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Sounds fun, I am in.
Of course if they are giving no news it means they are not really working on it and that it is not a priority. I am sure they have at least a small team working on it but I am guessing we are still two years away from seeing HL3. They are focusing on other projects.

Your logic is sound, except for one thing: this is Valve. They don't know the word deadline. They have no-idea what overbudget is... as they haven't and won't experience it. They'll take as long as they darn well please, even with a gun at their head, because this is Half Life. Gamers expect utter perfection at the very least, and the notions of a deadline or time-schedule are not consistent with that goal.

And the other thing... this is Half Life. They're developing it, and putting money and time into it. No arguing with that.

If you want to play an awesome game that was released on time, go play Skyrim, bugs, lack of optimizations, abandoned ideas, lack of mod tools, and all. If you want a game that would appease a chronic OCD person, wait for Half Life. Yes, it's frustrating, and I'll probably join in this "protest", but I don't blame Valve at all.
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Ohh, I just went and finished HL2, Ep1 and Ep2 last weekend tongue.gif
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Hope this gets Valve to talk
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It goes beyond that.
The fearless actions demonstrated by these chosen men and women are nothing short of astonishing. They are revolutionaries, leading a path to a new level of communication between players and game developers. These individuals knew the risks and dangers of taking on this endeavor and still chose to do it.
They’re doing it for us.
Doing it for pc gaming.
But most importantly, they’re doing it for positive change within the game industry itself.
I know these valiant pioneers will weather the storm no matter the opposition. Wearing their byte-soaked accomplishments as medals of honor.
Godspeed.
You're my favourite poster. biggrin.gif
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Personally Im scared they wont ever release hl3 because the series has become larger than life in a way. Like some one already said expectations are so high that any glitch at all will be blown way out of per portion.

If hf3 is not what every fan has pictured in their heads already, most will flame the game. I see it already a thread here on OCN with a flame war raging about what a let down hl3 is. Although this is valve and they are known for masterpieces and miraculous things.
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I'm down for this, what better day than Saturday to game? I really hope this opens up some conversation between Valve and the community, because as awesome as they are, they really have left us in the dark on this particular game, which isn't really fair.
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Personally Im scared they wont ever release hl3 because the series has become larger than life in a way. Like some one already said expectations are so high that any glitch at all will be blown way out of per portion.
If hf3 is not what every fan has pictured in their heads already, most will flame the game. I see it already a thread here on OCN with a flame war raging about what a let down hl3 is. Although this is valve and they are known for masterpieces and miraculous things.

Is it too late to say inb4hl3becomesdnf?
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I'll join up if I remember. HL2DM should count and it's still a blast.

Yeah if you live in Europe. Otherwise the US just has a bunch of roleplaying servers or garbage Coop servers.
    
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I find it stupid. They'll come out with it and when they come out with it.

I'm going to laugh so HARD when it does come out and tons of people are gonna say how it's crap and not what they wanted.
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Yeah if you live in Europe. Otherwise the US just has a bunch of roleplaying servers or garbage Coop servers.
I haven't tried today, but I've found dm servers everytime i've looked.
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Damn It, I literally played all of hl2, ep1 and ep2 last saturday, then started metro, was a great day
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