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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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CyborgParrot
CyborgParrot

What do you think of the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. and Metro 203X Games?

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UrbaNebula Creator
UrbaNebula

I've not played any of them for more than an hour or so. Not really for me.

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CyborgParrot
CyborgParrot

Shame.

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UrbaNebula Creator
UrbaNebula

The Fallout titles are more geared towards me in terms of post-apocalyptic games. Well, everything up until Fallout 4 at least.

I'm not a horror fan, and STALKER seems to lean more towards that genre.

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CyborgParrot
CyborgParrot

Well, at least the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. and Metro 203X Games pull off the horror aspect better than those Games mentioned in your blog post ranting about Horror and Zombie Mods.

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UrbaNebula Creator
UrbaNebula

I would hope so with their budget. :P

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CyborgParrot
CyborgParrot

Have you played Half-Life: Echoes yet?

It's such an amazing Mod. :D

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UrbaNebula Creator
UrbaNebula

Yeah, a couple of times actually. I was one of the testers. :D

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Amish_
Amish_

Explains why the first version was ****

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UrbaNebula Creator
UrbaNebula

That was before I was a tester.

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