you made and broken already? How many games did you buy in the Steam Winter Sale? Me, zero. But I was gifted a game, so thank you very much – you know who.

The weather here in Northern Spain has been fantastic this winter but I know some of you have had a terrible time and you have my sympathy.

So, let’s start the new year with some chat – off you go.

1st January 2016 37 Comments