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Action Half-life

4 years ago

Feature: From The Archive

Action Half-Life: The 5AM

Every Sunday, we reach deep into Rock, Paper, Shotgun's 142-year history to pull out one of the best moments from the archive. This week, Quintin's brush with one of gaming's most fearsome map secrets, originally published March 31st, 2010. Strangest game I ever played? Well, okay. It started when we met in the underpass at dawn. The memory's hazy now but I remember it was…

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Feature: In Defense Of Being Shit

Total Converts: Unpotting The History Of Half-Life Modding

Total Converts is a new weekly column about mods, maps, models, and anything player-created which you can use to amend or append your games. Modding used to suck. Back in 1999, I became hooked on Half-Life. Hooked in the way only 14-year-olds can, with a pure, uncritical love. The problem I had - familiar to many today - was that Half-Life was finite and I…

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8 years ago

9 years ago

Action Half-Life 2: The Sauce Of Death

Update! Now with non-hideous video! Sometimes, you just don't need to think up a funny headline. In this cause, the subtitle does its own job. The sauce... OF DEATH! If you don't know the John Woo-inspired mod Action Half-Life, you should immediately go and read this. Once you done that and then finished lamenting that there aren't more mods with the same kind of fun!fun!fun!…

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10 years ago

Feature:

3 – 2 – 1… Action Half-life.

[Quinns, the Indiana Jones of videogames journalism, takes a break from wrestling apes and discovering hidden temples to deliver another one of his examinations of old Flames. This time it's Half-life mod, Action-Half-life...] Quinns: Anybody out there? My eyes hovered over the chat ticker for a response. It was a stupid way for me to phrase the question. Of course someone was out there. That's…

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