Half Life is a science fiction first person shooter and debut title for Valve Software, released in November 1998 for PC.

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Half life is censored after buying german Counter-Strike

I had a nice, american version of Half-Life, given to me through Steam. However, now that I installed the Counter-Strike 1 Anthology (EDIT: In Germany), I have a censored Half-Life, with robots ...
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Half-Life 1 menu crashes on Macbook Air 2012 running Windows 8

When I try to run Half-Life 1 on my 13" 2012 Macbook Air, which runs Windows 8 natively, it crashes immediately with the following message: Problem signature: Problem Event Name: APPCRASH ...
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Invalid authentication certificate length

Whenever I try to join a multiplayer server on half life 1, I get this error. I used the same game on a laptop and worked perfect, Here's some stuffs about my computer: OS: Windows 7 Ultimate x86. ...
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Import Half-Life Save Into Half-Life: Source

I started playing Half-Life on my computer a few weeks ago when I bought Half-Life: Complete. I didn't realize that Half-Life: Source was an improved remove of Half-Life and I want to switch. Can I ...
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How can I manually reset the default video settings in HL1?

I changed the video settings to the maximum resolution that the game supports and widescreen. I wanted to change back but now only a small part of the game is available on the screen to I can't get ...
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HL: Source flashlight not working

When I try to turn on the flashlight, it doesn't light anything up, and instead gives me lots of lag. It only lights up ragdolls, from what I've seen.
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Does HL1 punish you if you take too long?

I've been spending a lot of time on one map, since I couldn't figure out what to do, and some Headcrabs that weren't anywhere about 2 seconds ago suddenly appeared and attacked me. So, does the game ...
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Are Blue Shift and Opposing Force “canon”?

I know that the two of them are independently developed from Half-Life itself, and based on events that took place during Half-Life, but are the two games considered part of the official Half-Life ...
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How to get past electricity in Half Life original?

So I was playing half life, and I got to that part in the corridor where there is electricity zapping the ground from the celling. Even if I'm far away it will still kill me, so how do I get past it? ...
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Heavy Performance issue with Half-Life

I have downloaded Half-Life using Steam. But, I am unable to play it due to heavy performance issue. When I click Play Game, Steam asks for Training, Easy, Medium, Hard options. After choosing one, ...
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Is there a way to skip chapters in Half Life?

I bought Half Life on Steam a while ago, but eventually lost my save files. Now that I have installed Steam on a new computer, I would like to resume from where I left off. Is it possible to skip ...
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How do I map my gamepad to Half-Life?

So I tried mapping my Xbox 360 controller to the original Half-Life, and no good. Must I use a third party software to map the keys?
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How do I get past the bridge/dam in the chapter Surface Tension?

I really can't get past this. I'm starting this off with around 30hp. I'm quicksaved at the Dam. I'm out of revolver ammo, crossbow ammo and lazor ammo. I had to throw it on easy mode (running ...
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What is the difference between Half Life: Source and the new Black Mesa?

With the recent release of Black Mesa everyone seems to be very excited, but what are the main differences between Black Mesa and Half Life: Source?
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Half Life 1 Local Game Server fail

I bought Half Life 1 on Steam and wanted to play it but if I click New Game and choose training there the Game stucks on starting Local Game Server. I reinstalled it but it wasn't working. Additional ...
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Half-Life on Steam plays audio from CD while loading

Half-life (steam version) starts playing audio CD in my CD-ROM when game is loading and mostly stops it after game is loaded, but sometimes it plays forever. Is there a setting to prevent it playing ...
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How do I enable gore in games I bought on steam from Germany

Now please don't tell me that violent video games are illegal in Germany, they are not. :) I have a perfectly good and gory version of Half-Life one but I can't find the disk anymore. I bought stuff ...
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Do monsters respawn in Half Life?

Title says all. I want to know whether mobs respawn in Half Life because I'm stuck in one level where I have not enough ammo to face current enemies (they take several shots) and I'm thinking of going ...
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Half Life 1 bug? Menu only show some servers instead of all possibilites

after playing Half Life 1 online for a while and then restarting, this is what my menu looks like: All the elements load an online server, instead of doing what they are supposed to (for example, ...