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Human Error is ready, and we're releasing it on either Sunday or Monday, pending on whether or not we are satisfied with the pineapple model. It's taken us two years, but we've finally wrapped up our debut 'short story'. We sincerely hope you do not dislike it intensely and that you actually like it a great deal.

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Human Error is ready, and we're releasing it on either Sunday or Monday, depending on whether or not we are satisfied with the pineapple model. It's taken us two years, but we've finally wrapped up our debut 'short story'. We sincerely hope you do not dislike it intensely and that you actually like it a great deal.

Give us a shout if you're interested in helping us host it on release - we'd appreciate it. In order to mark this occasion, we're unveiling This Is Larson. The video should hopefully give you a good idea of what to expect from Human Error. It’s available on youtube and here on moddb.


Thanks to Jonathan Lewis for making the music, and Phillip Marlowe, who voices Larson, for agreeing to do the vocals. We hope to have many more absurd things for him to do in the future.

About Larson

Voice Actor: Phillip 'PlanetPhillip' Marlowe
Larson is a buffoon. Thoroughly unaware of his own unreserved stupidity, he persists as the bumbling fool of the Civil Protection team; disliked, scorned, and viewed to be wholly ignominious by his partners in crime.

Larson joined Civil Protection to survive, in what was perhaps his only moment of lucid thought. He wasn’t entirely sure what he had signed up for, but the steady supply of food coupons and the nice man on the monitors soon convinced him he had made the right choice. Gradually, he began to nurture the budding seeds of idealism – he had, for the first time in his life, been given a role of significant authority, and rather than believe he to be an oppressor, was more inclined to think of his position as serving a greater good. The Combine, he argued, was surely not all that bad. Larson proclaimed the clue was in the name: Civil Protection; and was quite content with his own deductive analysis.

Ultimately, Larson was re-located to a Scandinavian town of some importance to the Combine. Larson believed this to be a reward for his own subservience, but it was quite the contrary – his team at City 8 had entered his name into the re-location gamble for months on end, finally hitting jackpot when it was announced he was to be re-located.

Despite appearances, it must be recognised that Larson is a dangerous, unhinged little man. His zealous belief in the Combine has manifested itself in volatile ways; there is no school of thought or critical analysis of their occupation on Earth, he simply clings to a single, poorly-conceived idea. With this in mind, his attitude towards those who resist could be viewed as intolerant at best – he will shoot to kill. "Fucking savages."

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Armageddon104
Armageddon104

Woot! Can't wait! And Larson sings good!

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Xenoshock
Xenoshock

Larson looks like a psychopat.

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Panzert
Panzert

Thought it was phillip :P

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$n!p3r
$n!p3r

nice

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Nicklan
Nicklan

Now thats some good voice acting.Better than the other video.

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Mr.Walrus
Mr.Walrus

Can't wait for it!

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Danboe
Danboe

Looking forward to it.
Also, Phillip sings pretty good. :P

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planetphillip
planetphillip

You shouldn't post comments when you are stoned or drunk!

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jlewis
jlewis

LOL nice.

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JohnnyMaverik
JohnnyMaverik

PHILLIP!!!!

...No idea where I'm going with this to be honest -_-

When you appearing on Podcast17 again?

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planetphillip
planetphillip

Looks like this week.

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JohnnyMaverik
JohnnyMaverik

Awesome, looking forward to both the game and the podcast then.

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Colossal
Colossal

Ugly.

Also, nice, Phillip. :P

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Kamikazi[Uk]
Kamikazi[Uk]

Mod looks very mediocre at best, the song was great though.

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MadGodXD
MadGodXD

looking good, i like the idea of Larson being delusional. nice voice acting as well

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awesomepossum
awesomepossum

Awesome video, that was fantastic.

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jjawinte
jjawinte

Looks like some good old fashioned conceptual originality. That and the
" theme song " make it a must play for me ! Looks quite promising.

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Croco15
Croco15

Nice, that was really good.

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m82sniper
m82sniper

Yeah Phillip!

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Statora
Statora

This is one of the best trailers iv'e ever seen, much better than those silly gameplay trailers.

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SPY-maps
SPY-maps

of course do i know that Phillip is a great voice actor, and beside that he has become (with his PlanetPhillip.com site) a huge databank for HL in generel.
but i never would have thought that we sing too, and so well !!

well done Phillip!

i was quit amazed by this video, i loved to see the combines standing in line on that podium while they make music. and the animations are very realistic of the guy who playes gitar, and the woman who drums !!

this is really something else !!

leon

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planetphillip
planetphillip

For those that are interested, and why wouldn't you be, it's now available from my site:
Planetphillip.com

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SolidFake
SolidFake

"Larson is a buffoon. Thoroughly unaware of his own unreserved stupidity, he persists as the bumbling fool of the Civil Protection team; disliked, scorned, and viewed to be wholly ignominious by his partners in crime."
Phillip fits this role PERFECTLY :D

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planetphillip
planetphillip

The description and its similarity to my personal situation and the fact I was asked to voice him hasn't been lost on me.

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