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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Nov 26, 2007 Article 28 comments

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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

IOTY Year in Review 2011 Quarter 03

IOTY Year in Review 2011 Quarter 03

Dec 5, 2011 2011 Indie of the Year Awards Article 5 comments

Year in Review Quarter 03 July through till September 2011.

IOTY Players Choice - Upcoming

IOTY Players Choice - Upcoming

Dec 23, 2011 2011 Indie of the Year Awards Article 42 comments

Welcome to the Players Choice - Upcoming top 5 award for Indie of the Year 2011.

IndieCade Nominees & Official Selections Available on Desura

IndieCade Nominees & Official Selections Available on Desura

Jan 2, 2014 IndieCade Article 0 comments

This is a list of the 30 games available on Desura that were featured in one of IndieCade's events as a nominee or official selection. Each game has its...

IGF 2014 Finalists

IGF 2014 Finalists

Mar 14, 2014 GDC 2014 Article 1 comment

This year's IGF finalists. The IGF Awards take place on the evening of the third day of Game Developers Conference, and are a major celebration of the...

Mod and Indie News -  Freeworlds: Tides of War, Mass Effect Reborn, War Thunder

Mod and Indie News - Freeworlds: Tides of War, Mass Effect Reborn, War Thunder

Apr 23, 2014 Spotlight Article 1 comment

This week we look at Freeworlds: Tides of War, Mass Effect Reborn, Life goes on, Contagion, Fairy Empire, Ceres, and Contagion.

Hybrid FPS & RTS Gameplay
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May 12, 2014 Abatron Article 4 comments

FPS players don't like to think and RTS players don't like to die...

Monday Night Indie

Monday Night Indie

Jun 9, 2014 Spotlight Article 3 comments

Monday Night Indie, Bringing you fresh streams of indie games direct from the developers, giveaways and more!

Mod and Indie News Recap

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Jun 18, 2014 Article 1 comment

We check out the latest modding and indie news, topped off with Monday Night Indie dressing!

Monday Night Indie - 28th July

Monday Night Indie - 28th July

Jul 28, 2014 Spotlight Article 0 comments

Come get your weekly shot of indie gaming goodness with Monday Night Indie, featuring talks with the developers, giveaways & more!

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...

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