[brlug-general] Re: BRLUG and Half Life
johnahebert at yahoo.com
Fri Jan 30 20:43:38 CST 2004
To that end, we could post a list of requirements for
the LAN party so that participants could prepare in
Here's the first draft:
1. Buy and install a copy of HalfLife. It's cheap.
2. Make sure you have a working network card with
(okay, I realize all should have this already, but
just for completeness.)
3. Make sure HL multiplayer works by connecting to a
HL server on the Internet.
4. Download HL:Countersrike
(http://www.counter-strike.net/), it's free. Seems to
require the installation of Steam, to stop cheating
--- Tim Fournet <tfournet at penguinmonster.com> wrote:
> I'm really partial to realism-based mods like
> CounterStrike. I'd
> definitely be up for a long-running LAN party on a
> weekend. Remember
> that it takes a while to set up and all, so it's
> gotta be at least a 12
> hour commitment, preferably longer and with more
> beer :)
> On Fri, 2004-01-30 at 15:29, John Hebert wrote:
> > --- "Bryce T. Pier" <btpier at isis.visi.com> wrote:
> > ...
> > > I'm game. Pretty much all I play anymore is HL
> > > (Day of Defeat, CS, Natural Selection, TFC).
> > > amazing
> > > how many great games are being played on a game
> > > engine that is
> > > what 5 years old?
> > I'd like to play the Science & Technology mod:
> > with a group of people.
> > I can run a HL server at home, but it can't be up
> > the time. I haven't run one before, but it should
> > easy enough to figure out.
> > What kind of schedule would be ideal for a BRLUG
> > game?
> > BTW: if you are interested in Half Life but don't
> > a copy, you can find this pretty cheap at WalMart.
> > found Half Life used on Amazon for $7. It runs on
> > Windoze and Linux using Wine
> > =====
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