Best Half-Life Chapter Tournament Created 2 years ago2018-04-03 02:09:53 UTC by Jessie Jessie

Created 2 years ago2018-04-03 02:09:53 UTC by Jessie Jessie

Posted 2 years ago2018-05-17 19:33:50 UTC Post #339641
Also going with Anomalous Materials
Posted 2 years ago2018-05-17 20:00:06 UTC Post #339642
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Posted 2 years ago2018-05-17 23:20:38 UTC Post #339647
THIS IS A TOUGH ONE.

But going Unforeseen Consequences.
Posted 2 years ago2018-05-18 12:20:35 UTC Post #339650
Ah, the brothers face off. The world-builder and it's dark twin.

I'm actually going to go for [m]Anomalous Materials[/m], just because I like messing with stuff, rather than having stuff mess with me.

I'm also rather partial to stuffing with mess and having mess stuff with me, but that's a conversation for another day.

Don't even get me started on messing stuff with have, because that's just crazy talk!
UrbaNebula UrbaNebulaGoldSourcerer
Posted 2 years ago2018-05-18 13:46:09 UTC Post #339651
Oh god I think this is the hardest decision we've had to make this entire tournament.

I think I have to go for Unforseen Consequences, because it takes the great level design of Anomalous Materials, as well as the environment that level design represents, and turns it on it's head. I'm a big fan of how the game makes you familiar with the Sector C labs and then has you go through a ruined section of it - it was also great seeing that happen to the trainstation in City 17, and basically every location you visit in Neil Manke's HL mods.

Also, UC is full of iconic setpieces - Waking up in the ruined AMS chamber, the entirely optional falling scientist, the first Vortigaunt (who is deemed important enough by Valve to be referenced in Ep2's G-man Heart-to-heart!), the Akira-inspired funicular ride, the giant canal, the box smashing room...
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Posted 2 years ago2018-05-19 01:33:43 UTC Post #339654
Exploring Anomalous Materials was very exciting when I played Half-Life for the first time back in 1999.
Oskar Potatis Oskar PotatisIt's never too late to give up. Happily lazy
Posted 2 years ago2018-05-19 22:34:04 UTC Post #339662
Unforeseen Consequences edges it out 6-4! I'm sure it's an honor just to be nominated...

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Surface Tension vs. Unforeseen Consequences! Go ahead and put this final nail in.
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Posted 2 years ago2018-05-19 23:15:59 UTC Post #339663
It's almost unfair to compare other chapters to easily the longest chapter in the game, but the gargantuan Surface Tension is too dam good and as a consequence gets my vote.
Oskar Potatis Oskar PotatisIt's never too late to give up. Happily lazy
Posted 2 years ago2018-05-20 03:59:46 UTC Post #339664
Surface Tension all the way.
Suparsonik SuparsonikI'm going off the edge to meet my maker.
Posted 2 years ago2018-05-20 04:05:49 UTC Post #339665
Surface Tension, we all knew it was coming. A worthy winner though.
Posted 2 years ago2018-05-20 12:22:29 UTC Post #339668
Surface Tension.
Windawz WindawzMicro$oft fanboy.
Posted 2 years ago2018-05-20 13:21:40 UTC Post #339669
Surface Tension
Notewell NotewellCall 141.12
Posted 2 years ago2018-05-20 15:03:47 UTC Post #339670
Everybody knew it'd end like this. ST.
Posted 2 years ago2018-05-20 22:29:49 UTC Post #339674
I called it in the 6th post of this thread.
Posted 2 years ago2018-05-21 08:33:04 UTC Post #339679
Unforeseen Consequences. #rebel
Posted 2 years ago2018-05-22 12:53:00 UTC Post #339684
Surface Consequences

Unforeseen Tension

(They both sound like the kind of projects you'd see on MODDB)

Anyway yeah, [m]Surface Tension[/m] wins because it does. See previous posts for more details. Interesting to see Unforseen Consequences taking second place though. Well played Chapter 2.
UrbaNebula UrbaNebulaGoldSourcerer
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