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Classic of the Month Stream – Case Closed – October 2021

All right, I’m back from holiday and ready to tackle the mod you voted for October’s Classic of the Month!

Case Closed by Steven Delrue was the winner, another pack I’ve not played in 10 years or so, but I know it’s a frequently seen pack in Sven Co-op.

The stream will be this weekend on Saturday October 16th, about 12pm (noon) Eastern US Time (5pm in the UK, 6pm Central Europe).


As usual, the stream will be on the RunThinkShootLive Twitch Channel, and the recording will later be uploaded to the Classic of the Month playlist on the RTSL YouTube channel.


Check the Time & Date.Com website for your local time. See you there!


13th October 2021 No Comments

Vote for the October Classic of the Month!

Thanks to a suggestion by The Mighty Atom just after last month’s stream, this month you can vote on what I will choose and stream for the October Classic of the Month! So just check off your vote below, and if there’s one you want to see in future months, leave me a comment with a suggestion!

Poll closes in a week on October 8th.


1st October 2021 8 Comments

Classic of the Month Stream – Peaces Like Us – September 2021

Peaces Like Us is this month’s Classic of the Month. This quirky map pack (aka Weird Comic Art) is by Koumei Satou (also the lead designer on Sweet Half-Life) and from April 2000. Looking forward to playing this again!

The stream will be this weekend on Saturday September 11th, about 12pm (noon) Eastern US Time (5pm in the UK, 6pm Central Europe).


As usual, the stream will be on the RunThinkShootLive Twitch Channel, and the recording will later be uploaded to the Classic of the Month playlist on the RTSL YouTube channel.


Check the Time & Date.Com website for your local time. See you there!


8th September 2021 4 Comments

Classic of the Month Stream – Brave Brain – August 2021

August’s Classic of the Month is Miro Sklenar’s Brave Brain for Half-Life. The first and only time I played this was 10 years back as part of the 100 Summer Days of Nostalgia event!

The stream will be this weekend on Saturday August 21st, about 12pm (noon) Eastern US Time (5pm in the UK, 6pm Central Europe).


As usual, the stream will be on the RunThinkShootLive Twitch Channel, and the recording will later be uploaded to the Classic of the Month playlist on the RTSL YouTube channel.


Check the Time & Date.Com website for your local time. See you there!


19th August 2021 2 Comments

Classic of the Month Stream – Cosmonaut – July 2021

Source mod time! This month I picked Dolmo’s Cosmonaut for the Classic of the Month. This standalone release is an expanded version of his entry in 2018’s NostalgiaVille.

I’ll stream Cosmonaut just under the wire (in most time zones at least) on Saturday July 31st, about 12pm (noon) Eastern US Time (5pm in the UK, 6pm Central Europe).


As usual, the stream will be on the RunThinkShootLive Twitch Channel, and the recording will later be uploaded to the Classic of the Month playlist on the RTSL YouTube channel.


Check the Time & Date.Com website for your local time. See you there!


28th July 2021 6 Comments

Classic of the Month Stream – Life’s End – June 2021

Back to good old Goldsrc for June’s Classic of the Month! This month I picked Life’s End by KingDaniel. Looking forward to this one, it’s been 10 years since I played it but I remember liking the constant humor in it.

I’ll stream Life’s End this weekend, Saturday June 19th, about 12pm (noon) Eastern US Time (5pm in the UK, 6pm Central Europe).


As usual, the stream will be on the RunThinkShootLive Twitch Channel, and the recording will later be uploaded to the Classic of the Month playlist on the RTSL YouTube channel.


Check the Time & Date.Com website for your local time. See you there!


16th June 2021 2 Comments

Classic of the Month Stream – Union – May 2021

In the mood for a short & sweet map? Me too! So this month’s Classic of the Month stream is Matt Glanville’s tight Union, a 2-map pack that is just a fun romp.

I’ll stream Union this weekend, Saturday May 15th, about 12pm (noon) Eastern US Time (5pm in the UK, 6pm Central Europe).


As usual, the stream will be on the RunThinkShootLive Twitch Channel, and the recording will later be uploaded to the Classic of the Month playlist on the RTSL YouTube channel.


Check the Time & Date.Com website for your local time. See you there!


12th May 2021 No Comments

Classic of the Month Stream – Timeline – April 2021

Timeline is the April Classic of the Month. The first mod in a trilogy by Ross Smith, Timeline is a time-hopping adventure with a few rough edges as I recall. We’ll see how it holds up 20+ years later.

The stream is this weekend, Saturday April 24th, about 12pm (noon) Eastern US Time (5pm in the UK, 6pm Central Europe).


As usual, the stream will be on the RunThinkShootLive Twitch Channel, and the recording will later be uploaded to the Classic of the Month playlist on the RTSL YouTube channel.


Check the Time & Date.Com website for your local time. See you there!


21st April 2021 7 Comments

Classic of the Month Stream – Anti-Climax – March 2021

March’s Classic of the Month is quite recent in the scheme of Half-Life mods: Hezus’s Anti-Climax from 2019.

The stream is this weekend, Saturday March 27th, about 12pm (noon) Eastern US Time (4pm in the UK, 5pm Central Europe). Note the time shifts are an hour different this month since the US is already on daylight saving time.


Twitch is again the streaming platform! The stream will be on the RunThinkShootLive Twitch Channel.


Check the Time & Date.Com website for your local time. See you there!


24th March 2021 No Comments