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1 comment by Urby on Aug 4th, 2015

For those who care, this is why I tend to dismiss mash up, mess up and retexture mods for Half-Life.

My primary argument is that it's not a mod, it's not even an expansion. It's Half-Life with coat of paint. In some cases I can hold up my hands on honestly say that it is a particularly well done coat of paint.

My issue is, as much as I love Half-Life, I've been playing it for over 15 years. I've seen it all. I won't enjoy it any more by running through the same game with new sounds or models. I definitely won't enjoy playing through something that you think is hilarious (speaking specifically about mess up mods now).

That said, I started editing Half-Life skins and sounds back in the day, it's how I got started with making changes to the base game. I'm not saying stop, by all means stick with it, but you don't have to put it online. If you do, don't be surprised if you get backlash from a few people.

I have made thousands of tweaks to Half-Life through the years and you won't find any of them online. They were purely for MY amusement. A lot of it would make me cringe if I look back at it today.

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Joebama
Joebama May 30 2015, 12:45pm says:

Plasterboard in space!

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Urby Creator
Urby May 31 2015, 10:29am replied:

Dreadful idea.

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Joebama
Joebama Jun 2 2015, 2:58pm replied:

The best idea.

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xX(Warrior250)Xx
xX(Warrior250)Xx May 19 2015, 12:10am says:

Hello, how you doing buddy?

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Urby Creator
Urby May 27 2015, 6:57pm replied:

I'm good. How are you?

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Mop24
Mop24 Apr 6 2015, 2:36am says:

Congrats Urby! Hope Ivory-Rose brings ya many joys.

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Urby Creator
Urby Apr 6 2015, 3:19pm replied:

Cheers.

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indie970
indie970 Dec 31 2014, 10:19am says:

Happy New Year :)

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FoxyThePirateFox™
FoxyThePirateFox™ Dec 28 2014, 7:08am says:

Whoa! Nick and avatar! Great bro and merry christmas.

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Miia
Miia Nov 10 2014, 3:15am says:

Hey you remember that god awful mod called Biohazard, well I played It sequel, I would advise you to not waste your time with it. Yes I'm serious, its worse than the first, avoid it.

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Mop24
Mop24 Feb 7 2015, 7:10am replied:

I did try playing it but some error came up, senses in decay is alright for a new mapper however, a decent amount of things need touching up but it is not awful, just a little cringe worthy.

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Doomzer
Doomzer Jan 20 2015, 11:01am replied:

Hmpf...Critic you guys never get sick of moking begginer modders
or and mappers shame on yoy WyldStyle

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Miia
Miia Jan 24 2015, 9:41am replied:

Are you trying to be a troll or something?

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FoxyThePirateFox™
FoxyThePirateFox™ Feb 4 2015, 5:32pm replied:

He allready sick troll! Aren't he? o.O

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Doomzer
Doomzer Jan 29 2015, 12:29pm replied:

Of course not

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Miia
Miia Feb 10 2015, 4:27am replied:

It's so obvious you are, quit lying...
You're nothing but a stalker and a troll...

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Doomzer
Doomzer Feb 10 2015, 2:35pm replied:

Fine Good So Be It ....But at least dont spam on Urbys
account

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Urby Creator
Urby Jan 22 2015, 10:37am replied:

It's not that we're mocking beginners, but there is only so much you can do when you offer constructive criticism and the author rants at you and deletes your comments...

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Mop24
Mop24 Mar 20 2015, 10:36am replied:

He did that, all my comments stayed. WOAH.

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Urby Creator
Urby Nov 12 2014, 8:09pm replied:

I appreciate the warning. :P

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