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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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DeathVice
DeathVice Mar 18 2014 says:

Twhl.info Thanks bro.

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Urby Creator
Urby Mar 19 2014 replied:

You are most welcome sir!... for... whatever I am supposed to be looking at on that page there... I guess...

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Joebama
Joebama May 1 2014 replied:

Twhl.info Thanks bro.

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Urby Creator
Urby May 4 2014 replied:

You too are most welcome sir...

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TωısтeđHeαdαcħe Mar 1 2014 says:

Wow, nice new avatar.

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Crypt Mar 1 2014 replied:

+1
Urby seems to always have neat avatars.

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TωısтeđHeαdαcħe Mar 1 2014 replied:

Do you make them, yourself, Urb? They're pretty well made.

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Urby Creator
Urby Mar 1 2014 replied:

Usually I make them myself completely.

I have to admit I cheated with this one a bit. I found the animation online by accident, then noticed that the grid fit my usual 'U' logo perfectly so I just slapped it on top.

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TωısтeđHeαdαcħe
TωısтeđHeαdαcħe Mar 1 2014 replied:

That's awesome, mind telling us where you found the vec? I'm sure we'd all love to-do something like this, but different.

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TωısтeđHeαdαcħe Mar 1 2014 replied:

Ha, like my new flag? I miss the Boris waving from a bus, as it gave a personality to my profile, but at the same time... an ANIMATED FLAG!

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TωısтeđHeαdαcħe Mar 1 2014 replied:

Okay, I've got the best thing ever!

First, myself. Then Boris. Then a flag [ANIMATED!]. The... this

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