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Welcome to TWHL's News Archive! Feel free to peruse a giant backlog of old news posts for your own amusement.

The News

Posted April 3rd, 2008

A Note about the Contact Us form

AJ
AJ
Glorious Overlord
[14 comments]

To all you anonymous visitors: we lack the ability to contact you back if you're not a member of this site!

I say this because I received a PM from an anonymous visitor, one that I was unable to reply to. So, keep that in mind, folks.

And to that anonymous visitor: I'm not ignoring you, I just have no way to contact you back!

Posted March 30th, 2008

Shoutbox and Compo

Penguinboy
Penguinboy
Haha, I died again!
[9 comments]

Everyone clear your cache or refresh TWHL (press f5 now) to use the new AJAX shoutbox.

Also, the competition has been extended 2 weeks if you didn't already know.

Posted March 22nd, 2008

Happy Everything!

AJ
AJ
Glorious Overlord
[16 comments]

A happy Easter to all TWHLers who celebrate it! And for those who don't, just eat some chocolate, it's all good.

Posted March 19th, 2008

Comment This News!

Penguinboy
Penguinboy
Haha, I died again!
[15 comments]

News comments!
MOTM comments!
Search results pages!
That's all the new stuff you'll see today. Yay!

Posted March 13th, 2008

Experimental Line-Removal

Penguinboy
Penguinboy
Haha, I died again!
[0 comments]

If you get a page with an error on it (most probably "call to undefined function" errors), shout or post it in the bug thread.

You shouldn't get any, as I've looked in the code pretty thoroughly. But just in case, k?

Don't forget to vote for MOTM and enter the compo!

Posted March 5th, 2008

New Stuff, More to Follow

Penguinboy
Penguinboy
Haha, I died again!
[1 comment]

Now that most bugs have been given the boot, I've started adding real functionality to the site! First up, I have added the User Journal lists - where you and others can view old journals of everyone!

To access them simply click the link at the top right, or the bottom of the 'Journals' tab in the user's Profile.

UPDATE!
I have added comments to journals! No more admins editing your journal to reply to its content, no more users creating an entire journal just to reply to what you have to say! Simply click the [x comments] link next to the journal from either the latest journals on the front page, the journals page, or a user's profile. Yay!

Watch this space - I will be adding more exciting new things for you guys (and a ton of stuff for the admins!)

Posted March 2nd, 2008

March Shenanigans

AJ
AJ
Glorious Overlord
[0 comments]

We've just hit March, so voting has opened for February's Map of the Month! Jump into the Map Vault, find the map you want to vote for and, well, vote for it!

We also have a new Source tutorial: Combine Dropship by ZeG.

Well, we said it was coming after TWHL3 and here it is: Competition 25 - Remake a Game. We're allowing a grace period of a couple of days for you guys to comment on the compo, so if you have any beef about it, make yourself heard. Keep an eye on the official thread for updates.

Posted February 25th, 2008

Welcome to TWHL3!

AJ
AJ
Glorious Overlord
[0 comments]

Hello everyone and welcome to your new TWHL! After well over a year of development, it's finally here for you to enjoy!

All details about the redesign can be found here.

Enjoy!

Edit: There's a brand new Source tutorial up for you to check out: New Glass and Basic Logic_Compares and Game_UIs by TheGrimReafer. We've got a whooping set of 14 more Source tutorials coming from Grim, so stay tuned! Off the mark as well is The Hunter with an essential read: How to Propose a Mod, and following him is doodle with NPC Scripting Basics. A Brief Introduction to the Source SDK has also been released, by me.

Penguinboy has released a new tutorial, How to Write a Tutorial, which will help everyone learn to use the new system, so you can add your own tutorial to this list!

Tutorial proposals are now back online, so now's the time to get proposin' if you've got them. Remember, the proposal form is not a place for you to just paste your tutorial in!

Posted February 19th, 2008

TWHL3

AJ
AJ
Glorious Overlord
[0 comments]

It's coming.

Join the Official Party Channel for updates!

Posted January 16th, 2008

Tutorials

AJ
AJ
Glorious Overlord
[0 comments]

Things have been a little slow on the tutorial front lately. Well, for a while now actually. Chalk that up to our laziness, but we do plan to rectify it.

First up, we'd like to tell you to stop, for the time being, proposing tutorials to us. We will not be answering any proposal from now until TWHL3 is released.

Secondly, to anyone that has ever submitted a proposal in the past and not received a response: we apologise for the lack of contact.

However, all is not lost. When TWHL3 is released, we invite everyone who did not receive a response to resubmit their tutorial using our new tutorial system. We guarentee your request will get an answer. We also plan to expand upon the amount of tutorials we have on the site as well, so if you've ever wanted to write a tutorial on Half-Life or Source mapping, now's the time to get things together so you can be ready for TWHL3!