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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Following the relaunch of TF2 as a free-to-play game, the Source SDK and SDK Base 2006 game have been made available to everyone on Steam.

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In a somewhat off-the-cuff decision (confirmed through my own testing), Valve have made the Source SDK and the shared SDK Base 2006 game free to everyone on Steam. It's slightly odd that its Source 2007 sister app isn't free as well, but who's complaining? [SDK Base 2007 is now free.]

The release coincides with a huge update to the software and visual theme for the Valve Developer Community wiki, seen below.

New VDC theme
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SoniMax
SoniMax

i need 2007 QQ

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Jok3r098
Jok3r098

nice :)

Now ill just wish and wait till the portal 2 SDK :P

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Jokerme
Jokerme

Really though, is there anyone without a source game out there?

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cW#Ravenblood

Dont think so hehe.
But well, Imo Valve trashed the Sdk :V

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SteveZombie
SteveZombie

This exactly.

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RoboTyphoon
RoboTyphoon

Wish valve would fix the L4D Authoring tools.

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mikeaer0n
mikeaer0n

PERFECT!!

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BrokenGlasses
BrokenGlasses

Well, that's a huge financial risk VALVe is taking.

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