As someone who didn't grow up playing PC games in general, Half-Life 2 totally evaded me until I started seeing the Half-Life 3 desperation memes. So as I've attempted to get into PC gaming a bit more, or at least go back and play some of the classics, Half-Life 2 was always on the list. And the promise of doing a podcast with Jay Davis (Super Bracket Bros) was all the inspiration I needed to finally fire it up. But did it live up to its huge reputation? Or is this one best left in the nostalgia box? Hit play to find out.
Personal Histories 10:19
Story Setup, Game/Level Design 20:02
Music/Sound Design 1:21:04
Final Thoughts 1:25:41
Spoiler Wall 1:34:37
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