Out of the Blue

Wow, I have to say, I am pretty damn blown away by how incredible Half-Life 2 is.... The only thing more impressive than turning out such an effort is doing so after managing to do so much to raise expectations in advance. Just.... wow.

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Re: HL2 in Toronto
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Re: HL2 in Toronto Nov 17, 2004, 13:05
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But why - in the event of their demise - wouldn't Valve simply release a patch to enable regular-old-no-Steam-needed gameplay? If they're gonna close shop and the game is to become abandonware anyway, why would they care about the Steam authentication anymore? Seems to me like they'd just make one final patch that turns it on permanently.

I'm sure when Valve does go down (eventually. Maybe 20 years or so) Gabe will push that big red button under his desk that unlocks HL2 from steam (which they already have, btw), and detonates that nuclear reactor they have under their building.

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