Scotch and Coffee founder, level designer, texture artist, model editor and voice actor. I'm always up for a voice acting job and will gladly do any lines you want to send to me. Also, I enjoy making video reviews for mods for Half-Life and Half-Life 2, so let me know if you want me to review one and I'll fit it in when I can.

  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
RSS feed My Blogs

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.

Urby's Tips #4

Urby's Tips #4

Urby Blog 9 comments
Start a group Groups
Scotch & Coffee Studios

Scotch & Coffee Studios

3 members Developer & Publisher

The Scotch & Coffee (formerly Demonic Puppy Games) mod development team is a casual group which was set up after HL:OiFH became extremely popular when...

United Kingdom

United Kingdom

686 members Geographic

A group for the people of The United Kingdom on ModDB. Jolly good isn't it?

Aggressive Studios

Aggressive Studios

5 members Developer

This is the new developer group for Hard Duty. If you wish to join the development team, please contact Peter Brev.

Half-Life  & Valve Fans Group

Half-Life & Valve Fans Group

697 members Fans & Clans

Welcome To half-life & Valve Fans Group You will find here some videos screenshots and news about half-life universe

Cat lovers

Cat lovers

611 members Fans & Clans

This is a group for everyone who likes cats, and wanna have a look at some cute/funny cats.

Monstercat Media Fans

Monstercat Media Fans

6 members Fans & Clans

This is a group for everyone who is a fan of Monstercat Media to chat, share and interact with one another in relation to everything EDM, Dubstep, Trance...

Comments  (0 - 10 of 118)
Captain✯MacTavish
Captain✯MacTavish

Merry Christmas mate!

Reply Good karma Bad karma+2 votes
Captain✯MacTavish
Captain✯MacTavish

Hey Urby, you must hate MCpoker right?

Reply Good karma Bad karma+1 vote
Urby Creator
Urby

It's literally cancer. Who doesn't hate cancer?

Reply Good karma+2 votes
☪hatNoir
☪hatNoir

It's Just as Cancerous as those MS-Paint Reskin Messup Mods.

Reply Good karma Bad karma+2 votes
Captain✯MacTavish
Captain✯MacTavish

Hehehehe XD. It's literally cancer, the dev of mcpoker didn't put any effort to that mod. Agreed.

Reply Good karma Bad karma+1 vote
Joebama
Joebama

Plasterboard in space!

Reply Good karma Bad karma+6 votes
Urby Creator
Urby

Dreadful idea.

Reply Good karma+3 votes
Joebama
Joebama

The best idea.

Reply Good karma Bad karma+5 votes
xX[Warrior250]Xx
xX[Warrior250]Xx

Hello, how you doing buddy?

Reply Good karma Bad karma+2 votes
Urby Creator
Urby

I'm good. How are you?

Reply Good karma+1 vote
Post a comment
Sign in or join with:

Only registered members can share their thoughts. So come on! Join the community today (totally free - or sign in with your social account on the right) and join in the conversation.

Avatar
Avatar
Status
Last Online
Country
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Gender
Male
Friends
Become friends
Member watch
Start tracking
Statistics
Rank
218 of 584,991
Visitors
24,456 (4 today)
Time Online
1 week
Activity Points
4,968
Watchers
44 members
Comments
2,106
Site visits
8,531
Contact
Contact
Send Message
Homepage
Urbanebula.co.uk
Steam
Urbanebula
Twitter

Latest tweets from @sncgames, @urbanebula

I liked a @YouTube video Youtu.be Latest Half-Life News ► Dead Shift, Fast Detect, In Deep, Reclamation Act & Much

5hours 2mins ago by urbanebula

I liked a @YouTube video from @atlas1080p Youtu.be Fallout 4 Wyoming Mod Mountain Camp Sneak Peak

Jul 24 2016 by urbanebula

Please... For the love of God Fb.me

Jul 23 2016 by urbanebula

RT @KirstyBurgoine: I think the Pokemon craze in the @fisheyeweb office is getting a bit much. Although not… Instagram.com

Jul 22 2016 by sncgames

Seriously guys. I really enjoy these little chats we have while I bumble around pretending to be a mapper. Thanks for joining in! <3 G'night

Jul 21 2016 by sncgames

Going live. Not sure what I'm doing yet. We'll find out soon, together! Woo. Twitch.tv Fb.me

Jul 21 2016 by urbanebula

Going live. Not sure what I'm doing yet. We'll find out soon, together! Woo. Twitch.tv

Jul 21 2016 by sncgames

Stream tonight. @Twitch. 10:30pm BST. Let's do it. Still not checked yesterdays poll, so who knows what I'm doing... Twitch.tv

Jul 21 2016 by sncgames

Instagram.com Fb.me

Jul 20 2016 by urbanebula

Our paddling princess.

Jul 17 2016 by urbanebula

Friends
BurnerMan
BurnerMan Online
Psycho74
Psycho74 Online
RedBut
RedBut Online
Joebama
Joebama Online
ĦÈȒÖÐ
ĦÈȒÖÐ Online
MR.sugar
MR.sugar Online
Magic_Nipples
Magic_Nipples Online
WinterMoon
WinterMoon Online
ALAA_AL-SOUDI
ALAA_AL-SOUDI Online
FanProgrammer Online