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Published: 4 months ago

All you need to know about Source 2

A lot of good information here, if not a little bit too conspiracy theorist ish. Especially around items like Gamescom, a conference Valve attends every year to talk to devs & do some business with third parties. Source2 is an obvious thing for Valve …

Published: 2 years ago

GabeN confirms Source 2

Keep in mind this discussion comes informally. No dates are being announced, and in typical Valve fashion, we shouldn’t expect anything anytime soon. Though it is nice to have Gave give the official stamp on this. The discussion went as follows: Fan: Is Valve …

Published: 2 years ago

The virtue of community

A recent thread on reddit brought about a discussion about the source mod, neotokyo. I remember following the mod before release – even in the period where it was considered vapourware (i.e. it would never get a release). But some great things came from …

Published: 3 years ago

Black Mesa: Source

Black Mesa was one of the dark horses of the mod scene. It wasn’t a mere mod for most people, myself included. This was the holy grail. A full remake of Half Life in the Source engine. Not the hap-hazard thrown-together effort by Valve, …

Published: 3 years ago

Steam Box

What if Valve did a games console? Last year they patented a handheld control device. This year Gabe Newell mentioned that Valve would do hardware “if they had to”. So, this notion sounds more likely than it might seem… According to sources, the company …