Archive for December 2006

Kill Yourself

for Half-Life

About A simple map that allows you to spawn enemies etc. Not exactly the most exciting map in the world but I’m sure some readers will enjoy it. Reader Recommendations Avoid It! Think Twice Maybe Play It Later Play It Now! 2 recommendations, average score: 2 (out of 5), standard deviation: 1 (what's that?)


Total Downloads: 76018th December 2006
10 Comments and 2 recommendations, 1 say "Maybe?"

Poll Question 009 – Which is your most anticipated game of 2007?

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

This week’s poll moves away from the recent trend of discussing the actual gameplay and instead tries to find out exactly what game you are most anticipating for 2007.

As with all polls the answers are nearly always “It depends!”. and this one is no different.

Imagine, for whatever reason, you can only buy one FPS game next year, which one would it be?

15th December 2006 27 Comments

Day Hard Complete

for Half-Life 2

About DayHard is a single player adventure set before the events narrated in Half-Life 2. You play as Gordon’s brother, Morgan Freeman. He’s not timid like Gordon: he’s able to talk to people, and even to make comments on the situation! Unbelievable, huh? What’s the story? Well, let’s just say that one day Morgan finds… Read More


Total Downloads: 8,06010th December 2006
72 Comments and 18 recommendations, most really enjoyed it!

Poll Question 008 – Do you prefer to play alone or with a squad?

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

I’m an only child. This means I have no brothers or sisters.

I developed the ability to play on my own. Perhaps that’s one of the reasons I play SP games, who knows.

One aspect that was introduced into Half-Life 2 that I didn’t like was the Squad feature. I recognize that having a squad around you varies the style of gameplay but I prefer to play alone.

8th December 2006 27 Comments

Nightmare Day

About Here’s a quick story outline for a Half-Life 2 mod. It’s not the deepest or most imaginative story or setting but it might provide some fun and interesting gameplay. Citizen There you are minding your own business when along come the Metro Police and start harassing the other occupants of your building. You normally… Read More

8th December 2006 9 Comments

Switching to Consoles

Introduction PS3, Halo 3 and Gears of War have been in the news a LOT recently and now that wii has been released we will no doubt be urinated on with more coverage. (that’s a small play on words there in case you missed it!). Anyway, I don’t own a console for a number of… Read More

8th December 2006 17 Comments

Fractured Facade

for Half-Life 2

About This is a single player half life 2 map. It does not support HDR. This map includes an autosave system, so if you ever get stuck, just load up the most recent auto save. The map consists mainly of puzzles, although you will probably be shot at. Reader RecommendationsCurrently there are no recommendations

Total Downloads: 3568th December 2006


for Half-Life 2

Author’s Note “This level was created as coursework for my Games Engines & Physics module at Staffordshire University as part of my Computer Games Design degree. The brief was to create a level in the source engine (we had created a level in the Unreal engine in the first semester) based around Staffordshire University, Beaconside… Read More

Total Downloads: 5988th December 2006

Base Maps

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

I recently came across a mapper called Captain Amerika who has been making base maps for FarCry. What are base maps you ask? Well read on to find out!

8th December 2006 2 Comments

Wish List 2007

introduction Throughout the world many millions of children will be writing letters to Santa Claus, listing the present they want, well here is my wish list for gaming in 2007. Can you guess what they are?

5th December 2006 18 Comments