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Nosty sappin mah steam screenshot.

Is someone organising it so that everyone plays the same game at once?

I want it to launch before 9am tomorrow morning so i can play it before work.

PS: Have you seen the cave johnson aperture investment videos?
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Nosty sappin mah steam screenshot.

Is someone organising it so that everyone plays the same game at once?

I want it to launch before 9am tomorrow morning so i can play it before work.

PS: Have you seen the cave johnson aperture investment videos?
Yes - The Ball is the current focus.

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Excellent. Was wondering how long that would have taken to get set up.

Looking forward to playing it tomorrow, shame i have work.
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I've been following this since the ARG started and the initial buzz surrounding it was fantastic, but unfortunately either through an oversight on Valves part, or deliberate intent, all it has ended up doing is annoying a substantial amount of the community (just look at all the negative threads on the Steam forums)

A lot of people spent a lot of time over the weekend trying to push this thing forward and as it stands at the moment we've only managed to bring the release forward 5 and a half hours so far. This may rise to around 7 maybe 8, if were lucky, before we run out of time.

We've had no guidance/input from Valve and it all feels like their only intent was to make as much money as possible with very little reward for what is essentially just grinding. Unless something special happens all Valve seems to have done is damage their reputation amongst the PC community.

Not very clever Valve, unless the only thing you care about is the bottom line!

I thought you were better than that
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Excellent. Was wondering how long that would have taken to get set up.

Looking forward to playing it tomorrow, shame i have work.
just skip work, im sure your boss would understand
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just skip work, im sure your boss would understand
I am thinking about skipping the morning. But part of me wants to wait until the evening until i can play it properly and enjoy it more.
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I'd take that rickroll and enjoy it...
With my 3 only know emotions, joy, sorrow, and FTW
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I really doubt Valve will just "give us" HL2E3 along with Portal 2. I'm sure there is a huge announcement coming up though. Possibly a new engine, where HL2E3 will just be part of HL3? It's time to move on from Source. Something tells me Portal 2 will be a nice finish to it.
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I really doubt Valve will just "give us" HL2E3 along with Portal 2. I'm sure there is a huge announcement coming up though. Possibly a new engine, where HL2E3 will just be part of HL3? It's time to move on from Source. Something tells me Portal 2 will be a nice finish to it.
Yep, I agree about the new Source engine bit. Hopefully that's the reason HL2:E3 or HL3 is taking so long!

I really like the source engine as it is, it runs great and has a nice visual style, and is pretty scalable. However, it is showing its age (and has done since soon after HL2:E2 in my opinion).

Personally, I don't think Valve can just expand upon it as they did in HL2:E2 and Portal 2 (by the looks of it), I think it needs a new engine, with similar goals as the current source engine (such as they great performance), but just capable of reaching a higher overall graphical standard
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