The Source engine is a 3D game engine developed by Valve Corporation. Its unique features include a large degree of modularity and flexibility, an artist-driven, shader-based renderer, accurate lip sync and facial expression technology, and a powerful, efficient and completely network-enabled physics system.

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Steamed Stuff

Steamed Stuff

Feature 30 comments

As all you HL multiplayers will know, VALVe's new toy, Steam, has been the subject of much argument. Let's take a look at it from beginning to end, see...

modDB.com & Valve Contest Winners
Half-Life 2

modDB.com & Valve Contest Winners

Half-Life 2 53 comments

WOW, what can I say!?! This contest has had 522 replies and 13,563 views in 10 days. Many thanks to Valve for the prizes and thanks to all those who put...

Spatial Fear Interview
Half-Life 2

Spatial Fear Interview

Half-Life 2 0 comments

I get the chance to sit down with Project Leader of the Spatial Fear 2 mod for Half-Life 2.

Half-Life 2

Rick Ellis Valve Interview

Half-Life 2 19 comments

To think I did this interview on ( 01/01/04 ). I was reading it again and noticed I didnt post it on modDB.com. Still some amazing info but many things...

Half-Life 2

Spatial Fear Interview (Redux)

Half-Life 2 0 comments

Since the Release of Half-Life 2, the leader of the Spatial Fear mod for HL2 resigned as leader and has given leadership to another. I take the privalege...

RTM INTERVIEW

RTM INTERVIEW

Feature 0 comments

The available screenshots suggest that this will be a true work of art that both draws on the success of one of the best RPGs in gaming history, and innovates...

Hammy-Bob Mod 2 Interview.
Half-Life 2

Hammy-Bob Mod 2 Interview.

Half-Life 2 10 comments

Watch out the Killer Guinea pigs are back! I was lucky enough to sit down with to interview him about the lastest project in the Hammy-Bob series:

The Steam Age

The Steam Age

Feature 9 comments

With Steam firmly established, it's time to take a long overdue look at exactly what it means for both mod makers and players.

Half-Life 2: Capture the Flag
Half-Life 2

Half-Life 2: Capture the Flag

Half-Life 2 12 comments

Half-Life 2 Capture the Flag is more than just CTF. It expands on Half-Life's world more than you could imagine.

Nuclear Dawn

Nuclear Dawn

Feature 28 comments

While Half-Life 2 mods are a dime a dozen, it takes a lot of hard work and dedication to separate yourself from the pack. And what better way than to...

Games As Art? Are We There Yet? Part 1

Games As Art? Are We There Yet? Part 1

Feature 28 comments

Discussing the Popular and successful games of 2007 that really are Art.

Editor's Choice Winners Showcase
Half-Life 2

Editor's Choice Winners Showcase

Age of Chivalry 70 comments

Editor's Choice is here! See what Mod DB editors have picked as their most notable of 2007.

More Zombies
Left 4 Dead

More Zombies

Left 4 Dead 22 comments

ModDB showcases some more art submitted for the Left 4 Dead concept art contest.

Modcast S02 E04

Modcast S02 E04

Mod DB 11 comments

Another week another cast, this time Ryan and Dave take a look at Music in games and dueling.

Podcast17 - Transmission 10751
Blade Symphony

Podcast17 - Transmission 10751

Blade Symphony 5 comments

This week we interview Chris (producer) and Mike (coder/founder) from Berimbau and Your Evil Twin joins us too.

Zeno Clash Interview - Part 1
Zeno Clash

Zeno Clash Interview - Part 1

Zeno Clash 60 comments

Andres Bordeu from ACE Team spills the beans about their first game.

Zeno Clash Interview - Part 2
Zeno Clash

Zeno Clash Interview - Part 2

Zeno Clash 19 comments

The second part of ModDB's interview with Andres Bordeu from ACE Team.

Podcast17 - Transmission 11225

Podcast17 - Transmission 11225

Podcast17 16 comments

This week we are joined by Gabor from The Curse and Phillip from PlanetPhillip. We talk about a variety of portal maps and Phillip has an announcement...

Editors' Choice: Best Upcoming Indie

Editors' Choice: Best Upcoming Indie

2008 Mod of the Year Awards 91 comments

Here's the selection of the best indie games in development that showcased their wares on ModDB in 2008.

Modcast S02 E20

Modcast S02 E20

Mod DB 17 comments

Join the ModDB Crew for more news and discussion, this week we discuss Indie game pricing, and hidden themes in game design.

Zeno Clash Review
Zeno Clash

Zeno Clash Review

Zeno Clash 45 comments

The Ace Team's first game 'Zeno Clash' has just been released, so just how good is it?

Mod Video Spotlight - April 2009

Mod Video Spotlight - April 2009

Spotlight 16 comments

A large portion of Aprils best releases on ModDB are Independently created. Find out which ones!

A Year in Review - April

A Year in Review - April

2009 Mod of the Year Awards 4 comments

2009 has been a fantastic year for modding and indie gaming. With the highest amount of recorded featured releases ever on ModDB it can still go over...

Editors Choice - Best Upcoming Indie

Editors Choice - Best Upcoming Indie

2009 Mod of the Year Awards 102 comments

Mod of the Year 2009 Editors Choice - Best Upcoming Indie

Editors Choice - Best Indie Game

Editors Choice - Best Indie Game

2009 Mod of the Year Awards 45 comments

Mod of the Year 2009 Editors Choice - Best Indie Game

Weekly Interview: "E.Y.E"
E.Y.E: Divine Cybermancy

Weekly Interview: "E.Y.E"

E.Y.E: Divine Cybermancy 19 comments

This week, we take a look a upcoming Indie Game E.Y.E with Game Designer and Lead Programmer Jonathan. E.Y.E is based on the Source Engine, and mixes...

Episode 78

Episode 78

Podcast17 9 comments

William is joined by Dave, Bluefire and Danboe. Topics include Dave's GDC experiences, Dopusk 31, NS2's Engine Test, GI's Portal 2 Hub, Phillip's Arcadium...

Contagion Developer Blog - Josh Lennen
Contagion

Contagion Developer Blog - Josh Lennen

Contagion 10 comments

Here is a look at the work of Josh Lennen. In this Contagion Developer Blog Josh explains some of the stages in creating our view model hands that you...

Editors Choice - Best Upcoming Mod

Editors Choice - Best Upcoming Mod

2010 Mod of the Year Awards 94 comments

Mod of the Year 2010 Editors Choice - Best Upcoming Mod

Contagion-Fans.com Interview
Contagion

Contagion-Fans.com Interview

Contagion 6 comments

The guys over at the newly created Contagion fan site contagion-fans (dot) com were kind enough to request an interview and hopefully answer some of the...