Greetings! The post for today is this momentous thing I wrote over on the excellent Well Red Mage. It’s about Half-Life 2 and how incredible it is, so head on over if you fancy! Thanking you muchly – Mr. Wapojif
“Chernobyl is like the war of all wars. There’s nowhere to hide. Not underground, not underwater, not in the air.”
-Svetlana Alexievich, Voices from Chernobyl
“The following is a guest post by The Moronic Cheese Mage.”
Half-Life 2 is one of the best games of all time. If you’ve not yet stumbled across Valve’s masterpiece then waste no time in picking it up – I first played it in 2015 and immediately cursed the 11 years I’d lost in the interim. It’s available on Steam, Xbox 360, and the PS3 – you’ll find it, almost ridiculously, available at bargain bin price.
Now [steeling oneself]… whilst I, and some of other gamers, baulk at the relentlessly excessive reliance on first-person shooters by so many modern AAA developers, this one is different. It’s getting older now but, my word, it hardly shows. It’s a near-perfect gaming experience.
What exactly, then…
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