1. Post #81
    Michael Bay Christus
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    October 2010
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    Overthinking it. Remember the goal is to get people that see the image to make the connection, not be a perfect allegory.
    It's what I like to do!

    Ah, but that's just a screenshot. It's as if you had a picture of Schrodinger's cat as it had been before you put it in the box, and were trying to say that since you could see the picture you knew that the cat was alive or dead. The picture has no bearing on the actual reality of the cat's state.
    Yes I understand the point, I was just being nit-picky.
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  2. Post #82
    leveraged's Avatar
    April 2011
    67 Posts
    Why does the Female Assassin have Aperture Science Long Fall Boots?



    edit?

    Why all the dumb?
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  3. Post #83
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    3noneTwo's Avatar
    June 2010
    836 Posts
    Why does the Female Assassin have Aperture Science Long Fall Boots?

    Considering that female assassins leap all over the place like nobody's business, they need something to allow them to continue bouncing around without a substantial recovery period.

    Much to the player's disdain, because fuck those female assassins.
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  4. Post #84
    leveraged's Avatar
    April 2011
    67 Posts
    Considering that female assassins leap all over the place like nobody's business, they need something to allow them to continue bouncing around without a substantial recovery period.
    2 observations based on your post:

    HECU probably had supply contracts with Aperture Science & Cave Johnson.

    The HECU Long Fall Boots may have had Repulsion Gel built into the soles judging from how agile the female assassins are.

    Just some derpy ideas
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  5. Post #85
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    November 2010
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    Why does the Female Assassin have Aperture Science Long Fall Boots?

    It maybe a nod to the Combine Assassin, who also had the heel springs
    http://half-life.wikia.com/wiki/Combine_Assassin
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  6. Post #86
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    July 2006
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    It maybe a nod to the Combine Assassin, who also had the heel springs
    http://half-life.wikia.com/wiki/Combine_Assassin
    Not to mention this picture is years old in itself, so BM:S was using this idea even before portal 1 came out iirc. But yea, the beta assassin had them first.
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  7. Post #87
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    JamesKane posted:
    Vote on what type of surprise you would like to see next : http://poll.pollcode.com/yiFj
    Dating Service FTW.
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  8. Post #88
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    June 2009
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    the assassin's didn't really fit into HL, like you're fighing grunts then BAM assassin's fucking your shit up.
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  9. Post #89
    Lord Hayden II's Avatar
    April 2009
    930 Posts
    the assassin's didn't really fit into HL, like you're fighing grunts then BAM assassin's fucking your shit up.
    Listen to the storyline.

    They fit.
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  10. Post #90
    T-braze's Avatar
    September 2011
    11 Posts
    Guys, what the fuck?
    This video was uploaded by stupid russian kid...
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  11. Post #91
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    March 2010
    1,902 Posts
    Guys, what the fuck?
    This video was uploaded by stupid russian kid...
    Actually, I went to your page in the VK. Judging by your photos to komentov you so "love".
    And to compensate for this, you try to somehow attract your attention. You've merged this with the hope of somehow "show off" before the people, but unfortunately = \
    Uh... What did you say?
    Google translation of your comment
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  12. Post #92
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    August 2007
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    i dont give a fuck if he has black mesa
    to me hes just another idiot who was lucky enough to stumble upon such a thing
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  13. Post #93
    T-braze's Avatar
    September 2011
    11 Posts
    Uh... What did you say?
    Google translation of your comment
    Oh, nevermind. Its something like a trolling. I just tried to persuade him to delete this video.
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  14. Post #94
    I am a moderator.
    Swebonny's Avatar
    August 2006
    13,128 Posts
    Imagine if this delay is just because they are waiting for valve to finish hl3/ep3 so they can ship it in a bundle.
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  15. Post #95
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    Not to mention this picture is years old in itself, so BM:S was using this idea even before portal 1 came out iirc. But yea, the beta assassin had them first.
    Portal came out in 2007, that picture is from November 2008.
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  16. Post #96
    Antimuffin's Avatar
    June 2011
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    Imagine if this delay is just because they are waiting for valve to finish hl3/ep3 so they can ship it in a bundle.
    That theory lives since 2008.
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  17. Post #97
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    November 2010
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    Oh, nevermind. Its something like a trolling. I just tried to persuade him to delete this video.
    looks like it worked
    anyway it was a nice video with shit fps
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  18. Post #98
    Resident dragon enthusiast.
    Dennab
    September 2010
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    What was the video? I wanted to see.
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  19. Post #99

    January 2012
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    It was some gameplay footage of black mesa source, but the quality and fps were horrible.
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  20. Post #100
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    February 2010
    6,215 Posts
    I think it's this shitty video.

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  21. Post #101
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    June 2010
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    As for the female assassin's boots: Eli also uses that attachment as one of his missing legs.

    So you can make the connection from Eli => Chell's feet attachments, Black Mesa => Aperture

    it's also canon that Black Mesa and Aperture both stole ideas off eachother in the midst of their competition.


    edit: wow, that video. If thats not a legit leaked black mesa alpha or something, it sure does look like someone tried to make a pretty good mod nonetheless.
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  22. Post #102
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    January 2005
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    I think it's this shitty video.

    The heck, it *almost* looks authentic.

    Edited:

    I think that is a video of the Alpha that leaked years ago.
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  23. Post #103
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    November 2008
    1,125 Posts
    I really wish the video quality didn't suck shit, because the mod itself does look pretty good to me.
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  24. Post #104
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    October 2007
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    The heck, it *almost* looks authentic.

    Edited:

    I think that is a video of the Alpha that leaked years ago.
    The Alpha that leaked had NONE of that. The shotgun alone is completely different, unless there was a leak after Alpha 5
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  25. Post #105
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    January 2005
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    The Alpha that leaked had NONE of that. The shotgun alone is completely different, unless there was a leak after Alpha 5
    Weird then, either there was a internal leak, or that is a fan recreation, the outside portion of the video looks pretty close to their screenshots

    The HEV charger itself is very spot on.
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  26. Post #106
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    October 2007
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    Weird then, either there was a internal leak, or that is a fan recreation, the outside portion of the video looks pretty close to their screenshots

    The HEV charger itself is very spot on.
    The weapons look like ones the team would make, they have that overly new and clean feeling that comes from their weapons.
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  27. Post #107
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    January 2005
    18,102 Posts
    well that ever it is, it sucks if it was leaked.
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  28. Post #108
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    February 2010
    6,215 Posts
    Well, the shitty quality alone puts me off. I haven't watched the whole video.
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  29. Post #109
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    October 2007
    6,579 Posts
    Enjoy this, I guess.
    (Yes, missing textures are there.)
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  30. Post #110
    Meatpuppet's Avatar
    July 2010
    6,696 Posts
    Damn, they're missing a texture that is basically just translucent rectangle with a few white lines.
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  31. Post #111
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    Starscre4M's Avatar
    November 2010
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    well that ever it is, it sucks if it was leaked.
    it obviously is, also I posted in bms forums and they removed
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  32. Post #112
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    January 2005
    18,102 Posts
    it obviously is, also I posted in bms forums and they removed
    BMS Secret police probably. Don't want the word to get out.
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  33. Post #113

    December 2011
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    Proof:

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  34. Post #114
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    July 2009
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    fuck those female assassins.
    I totally would if I could.
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  35. Post #115
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    January 2005
    18,102 Posts
    Maybe it was some sneaky dev teasing us with shitty footage.
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  36. Post #116
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    August 2006
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    Maybe it was some sneaky dev teasing us with shitty footage.
    I think that was green blood on the shotgun
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  37. Post #117
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    January 2005
    18,102 Posts
    I think that was green blood on the shotgun
    Yeah, now that your mention it.
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  38. Post #118
    Zero Hour's Avatar
    July 2011
    810 Posts
    What the fuck, video is down can you guys upload somewhere where the BM team cant have it taken down?
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  39. Post #119
    BobIsCrappy's Avatar
    April 2007
    259 Posts
    Can someone post the video again, please? Or the leak, if at all possible?
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  40. Post #120
    Shitcocks's Avatar
    October 2011
    197 Posts
    PLEASE
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