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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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Dec 9, 2009

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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.

Help us upgrade to a super group. Cake and beer promised but not guaranteed orange-box-group.deviantart.co….

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Gorgeous Freeman - Episode 1 by Antoine Delak



Portal Pinball by Zen Studios




: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.

:bulletorange:OBFC review catalog:bulletorange:
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:bulletgreen:How to join:bulletgreen:
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:bulletgreen:How to become an Admin/Reviewer for the OBFC:bulletgreen:
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:bulletgreen:How to Submit:bulletgreen:
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:bulletgreen:OBFC Submission rules:bulletgreen:
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:bulletgreen:Group rules & user function help:bulletgreen:
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:bulletblue:Administrators & Moderators:bulletblue:
see about us page
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:bulletblue: Affiliates, Members & Watchers :bulletblue:
The bar below the journals.


:bulletblue:Intersing links:bulletblue:
(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/
Operation Bloodhound update is up and here is the link to the blog post.

Link:
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Ok I have seen lots of cosplays that use special effects like smoke, lighting and digital effects but real fire has been done by some cosplayers but for this Dota cosplayer was cosplaying Lina which in the video that I will link up the cosplayer that is getting lit on fire is a man and yes I know Lina is a female in the game but this is an expert by Táy Máy Tò Mò’s and it looks pretty cool when you take out digital effect and just go practical effects...well to a degree.

Links:
Lina Arcana Dota 2 Cosplay video by Táy Máy Tò Mò’s- youtu.be/54DbsAvjWx4
DOTA 2 Cosplayer Set On Fire Kotaku blog post- cosplay.kotaku.com/dota-2-cosp…
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(some of the parts will be from the gamespot blog post)

Lastly this one is a little silly news but Valve has hired a former Olympian Ja'Warren Hooker from the 2000 American sprinting team for the 2000 Summer games in Sydney, for more than two years now. Now I know what your thinking nerds getting a workout yeah right...Well in fact anyone nerds or not you have to at least have a daily exercise and Valve is stepping up with the workout regimens including yoga, pilates and meditation...Oh great like Valve time wasn't bad enough anyway from what I got this is actually working out and here from Ja'Warren Hooker and Gabe Newell.

Ja'Warren Hooker quotes:
"A happy and healthy employee is always a better thing to have,"

“We've just seen a lot of transformation, physically and mentally, at Valve."


Gabe Newell quotes:
"Like many companies in the tech industry, Valve employees work long hours, have a lot of stress, and need to manage the demands of both their personal and professional lives,"

“We're always looking for ways to improve the quality of life for both our employees and their families."


Link:
Valve Hires Former Olympian to Help Improve Employee Health gamespot blog post- www.gamespot.com/articles/valv…

-Shadow out
:bulletred::bulletblack:CS:GO Operation Bloodhound update:bulletblack::bulletred:

(All from the update page)

May 36 to September 30

Now available to all CS:GO players, Operation Bloodhound brings 6 community maps to official matchmaking, as well as all-new XP-driven profile Ranks--rank up by scoring in your favorite game modes and get a decorated weapon as a reward for your first Rank each week.

:bulletblue:Operation Blood hound Access pass::bulletblue:

Access Pass costs $5.99 USD through September 30th

Challenge Coin:
The Operation Bloodhound Coin, displayed wherever your avatar is shown, is upgraded by completing your campaigns.

62 New Campaign Missions:
62 missions in two all-new campaigns. Missions reward additional XP for completion and achieving bonuses.

Falchion Case and New Weapon Drops:
The Falchion Weapons Case contains 16 amazing community-created weapon finishes and the new falchion knife. Additionally, pass holders will have their earned weapon drops come from the Operation Bloodhound exclusive weapon collections: Cobblestone, Cache, Overpass, Gods and Monsters, The Rising Sun, and Chop Shop - featuring 89 new weapon finishes.

Operation Journal:
The Journal tells the story of your play during the operation. Visible only to you, check your stats for your competitive play and see where you rank with your friends on the leaderboard.

:bulletblue:New mission campaigns info:bulletblue:

Campaigns are comprised of missions that vary in difficulty and reward. Completing a mission rewards you with XP. Completing a challenge mission rewards challenge stars that help upgrade your Operation Bloodhound Challenge Coin.

Marksman:
When a member of the Coalition Taskforce goes rogue and joins The Phoenix, it falls on legendary sniper Sebastien Hennequet to form an elite unit to hunt him down. Join Sebastien as he teaches you the skills required to assassinate this vindictive operator.

Revolution:
The Phoenix has been reborn; and its new leader, the enigmatic Valeria Jenner, has special need of you. Pick up your AK-47 and answer her call: for the fires of revolution burn brightly, and Valeria would see you stoke the flames.

Guardian Co-op Challenges:
Recruit a friend to play these two-person defense missions against enemy Bots.

Assassination:
Find and kill a specific person on the enemy team that has been volunteered to act as your story target.

Competitive Scorecard:
Track key stats for all of your play in official competitive matches on Operation Bloodhound maps as well as all Active Duty maps.

Friends Leaderboard
See where you rank against your friends in official competitive play during the operation.

:bulletblue:Weapons for Operation Bloodhound:

Introducing The Falchion:
The Falchion is really more of a folding sword than a knife. This new Covert knife is only found in the new Falchion Weapons Case, along with 16 amazing community-created weapon finishes, exclusive to All Access Pass holders.

Operation Bloodhound Exclusive Weapon Collections:
As their weapon reward for their first weekly Rank, All Access Pass Holders will receive a weapon from the Operation Bloodhound exclusive weapon collections: Cobblestone, Cache, Overpass, Gods and Monsters, The Rising Sun, and Chop Shop.

:bulletblue:Maps New and returning:bulletblue:

-Agency by Puddy and rck (hostage rescue)
-Resort by 'RZL and YanzI (bomb defuse)
-Zoo by Squad and YanzI (bomb defuse)
-Log by catfood (bomb defuse)
-Rails by DehOlise (bomb defuse)
-Season by ted and FMPONE (bomb defuse)

:bulletblue:Adding XP system::bulletblue:

Play on official servers to gain XP and rank up your CS:GO profile Rank to show off to your friends. Your XP is determined by your won rounds ( in Competitive Mode ) or your score ( in all other modes ). Your first rank earned each week will reward you with a weapon drop. New campaign missions reward additional XP.

:bulletblue:Operation F.A.Q.::bulletblue:

How often can I complete missions?
With an Operation Bloodhound Access pass, you are able to complete two missions right away. Every day, your pool of available missions will increase by one. If you're out of missions, just check back later - a countdown timer will show you how many hours are left before you can make more progress in your campaigns.

How do I work on my mission?
Missions can be completed using official matchmaking for the specified game mode and/or map. If you’re not sure how to get into the right match, click on your mission in the Main Menu and select ‘Play’.

I worked on my mission but don’t see any progress, what happened?
Mission progress is only logged at the end of a match; you will not make any progress if you leave early.If you stay until the end and still do not see any progress, make sure you are in the correct game mode and/or map, and make sure there is at least one other human player in your server.When you are able to make progress in your mission, your mission status panel (below the scoreboard) will be ‘Active’.

How do I gain XP?
You will earn XP at the end of a match on official servers. In a Competitive match, your earned XP is determined by your rounds won. In all other game modes, your earned XP is determined by your score. Additionally, at the start of each week you will receive an XP bonus boost. During Operation Bloodhound, you can gain extra XP by completing missions.

What happens when I earn enough XP to gain a Rank?
Whenever you gain a Rank, your CS:GO profile Rank will increase and you will receive a new profile icon. Additionally, your first Rank earned each week will reward you with a weapon drop. If you have an Operation Bloodhound Access pass, your earned weapon drops will come from one of the exclusive Operation Bloodhound weapon collections: Cobblestone, Cache, Overpass, Gods and Monsters, The Rising Sun, and Chop Shop.

I haven't been earning any XP. What happened?
XP can only be earned on official servers, and is only earned at the end of a match; you will not earn any XP if you leave a match early. You can only earn XP when there is at least one other human player in your server.

Links:
Operation Bloodhound update page- www.counter-strike.net/operati…
The Hunter and the Hunted CS blog post- blog.counter-strike.net/index.…

-Shadow out
(and I mean just one piece of news)

The "Fall Of Saigon" team just posted up new map props the Chinese military radio command center, updated American KA-BAR knife w/sheath and covering areas like sandbags and oil barrels.

Link:
Fall Of Saigon: Military Map Props Fall of Saigon moddb blog post- www.moddb.com/news/fall-of-sai…

-Shadow out
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SzotyMAG Featured By Owner May 3, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
can you guys allow less gay shit, thanks
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DevinShadowV Featured By Owner May 3, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
what do you mean were open to any kind of art
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flusak1235 Featured By Owner May 1, 2015  New Deviant
half life 4 confrimd
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DevinShadowV Featured By Owner May 1, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
maybe :D
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CyRaX-494 Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2015
Sorry to disturb, but I want to contribute this artwork made by me to your group.
The only trouble is that this artwork I made is a crossover, and thus I am a little
bit worried on what gallery folder should I contribute this artwork to. Any help
would be greatly appreciated.

Just a reminder, I can't post the requested image in this comment because
I do not own a DeviantArt Premium Membership.

Picture Link:  cyrax-494.deviantart.com/art/C…
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DevinShadowV Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
no problem were always open plus if you do the member version the submission on our end goes faster and journal support but that is your choice.
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CyRaX-494 Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2015
Okay, thanks for the reply. Perhaps I should become a member of
your group for the benefit of the doubt.
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DevinShadowV Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
no problem
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His-Bushman Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much for submitting my "In the Rain" picture to your group. I would be happy to join you all!
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ClearAster Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome, pretty nice stuff you got there, also we hope to see more of you in the future :)
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His-Bushman Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wee you shall :D
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ClearAster Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Yay!
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DevinShadowV Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:iconnpplz:
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ChavisO2 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2014  Student Artist
Hello Orange-Box-Group,

I'm running a contest of "2nd Annual STEAM Contest":chaviso2.deviantart.com/journa… . In my contest we are letting artists draw any videogame fanart they want from STEAM. 

Anyway I was wondering if you like to spread your message to the members if they would like to join my contest and I'm going to say I do have insane prizes this year and I thought the members would like to hear about it. However if you want to know the prizes it's STEAM gift cards. :D
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DevinShadowV Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks but right now were not interested sorry.
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ChavisO2 Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2014  Student Artist
Understanding it's all cool. Anyway Merry Christmas! :D
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DevinShadowV Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:iconnpplz: Chavis
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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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