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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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GIBlets: The Vicious Cycle of Playing Medic by DasBoSchitt



Please save the whales by not smoking cigarettes anymore or I'll call 9-1-1 on you by wnses286




: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.

:bulletgreen:How to join: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/
Eh why not since the Saxxy awards have just been announced so I looked around the internet mainly Youtube and found two video's using SFM and one Gmod video just well why not. Anyway the first video is actually a recreation from another live video called "(please) Save teh whales by NOT SMOKING cigarettes anymore or i'll call 9-1-1 on you" but the SFM video done by wnses286 using the same name and changed the ending of the original. But why am I putting this up because the voice sounds familiar so I looked and the voice is done by Nathan Vetterlein so why does that name sound familiar? because he is the voice actor for Scout in Team Fortress 2 and it sounds kind of weird without the Boston accent.
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The Second SFM video I found this week was actually in two parts right now in the first episode by LoneWolfHBS the creator of "Cult of Personality" using SFM. Anyway this new video is based in L4D/L4D2 characters with custom skins and trying to survive the outbreak but their is a twist our lovely character L4D Zoey was changed to be a mute character not deaf just a mute trying to survive the outbreak. LoneWolfHBS has a very long decription on the parts so I would go there for the full story since I'm trying to sum it up.
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Lastly out lovely crazy Gmod animator DasBoSchitt the creator of "The Gmod idiot box" has just released a new short called "GIBlets: The Vicious Cycle of Playing Medic" and the title speaks for itself so I would just check it out it's funny.

Links:
Please save the whales by not smoking cigarettes anymore or I'll call 9-1-1 on you by wnses286- youtu.be/sO37FTrkH8I
[SFM] White Lie Ep1: Unity Trials by LoneWolfHBS
Part 1- youtu.be/ICIbdrhb--w
Part 2- youtu.be/9eqW2PFsJCo
GIBlets: The Vicious Cycle of Playing Medic by DasBoSchitt- youtu.be/DLFZNfygt7s

(Remember tell them we sent you from here)

-Shadow out
(Straight from the Saxxy awards page)

:bulletorange:Saxxy Awards 2014 Guidlines:bulletorange:

:bulletblack:Categories:bulletblack:

-Best Action
-Best Drama
-Best Comedy
-Best Short
-Best Overall

:bulletblue:Submission Rules:bulletblue:

-Entries must be no longer than 5 minutes, except for entries to the Short category, which can be no longer than 1 minute.
-Each entry must be at least 720p.
-Entries must be rendered using the Source Filmmaker, although those renders can be further edited with post-production tools for titling and other effects.
-Entries must be submitted using the Source Filmmaker's Submit Video to Saxxy Awards menu option.
-Only entries submitted between Sep. 17, 4:00 PM and Sep. 24, 4:00 PM PST will be considered. (between 00:01 Sep. 18 and 23:59 Sep. 24, GMT).
-Voting begins Sep. 24, and continues until Sep. 29
-Winners, selected by Valve from the community-chosen nominees, will be announced Oct. 1.
-All co-creators must be finalized by voting deadline to be considered.
-You are free to use any Valve IP.
-If you use any non-Valve IP, you must be the copyright owner or have explicit permission from the owner and include a URL to the included work or creator's online presence in the description of your entry. This includes music, character likeness, etc. Any submissions found to be infringing non-Valve IP will be disqualified.
-Multiple submissions per person are allowed.
-Submissions must be free of advertisements.

:bulletorange:Prizes:bulletorange:

-Winners will receive a Saxxy award in Team Fortress 2.
-Winner of Best Overall will be flown to Seattle, WA for a tour of Valve and to meet Valve's filmmakers.

:bulletred:How to upload:bulletred:

When can I upload a submission to compete in the Third Annual Saxxy Awards?
You can upload submissions between 4:00 PM on Wednesday, September 17 and 4:00 PM on Wednesday, September 24, Pacific Standard Time. (between 00:01 Sep. 18 and 23:59 Sep. 24, GMT)

How do I upload a submission?
Submissions are all uploaded from the Source Filmmaker. From the File menu in the SFM, select "Community", then "Submit Video to Saxxy Awards". You'll be prompted first for your YouTube login and password (don't worry, this info isn't stored) and then for some details about your submission (title, description, etc.).

Why won't my YouTube account respond?
Remember to set up your YouTube account so that you've answered their gender and age questions. You will also need to make sure that you've created a YouTube channel. You may use Google's 2-step authentication to create an app-specific password for login, or you may disable it temporarily.

When can I view submissions?
All submissions will be viewable when voting starts on Wednesday, September 24th.

Other people helped me with my submission. How do I add them as co-authors?
Once you've uploaded a submission through SFM, it should appear in the videos section of your Steam Community page. From here, simply click on the video; once it pops up, click on "View Comments and Details" to view Owner Controls and add contributors.

(There is an image on the rules page which I'll link up in the links)

Clicking "Add/remove Contributors" will pop up a dialog showing you your friends list. Click on friends to select them as co-authors of your submission.

Your friends should then receive an email letting them accept or decline whether they are a contributor to the submission. Remember to get your co-authors to accept before the deadline!
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Wow feels like we done this already but time flies fast and the fourth annual Saxxy awards just got announced today so that means more SFM videos will be around the corner. Plus Valve just update that in the Saxxy this time we can use Portal SFM community can join the fight anyway here are the rules and stuff which is similar to 2013...oh speaking of SFM update file packs were added to SFM and it was Portal and Blade Symphony which if you haven't played the game yet why haven't you done it already?

Links:
Saxxy Awards Guideline page- www.sourcefilmmaker.com/saxxya…
The Fourth Annual Saxxy Awards! SFM blog post- sourcefilmmaker.com/post.php?i…
The Fourth Annual Saxxy Awards Announced Valvetime.net blog post- www.valvetime.net/threads/the-…

-Shadow out
Back in February 2014 Steam released the Steam Music Beta for Big Picture mode only and it's invite only as well but as of recently Steam released an update to Steam Music that all you need to do is is go to your Steam client and switch it to the Steam client beta mode. Plus since with this update desktop beta feature for Steam music is now enabled for all platforms should be opened but update your OS if you need to just in case.

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A new redesign not conformed by Valve yet for the Steam Controller just came out and everything from design 2.0 is their but there were going to be eight front buttons (Not including pause, select, home buttons) but now on the left side four buttons were removed and replaced with a analog stick...Really Valve you made the super touchy trackpads so we don't need analog sticks and now your putting one in anyway? Ugh I don't know the design looks better but what do you think?

Links:
Steam Music Desktop Interface Released + New Steam Controller Revealed Valvetime.net blog post- www.valvetime.net/threads/stea…
New Steam Controller image suggests Valve adding an analog stick PC Gamer blog post- www.pcgamer.com/2014/07/23/new…

-Shadow out
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:iconsaxartist05:
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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DevinShadowV Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Valve should be getting ready for scream fortress possibly tomorrow
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