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Orange Box group that covers all things Valve and I can't get rid of this because it is coupled with the tag line, way to go dA.
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Official group on Steam steamcommunity.com/groups/OBFC Better to join the Steam group instead of giving out Steam addresses when you join the group. The join system is set to auto for the group, so we can't see them.

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Half-Life: Uplink - Database: Episode 5 by Valvetime.net



The SFM Polygon Doesn't Want You To See! by The Mystery Zone



:bulletred:Welcome to the Orange-Box Fan Club:bulletred:
Hey their welcome to the Orange-Box Group or OBFC we are anything and everything Valve related from PC to consoles, and indie titles that use the Source engine. Since were are a Valve fan art community and we take any style of any art imaginable(not porn). We will also find you content from the Mod community, Valve fan community and Valve themselves for your enjoyment so welcome.

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(Send the group a message with a link then one of us will put it on this widget asap.)

:bulletblue: Valve's official Youtube channel www.youtube.com/user/Valve
:bulletblue: Thinking with Portals---www.somethingawful.com/d/photo…
:bulletblue: Half-life Newgrounds section---www.newgrounds.com/collection/…
:bulletblue: Portal Newgrounds section---www.newgrounds.com/collection/…
:bulletblue: Meet the sandvich www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Mg-z-…
:bulletblue: Still a Farm www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDTT-6…
:bulletblue: Portal radios walkthrough www.youtube.com/view_play_list…
:bulletblue: Civil Protection & Freeman's mind website
www.accursedfarms.com/
:bulletblue: Add bots to Alien Swarm segmentnext.com/2010/08/07/ali…

:bulletorange:Podcasts:bulletorange:
:bulletorange: Podcast17 www.podcast17.com/
:bulletorange: KritzKast www.kritzkast.com/

:bulletyellow:Mods,skins,etc:bulletyellow:
:bulletyellow: Game banana www.fpsbanana.com/
:bulletyellow: ModDb www.moddb.com/
:bulletyellow: Planet Half Life planethalflife.gamespy.com/
:bulletyellow: Planet Phillip www.planetphillip.com/
:bulletyellow: Garrysmod.org www.garrysmod.org/downloads/requires a valid purchased copy of Garry's Mod
:bulletyellow: Left 4 Dead maps www.l4dmaps.com/
(Small news but major)

We we have are far share of indie games that are total junk on Steam and get removed forcefully from the community. But in this case this is not the way to do it the game that was removed from Steam from the former developer Mike Maulbeck was called "Paranautical Activity" one of the indie games that will be on a Halloween theme highlight section. He released the game today under finished but when it was put up it was on early access and not normal release. So Mike like any other raging person goes on twitter and rants so we all know what is going to happen but I will post the quote that got the game removed from Steam.

"I am going to kill gabe newell. He is going to die."

Then Maulbeck deleted the tweet and his account but the damage was already been done. He did stated in a Polygon got in talks with Valve and this was the statement Doug Lombardi from Valve...

"Yes, we have removed the game's sales page and ceased relations with the developer after he threatened to kill one of our employees"

Then Maulbeck had this to say with Polygon after that statement...

"I have since obviously replied to them saying that I didn't mean what I said and pleaded that they consider the monopoly they have on the PC market before totally writing us off," Maulbeck said in an email to Polygon, "but let's be real. If they took the game off the store, they're fuckin sure about their decision. There's probably nothing to be done."

My god this ranks right up their will former indie dev Phil Fish creator of FEZ and don't get me started on that.

Links:
Steam pulls game after its developer tweets Gabe Newell death threat Polygon blog post- www.polygon.com/2014/10/20/702…
Indie Dev Threatens Gabe Newell, Has Game Removed From Steam Kotaku blog post- kotaku.com/indie-dev-threatens…

-Shadow out
I have a bundle of videos for you all from Valvetime.nets new Database episode on HL:Uplink a Official/Unofficial live-action promo for the original Half-Life. SFM's from anangrysockpuppet Heavy heights and Extra Life 2014 Ad done in SFM. The second SFM is the good old team from The Mystery Zone created not a reference to a game this time but um...hm you need to see it for yourself on that. Lastly it's a simple twitch recording from Polaris Daily Byte host Dodger did a live stream of Team Fortress 2 so if your interested in live streams here you go.

Links:
Half-Life: Uplink - Database: Episode 5 by Valvetime.net- youtu.be/JGoTK_k3kq4
Heavy Heights by anangrysockpuppet- youtu.be/CdLAWimLmsA
Extra Life 2014 Spooktacular THROWDOWN! by anangrysockpuppet- youtu.be/qZpq5roAPY4
The SFM Polygon Doesn't Want You To See! by The Mystery Zone- youtu.be/s_NVAyxCGXY
Playing on the fan server! - TF2 Livestream by Dodger's PressHeartToContinue- youtu.be/w7RC_UNvC7c

-Shadow out
Let's get the short one out of the way first that this is the first big Steam free play weekend called "Steam's "The Free Weekend Weekend" normally around the end of each week there is a game for sale for the whole weekend but also you can try it for free so this time instead of one game how about 10 games and it lasts from now until the 19th so this Sunday so here are the games that are on the list.

:bulletblack:Steam's The Free Weekend Weekend game list:bulletblack:

-Awesomenauts
-Blade Symphony
-Company of Heroes 2
-Don't Starve
-Grid 2
-Injustice: Gods Among Us
-Killing Floor
-Payday 2
-Trine 2
-XCOM: Enemy Unknown

I actually reviewed Blade Symphony since it was a Source sword fighting game and I'll link up my review on it and I do recommend at least try it.

Links:
Steam's The Free Weekend Weekend page- store.steampowered.com/sale/fr…
Steam's "The Free Weekend Weekend" Begins October 16th Valvetime.net blog post- www.valvetime.net/threads/stea…
Blade Symphony indie mini review by DevinShadowV- fav.me/d7isk3r
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Ok now to the hard one and I can't believe there trying to do it this way...Ok everyone wants Half-Life 3 no question about it but the fact that and pressuring Valve for a very long time to give a released date or conform that HL3 is even alive. Well an actual Ad marketing agency "McKee Wallwork & Co" and they have started a crowd-funding campaign for "We Want Half-Life 3" and here are the tiers.

:bulletblack:We Want Half-Life 3 campaign tiers:bulletblack:

(From indiegogo page)

Tier 1: AdWord Campaign - $3,000
You know when you're browsing Google and in your search results page you see a nice little advertisement on the side? Well, we want to do that, but target all 300 employees of Valve. So that way, every time an employee googles themselves (c'mon, we know that they do) they would be presented with an AdWord. What would it say, you ask? Simple. "WE WANT HALF-LIFE 3."  

Tier 2: Mobile Billboard - $9,000
In addition to the Adword campaign, if we reach this goal, we will rent out a mobile billboard (those trucks with the giant billboards that drive around a city), only we'll plaster it with our propaganda and besiege Valve HQ in Bellevue, Washington until their white flag is raised. Or, at least until the end of the day when our driver's shift is over.

Tier 3: Gabe Newell Look-a-Likes - $45,000
You know what's better than one Gabe...? A bunch of Gabe Newells besieging Valve's doorstep wearing "We Want HL3" t-shirts. Who knows, maybe they will sneak into a strategic meeting and release Half-Life 3 themselves.

This might sound a bit pricy, but lets be real. That's a lot of mouths to feed and cotton to buy. And don’t forget, we’ll still be creating the Adword campaign and mobile billboard as well. For those of you that live outside the greater Seattle are, don’t worry. We will film the mayhem in all its glory.

Final Tier 4: Most Epic Concert EVER - $150,000
Now, here's the fun one. If we raise enough money, not only will we complete every other goal we've listed, but most importantly, we'll pack a venue in Seattle with all of the Half-Life fans that can make it and throw the biggest Half-Life concert possible. With some of the biggest names in video game music, this is guaranteed to be so much fun that your headcrab will fall off.

Having a bunch of Half-Life fans together in one place would be awesome, but what's a rocking party without the likes of Gabe Newell, Chet Faliszek, Erik Wolpaw, and all the other employees of Valve? We will invite every employee of Valve to our event and, in person, make it completely clear that WE WANT HALF-LIFE 3.

So what do we get in return for supporting this campaign?...Well a personalized letter from the Ad team, Pin, Good Karma, T-Shirt, Personalized AdWord and JJ Lewis Original Song...Really all that hard work for that? I'm personally not going to help fund this project but that leads into a new question.

Are you going to support this indie campaign for Half-Life 3?

Links:
We Want Half-Life 3 indiegogo page- www.indiegogo.com/projects/we-…
Half-Life 3 pressure campaign sounds like a terrible idea PC Gamer blog post- www.pcgamer.com/half-life-3-pr…
Ad Agency's Half-Life 3 Campaign Is A Terrible Idea Kotaku blog post- kotaku.com/ad-agencys-half-lif…

-Shadow out
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snowsuper123 Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
asktf2family.tumblr.com/ COME AND ASK BLU SCOUT, BLU SCOUT'S MOM AND RED SPY QUESTIONS! :D
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saxartist05 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2014
Thanks for adding my GLADOS picture to your group!
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DevinShadowV Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
no problem saxartist
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KayleetheDragacron Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
YOU'VE BEEN HUGGED!! *Hug*
Hug
Spread the DA love around! (you can copy and paste this message on their userpage!)
RULES:
1- You can hug the person who hugged you!
2- You -MUST- hug 10 other people, at least!
3- You should hug them in public! Paste it on their page!
4- Random hugs are perfectly okay! (and sweet)
5- You should most definitely get started hugging right away!
Send This To All Your Friends, And Me If I Am 1.
If You Get 7 Back You Are Loved!
1-3 you're bad friend
4-6 you're an ok friend
7-9 you're a good friend
10-& Up you're loved
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DevinShadowV Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Kaylee were a group not one person
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KayleetheDragacron Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Sorry, I'm just trying to spread love the best way I know how, by using every source I have , including groups.
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DevinShadowV Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
ok no problem were a Valve paced group which you already know ^^;
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ThePandaPastry Featured By Owner May 1, 2014
Thanks for adding me to the group. I hope i submitted to the right folder(the Portal Gauntlet in Cosplay and Crafts), because it is a physical item. Though it does look like something rendered.
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DevinShadowV Featured By Owner May 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No problem actually I like seeing actual items and not CG or drawings sometimes.
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KayleetheDragacron Featured By Owner May 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey guys! Get ready for a buttload of artwork from me! Are you ready?
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DevinShadowV Featured By Owner May 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
no problem
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KayleetheDragacron Featured By Owner May 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Radical! If I remember, it might be all uploaded sometime today.
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OolonColluphid Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2014
Only going to stick around until I'm not needed. Mod reviews will be back as soon as I can. Although you don't need to really wait for me or Devin to post reviews. People can post their own to the journal unless dA changed things a while back.
Also the way he and I do it are just guidelines to simplify the process.
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Xroswarsolider Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2014
Huge thank you for adding 'Good Luck Orange Team' to your gallery. I must say it's absolutely fantastic to see a group deeply interested in the valve games. It may shock Gabe Newell to find that I'm more into their single player games. :P How I will miss them...
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DevinShadowV Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
no problem if you want to join the group were always open
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Mario28037 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The TF2 Saxxy Award winners are out! I suggest you telling them who were the winners
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madgameboy Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
i dont suppose any of you fine gentlemann want to help out a fellow gamer?

my new forum, which involves Role playing and other aspects, is really REALLY quiet lately

can anyone here who reads this join it?

its located here

www.fanfiction.net/forum/Forum…

thanks :D
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impostergir007 Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
There is a new TF2 MVM update coming soon with killstreak weapons.
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DevinShadowV Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
yeah I just got word of it
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impostergir007 Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey not sure if its anything but SFM just got a 69.2 MB update not 3 minutes ago could be the halloween update items.
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