Archives for 2011
- Please note that these are publication date on this site, NOT the actual release date of the maps and mods
There’s an interesting article over on the FPS Level Design Blog about weapon fatigue. Aazell talks about how players get bored using only one weapon, specifically the sound.
He goes on to say “I’ve learned that if you give the player at least two weapons at any one time their feeling about a map changes dramatically.”
9th September 2011
Hello and welcome to Around the Community 013, a collection of news items that caught my eye.
As usual I have some videos, some mod news plus a variety of other items..
Please remember, these articles are NOT a list of ALL the news that’s been released in the past week or so, just items that I wanted to highlight.
9th September 2011
Pay attention – things are more complex than they might first appear. Intrigue, subterfuge, and mystery predominate. An ancient machine tainted with human technology, guarded by a vicious pack of Nihilanthi aliens. There are few answers, but many questions. Will they ever be resolved?
You don’t know much at the beginning.
You can’t remember anything from your previous life or how you came into this cage of glass in which you have been living several weeks and in which these scientists have performed cruel experiments on you.
But what you know is: you want to get out and pay them back!
Your friend and fellow scientist, Bob, is missing. Rumour has it that he fled the country after selling company secrets, but you know he would never do such a thing.
Last time you saw him he was talking of “nearly exposing the administrators’ malpractice” and “preventing an accident that could destroy this world”. He wasn’t very specific about anything but he seemed sincere.”
Author’s Description: “On The Boardwalk is a Half-Life 2: Episode 2 level I designed as a change of pace from the normal combative levels.
In this level, Gordon has made his way down to the beach, and finds himself trapped inside a strange carnival where he must win four non-combat carnival games….”
So no matter if you are into karaoke, you sing awfully or you could be the next winner of The Voice, you love to listen to live music or you are mad about trivia, we promise you that here at Huey’s you are going to have a wonderful time, no matter what day of the […]
6th September 2011
Originally, ETC stood for Earthquake Test Centre, but now that’s been forgotten.
All that matters is that you find yourself in a BM-style base with aliens and army trying to kill you.
It’s clear that you need to find a way out.
In fact, there’s a working portal, if only you could reach it!