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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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indie970 Mar 31 2013 says:

Happy Easter Day :D

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Miia Mar 26 2013 says:

I know you don't like zombie mods but have you played they hunger?

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Urby Mar 28 2013 replied:

They Hunger is the only good one. :D

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Joebama Jan 3 2013 says:

Happy belated New Year as well.

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indie970 Dec 31 2012 says:

Happy New Year :D

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DoctorAmazing Dec 30 2012 says:

Thanks for the review. Just wanted to say that the syringe was an addition made by 2muchvideogames and that the final map was also an addition by him. I was just too lazy to fix them and just wanted to upload the mod as it is.

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indie970 Dec 26 2012 says:

Merry Christmas :D

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DoctorAmazing Nov 25 2012 says:

Can you do a Terrible HL1 mod playthrough of Hammertime?

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poshgaloo Dec 30 2012 replied:

DoctorAmazing quit spamming urby's page. You respect urby. BTW, DoctorAmazing. Really? Talk about self-contradictory.

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Urby Dec 23 2012 replied:

Yeah no. I just did a standard review. It's not good.

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Auzie2k13 Nov 29 2012 replied:

I don't understand why he should and why would you *want* your mod to be terrible?

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