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I don't understand why HL2 is such a cult classic. I mean what did the game do new, besides absolutely nothing? It's like "oh! lordy, give me a bunch of bad guys to shoot and a bunch of environmental puzzles to solve with common knowledge and I'll rave about the game foreverzes!!" from you guys. Seriously, what's the point of HL2 EP1, 3, 5, 2, 3, & 4 besides some new (and by new I mean over-used/reinvented) baddies and a bit more puzzle-troubles? I just think that developing a game like HL EP3 should take no more than 3.5 seconds considering everything that came before it.
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I don't understand why HL2 is such a cult classic. I mean what did the game do new, besides absolutely nothing? It's like "oh! lordy, give me a bunch of bad guys to shoot and a bunch of environmental puzzles to solve with common knowledge and I'll rave about the game foreverzes!!" from you guys. Seriously, what's the point of HL2 EP1, 3, 5, 2, 3, & 4 besides some new (and by new I mean over-used/reinvented) baddies and a bit more puzzle-troubles? I just think that developing a game like HL EP3 should take no more than 3.5 seconds considering everything that came before it.
Amazing Physics, Amazing Graphics, Amazing Story, Amazing Gameplay. Just an overall amazing game.
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Amazing Physics, Amazing Graphics, Amazing Story, Amazing Gameplay. Just an overall amazing game.
Might i add great scaleability for those of us who don't have the latest and greatest ( before my current system ).

What I'm looking forward to is Diablo 3 though. I've kinda moved on from Hl2 because they seem to want to refuse to put in new weapons.
    
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Only game I'm looking forward to is Diablo 3. Diablo 2 and the expansion was great fun, so I hope D3 can keep that up.
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**** diablo. no offense.
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I don't understand why HL2 is such a cult classic. I mean what did the game do new, besides absolutely nothing? It's like "oh! lordy, give me a bunch of bad guys to shoot and a bunch of environmental puzzles to solve with common knowledge and I'll rave about the game foreverzes!!" from you guys. Seriously, what's the point of HL2 EP1, 3, 5, 2, 3, & 4 besides some new (and by new I mean over-used/reinvented) baddies and a bit more puzzle-troubles? I just think that developing a game like HL EP3 should take no more than 3.5 seconds considering everything that came before it.
Wow. Thats all I can say to that really.

HL2 was a groundbreaking game. It brought pc gaming to a new level of standard. It had amazing level design, graphics, physics, and storyline to name a few. If you think designing a game takes 3.5 seconds then why dont you go and code the whole thing then?

To develop the story, plot and level design alone takes up a massive chunk of the design period. Most games take years to go from intial concept to finished product, and just because this is an "episode" doesnt mean it should take like a month to make. Get a clue please.
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