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

Dec 7, 2003 Article 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...

The Steam Age

The Steam Age

Aug 31, 2005 Article 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.

Source SDK Addon Links

Source SDK Addon Links

Apr 17, 2011 Article 0 comments

I found these addons which can improve the usability of Source SDK. They can add things like Python Support, additional tools, improved compatibility...

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modDB.com & Valve Contest Winners
Half-Life 2

modDB.com & Valve Contest Winners

Oct 9, 2004 Half-Life 2 Competition 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

Oct 25, 2004 Half-Life 2 Interview 0 comments

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

Rick Ellis Valve Interview
Half-Life 2

Rick Ellis Valve Interview

Oct 28, 2004 Half-Life 2 Interview 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...

Spatial Fear Interview (Redux)
Half-Life 2

Spatial Fear Interview (Redux)

Dec 3, 2004 Half-Life 2 Interview 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

Jan 29, 2005 Interview 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.

Apr 22, 2005 Half-Life 2 Interview 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:

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

Half-Life 2: Capture the Flag

Dec 10, 2005 Half-Life 2 Article 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

Oct 24, 2006 Interview 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

Nov 26, 2007 Article 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

Feb 4, 2008 Age of Chivalry Event Coverage 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

Nov 21, 2008 Left 4 Dead Article 22 comments

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

Modcast S02 E04

Modcast S02 E04

Dec 9, 2008 ModDB Article 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

Jan 15, 2009 Blade Symphony Article 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

Jan 21, 2009 Zeno Clash Interview 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

Jan 24, 2009 Zeno Clash Interview 19 comments

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

Podcast17 - Transmission 11225

Podcast17 - Transmission 11225

Feb 7, 2009 Podcast17 Article 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

Feb 23, 2009 2008 Mod of the Year Awards Article 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

Apr 7, 2009 ModDB Article 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

Apr 24, 2009 Zeno Clash Article 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

May 1, 2009 Spotlight Article 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

Dec 24, 2009 2009 Mod of the Year Awards Article 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

Jan 28, 2010 2009 Mod of the Year Awards Article 102 comments

Mod of the Year 2009 Editors Choice - Best Upcoming Indie

Editors Choice - Best Indie Game

Editors Choice - Best Indie Game

Jan 30, 2010 2009 Mod of the Year Awards Article 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"

Feb 26, 2010 E.Y.E: Divine Cybermancy Interview 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

Apr 14, 2010 Podcast17 Article 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

Sep 6, 2010 Contagion Article 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

Dec 19, 2010 2010 Mod of the Year Awards Article 94 comments

Mod of the Year 2010 Editors Choice - Best Upcoming Mod

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