Archive for October 2006

5 Ways to Die

for Half-Life 2

Author’s Note: “Remember the single player map “5 Ways to Die” for the original Half Life?! Well, I decided to make one for Half Life 2. Like this one? 10waystodie is in the making!” Reader Recommendations Avoid It! Think Twice Maybe Play It Later Play It Now! 1 recommendation, average score: 5 (out of 5),… Read More


Total Downloads: 028th October 2006
6 Comments and 1 recommendation, most really enjoyed it!

Single Player Website Network

Introduction I believe webmasters of websites that focus on or at least contain content relating to Single Player FPS games should form a new network. We are both competitors and allies. We compete for viewer’s attention and time but also support each other through the dissemination of information. The Corner Shop Small fan sites like… Read More

24th October 2006 24 Comments

City 13

for Half-Life 2

About Author’s Note:“This map has a long history behind it. I started this map on the 10 of October 2005 and I finished it just a bit after then. I went on holiday to Turkey with the rest of my family where I worked on the A.P.C.s on the bridge (you’ll know the bit I… Read More


Total Downloads: 023rd October 2006
15 Comments and 1 recommendation, most haven't enjoyed it

Combine Fight

for Half-Life 2

About Author’s Note: “A small map where Gordon vs. Combine. It’s my first ever hl2 map so be nice. I know it’s been done loads of times but I am only testing it. You get the shotgun first, and the jeep. It’s quite hard really” Reader RecommendationsCurrently there are no recommendations

Total Downloads: 022nd October 2006
1 Comment

Night Things Zero

for Half-Life 2

About Officer Freeman is sent in to find a madman. This is the updated version. Reader RecommendationsCurrently there are no recommendations

Total Downloads: 022nd October 2006

My Perfect Mod

Introduction I have recently been considering learning how to map and it has caused me to think about exactly what type of maps and levels I want to create. Questions like “why exactly do I want to map? Who will the map be for, me or other players?” With the release of Leon’s Coastline to… Read More

18th October 2006 7 Comments

Mr. Deathwish Part 1

for Half-Life 2

Author’s Note The idea is simple, you are an assassin and you will need to complete certain missions. The missions will come to you via email or post. At least in this first part. When you’ve read your briefing, you can start your mission. Not all information is given in the email or post, you… Read More


Total Downloads: 86213th October 2006
17 Comments and 4 recommendations, 2 say "Maybe?"

Read Mes and Filenames

Introduction It seems that the quality of readme.txt files has become quite bad. Sometimes a zipped map file doesn’t even contain one! The Catalyst Email Dougjp recently sent me an email which discusses the read me files in map downloads. He’s a quote: “This was brought to light recently with a HL2 map which could… Read More

13th October 2006 18 Comments