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HL2 is fairly long, the episodes not so much. It depends on how investigative you are, and how good you are of course.
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post #22 of 77
if you suck at games, it could take you 12 to maybe even 16 hours.
episode 1 only took me like 6 hours
episode 2 was more like 10 ish.
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I do not recommend the Cinematic Mod for first time play throughs. Yes, it improves graphics, but it also messes with the music and character models, and in my opinion sometimes ruins the feel, though at other times improves it. The vanilla version is a more coherent experience, though a second play-through with the Cinematic Mod is worth it.


Once you beat HL1, HL2, HL2:E1, HL2:E2, and HL2: Lost Coast, I recommend trying the mod min-campaign (though it's still ~3-4hrs) Minerva: Metastasis. Disconnected from the main story and not made by Valve, but just as compelling and polished as the official games.
can you make it JUST improve the graphics and not change the character models or music? if so, then i'd be interested.
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can you make it JUST improve the graphics and not change the character models or music? if so, then i'd be interested.
+1

Those character models look....... awkward.

However the scenery and such looks stunning
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This is the reason why HL2 is so great. The long campaign with all the puzzles you have to solve really make the game stand out.
The reason why I like it is because of noclip ;D
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Funny thing is, I wouldn't actually want games like Halo or Call of Duty to be longer. But when a game like Half-Life 2 is constantly throwing new ideas at you, you actually WANT it to be longer.
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Half Life 2's Story is complexed, tells it in complete detail and have alot of conspiracies in the game story itself, which makes it so famous, not to mention how Valve has great imagination.
   
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So when are the Half Life movies coming out?
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Well your first walkthrough will take the most time. This is one of my fav games and I can finish it in like 4hrs. I once finished hl2, ep1, ep2 in under 7hrs great games.
    
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well i am finding it very frustrating that when you die or what ever it saved your profile at with health you do not get a new health boost ... or if it does do that, give it some medi packs so you can go fethar
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