1. Post #1921
    Gold Member
    Murdoco's Avatar
    October 2009
    13,001 Posts
    Yah. Valve is pretty nice about tours. I'm going on a tour on the 29th.

    Alison is also the one who talked to me about it.
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  2. Post #1922
    RAPISTS ARE OPPRESSED
    mobrockers2's Avatar
    April 2011
    12,402 Posts
    Yah. Valve is pretty nice about tours. I'm going on a tour on the 29th.

    Alison is also the one who talked to me about it.
    WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN, I HAVEN'T SEEN YOU FOR FUCKING AGES MAN!!!

    /caps.
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  3. Post #1923
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    Murdoco's Avatar
    October 2009
    13,001 Posts
    WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN, I HAVEN'T SEEN YOU FOR FUCKING AGES MAN!!!

    /caps.
    Not posting in this thread? I've been here...Mostly DOTA 2 thread and League of legends thread.

    And preparing for my trip. Just one more week.
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  4. Post #1924
    RAPISTS ARE OPPRESSED
    mobrockers2's Avatar
    April 2011
    12,402 Posts
    Not posting in this thread? I've been here...Mostly DOTA 2 thread and League of legends thread.

    And preparing for my trip. Just one more week.
    I miss you.
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  5. Post #1925
    Michael Bay Christus
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    October 2010
    9,084 Posts
    Curse you Valve, why must you take forever with everything?

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  6. Post #1926
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    June 2007
    4,133 Posts
    Here's a reply I got from Valve a couple of hours ago

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  7. Post #1927
    Michael Bay Christus
    Chaotic Lord's Avatar
    October 2010
    9,084 Posts
    Here's a reply I got from Valve a couple of hours ago

    the question was?
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  8. Post #1928
    Michael Bay Christus
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    October 2010
    9,084 Posts
    Just got a message from Joel. I had asked him to let me know when what I sent was received.

    [release]Hi Trevor,

    We received your envelope. I have sent out an email to the company to sign the logo that you sent in. As soon as it’s nice and full, I’ll make sure that I gets sent back to you. It will certainly be a nice addition to your inverted triangle J[/release]

    The "J" is a smiley face but it becomes a J when copy-pasted.

    So I replied

    [release]Perfect Timing. I was just about to email you again in case you missed it. Did YOU sign it? what about the lady that stocks the fridge who won't talk to Wolpaw?

    But thank you. Can I expect a 2011 release of the package or is it gonna be delayed?

    Also what will become of my letter? Do you know his fate?[/release]
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  9. Post #1929
    Der Führer
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    January 2011
    4,827 Posts
    So I replied

    [release]Perfect Timing. I was just about to email you again in case you missed it. Did YOU sign it? what about the lady that stocks the fridge who won't talk to Wolpaw?

    But thank you. Can I expect a 2011 release of the package or is it gonna be delayed?

    Also what will become of my letter? Do you know his fate?[/release]
    That was a bad idea in my opinion.
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  10. Post #1930
    Michael Bay Christus
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    October 2010
    9,084 Posts
    That was a bad idea in my opinion.
    You're probably right.
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  11. Post #1931
    FritoMaster's Avatar
    December 2008
    138 Posts
    Stop making fat jokes, so that we can get EP3 before duke nuken forever!
    To late
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  12. Post #1932
    Michael Bay Christus
    Chaotic Lord's Avatar
    October 2010
    9,084 Posts
    you realize that post you replied to is 3 years old.
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  13. Post #1933
    T2DM's Avatar
    January 2008
    277 Posts
    I just came back from work and guess what was waiting for me at home:

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  14. Post #1934
    Mooostache's Avatar
    April 2010
    22 Posts
    Cool, I'll be emailing Valve in 4 months for a birthday gift, not because I want free swag, but to have the honour of being acknowledged by Valve.


    VALVE. My idols .
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  15. Post #1935
    peaceful guy's Avatar
    June 2011
    2,643 Posts
    Email them now, so it doesn't get delayed
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  16. Post #1936
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    November 2010
    7,928 Posts
    I e-mailed the TF2 team wondering about that second misc slot.
    Awaiting response.
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  17. Post #1937
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    Cannsixd's Avatar
    August 2011
    327 Posts
    So my email that I sent to David Speyrer:

    Hi David,

    I understand that you must get tons of emails from people like me, but I was wondering whether an update to Hammer will be released? And when?

    Regards,

    George
    And their reply:

    Hi George,

    Unless the TF2 team decides to refresh Hammer sooner, I would expect the next Hammer update to go out when Dota2 comes out of beta. That's assuming the Dota2 team releases an SDK with Dota2, and I don't know what their plans are specifically.

    Is there anything specific that you're hoping to see in an update?

    -- David
    And then my reply:

    Hi David,

    The main thing that I would like to see is not exactly hammer related,
    and that is mod support for Macs.

    What would be cool to see (though not necessary) is to create shaders
    from within hammer, especially as someone has now released a flowchart
    shader app, so it should be easy to implement.

    I suppose that what all modders such as myself wish to see is for all
    source engine games to be updated to Source 2011.

    Can I also say that all you guys at valve are legendary. I would love
    to get a job there one day.

    Regards,

    George
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  18. Post #1938
    Just a Homestuck OC with a massive dick
    Irockz's Avatar
    April 2011
    2,967 Posts
    guys, what's laidlaw's e-mail adress? I want to inquire him about some Half Life 1 shit.
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  19. Post #1939
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    May 2007
    7,306 Posts
    it's probably marcl@valvesoftware.com
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  20. Post #1940
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    March 2011
    1,553 Posts
    but it isn't
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  21. Post #1941
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    February 2011
    645 Posts
    I'm going to send my mock screenshot of CS:GO to Gabe, and see what he thinks about it.

    http://i55.tinypic.com/14l0itg.png
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  22. Post #1942
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    February 2011
    7,720 Posts
    I'm going to send my mock screenshot of CS:GO to Gabe, and see what he thinks about it.

    http://i55.tinypic.com/14l0itg.png
    Ask the guy above you

    Edited:

    I'm going to send my mock screenshot of CS:GO to Gabe, and see what he thinks about it.

    http://i55.tinypic.com/14l0itg.png
    And what's so mock about it? All you did was re-do a hud and reskin a weapon. It looks like a normal screenshot of CS:S
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  23. Post #1943
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    February 2011
    645 Posts
    Ask the guy above you

    Edited:



    And what's so mock about it? All you did was re-do a hud and reskin a weapon. It looks like a normal screenshot of CS:S
    It's not a reskin. It's from the Extra Customizable Weapons Pack In Garry's Mod. It's a Screenshot from Garry's Mod! Do I really have to flame before bed?
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  24. Post #1944
    Michael Bay Christus
    Chaotic Lord's Avatar
    October 2010
    9,084 Posts
    It's not a reskin. It's from the Extra Customizable Weapons Pack In Garry's Mod. It's a Screenshot from Garry's Mod! Do I really have to flame before bed?
    That's flaming? :raise:
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  25. Post #1945
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    May 2008
    5,024 Posts
    It's not a reskin. It's from the Extra Customizable Weapons Pack In Garry's Mod. It's a Screenshot from Garry's Mod! Do I really have to flame before bed?
    Flame

    1. To burn brightly; blaze.
    2. To color or flash suddenly: cheeks that flamed with embarrassment.
    3. Informal To make insulting criticisms or remarks, as on a computer network, to incite anger.
    You call correcting someone flaming?!
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  26. Post #1946
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    Cannsixd's Avatar
    August 2011
    327 Posts
    guys, what's laidlaw's e-mail adress? I want to inquire him about some Half Life 1 shit.
    laidlaw@valvesoftware.com
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  27. Post #1947
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    April 2011
    100 Posts
    What would make EVERYONE really really happy right now would be if you just shut up and learned from this. What you have done is come here saying 'hey guys here is what I think it will look like. what do you think?' Then when someone says 'it's not good, because...' you just go 'NO HOW CAN IT BE!' Take the advice that you have been given, and LEARN how to use photoshop. You don't have to get defensive if we disagree with your vision of the next CS game! Sheeesh! Is it over yet? Just don't post here ever again, don't bother, you'll make it worse!

    Now, back to discussion, what should I do with my Saxton Hale poster signed by Gabe? Frame it? Any ideas? I was thinking of sending Gabe one with my signature on it, as a joke. :D
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  28. Post #1948
    I regularly throw pity parties.
    A B.A. Survivor's Avatar
    August 2010
    14,482 Posts
    You call correcting someone flaming?!
    What a gentleman!
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  29. Post #1949
    Just a Homestuck OC with a massive dick
    Irockz's Avatar
    April 2011
    2,967 Posts
    Headcrabs are creatures with a long and rich history, so they've had countless mothers over the years...there's not just one Big Mama.

    Is Blue Shift canon? I don't think we've ever taken a side in the canon debate.

    As for the vorts, I think it's just the passage of time. The first ones were purely an exercise in creature design. For hl2 we had to figure out how to give them a voice...working with an actor who had never heard the first game and didn't have any associations with the original creatures.
    ---------------------------------------------
    From: eben ***** [mailto:************.com]

    Sent: Thursday, August 25, 2011 4:54 PM

    To: Marc Laidlaw

    Subject: a few questions about Half Life

    Hey, I've been wondering about something. The Gonarch gives birth to headcrabs, right? So if you defeat it in HL1, then where do the Headcrabs from HL2 come from? Are there multiple Gonarchs?

    And whilst I'm at it, I may as well ask: Since Half Life Blue Shift is canon to an extent, what about the other Gear Box mods? Are they certified canon?

    Finally, why does Vortigese sound gruff in the first game, yet in HL2 it's calm? Is it simply because the Vortigaunts have calmed down?
    Holy shit took less than 5 minutes to get to me. Valve are really fast.
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  30. Post #1950
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    Pappa Smurf's Avatar
    December 2006
    688 Posts
    Its my 18th birthday in about 3 months. Can someone please explain the process i need to take in order to get the signatures of Gabe and the TF2 team. Much appreciated
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  31. Post #1951
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    April 2008
    517 Posts
    Its my 18th birthday in about 3 months. Can someone please explain the process i need to take in order to get the signatures of Gabe and the TF2 team. Much appreciated
    Step 1: Email about birthday

    Success!
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  32. Post #1952
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    May 2008
    313 Posts
    My questions are always failed begging...
    Me: Hi Chet! Can you please send me the video of Terror Strike from 2005 that shows TS gameplay as CS mod on an orange version of No Mercy first map street? It was on YouTube 2 years ago, and I saw it, but haven't seen it again.
    Chet Faliszek: Sorry we didn't keep any of that around, no idea who posted it or what was posted.
    Me: Do you keep any pre-release content at all?
    Chet: Not really, we are always iterating on our work - which is why the idea of a L4D beta build is a myth - I have no idea what that is.
    Me: So you don't even have HL1 Beta images and videos on your servers?
    Chet: No.
    FAIL.
    Me: Hi Robin! Can you please send me tf2.zip file (34.19mb) from NerdCon 1998 in Germany? I saw links to it on some dead sites, but Internet Archive does not archive large files. And maybe 4mb (it's 2.66mb - my fault) tf2remake.zip from the same time.

    Thanks in advance.
    Robin Walker: I've no idea what was in the tf2.zip file at NerdCon, sorry, nor what's in tf2remake.zip. We've never been to NerdCon, so I don't know who put it together.
    Me: It's promo video. More info:
    http://web.archive.org/web/200010062...alf_life/demos
    Robin: At a guess, it was probably this one: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6d59xvzm30
    Me: No, this is a video made by GoZone Productions. It's a combination of
    original videos and their music.

    silence from Robin...
    FAIL.

    Also Jeep Barnett often responds on Steam.
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  33. Post #1953
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    November 2007
    11,727 Posts
    My questions are always failed begging...

    FAIL.

    FAIL.

    Also Jeep Barnett often responds on Steam.
    Jeep is awesome!
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  34. Post #1954
    ☂☂☂☂ ☂☂☂ ☂☂ _☂_
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    January 2005
    24,448 Posts
    beep beep
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  35. Post #1955
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    September 2010
    4,249 Posts
    So my email that I sent to David Speyrer:



    And their reply:



    And then my reply:
    I don't know about having the source games updated to the 2011 engine since it will break mods again.
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  36. Post #1956
    Pilk's Avatar
    February 2010
    870 Posts
    Jeep is awesome!
    Be careful. He could be reading this.

    Right.

    Now.
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  37. Post #1957
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    PersonGuy's Avatar
    January 2005
    290 Posts
    Be careful. He could be reading this.

    Right.

    Now.
    Nope.
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  38. Post #1958
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    kimr120's Avatar
    March 2010
    7,858 Posts
    Smooth move
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  39. Post #1959
    Michael Bay Christus
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    October 2010
    9,084 Posts
    So it's been about a week since Joel informed me that my mail was received. Bets are now open on when I will get it back.

    The Prize?



    The Glorious Facepunch Winner Medallion of Succeed!
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  40. Post #1960
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    May 2010
    2,421 Posts
    So it's been about a week since Joel informed me that my mail was received. Bets are now open on when I will get it back.

    The Prize?



    The Glorious Facepunch Winner Medallion of Succeed!
    I'm calling Sep 23rd.
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