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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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SlayerCK2
SlayerCK2 Mar 21 2013, 11:05am says:

Andrew Morris
Maurice Andrews

Am I the first to notice this?

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Urby Creator
Urby Mar 21 2013, 6:58pm replied:

Seems you might be.

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Joebama
Joebama Mar 24 2013, 9:13pm replied:

NO IT'S ANDY!!

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micromaggot
micromaggot Mar 2 2013, 7:14am says:

oh hey, I just remembered. be careful not to put technology that are in tune with today (2013) instead of when the Resonance Cascade happened (about 2000?). :D

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Crypt
Crypt Mar 2 2013, 8:05am replied:

The only "official" year is "200-," so that goes from Y2K to Y2K9. But even that is pretty ambiguous as it's from Gearbox material.

But holograms, teleportation... I'd think they have quite the technological artistic license.

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Urby Creator
Urby Mar 2 2013, 8:39am replied:

Actually, the 200- year was first shown in Freeman's acceptance letter from the Half-Life manual which came with the 1998 boxed copy of the game.

You're right though. The level of tech shown in Black Mesa means we can pretty much play with fancy modern gear as they would have certainly had access to it.

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azarod9
azarod9 Feb 7 2013, 7:34am says:

Looking forward to playing it.

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JohnFreeman-PivotBot
JohnFreeman-PivotBot Feb 1 2013, 3:56am says:

I'm curious about this mod...
Will this mod eat decent amount of memory?
Does this mod require a good video card or it require the same as standart half-life?

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Archie_SnC Creator
Archie_SnC Feb 2 2013, 7:36am replied:

read "requirements" at the top of the page under the story.

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halflifegamer
halflifegamer Jan 31 2013, 9:42pm says:

Hey Urby when is the mod ready?.

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Urby Creator
Urby Feb 5 2013, 7:50am replied:

We are still working hard on it and I see no reason why it should not be out this year. As soon as we have a more specific date, we'll let you know. :D

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