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7 comments by Urby on Dec 3rd, 2014

Several sites featured our news article as thousands of Internet goers shared and retweeted. Reactions were mixed of course. For every person saying that the GoldSource engine still held up today, another would ask "What's the point?"

We have voiced our opinions on the GoldSource engine before in our Q&A videos. It's a part of gaming history, it's classic, it's clunky, it's frustrating, it's... lovable. The sheer number of projects both long running and new on this now 16 year old engine just goes to show that several people still have a special place in their heart for what is essentially a finely mangled Quake engine. :D

We don't expect to get anywhere near as many votes as last year, but we appreciate all the support we get from our followers and if you feel we're still worthy.

For old times sake, here are some of the most popular images from 2014.

The Empire Strikes Back The Empire Strikes Back
Diversion (WIP) A thank you to our 1,000 followers!
Legalities, legalities... [WIP]

All the best, and Merry Christmas from everyone at SnCGames

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flippedoutkyrii
flippedoutkyrii Dec 2 2014, 5:02pm says:

Just voted, best of luck this year Urby :)

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Urby Creator
Urby Dec 3 2014, 10:39am replied:

Thank you very much for the support. :)

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Thanoshld
Thanoshld Dec 2 2014, 4:33pm says:

Keep up the absolute awesome work guys! Hoping for a quick release. Voted of course and the best of luck with the Moty Awards!

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Urby Creator
Urby Dec 3 2014, 10:38am replied:

Thanks for the support as always. :D

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agerix
agerix Dec 1 2014, 8:52am says:

Half-Life is a great game, but...
bullets and medkits in the breakable crates is bad idea.
how is it in "the Core"?
be ammo with medkits in crates?

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Urby Creator
Urby Dec 1 2014, 10:13am replied:

We generally frown upon crates that just explode when whacked with a blunt object so there will be very few instances of supplies in crates. Ammo can be found in military crates that have been left open, but don't expect them to be that careless very often.

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mop35
mop35 Nov 24 2014, 3:30am says:

Quick question, has the skill.cfg file been changed to make the game harder, easier or not at all?

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Urby Creator
Urby Nov 24 2014, 10:47am replied:

Quick answer: The skill.cfg has been edited a lot, but the original NPC and weapon values haven't been touched. :)

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TheIllusiveObserver
TheIllusiveObserver Nov 13 2014, 4:03pm says:

What I've seen so far, has a nice resemblance of the Black Mesa Source Mod. I'll have to agree, some of those lightmaps are very sexy!

Keep up the hard work! ;)

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D3ads
D3ads Nov 17 2014, 1:09pm replied:

Tee hee.. it's funny because HL doesn't use lightmapping, these guys are just THAT good with lighting in the maps ;)

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Crypt
Crypt Nov 22 2014, 2:24pm replied:

There's some texture scaling involved as well, which gives sharper shadows because GoldSrc is weird like that.

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