Archive for April 2006


Define A Great SP Player

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

In a previous post entitled Do We Expect to Die? I discussed the idea that players need to die, or at least have an event that make it clear the game has “beaten” you, in FPS games because if we didn’t then we wouldn’t feel challenged. Writing and thinking about that post got me thinking about “What exactly makes or defines a good SP Player?


6th April 2006 No Comments

P.I.Z.D.E.C.

for Half-Life

Basic Details Title: P.I.Z.D.E.C. File Name: hl1-sp-pizdec.7z Original File Name: pizdec.zip Size : 4.26Mb Author: Greader Date Released: 30 November 2004 PlanetPhillip Download Servers PlanetPhillip.Com Screenshots Click on the thumbnails below to open a medium size image. WARNING: The screenshots may contain spoilers. Reader Recommendations Avoid It! Think Twice Maybe Play It Later Play It… Read More

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Total Downloads: 1,6863rd April 2006
12 Comments and 3 recommendations, say ""

Causality Effect

for Half-Life 2

About What if everything that went wrong on “A Red Letter Day” was not caused by what you thought? What if your teleport ripped a hole in space and time? Now you must travel through time to correct the events and set right your past. Reader Recommendations Avoid It! Think Twice Maybe Play It Later… Read More

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Total Downloads: 02nd April 2006
42 Comments and 14 recommendations with no significant bias

Day 14

for Half-Life 2

The Story So Far Remember back at the start of Half Life 2, when the Metropolice knock you out and Alyx comes to the rescue? Well, this storyline assumes that Alyx never showed up, and that you ended up in a Combine “Re-Education facility” instead. You have now been there 13 days and nights. The… Read More

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Total Downloads: 02nd April 2006
27 Comments and 5 recommendations, 2 say "Maybe?"

1986

for Half-Life

Basic Details Title: 1986 File Name: hl1-sp-1986.7z Original File Name: 1986.zip Size : 1.1 MB Author: Brendon Chung Date Released: 01 July 2002 Download Options Download to your HD [1.1 MB] Reader Recommendations Avoid It! Think Twice Maybe Play It Later Play It Now! 10 recommendations, average score: 3 (out of 5), standard deviation: 0.8… Read More

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Total Downloads: 1,5462nd April 2006
23 Comments and 10 recommendations, most say "Maybe?"

Chinatown Preview

for Half-Life

About Chinatown is a new Single-player MOD for Half-Life. Since Half-Life originally came out, the graphics performance of PCs has vastly increased. To create a more realistic atmosphere, Chinatown features a higher poly count that most other MODs. PlanetPhillip Note This mod was never released and to my knowledge is the only file ever made… Read More

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Total Downloads: 152nd April 2006
8 Comments and 1 recommendation, most haven't enjoyed it

Breakdown 1

for Half-Life

Basic Details Title: Breakdown 1 File Name: hl1-sp-breakdown-1.7z Original File Name: breakdown.exe Size: 3.40Mb Author: Pavel Koten Date Released: 16 August 2002 PlanetPhillip Download Servers PlanetPhillip.Com Reader Recommendations Avoid It! Think Twice Maybe Play It Later Play It Now! 4 recommendations, average score: 2.75 (out of 5), standard deviation: 1.19 (what's that?)

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Total Downloads: 1,4172nd April 2006
19 Comments and 4 recommendations, 2 say "Maybe?"

Wail of Death 2: The Hell Master

for Half-Life

Story A baby who feels the destruction and pain with his own blood; and watches the annihilation of the world with his bloody tears… Angelic; who unintentionally released the energy that destroyed the world; who watched the exhaustion of the last hope; who gets burned and drown in the ashes… And then, a beam of… Read More

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Total Downloads: 1,0822nd April 2006
15 Comments and 1 recommendation, most haven't enjoyed it

Doomed Life

for Half-Life

Story The year is 2832, Earth is going to its fall. Many cities have been destroyed. You are a man called Edvard Jones. Your parents were killed in a hover accident, so your closest relative has brought you up. You live in a city called Rodor. You are on the way home from your work,… Read More

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Total Downloads: 1,0802nd April 2006
16 Comments and 6 recommendations, most haven't enjoyed it

Contest 2 Maps

for Half-Life

About This map was made for the ‘Best Train Ride’ Contest at the Valve Editing Resource Center. I searched but I couldn’t find anything there. The thread describing things in detail can be found here: Chatbear Thread. Basic Details Title: Contest 2 Maps File Name: hl1-sp-contest-2-maps.7z Original File Name: contest2.zip Size : 2.49Mb Author: Various… Read More

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Total Downloads: 1,2042nd April 2006
7 Comments and 2 recommendations, 1 say "Maybe?"