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1 comment by Mxthe on Jan 15th, 2015

We decide the importance we give to things. We decide what is important to us.

We decide if we care about things being a certain way, and if we do care about it and have the possibility to change it, then it's up to us to decide if we are willing to do so.
If we do care about it and cannot change it, then it's up to us to decide if we are willing to try and change it anyway, or if we are willing to accept it as it is.

The concept of "caring about a fictional character" in a book or a movie or a video game or the concept of "caring about the past". Caring about historical characters we have all heard of but have never met, or even caring about the past of our race, our civilization or our religion.
Does it directly affect us to know that our ancestors were enslaved by this or that civilization?
Does it directly affect us that our ancestors did this or that in the name of this or that religion?
Do we hold a grudge at the descendants of said civilization TODAY because of it?
Does it matter to us directly?

Will we let what a group of people we have never met has done to another group of people we have never met dictate how we live our lives? We decide whether we care or not, and that is part of what defines us. It's something we must all think about, and not simply take for granted.

What if I told you that if things had been slightly different, your best friend would have killed you. Would you still consider him your best friend?

Would "what could have been" matter more to you than "what is"?

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jjmdog
jjmdog Sep 2 2013, 10:19pm says:

I NEED HELP!!!!!!!!!!!! im stuck at the part were i have to build the flying camera thing.i found all the parts but but i cant find the fan blades! i looked all over for the yellow glow all over the area but no look so i went to an old save and than i saw the fan blades in the room were i found the first two survivors.when escorted them back to the safe room i went back to the room were the fan blades was,but they were GONE! what should i do to get the fan blades back in the room it was? HELP!!!!!!!!

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Reborn:X
Reborn:X Sep 3 2013, 11:02am replied:

Check every storage room on that level.

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jjmdog
jjmdog Sep 3 2013, 3:56pm replied:

i did but no luck

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devmcscoober
devmcscoober Sep 13 2013, 1:34pm replied:

It took me an hour to find all the storage rooms. make sure you look at the maps all around on the walls too!

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Mkilbride
Mkilbride Sep 1 2013, 12:25pm says:

One of the best mod developers, ever.

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ViolentValentine
ViolentValentine Aug 29 2013, 4:03am says:

Yeah, sitting here and reading support comments is propably worth it =)

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Shizzzler
Shizzzler Aug 13 2013, 6:18pm says:

Happy B-day to the Worlds best modder!
And a guy with big patience!

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Dr_Tomorrow
Dr_Tomorrow Aug 20 2013, 3:40pm replied:

Lol
Dude, his B-Day is in October :p

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Shizzzler
Shizzzler Aug 5 2013, 6:21am says:

There are 336 hours in two weeks
Your time spent in SDK in two weeks time is 192 hours

How you cope with work and personal life like that?

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MrSaturdayKnight
MrSaturdayKnight Dec 6 2012, 12:48am says:

I always wanted to ask this but have you forgotten about Smod Troopers? I know you're working very hard on underhell but if I remember correctly Smod Troopers was barely playable and crashed every 5 mins or so. Are you going to continue with it after you completed chapter 1 to make it playable or just shelved it forever?

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Mxthe Creator
Mxthe Dec 6 2012, 1:17pm replied:

The Valve Engine update destroyed all Multiplayer compatibility for the engine SMOD was built on.

Given the fact that the SMOD Source Code was never released, I doubt I can do much to fix it.

Although SMOD Troopers is now dead, the Project Design itself is something I very much like (Coop Futuristic Objective Based Maps)

I don't know what the future holds, but I like that project, we'll see what happens.

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Dr_Tomorrow
Dr_Tomorrow Dec 19 2012, 8:21pm replied:

Lets say you will try to fix it/continue with SMOD troopers
Will Charly be involved in development?

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Mxthe Creator
Mxthe Dec 30 2012, 8:26pm replied:

Whatever I do in the future, I hope Charly will be in on it.

That's just up to him, and if he is interested in whatever is next.

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