Pick up the crowbar of research scientist Gordon Freeman, who finds himself on an alien-infested Earth being picked to the bone, its resources depleted, its populace dwindling. Freeman is thrust into the unenviable role of rescuing the world from the wrong he unleashed back at Black Mesa. And a lot of people, people he cares about, are counting on him.

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Half-life 2 - Using Custom Content with Mods

Half-life 2 - Using Custom Content with Mods

Feb 3, 2015 Article 0 comments

A little simple tutorial on how to get your custom content working with mods, without having to copy and paste all your stuff to every mod folder.

Half-life 2 Natural Movement Speed

Half-life 2 Natural Movement Speed

Jan 23, 2015 Article 0 comments

For those using the Occulus Rift, you may get a bit motion sick moving as fast as you do in game, so here is a way to do it without any need for input...

Episode 78

Episode 78

Apr 14, 2010 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...

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.

Dark Source

Dark Source

Mar 21, 2007 Interview 22 comments

Modded on an engine infamous for bland zombie mods, Dark Source plans to drop this stereotype and instead work with engaging gameplay and a well-developed...

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...

Half-Life 2: Capture the Flag

Half-Life 2: Capture the Flag

Dec 10, 2005 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.

Hammy-Bob Mod 2 Interview.

Hammy-Bob Mod 2 Interview.

Apr 22, 2005 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:

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...

Spatial Fear Interview (Redux)

Spatial Fear Interview (Redux)

Dec 3, 2004 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...

Rick Ellis Valve Interview

Rick Ellis Valve Interview

Oct 28, 2004 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

Spatial Fear Interview

Oct 25, 2004 Interview 0 comments

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

modDB.com & Valve Contest Winners

modDB.com & Valve Contest Winners

Oct 9, 2004 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...

Valve talks Half Life 2 modding!

Valve talks Half Life 2 modding!

Aug 4, 2003 Interview 28 comments

Valve discusses the modding aspects of Half Life 2 - Performed @ irc.pcgnetworks.com #halflife2news.

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May 31, 2015 Article 4 comments

A short discussion on the use of bold colours in the upcoming HL2 SP mod, Lunar Descent.

Mod of the Year 2014 - Players Choice

Mod of the Year 2014 - Players Choice

Dec 30, 2014 2014 Mod of the Year Awards Event Coverage 179 comments

The time has come, announcing the best mods of 2014 as selected by you.

Top Upcoming Mods of 2014 - Players Choice

Top Upcoming Mods of 2014 - Players Choice

Dec 28, 2014 2014 Mod of the Year Awards Event Coverage 23 comments

The votes have been tallied these are your picks for Upcoming Mods of 2014

Mod of the Year 2014 - Editors Choice

Mod of the Year 2014 - Editors Choice

Dec 22, 2014 2014 Mod of the Year Awards Event Coverage 44 comments

Here's our picks for the best and upcomming mods of 2014.

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Top Halloween Mods

Oct 31, 2014 Cry of Fear Article 8 comments

We dig up some good ole horror mods for you to try this halloween season.

Level Design Workflow
Half-Life 2

Level Design Workflow

Oct 26, 2014 Lunar Descent Article 5 comments

In the latest entry to the Lunar Descent Development Blog, I discuss my workflow for designing and developing the mod's levels.

Mod and Indie News Recap

Mod and Indie News Recap

Aug 28, 2014 Spotlight Article 0 comments

We check out the some of latest modDB and indieDB headlines plus your weekly dose of Monday Night Indie.

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Monday Night Indie 25th Aug

Aug 25, 2014 No More Room in Hell Article 0 comments

Join us as we delve into the delights of Indie Games in our Monday Night Indie showcase, Featuring talks with the developers, giveaways & more. On tonight's...

Mod and Indie News Recap

Mod and Indie News Recap

Aug 17, 2014 Spotlight Article 1 comment

We check out the some of latest modDB and indieDB headlines plus your weekly dose of Monday Night Indie.

Mod and Indie News Recap

Mod and Indie News Recap

Jul 10, 2014 Spotlight Article 7 comments

We check out the some of latest modDB and indieDB headlines plus your weekly dose of Monday Night Indie.

Open world maps
Half-Life 2

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Jul 3, 2014 Dark Researchers : Zero Hour Article 1 comment

Some of you may have wondered why we never upload screenshots of outside areas, such as forests, cities etc. Yet if you haven't we don't really care...

Mod and Indie News

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May 26, 2014 Spotlight Article 0 comments

This week its TerraTech, Fistful of Frags, Tomb of Rooms & more...

Mod and Indie News - Caffeine, Warcraft: Alliance and Horde, and Exterminatus

Mod and Indie News - Caffeine, Warcraft: Alliance and Horde, and Exterminatus

Apr 1, 2014 Spotlight Article 2 comments

This week we look at all the awesome releases and updates this week from VRWorlds, Caffeine, Deadwood, Warcraft: Alliance and Horde, Exterminatus, and...

Mod of The Year 2013

Mod of The Year 2013

Dec 27, 2013 2013 Mod of the Year Awards Event Coverage 54 comments

Merry Christmas, announcing the best mods of 2013 as selected by you the players!

Mod Of The Year 2013 Editor Choice

Mod Of The Year 2013 Editor Choice

Dec 24, 2013 2013 Mod of the Year Awards Event Coverage 39 comments

Welcome to the Editors Choice award for Mod of the Year 2013. Here the editors of ModDB have their say on the most prolific mods both released and unreleased...

Best Upcoming Mod of 2013 Players Choice

Best Upcoming Mod of 2013 Players Choice

Dec 23, 2013 2013 Mod of the Year Awards Event Coverage 188 comments

The final votes have been tallied these are your picks for Upcoming Mods of 2013

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