Half Life fans: What's your favorite moment from each game?

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  1. Wthermans

    Wthermans What does "New High Score" mean? Is that bad? Di

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    Simple question. For anyone that has played the Half Life games, what is your favorite part of each?

    For me:

    Half Life - Driving the train car or Xen
    Half Life 2 - The Antlion Pherpod section or the Super Gravity Gun
    Episode One - Super Gravity Gun or Strider battle at the end
    Episode Two - Hunter Chopper and throwing his bombs back at him

    Personally I'd love to see a controllable NPC like the Antlions. It was one of the highlights of the game for me and it's fun to watch the antlions tear the Combine to pieces. I just hated having to lose them through the last part of Nova Prospekt.
     
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    HL1 - fighting the special forces
    HL2 - driving the car to Nova Prospect
    EP1 & EP2 - no real WOW moments that I can think of, probably using the special gravity gun.
     
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    HL1 - the part where you had to electrocute that giant boss guy in the tunnel.
    HL2 - Wallace Breen monologue/end sequence with super-grav gun.
    Ep1/Ep2 - the end battles for these expansions were both great.
     
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    HL1 - too many to name just one, when the special forces first arrive and kill the scientist below the catwalk, and you know shit is on. Also, the fight against the 4 special op ninjas was fucking gangster :bowdown:

    HL2 - again... too many to name just one, i remember loading it up at 3am when it was finally released on steam and hearing that valve beat drop when i opened it knowing i was about to finally play HL2 :bowdown:

    EP1 - when you make your way back into the citadel and then the fusion power room, i loved how they made the orb look in the middle, the train ride out of city17 was pretty sweet

    EP2 - the end, i thought valve executed it perfectly, with her crying as the screen fades to black and the credits roll... i got chills.

    makes me hate not hearing a THING about EP3... or HL3
     
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    Half Life 1 - The end of the game where they didn't explain who the G-Man was

    Half Life 2 - The end of the game where they didn't explain who the G-Man was and used deus ex machina to wrap things up

    HL2 Episode 1 - Where Alex was hanging on the cliff at the end, I didn't care and then I didn't buy episode 2
     
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    haven't bought either episode
     
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    HL1 - where you first encounter the Marines and there are trip mines everywhere - The boss fight at the end, that thing was EPIC.

    HL2 - When you first enter Raven Home and now get to really try out the Gravity gun. Every play though after you can just fly through killing everything with saw blades :bowdown:

    Episode 1 - The reactor part, how they made the energy ball pulse/glow/burn shit or when the train crashes and there are zombies everywhere and all you have is the gravity gun basically.

    Episode 2 - In the Ant Lion nest
     
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    Pr0Xima SPY ZAPPIN MAH SENTRY!

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    I dont remember enough about 1, I tried to play thru it and just gave up bc it hurt my fucking eyes lol.

    When the jets fly over was on of my WOW moments in 1

    In 2 when you first get the crow bar from barney Chills went down my spine.

    I cannot fucking wait for Black Mesa Project to be released.
     
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    Half Life was way more epic than Half Life 2.

    Yeah, the fight with the female ninjas, the escape out of the trash compactor, the constant survivor against the special forces.

    From what I remember, Half Life 2, only the fight against the helicopter, and maybe making your way in with the help of those ground creatures.
     
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    When does Black Mesa Project release?
     
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    Wthermans What does "New High Score" mean? Is that bad? Di

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    Last date we got from the dev team was sometime in 2009. We haven't had a real update since they put out the trailer in late 2008 though. I used to chat with the programming lead every so often, but he hasn't been on Steam in quite a while.
     
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    Nobody has any special moments from Opposing Forces and Blue Shift?
     
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    Opposing Force was great, I play through it at least once a year at work when I'm bored :big grin: Blue Shift was ok, not that great.
     
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    In HL2:E2 when you have to fight the striders coming to attack your base or whatever. Driving full blast at some striders while they are blowing houses down was epic :bowdown:
     
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    HL1 - first encounter with the marines. :bowdown:

    HL2 - ??? i dont remember but youre in an dark abandoned town
     
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    They never did shit with Shepard from that HL1 opposing force expansion. They need to build on that.
     
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    Der SchattenJager Kupo, asshat.

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    Ravenholm :bowdown:
     
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    Werd :bigthumb:
     
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    Opposing Force was so sweet, I remember the scenes from HL1 that you saw through the eyes of one of the soilders.. very nice.

    Like when Freeman jumps through the portal to go that other world and you bust in the door behind him just as he goes through. :bowdown:
     
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    Yes there you go...i havent played that in such a long time. Opposing force and Blue Shift were pretty good expansion packs.
     
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    I forget if it was OF or BS where you get captured and you wake up to see GF getting dragged by your cell by the Marines, that was :bowdown:
     
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    Heh, i never played blue shift or Opposing force, but I actually have my old CD from HL1 and a legit key so I can download them and play thru them if I wanted too. I need to finish playing thru 1 agian, got tot he Marines and gave up. Thre was supposedly a port of the PS2 game that was an exclusive but I dont know if it ever got released.
     
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    Wthermans What does "New High Score" mean? Is that bad? Di

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    Half Life: Decay was the console game. It's alright, but nothing that special. The Co-Op was pretty cool though.
     
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    Half-life: the first battle with the marines

    HL2: strider battle in the middle of the open city

    Episode 1: I don't really remember any stand outs

    Episode 2: the fight against the incoming antlion waves with the aliens helping you
     

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