Archive for 2006

One Episode A Month Please!

Introduction I’m not a big fan of the episodic content release concept. I understand the so-called benefits but think too many people are jumping on the bandwagon. A nice comparison is that of a magazine and a book.

4th November 2006 1 Comment

No Turning Back?

Introduction Thinking about Poll Question 3 got me thinking how a game designer could control the consequences of a player’s choice. Specifically, when a player chooses a particular path what’s to stop them from saving just before the choice and then going back later and taking the other path?

3rd November 2006 10 Comments

Super Gordon Brothers

for Half-Life 2

Author’s Note “While travelling through the headcrab kingdom, Gordon suddenly realised that he nearly lost one dimension! And while being trapped in this strange world made out of odd blocks and with really weird physical properties, Gordon needs to make his way through packs of headcrabs and reach an oddly scaled castle, which is his… Read More

Total Downloads: 01st November 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