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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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PunishedLamia
PunishedLamia

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

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

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

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PunishedLamia
PunishedLamia

Are you trying to be a troll or something?

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FoxyThePirateFox™
FoxyThePirateFox™

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

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Doomzer
Doomzer

Of course not

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PunishedLamia
PunishedLamia

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

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Doomzer
Doomzer

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

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Urby Creator
Urby

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

He did that, all my comments stayed. WOAH.

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Urby Creator
Urby

I appreciate the warning. :P

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LastLifeOfficial
LastLifeOfficial

Urbanebula! :D could you make "Urby's Tips #5" ? by the way i love your mod The Core >.<

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Urby Creator
Urby

Much appreciated. Also, no more tips for the time being. Maybe at some point in the future. :D

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