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Wouldn't you rather have sex with her now, yesterday, the day after, tomorrow, and then when you get married as well?

It's called having your cake, and eating it
But then we wouldn't be nerding out when Valve delays another year
    
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Pretty sure I've read a quote from Gabe elsewhere stating that the Episodes essentially were HL3. That there wouldn't be a HL3 because it was already being done in the episodes. He even went on to say he didn't know why they didn't just call them HL3: episode 1 and 2, but that was a decision of the past.

It just is what it is. HL2:ep.3 will be the final chapter of the story. I'll do my best to find that article, so no one flame me until either I find it, or say I can't find it.
     
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Gabe, push them harder!
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We all had to see this coming
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they're redoing the source engine guys, that's why its taking so long
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Considering Valve has NEVER promised a Half Life 3 or Episode 3 game, there really is no "delay" to complain about. They didn't announce it 6 years ago and have been putting it off ever since then. In fact, they've never announced it, so how can people freak out?

I'm sure there will be a full sequel and not just an Episode release. If that's the case, New Source Engine please!
They actually did promise a third episode. The episodes were to be released as a trilogy. Their entire reasoning behind it was to release three smaller games more frequently instead of one big sequel, and we all see how well that worked

I've given up hope on Episode 3

Edit:
Here's proof.
Edited by tehmaggot - 5/18/11 at 1:39pm
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Wouldn't you rather have sex with her now, yesterday, the day after, tomorrow, and then when you get married as well?

It's called having your cake, and eating it

[meanwhile, back ON TOPIC...]

Once they make the Portal 2 DLC that links HL <-> Portal together, then they'll announce HL3 <-<-< confident prediction
But this is Valve...and there is no cake .
 
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This is Portal 2's year.

And it's most likely set to be one of the best games of this just-begun decade.
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Hopefully they are actually working on real puzzles or else focusing on making the combat and story line so good that the game won't need them. I hated all the little "puzzles" just to get through the maps. To call them puzzles is stretching it because there never anything to figure out. You just needed to stand in the right spot.

Like in HL2 I remember a part on the aquaduct where you had to shoot a fuel barrel to make another fuel barrel swing on a rope to blow up a baricade so you could get the fan boat through. I bet I spent 30 minutes just runing around beating on stuff and shooting things before I stood in the exact spot that made the barrel visable the first time I played the game. The games are filled with little meaningless things like that. They don't challenge any one's brain power and are solved 100% by luck. What purpose do they serve other than to slow you down? Sure, finding a switch or beating open an air vent with a crowbar adds to the atmosphere to the game, but dropping cinder blocks on a board to make on end higher so you can jump off it? Pointless and just bores the player. They ruined an epic story line and good combat by doing that in my opinion.
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