Pick up the crowbar of research scientist Gordon Freeman, and find yourself on an alien-infested Earth being picked to the bone, its resources depleted, its populace dwindling. You must rescue the world from the wrong you unleashed back at Black Mesa.

The original Half-Life sent a shock through the game industry with its combination of pounding action and continuous, immersive storytelling. Valve's debut title won more than 50 Game of the Year awards, was named "Best Game Ever" by PC Gamer, and launched a franchise which has since sold over 11 million units worldwide. By taking the suspense, challenge and visceral charge of the original Half-Life and adding startling new realism and responsiveness, Half-Life 2 opens the door to a world where the player’s presence affects everything around him or her, from the physical environment to the behaviors and even the emotions of both friends and enemies.

Technical note: most mods “for Half-Life 2” are actually cross-compatible with all of Valve's Source engine games. Check a mod’s profile for details on whether a specific game is needed. Get the steampipe fixes here.

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Calling All Photoshoppers! WAVE 2

ACHIEVEMENT ARTIST ASSEMBLE

Art this wave will be requested before deadline of July 1 2016 24:00 EST/GMT - 5. Achievements may be updated in game spontaneously, in a minor patch, and/or in major update in the near future. This is an artistic outlet for you to contribute to the future of PVKII! We're now open again to receiving new art for the Achievements!

We will decide on the best icons based on several factors such as: clarity, consistency, and hilarity!

This thread is not for achievement suggestions, just art for the respective wave! For achievement suggestions please visit that thread in our forums.

Contribution Info
If you can create something special for our game than we're willing to let you try! All art submissions are pending approval from Developers. Don't worry if one attempt doesn't make it in game, try again! All art created for this contribution event is property of the original creator, and you will be permitted to feature in game contribution in your portfolio if you have one. You will be recognized for your work on the PVKII Team page as a part of the Contributor group. Yes, the submissions are open to current Developers, and Testers as well, although it would be great to see what talent has yet to be discovered in our community.
You may submit one or more submissions. You may submit art for one or more achievements. So if you only feel like doing five from list and focusing solely on them - that's ok!

Achievement Image Info
Achievement icons should be vector-based, and include a greyscale copy for each image. Please submit the source file (psd etc) and clear image format to this forum thread. The source files can be larger to ensure highest quality!

How to Submit
Complete your icon then upload it to a site like imgur or dropbox. Submit all achievement art here.

Check back to the thread regularly for updates, community submissions, and witty banter! We'll post more achievements every so often and we'd love to have the community help out, so stay on the look out for notice about more ways you can help shape the future of PVKII!

Make sure the achievements fit in with the style of our current public achievements.

Example Achievement Art & Colour Guide by Links121995:

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WAVE 2 Achievements - Choose achievement(s) you fancy and do up some art to be featured in game!

Game Modes
1. LTS - Half Measure - Wipe out 4 players by yourself on lts in one round (12+ players) - The Team Killer
2. LTS - Full Measure - Wipe out 8 players by yourself in lts in one round (12+players) - The Massacre

Maps
3. bt_townsquare - Tug The War - Raise the cage on Townsquare for your team and have your team capture all of the chests at the start of the round - The Big Cheese
4. bt_townsquare - City Merchant - Win a round on Townsquare while your team has control of all chests – the Merchant
5. bt_townsquare - Medieval Justice - In Townsquare, kill an enemy with the cage – Title: The Mouse Trapper
6. tw_desertruin - YeeHaa! - Win 10 rounds in tw_desertruin – Title: The Sandman
7. tw_frostbite - Once Bitten, Frost Shy - Win 10 rounds in tw_frostbite Title: The Cliff Hanger
8. te_tortuga - Captain's Quarters! - Win a game on te_tortuga in under 6 minutes – Title: The Evil Taxi
9. te_tortuga - Keeper's Finders - Capture and hold at least one territory for an entire round on te_tortuga. – Title: The Settler
10. tw_tortuga - Feeding Fishies - Win a round in Tortuga by getting the last kill with the shark or piranhas - The Master Baiter
11. tw_fort - Garrison Fort - Cause someone to die by releasing the death barrel in tw_fort – Title: The Fugitive
12. tw_fort – Holdin' Down The Fort - Win 10 rounds on tw_fort – Title: The Reborn

Classes
13. Skirmisher - Early Bird - Be the first one to capture a territory or booty on your team by yourself as a skirmisher – Title: The Boy Scout
14. Skirmisher (MrMoho's Suggestion) - Premature Detonation - Kill 2 Enemies with a Keg by shooting it with the Flintlock - Title: The Impatient
15. Captain (Popemaster's Suggestion) - Watch Me Right Hook! - Kill 100 enemies with the punch - Title: The Boxer
16. Sharpshooter - War Has Changed - Dominate enemy archer – Title: The Master
17. Beserker - Go Beserk! - Destroy 3 shields in one life. Title: The Wrecking Ball
18. Beserker - Green Streak - Kill 3 enemies in a fart cloud using your dual wield - The Envious
19. Huscarl - House of Wolves - Assist 100 kills with throwing axes – Title: The Elite
20. Gestir - Old Age Doesn't Come Alone - Conquer a territory with 4 other Gestirs – Title: The Senior
21. Gestir (Beroxardas' suggestion) - Fifty Shades of Gestir - As Gestir kill a single enemy by using all of your weapons on him - Title: The Fetishist
22. Heavy Knight - Pinned Down - Block 10,000 ranged damage with the shield – Title: The Wicker Man
23. Heavy Knight - Coup De Grâce - Kill 4 enemies affected by a single Man-at-Arms special - The Opportunist
24. Archer - War, War Never Changes – Dominate an enemy Sharpshooter – Title: The Vault Dweller
25. Archer - Spamalot - Land 15 consecutive arrows - The Determined

Now get scribin' ye scurvy dogs,
PVKII Team
Octoshark Studios

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Eagle12687
Eagle12687

I think we should attempt to persuade Valve to make Hammer Linux compatible.

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ZeNoQ
ZeNoQ

How To Download It?.>>>??

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xX(Warrior250)Xx
xX(Warrior250)Xx

The only way to obtain the game, is via Steam.
Store.steampowered.com

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TheRocketeer96
TheRocketeer96

Take a Wild Deeply-Thought Guess.

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TheRocketeer96
TheRocketeer96

Valve needs to Stop Releasing all these Pointless Updates for Source Engine, all the Updates Valve Releases just Breaks Hundreds of Mods made for it.

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ArthurEpico
ArthurEpico

how do i just download the game?

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TheRocketeer96
TheRocketeer96

Isn't it Obvious Already?

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Crypt

You purchase it on Steam.

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TheRocketeer96
TheRocketeer96

Check this out, a Quake 1/2 MAP and GoldSrc/Source VMF to Unreal Engine 4 Import Plugin: Twitter.com

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de_frag
de_frag

I just played his game today. Very very nice graphics for a 2004 game!

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LonelyDrop
LonelyDrop

Still pretty good looking graphics even for 2016!

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de_frag
de_frag

Yes! Though it's one of the games that are close to my heart :D

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AHMED-KABBARY
AHMED-KABBARY

this game graphics was ahead of it's time!

really great! i wonder how did valve do that.

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alencore
alencore

Yeah graphics are still great but HL2 is not about that, it's more about gameplay and good AI, something some triple A titles are missing...as if kids only cares about visual aspect of games now and somehow their right from what I've just noticed.

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Sadly it never ends for Gordon Freeman, he is gaming worlds Jack Bauer, consistently going from one bad day to the next. No sooner have you blown up the head of the Xenian Nihilanth and discussed career prospects with the mysterious G-Man than he tosses you in the mix again. Another train ride another mysterious situation leaving Gordon (and you the gamer) none the wiser, but thats what we like about the Half-life series and all it's canonical universe, Valve will always give you a Palm d'or plot…

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lol

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