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Renegatz
Renegatz Apr 1 2012, 5:12pm replied:

Are you serious? I kinda laughed at your comment thinking it was satire.

+1 vote   media: View from third floor
Renegatz
Renegatz Mar 30 2012, 10:53am says:

This ****'s great, yo.

+1 vote   media: OF2 - Just keeping you guys updated with stuff
Renegatz
Renegatz Mar 26 2012, 9:48pm says:

I'm not sure if you'll need it in your campaign, but it might be worth considering to integrate the 'blue shields' the Combine used to carve up City 17 and restrict citizen movement: Seeing as Barney has Civil Protection ID, it could be part of missions to use paths blocked by ray shields to get the drop on the enemy, or he would have to engage in brief solo missions to disable their generators in order to allow his comrades to follow him. Just an idea.

+6 votes   game: Lost Squad
Renegatz
Renegatz Mar 26 2012, 9:42pm says:

Superb.

+1 vote   media: Houses detalisation
Renegatz
Renegatz Mar 17 2012, 7:21pm replied:

To be honest I've never expected any mod to arrive on time: It's just part of the process. Although there would probably be a unified gasp from all of the fans of Opfor2 if you said it was put on hold indefinitely, I'm pretty sure (hoping desperately) that's not the case.

Cheers!

+2 votes   mod: Opposing Force 2
Renegatz
Renegatz Feb 13 2012, 3:36pm says:

Epic, although the synth soldier looks a little short...Maybe it's just the angle?

+1 vote   media: OF2 - Two updates in one
Renegatz
Renegatz Feb 8 2012, 4:33am replied:

Ah. No doubt an unfortunate side-effect of playing too much Half-Life.

+4 votes   media: Lost Alpha screens for February
Renegatz
Renegatz Feb 2 2012, 4:02pm says:

Can't really see much, but I'm sure it will be an epic moment. Also, I think I'll avoid future updates to keep my surprises intact upon release :)

+1 vote   media: The last minutes
Renegatz
Renegatz Feb 2 2012, 4:01pm says:

Combine Network? Hmm. As for the design, I wonder if you guys will outdo Missing Information's glorious MP7 once it's textured? :P

+2 votes   media: weapon demonstration WIP
Renegatz
Renegatz Feb 1 2012, 11:56am says:

Is this dead? :/

+1 vote   mod: Spectate
Renegatz
Renegatz Feb 1 2012, 11:55am says:

I'm guessing this mod is long gone. What a shame.

+2 votes   mod: Half-Life 2: Forgotten Lands
Renegatz
Renegatz Jan 26 2012, 12:37pm replied:

Interesting structure - sounds like narrative risk-taking if you ask me. It could work really well or really bad, but I'm not very worried there :D

+1 vote   media: Welcome to Hell, baby!
Renegatz
Renegatz Jan 26 2012, 10:40am says:

So is Jack an ex-soldier or something? Sorry to nag, but the idea of a Gordon Freeman equivalent albeit sans Hazard suit managing to slay hordes of trained foes seems a tad far-fetched, no?

By the way, I would just like to note that the environment depicted in this screen is great. The high structures surrounding the player foster a kind of intensity, and the shade partially obscuring the alien makes it seem all the more creepy.

+2 votes   media: Welcome to Hell, baby!
Renegatz
Renegatz Jan 25 2012, 9:25pm says:

If you guys have played Human Error at all (fantastic mod, by the way) you should know how well these creepy bastards have been brought into HL2 ;P

Now this is really interesting. I'm guessing the player will battle the last remnants of the Xen army on earth, with the Nihilanth already destroyed and the Combine rapidly en-route...

+2 votes   media: Welcome to Hell, baby!
Renegatz
Renegatz Jan 23 2012, 4:35am replied:

If you read the posts and updates you can make a more educated deduction. From what I've gathered, we can probably expect an episode 1 one day with many more story elements, but don't expect it any time before, say...2014. Gotta be patient for mods ;)

+2 votes   mod: Missing Information
Renegatz
Renegatz Jan 13 2012, 2:03pm says:

Honestly I had my doubts about the enduring survival of this mod before, but by the rate you guys are churning out screenies filled with delicious new features, I admit to being totally wrong! You guys are great!

+7 votes   media: That's hurt!
Renegatz
Renegatz Jan 9 2012, 7:48am replied:

We hope.

+1 vote   mod: Missing Information
Renegatz
Renegatz Jan 5 2012, 11:37am says:

So will we be seeing early 'prototypes' of the Combine human soldier? This is fantastic.

+1 vote   media: January Update - Chapter 1 - [INGAME]
Renegatz
Renegatz Dec 20 2011, 11:04am says:

Seeing as there don't seem to be many specifications as to what the mod will entail, I'll just pretend I'm directing work on it myself, and present my suggestions in the form of 'features':

- The main character would be an Army soldier (on leave, hence the friend/girlfriend dynamic) with sufficient training to credibly take on the Combine military.

- A difficulty for this mod would be coming up with original enemies: Seeing as the Combine do not yet control Earth, the 'trans-human' branch of their armed forces (APC's, hunter-chopper, soldiers, CP's...) would not exist, leaving it up to the dev team to come up with alien enemy foot-soldiers as an authentic counter-part to the myriad Synths which will obviously be rampaging around the cities.

If I was the director and wished to remain faithful to HL lore, I would opt for a few from this selection:

Half-life.wikia.com
Half-life.wikia.com

And Synth 'infantry' - Half-life.wikia.com

This is 'part human' but the main picture looks very alien to me:
Half-life.wikia.com

And along with these go the Crab and Mortar synths we saw briefly at the end of HL2. The main difficulty of this mod wouldn't be storyline (what you guys propose sounds really exciting) but mainly creating animations, skins and etc. for entirely new, alien enemies. If successful, the mod would be one of the best ever for HL2.

I hope these humble proposals are worthwhile, and if we get some juicy media releases from you guys over 2012, I would be happy to donate :) Good luck!

+2 votes   article: restructuring
Renegatz
Renegatz Dec 13 2011, 9:25pm says:

Very nice, the running, the shadow, but particularly the walking. All I need now is a gray suit, a briefcase and a dash of creepy...

+3 votes   media: Player Body & Player's shadow (W.I.P.) - [ENGINE]
Renegatz
Renegatz Dec 10 2011, 4:56am says:

<slow clap> someone had a ball making this. So delicious!

+3 votes   media: City 17: Episode One Trailer
Renegatz
Renegatz Dec 9 2011, 6:03am says:

This is quickly becoming one of my most anticipated mods. I salute you, C17 team!

+2 votes   media: UI | Heads Up Display and Inventory system
Renegatz
Renegatz Dec 6 2011, 8:21pm replied:

Those are some biiiig levels

+1 vote   mod: Missing Information
Renegatz
Renegatz Dec 6 2011, 3:43pm says:

lol, I always found it funny how Barney just stands around 'sending groups out' aka doing jack all. I'd like to see how you guys will go around this

+1 vote   media: [INGAME]Chapter:"Exit 17"
Renegatz
Renegatz Dec 4 2011, 11:55am says:

Very nice and sleek. It could use a little 'wear-and-tear' no? I mean a few scratches or something?

+10 votes   media: Weapons WIP
Renegatz
Renegatz Dec 4 2011, 11:53am says:

A glock? Now we can be poppin' fools in the zone!

+3 votes   media: Weapons WIP
Renegatz
Renegatz Dec 3 2011, 6:20am says:

Great!

+2 votes   media: Preview CryZone. Video #2 (With english subtitle)
Renegatz
Renegatz Dec 2 2011, 7:53pm says:

The atmosphere is stunning here. A simple picture, but I'm already imagining the scene in my head...

An oppressive silence dominates the vast, sombre trainyard. The deathly quiet is interrupted only by a few drips of water from pipes that line the ceiling, and a few clicks as a Combine guard mans the console overseeing the sleeping station. Aside from this, all is motionless.

The camera suddenly swoops in on three figures, stealthily emerging from a corridor and onto the main platform. Despite the freezing cold, Barney is sweating profusely, and as his companions instinctively take cover behind a nearby pillar, he kneels and wipes the sweat from his brow, trying not to pant too loudly.

He doesn't remember when he last got some sleep: The previous few days have just been a flurry of combat, a blur of death and toil, marked only by the final destruction of the Citadel some hours ago. Gordon had done it. Barney had been worried at first about his old friend, but he knew him well enough to recognise that such a feat was nothing abnormal for the One Free Man. Either way, none of this mattered now - he just had to get the hell out of the city with as small a loss of life as possible.

Focusing on the task at hand, Barney scanned the area. Despite how derelict the place was, the presence of the Combine was obvious: No tools, equipment or supplies were found lying around. There was no staff save for the one watchman at the console: Aside from - or even including - that, only the cool, mindless machine of the Combine overwatch.

With a few curt motions to the men, Barney made them aware of the situation. Hefting his trusty assault rifle, he prepared to once more do what he had grown accustomed to over the past week. Looking to the men, he grinned wryly: "Well, boys, it's time to catch a train."

+5 votes   media: [INGAME]Chapter: "Catch a Train"
Renegatz
Renegatz Nov 16 2011, 8:46pm replied:

Yeah, I guess I noticed that you do not have a full mastery of the English language . I understand that you wish to improve your linguistic skills, but I'm just offering to lend a helping hand if you ever think that some of your mods English script/dialogue could use a bit of 'polishing'.

+1 vote   article: We have been resurrected!
Renegatz
Renegatz Nov 14 2011, 7:27am says:

Great to hear this. I'm not a modder but if you need help with text or other things (it seems like you aren't a native Anglophone?) let me know

+1 vote   article: We have been resurrected!
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