Community Spotlight: Gamma Energy

"Gamma Energy" is a mod for Portal which revisits the troubles of Aperture Science. The mod is a great unofficial expansion for Portal which is well written and designed and highly recommended for anyone who is a lover of the original game and it’s style of puzzles.

Read Full Article: http://lambdageneration.com/modding/portal/gamma-energy/

The popular “XboxAhoy” YouTube channel just uploaded an excellent retrospective video analysis that explores Valve’s success with the original Half-Life. If you have a spare 20 minuets, it’s well worth a watch!

Read More: http://lambdageneration.com/discussion/half-life/xboxahoys-excellent-half-life-retrospective/

New Poster for upcoming Half-Life fan film “Lambda”.
Watch the trailer: http://lambdageneration.com/multimedia/half-life/lambda-fan-film-trailer-released/More info: https://www.facebook.com/LambdaMovie/timeline

New Poster for upcoming Half-Life fan film “Lambda”.

Watch the trailer: http://lambdageneration.com/multimedia/half-life/lambda-fan-film-trailer-released/

More info: https://www.facebook.com/LambdaMovie/timeline

As Halloween approaches, PlanetPhillip.com has today announced a new single-player mapping challenge for Half-Life 2: Episode 2 entitled “HorrorVille”.

Read More: http://lambdageneration.com/modding/half-life/planetphillip-horrorville-mapping-challenge/

doctordiscoo:

My Portal Cake

Wow! This is amazing!

(via fuckyeahvalvesoftware)

Lilgreenman analyses the recent development of the “We Want Half-Life 3” fan campaign from a retrospective standpoint.

Read More: http://lambdageneration.com/discussion/half-life/questionable-ethics-the-problems-with-demanding-half-life-3/

goldsourcegold:

The Core (upcoming) by James Archibald and Andy Morris
http://www.moddb.com/mods/the-core

goldsourcegold:

The Core (upcoming) by James Archibald and Andy Morris

http://www.moddb.com/mods/the-core

Huge Steam ‘Free Weekend’ Starts October 16th

On the 16th at 10am Pacific Time, 10 popular titles will be available to play free of charge, and available for purchase at tremendous savings.

The 10 titles being offered are as follows:

  • Awesomenauts
  • Blade Symphony
  • Company of Heroes 2
  • Don’t Starve
  • Grid 2
  • Injustice
  • Killing Floor
  • Payday 2
  • Trine 2
  • XCOM: Enemy Unknown

Read More: http://lambdageneration.com/news/steam/huge-steam-free-weekend/

A new crowdfunding campaign called “We Want Half-Life 3” is attempting to raise money to create an advertising campaign which will be targeted at Valve employees.

Read More: http://lambdageneration.com/community/half-life/new-crowdfunding-campaign-we-want-half-life-3-launched/

themonsterinbox:

/r/sketchdaily
New Tutorial by Dooglz!
How to Create Custom Textures for the Source Engine
This tutorial will show you how to create custom textures for use in creating maps for the Source engine. The process is also the same for creating textures for models, sprays, mods and essentially any image data within any Source game.
Read More: http://lambdageneration.com/modding/source/how-to-create-custom-textures-for-the-source-engine/

New Tutorial by Dooglz!

How to Create Custom Textures for the Source Engine

This tutorial will show you how to create custom textures for use in creating maps for the Source engine. The process is also the same for creating textures for models, sprays, mods and essentially any image data within any Source game.

Read More: http://lambdageneration.com/modding/source/how-to-create-custom-textures-for-the-source-engine/

Community Spotlight: Kelly Bailey – Enemy #1

This week’s Community Spotlight features the work of DJ Anton Dubrovin (known online as “Thonidy”) who has created an awesome hour-long musical mix of the work of Kelly Bailey. It’s an excellent compilation of Bailey’s work from his time at Valve, so if you are in the mood for some soundtrack nostalgia to work to then this is a great listen.

Read Full Article: http://lambdageneration.com/multimedia/half-life/kelly-bailey-enemy-1/

chizuu:

alyx’s face while talking to mossman

same

menterart:

headcrab wip 2

(via fuckyeahhalf-life)

We will be doing a Q&A with the team behind upcoming fan film “Half-Life:The Downfall of Evolution”, send us your questions in the Tumblr notes, via @lambdagen or email multimedia@lambdageneration.com

More information on the project:

Official Site: http://hl-themovie.com/

Indiegogo: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/half-life-the-downfall-of-evolution

LambdaGeneration’s coverage: http://lambdageneration.com/tagged/half-life-the-downfall-of-evolution/