Check out Floating Island competition results!
Check out Skewing textures in Hammer, our newest tutorial!
Say hello to CiNdOR^, our newest member!


Site Stuff






8 mins


14 mins


16 mins


25 mins


28 mins

The Mighty Atom

31 mins


41 mins



A gaming and technology blog by TWHL admins Penguinboy and Ant. A music blog by TWHL users Ant and Hugh.


October 26th, 2013

Competition results have gone live!

Glorious Overlord

Howdy folks, long time no post!

I'm pleased to announce that the results for the Floating Island competition have (finally) been released. Congratulations to our winners and to all those who entered! We'll be contacting the winners with details of their prize, and we'll see if we can't scrounge up something for all those who entered.

Edit: To the runners up: please check the competition thread for prize details.

September 15th, 2013

Rise From The Ashes

Haha, I died again!

You thought it was dead, never to be seen again...but now it has returned! And it's ready for revenge! Yes, competition 33, Floating Island, is back from the grave, bringing with it a wave of zombified minions. Due to a series of unfortunate timing and communications mishaps, the judging process of the competition...well, it never happened. Once we got to grips with the fact that it wasn't going to happen, we realised that many of the entries that were uploaded to temporary hosting websites were no longer available.

Instead of chasing people up to get the entries re-uploaded, we're opening the compo up again so people can get their entries in. Because of the rather long time it took us to do this, we're giving everyone a month to polish and upload their entries - and yes, you can enter now even if you didn't before! We've swapped out the judging team, and I can assure you that none of them plan on getting 100-hour-per-week jobs any time soon, so judging will actually happen this time!

Some quick notes:
* If you already entered the competition the first time, we will judge your entry if it is still downloadable. If you used a temporary host or are unsure, please resubmit your entry.
* A number of people submitted late entries to Grim via private message, we do not have access to these entries. Please resubmit them!
* If you need a place to upload files, please contact me and I will organise a more permanent place for your entry to be uploaded.
* No extensions this time! If you miss the 1 month entry window, too bad! We plan to judge the entries immediately after the competition ends.

The treatment of this competition so far has just not been fair to you guys, and for that I want to apologise. As a small way to make it up to everyone, I've also decided to add some prizes in the form of Steam games (or from any digital service that supports Paypal payments) for the three place winners (prize values to be decided).

You can submit your entry to the competition by clicking here.

Active Forum Threads

[By Captain Terror, 28 Jul 14, 17:22]

Sledge (Hammer Alternative) Alpha Build

Yikes Idk! Only think I can think of is it has something to do with the grid? Does the jumping around happen if you are holding down ALT to disable s...

Other users in this thread...
[By Jessie, 28 Jul 14, 08:41]

Mini Competition 2 - Colors!

A lot of people seem to be doing fairly standard maps, just with plain colours. I'm going to go for a more abstract environment. The lack of definiti...

Other users in this thread...
[By brendanmint, 28 Jul 14, 04:44]

Atom's TWHL Minecraft Server

The newest version of that java app has a randomize feature. Pretty fun to play around with. The designs are all weird. EDIT: Another more useful ap...

Other users in this thread...
[By Urby, 26 Jul 14, 16:16]

Sketches / Drawings Thread

Heh, had to Google Saria but I can see what you mean. tongue - :P

Other users in this thread...
[By Urby, 26 Jul 14, 07:28]

Now Playing: ...

Nicky Romero vs Krewella - Legacy

Other users in this thread...


Input your details below

Map of the Month show/hide

Member Journals show/hide

avatar The Mighty Atom: Atomic number of [b]Ga[/b].

avatar zeeba-G: I've gone from studying archit...

avatar Jessie: I am now... no longer the man ...

avatar Soup Miner: The only problem with feeling ...

Recent Tutorials show/hide

Member Sites show/hide

brendanmint brendanmint

TawnosPrime TawnosPrime

Recent Awards show/hide