for Half-Life

1st January 1998

Basic Details
  • Title: Database
  • File Name: hl1-sp-database.7z
  • Original File Name:
  • Size : 411Kb
  • Author: Jeremy
  • Date Released: 28 September 1999
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Avoid It!
Think Twice
Play It Later
Play It Now!

5 recommendations, average score: 2 (out of 5), standard deviation: 0.8 (what's that?)
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Time Taken:
Average: 0 Hours, 20 Mins
Shortest: 0 Hours, 10 Mins by Urby
Longest: 0 Hours, 30 Mins by AnRet
Total Time Played: 0 Hours, 40 Mins
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  1. Maybe?

    Single large map. Jeremy says he was a beginner when he built this, so don’t be too hard on him!Amusing in places, the battles are hard.
    There’s plenty of basic mistakes in the design but at least it’s playable.

  2. shawn

    The readme doesn’t open. Not sure why the single “consider it” recommendation deserves a 5.0 on the Phillip scale… 🙂

  3. Not sure why the single “consider it” recommendation deserves a 5.0 on the Phillip scale… 🙂

    It doesn’t, which is why I have been trying to convince various coders to accept the project of combining my recommendation images with the rating system to provide a better system.

    I presume that different people rated the mod and added the recommendation image.

  4. Think Twice

    Very old, single and first map of author Jeremy, a huge hall, filled with some human grunts, a few zombies and a Garg.

    -Almost every weapon, lot of ammo and health

    -Very poor design
    -A bit too dark (but firefly aura around enemies)
    -Very short
    -No puzzles, story
    -Stupid AI
    -Falling damage immediately after start, no HEV –> 54 health

  5. Avoid It!


    This is of a similar vintage to to the atrocity that was Rogat which still holds my record for becoming bored with a map (30 seconds)!

    Although this has walls, it is still only one big arena, but in the dark. At the time it was released it probably impressed the authors friends, but it was in my mind an early effort with only one aim, kill everything!

    There are missing textures which gave the impression that the author could not be bothered to put in a bit more effort.

  6. Ten Four Reviews

    Hey this map was great! Wait a minute, no it wasn’t…

    Database was just a joke of a level that goes wrong in every way possible.

    Continue reading the review on Ten Four…

    This review is republished here by permission and was originally published Monday, 25th October, 1999 by Jiang.

  7. Avoid It!

    There really isn’t a whole lot that can be said about this map. It is a lot like the things I would have made when I was first getting to grips with Worldcraft 2.1

    What we have here is a massive free for all inside an enormous killbox. Texturing, scale, coherence all go out of the window with multi-story vending machines, boxy healing stations and every single enemy is clipping into the floor. Literally every single one.

    Map should be called “Hurray for Fireflies”

  8. Maybe?

    Well, pretty not so bad map. As I understand it a very first map of a popular mapmaker. You can play for knowing custom maps history of Half-Life

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