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Half-Life 2 Half-Life 2 Ultimate NPC Creation Guide

Assassin X has sent in this amazing NPC creation guide containing just about everything you'll ever need. Credits go out to Magical Monkey for the advanced guide. --------- Appendix: 1. About this FAQ 2. Creating NPCS - 2A. Creating Weapons for NPC's 3. Weapons List 4. NPCS - 4A. Chara...

 

Half-Life 2 Half-Life 2 Story Part 1 At The Garg-O-Holics

Friendly Garg from The Garg-O-Holics has put online Part One of the Half-Life 2 Story. If you haven't been able to play Half-Life 2 yet, or just didn't quite catch everything from the story while playing it, then this could be something for you. Friendly Garg's Half-Life 2 Story brings you the game'...

 

Half-Life 2 Half-Life 2 NPC Spawning Guide By CakeBomb

CakeBomb has sent in this useful Half-Life 2 NPC spawning guide. The Basics To spawn an npc (with a few exceptions), look at the area of ground where you want it to spawn, then open up the console (~ key for most, below esc for all) and type "npc_create ". You can also spawn them aimed away fr...

 

Half-Life 2 Article: Making Hostile Waters' Maps

The first (and perhaps largest) challenge we are faced with in recreating Hostile Waters is how to fit it all in. The game's islands reached incredible size, taking several minutes to cross even while piloting helicopters. Scaling the game world down is the obvious solution but there is a limit to h...

 

Half-Life 2 Half-Life 2: Under the Surface Article

Ben Mottershead from NTSC-UK has written a huge article that examines why Half-Life 2 is the game it is. Half-Life 2 isn't just an important title for PC gaming - It's perhaps one of the most important ever conceived for videogaming as a whole. Put simply, it contains a melting pot of ideas fill...

 

Half-Life 2 Tutorial - How To Start A Half-Life 2 Server

The first way to do this is by starting the game with the console enabled. This can be turned on here: Options -> Keyboard -> Advanced. http://www.gamingfiles.com/screenshots/32/others/hl2server_01.jpg Alright, now to the console commands that you will have to write. maxplayers 12 This...

 

Half-Life 2 Half-Life 2 NPC Creation Guide

Assassin X has released a great NPC guide for Half-Life 2. Here's what he had to say: Ive seen a lot of people asking about how to create NPC's and how to give them weapons. Well this guide shows you how and everything you need to know! It also has a complete list of weapons and NPCS which was an...

 

Half-Life 2 Setting Up Hammer 4.0 For Half-Life 2 Mapping

VALVe Software recently released the Source SDK through Steam, and with it came Hammer 4. Apparently VALVe only meant us to map for CS:S, since there was no support on how to set it up for HL2 which came out a few days ago, not even the FGD. After doing some research I got hammer running fine for...

 

Half-Life 2 F! True Gamer Story: Jeff Ballinger [VALVe Software]

Celebrating the release of Counter-Strike: Source FileFront.com has just profiled Valve's Senior Artist, Jeff Ballinger. Jeff has just finished up work on a title you might know of called Half-Life 2. You can find the full story HERE at FileFront!

 

Half-Life 2 Welcome To The Steam Age Article

An editorial at iTnews describes how Steam has come out of the woodwork and how it affects gamers. Here's a small quote: Over the past years Valve Software has introduced a program called Steam, which started as a central set of tools for Counter-Strike players, allowing Instant Messaging, s...

 

Half-Life 2 Half-Park Flash Program At Garg-O-Holics Update

Friendly Garg over at the Garg-O-Holics has updated the news on his Half Park Custom Character Creator with the first official beta screen shot of the coming program, which can be viewed HERE! It's far from finished though. We'll need to add some features.. but that's all a secret for now. You...

 

Half-Life 2 Half-Life Gaming Preview and First Thoughts On CS: Source

http://www.hlgaming.com/images/logos/cssource.gif Related: HLGaming Counter-Strike: Source Review Game play has not changed at all; it is still a run and gun reflex game. Be warned, if you do not currently like counter strike, you most likely will not like Counter Strike: Source, however it ma...

 

Half-Life 2 Half-Life 2 Online Slang Dictionary

The peeps over at the HL2Files.com Forums have put together an collection of slang words that appear in Half-Life 2 with a humourous explanation. Read on and enjoy but please note that the "dictionary" does not represent HL2Files.com in any way but reflects the views of it's members via the forum...

 

Half-Life 2 G-Phoria Gaming Awards HL2 And CS: Source Impressions

Valve showed Half-Life 2 and Counter-Strike: Source at this years G-Phoria Gaming Awards and of course several sites staff members that were present there wrote some great hands-on impressions of them. First off, IGN wrote a nice article on Half-Life 2. The demo that was shown was the same as at...

 

Half-Life 2 Promised Land Modders Visit Valve HQ

Chris and John from the Promised Land mod have recently visited the Valve Software HQ. They took several pictures which you can see at their website. Also, there's some new information they've discovered. Check their website for more info.