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.

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Urby
Urby Jul 11 2010, 8:09pm replied:

This man is correct. The scanner should show the inside of the eye.

+2 votes     media: NEW EYE TERMINAL and wall
Urby
Urby Jul 11 2010, 7:54pm replied:

Lies.

+1 vote     mod: Hostage Situation
Urby
Urby Jul 11 2010, 5:55am says:

Yeah, I assume its all WIP cos right now the HL1 beta stuff looks 10x better.

+1 vote     mod: Half-Life Beta Revealed
Urby
Urby Jul 10 2010, 3:48am says:

Cafeteria room from the Anomalous Materials lab.

Like the vending machines. :D

+1 vote     media: Recreated Area.
Urby
Urby Jul 9 2010, 2:11am replied:

Well, I hang around this site most of the time: Twhl.co.za or there's Interlopers.net

There's some basic tutorials there. I'm trying to get into Source myself and I find them pretty helpful.

+1 vote     mod: Lambda Source
Urby
Urby Jul 8 2010, 7:32pm says:

All hail the Brits and our ridiculously awesome hats.

+1 vote     media: Character ideas
Urby
Urby Jul 8 2010, 6:25pm replied:

Tutorials to look up.

Basics of mapping.
Creating realistic environments.
Texturing.
Lighting.

Source mapping demands scrupulous attention to detail and hours and hours of work on a single area to create something that looks stunning and plays well. The images you've uploaded at the moment look like 5 minutes work tops. All's I'm saying is you will need to learn as much as possible about mapping if you want to pull this off. Same goes for everything else in life really. It's a pain in the *** but it pays off. :)

+1 vote     mod: Lambda Source
Urby
Urby Jul 8 2010, 6:15pm replied:

I did have the space map transition problem but other than that, nothing major. I enjoyed it over all and should have the review recorded and online at some point this weekend.

Nice work! :D

+2 votes     mod: Fate Reversal
Urby
Urby Jul 8 2010, 2:26pm says:

I'm a huge player of Half-Life and its mods. I'm gonna download this now.

Would you mind if I reviewed the mod? It'll be featured on the scotch and coffee YouTube channel and get a mention on our forum. :)

+2 votes     mod: Fate Reversal
Urby
Urby Jul 7 2010, 7:26pm says:

Check out some mapping tutorials and join a few communities and learn how to map. Once you've got that down (give it maybe a couple of years) THEN you could consider taking on such a big project.

+1 vote     mod: Lambda Source
Urby
Urby Jul 5 2010, 7:20pm replied:

Heh. You got me there. I have no clue whatsoever.

+1 vote     group: Half-Life & Valve Fans Group
Urby
Urby Jul 5 2010, 3:15pm says:

Whoo! Guess I HAVE to join this group. I know far too much about the HL series. Major HL Nerd

+1 vote     group: Half-Life & Valve Fans Group
Urby
Urby Jul 5 2010, 3:12pm says:

Poor guy is getting his heart eaten by an alien maggot. D:

+3 votes     media: Holy sh...
Urby
Urby Jul 4 2010, 6:33pm replied:

@Alien_Firefox: Funny you should say that, I was considering a mod where you play as one of the female assassins after finishing up with this one.

+1 vote     mod: The Core
Urby
Urby Jul 2 2010, 6:51pm says:

ugh...

:(

+3 votes     mod: FakeFactory Cinematic Mod
Urby
Urby Jul 1 2010, 7:49am says:

Wow. Yeah, if it isn't finished, don't show it. Especially if it looks like this...

Scrap this section and start again. Sorry but compared to the other sections of this mod, it's a joke. :|

+3 votes     media: secruity room weapons
Urby
Urby Jun 21 2010, 7:53am says:

Oh god. Make a blend texture for that floor!

+2 votes     media: aw_infested > Secret Area 02/03 (Magnum 357 bonus)
Urby
Urby Jun 21 2010, 7:48am says:

Pretty basic but not bad.

I would say to try and avoid just having 4 walls a floor and a ceiling. Mix it up a little, throw in the odd alcove here and there. Also, supports are always handy for breaking up larger and bland rooms.

+1 vote     article: Dev.Blog: Birth of a Storeroom
Urby
Urby Jun 13 2010, 6:18pm says:

Why it's Mr.Messy-Textures and his wonky face! :D

+1 vote     media: engineer Adventures
Urby
Urby Jun 13 2010, 6:12pm replied:

Good to hear. :)

+1 vote     mod: armageddon
Urby
Urby Jun 12 2010, 10:08pm says:

The mapping and texture work isn't so great at the moment. Just thinking you might want to practice making smaller maps and such first before going right into the deep end with a full blown mod.

+1 vote     mod: armageddon
Urby
Urby Jun 9 2010, 3:34pm says:

From a physics point of view. The truck would roll on its front wheel and land upright again. There's no reason it would stay stuck to the wall like that.

+5 votes     media: Done!
Urby
Urby Jun 9 2010, 3:32pm says:

"HEY EVERYONE! LOOK AT ME! I CAN MAKE GAMEZ LOL!"

Seriously guys, being this desperate for attention is kinda pathetic.

+7 votes     mod: BooM: Return to Huknenn
Urby
Urby Jun 7 2010, 3:22pm says:

Superb! Glad to see you're taking time to detail those corridors. Un-imaginative hallways are real killers in maps and mods.

+2 votes     media: Development & Gameplay
Urby
Urby Jun 7 2010, 3:18pm replied:

Good to know. Still, 1 month seems an awfully short timescale to get stuff cleared up. I have friends who have spent anything up to a month on a single map, polishing and balancing gameplay.

+1 vote     mod: Last Seven Hours
Urby
Urby Jun 7 2010, 8:00am says:

Loading bay door which leads to a cliff? Sounds like a serious forklift accident waiting to happen. :/

+4 votes     media: The Listening Post
Urby
Urby Jun 7 2010, 7:57am says:

Another talentless kid after attention. :|

Shame really. There's so much else you could do with your time.

+2 votes     mod: Black Mesa:Duty Calls
Urby
Urby Jun 7 2010, 7:55am says:

Floaty truck is floaty

+1 vote     media: Done!
Urby
Urby Jun 6 2010, 2:38pm says:

Oh hay! Alyx is white now guise. She's also a ******.

:|

0 votes     media: FAKEFACTORY CINEMATIC MOD
Urby
Urby Jun 6 2010, 2:28pm says:

This is going to be out in a month's time? Really?

I can see several issues with this:
- Combine Soldiers which were not present during the 7 hours war.
- Zombies in City 17 outfits.
- Mapping needs a lot more work.
- Player utilising an HEV suit. How and why?

+3 votes     mod: Last Seven Hours
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