Below is a copy of the post Richie made on his personal blog about playing through Half Life 2 for the first time.
Looking at Half Life 2 with new eyes
How come I can’t play games the way I used to before I started developing…
Well I started a blog. Then I did not write anything for months.
I am not sure if writing this article will jumpstart my blog activity again, but I am compelled to write something after finally playing Half Life 2 for the first time.
Some things to mention before I begin.
- I have never played the original Half Life.
- I have missed out on most of the PC gaming culture in my life, other than Jeopardy for Dos. (Great game!)
- After playing Portal and HL2 this past week, my Valve gaming experience is now Portal, HL2 and Left For Dead.
- I have played all of these games on Xbox 360.
note: HL2 is a fairly very large game. And I assume there are countless articles out there about HL2. My interest is to discuss one specific aspect of the game that I found one of the most successful and detrimental to my experience. Read more