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HL SpainSpanish blog covering Half-Life 1 Mods
gamewagLinks to plenty of mapping and modding tutorials based on Source
Sven Co-opGreat website with a very active community for the Sven Coop Mod Prefabshosted multitudes of prefabs for half-life
Garrys BlogFrom the creator of Garrys mod comes Garrys Blog...
KV File GeneratorOnline tool that automatically generates a formatted .kv file based on your selection for CS:GO
Weapons of Firearms: SourceWeapons of Firearms: Source
ChaincraftOlden goldie here with some very useful modding tips on goldsrc
Half-Life DeathMatch GuideGuides for succeeding in HL1DM
SDK NutsOne of the older HL2 modding websites
Arbitrary ImpositionSite dedicated to the Gman and his sightings
The WallGerman Mapping community with a wealth of Tutorials
RadiumOld Map rating and review site
Half Life ZoneSmall site for Half life related content
Texture StudioOld texture resource for Half-Life, contains some tutorials
hlds_linuxOfficial mailing for Half-Life Dedicated Servers on Linux
Mr Funeral ModsTalented Source Modder with good quality Tutorials
WallwormModeling tools for Max
Half-Life ArrangementFew small tutorials for Source
Garry's Mod WikiWiki with useful information for developers and gamers playing with Garry's Mod
Amphibian ModsAnother great resource for modding, unfortunately lost in Valvetime
Weapons of Day of Defeat: SourceWeapons of Day of Defeat: Source
Weapons of Counter-Strike: SourceWeapons of Counter-Strike: Source
Official twitter for L4DOfficial twitter for L4D
Half-Life Beta ProjectNice little russian site covering Half-Life designed around the old steam colors.
Mach IIIDecent site from the old days covering Half-Life
Counter Strike WikiEncyclopedia of Counter Strike
Weapons of Day of DefeatWeapons of Day of Defeat
The SnarkpitHost for maps, tools and tutorials, active community
Thinking with PortalsThe Official Portal Website
Weapons of Counter-Strike OnlineWeapons of Counter-Strike Online
modsentryGreat resource covering popular game mods
WunderboyVery useful Tools and Tutorials for Source Modding
Weapons of InsurgencyWeapons of Insurgency
Modding AreaGreat French community for Modding resources.
Halfwit 2HL2 mapping and tutorials, general information
EGIR.DKProvided a vibrant forum and tutorial collection back in the day
FacepunchGreat website with plenty of tutorials many of which focus on Garry’s mod but none the less a very useful website
Left 4 Dead WikiEncyclopedia of Left 4 Dead
ContaminatedDefacto place for everything half-life around its release. Closed only to re-open as Planet Half-life.
Design 3 (Noesis)Big collection of high quality Source engine tutorials (paid)
Half-Life LibraryThis site focuses more on user generated content like custom maps, modifications, videos, models, clans and more for all of Valve's games.
Half-Life HQOnce a very busy site for Half-Life
Half-Life Beginners guideDecent attempt to make it easier for newbs to come to grips with the SDK
Ask YahnQuestions put to Valve Employee Yahn Bernier
Half Life ExpressOld site for news on Half-Life
Counter-Strike PlanetGreat old mapping resource for Counter strike.
100 Half-Life 1 Mods100 of Half-Life 1's best Mods hand picked by Andrej Mernik
ammahlsTutorials for Sven Co-op
Half-Life WikiAnother great wiki covering Half-Life
Half-Life MuseumA good break down of Half-Life and Half-Life 2, unfortunately it is no longer live.
3rdLifevery hard to crawl but was once a great tutorial resource
SourcedcHad some decent Mapping tutorials, Worth a look.
RvanhoornHalf-Life 2 Map Editing Optimization Guide
Counter Server MapsAnother unfortunately dead resource that supplied plenty of downloads and tutorials
Vanilla Capsuledecent pipe tutorial for Hammer
VDCThe Valve Developer Community is the official Source SDK Documentation
half-life.ruActive Russian Modding Community
Half-Life CreationsUseful Community for modding tutorials
Level Design TheoryBlog documenting single player map creation for Half-Life 2 and other Source Games
hl2modcentralA site that had a wealth of useful tutorials but unfortunately lost.
Half-Life PortalGerman site covering Valves games
Game EditFew small tutorials on HL1 mapping
ModDotaGreat resource for modding Dota II
SlackillerTutorials, textures and maps for Source
Alien Swarm:Single Player BlogGreat Blog based on the Single player conversion mod for Alien Swarm
Dota WikiEncyclopedia of Dota
Official twitter for TF2Official twitter for TF2
SourceWikiOnce had some good coding tutorials and offered help, unfortunately lost.
No DrawGreat Blog detailing concepts when it comes to TF2 map creation
WorldCraft OnlineTool for creating Hammer maps from a 2D perspective
Half-LifeThe Official Half-Life Website
NerdChowCoding tutorial for Half-Life
The Mighty AtomGreat little selection of some of the harder to find resources on Half-life
Gaming-Models.deDownload free models for use in your mods
ModMaticMod review site from the developer of Minerva
Mods InsideRussian Mod community providing forums, files and reviews.
Plague FestGreat mapping and modding community
World of Level DesignTutorials on Mapping for many platforms
nashalifeRussian Modding site for Half-Life
Phineas BotBots for Half-Life and tutorials
UbermicroCommunity of tutorials on mapping and modding
metrocopComics from Source engines games, specifically Garrys Mod.
Resource CodeOld site with large collection of coding tutorials written in German
Half Life Saganot useful for modders but a must read for those interested in the half-life Universe
Map CoreLegendary Half-life Based Mapping Resource with a Vibrant community
MapeadoresSpanish modding Tutorials
HL2 CodingProgramming Tutorials for HL2
VERCVERC Collective (Valve Editing Resource Center) website no longer exists but can be traversed on the wayback machine, Predecessor to VDC
A Working PigHalf-Life 2 Deathmatch maps and utilities
When its doneSome tutorials on HL1 development
hldsOfficial mailing for Half-Life Dedicated Servers
hl2worldNo longer exists but was once the defacto source of tutorials for HL2 Modding
Half-Life Mods WikiEncyclopedia of Half-Life Mods
TenFourOnce a great review site.
Half-Life ComicComical take on the Half-Life Universe
HL2DBAnother lost site that had some promise back in the day.
EditLifeOne of the older sites dedicated to mapping and resources. No longer live :(
MaxofS2DGifted movie maker and modeler who worked extensively with Source...
Weapons of Vampire the Masquerade: BloodlinesWeapons of Vampire the Masquerade: Bloodlines
Half-Life Nostalgia ProjectCollection of screens and info prior to the release of Half-Life. another victim to gamespys untimely demise.
Planet Half-LifeOnce one of the greatest sources for everything HL2, is now shutdown with Gamespy’s closure
Weapons of Half-LifeWeapons of Half-Life
Day of Defeat WikiEncyclopedia of Day of Defeat
Half-Life 2: Episode 1The Official Half-Life 2: Episode 1 Website
Mortal DevGreat website with links to useful resources
Type 3 studiosSource Engine mapping and tutorials
Half-Life: AlyxThe Official Half-Life: Alyx Website
LeakfreeSome useful tutorials on mapping with Source
The 303Tutorials for Source
HL2 Mods.ruA Russian Mod Review site for Source Games
isolated-design.deA good resource for GoldSrc modding tutorials
3kliksphilipTalented CSS and CS:GO Mapper with a wealth of Tutorials
Half-Life WikiEncyclopedia of Half-Life
Half-Life ProgrammingGreat resource for Half-Life coding
Where is Gordon FreemanThis website is a timeline documenting the range of fascinating events that have happened between Gordon Freeman’s most recent appearance in 2007 and his yet-to-be-announced next appearance in the franchise.
headcrab.plPolish community dedicated to Half-Life
GoldSrc GoldExhibiting and preserving the great look and feel of Goldsource engine games & mods from days gone bye.
pcosmos.caCollection of Half-Life and Opposing Force Mods
Weapons of Team Fortress 2Weapons of Team Fortress 2
Valve Developer Unionthe Valve Developer Union’s goal is to preserve the toolset and knowledge for modding Quake-based games, including games built off Valve Corporation’s GoldSrc and Source engines.
LambdaGenerationA great community fan website for all things Valve related with a primary focus on that which is Half life. Gives great exposure for new mods.
The Razzer TutorialsTutorials for Source mapping (Deutsch)
Weapons of Insurgency 2Weapons of Insurgency 2
HalfLife Control UnitGreat web resource for Half-Life
Weapons of Counter-Strike: Condition ZeroWeapons of Counter-Strike: Condition Zero
Run Think Shoot LiveA great community website for all things valve related. Focused on mods, tutorials and the expression of the community. Previously known as Planet Phillip.
Counter MapUseful maps and Tutorials for CS 1.6 and CS:S
Background RadiationUnfortunately dead, this site provided prefabs back in the day
Official mailing listsAsk questions related to mapping, coding and steam services through each mailing list, view the archives as well!
Half-Life SDK2 ResourcesGood site for getting up and running with the old SDK
Planet FortressTeam Fortress Based fan site
Combine OverWikiComprehensive information on Half-life and Portal
Half-Life 2: Episode 2The Official Half-Life 2: Episode 2 Website
Source RunsSource runs is a great site documenting and supporting community members who attempt record breaking speed runs through GoldSrc and Source Engine games.
Black MesaBlack Mesa is a re-envisioning of Valve Software's classic science fiction first person shooter, Half-Life. Powered by Source Engine, You will re-visit the inaugural role of Gordon Freeman and his memorable journey through the Black Mesa Research Facility.
Half-Life FusionFrench site dedicated to Half-Life
SRCDSSource Dedicated server resource
Weapons of Left 4 DeadWeapons of Left 4 Dead
Action Half-LifeUseful maps and Tutorials (use the wayback machine to navigate)
Weapons of Counter-Strike: Global OffensiveWeapons of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Dota IIThe Official Dota 2 Website
NetdayMap hosting site including but not limited to Valve Games
hlds_announceOfficial mailing for Half-Life Dedicated Server Announce
Half-Life FalloutOne of the better communities for Half-life content
Half-Life 2 ModsA collection of all known mods for HL2
Grinder74Another Polish community dedicated to Half-Life
Half-Life Codingone of the best original resources for Half-Life Coding
ChaosincarnateTools and Tutorials for Source Modding
ValvetimeGreat source of news on everything Valve related.
Half-Life.orgSome interesting articles to read here
Team Fortress 2The Official Team Fortress Website
Official twitter for Valve SoftwareOfficial twitter for Valve Software
Steampowered ForumsThe Original Official Steam Forums
InterlopersHL2 News, Tutorials and forum with a thriving community
Petes PlaceOld coding tutorials
CS:VelocityOnce another vibrant community from the Counter Strike golden days
Jinx's MapsGreat little site with some good tutorials and resources on Half-life
TWHLSource, GoldSrc tutorials, active forums, friendly community
The WadfatherContains some useful links to tutorials
Handy VandalDecent oldschool resource for half-life modding
SteamDBRecords all changes to steams games and products
scmapdbTutorials for Sven Co-op
Nems ToolsExtremely useful tools for Source modding
Weapons of Black MesaWeapons of Black Mesa
taz00Some useful source modding tips can be crawled here
tophattwaffleExcellent tutorials on Source mapping
Half-Life Editing ResourceSimilar to VERC, decent collection of tutorials here as well as downloads
Team Fortress WikiEncyclopedia of Team Fortress
csgo_serversOfficial mailing for CS:GO Servers
HL2DM UniversityHalf-Life 2 Deathmatch based community resource.
Editing ArchiveThe Archive serves as a gathering point for people interested in games and game development. The Archive has various features to help unite the community, and bring them together.
HLFXActive Russian Modding Community
Half-Life Physics ReferenceThe Half-Life Physics Reference is a wonderful site with un-official documentation on the GoldSrc Engine.
Counter-ScriptThe #1 Counter-Strike Scripting Site... now gone :/
HL ImprovementThriving Modding Community
Half-Life [GameHut]Old site with walkthroughs on half-life
Halflife2.filefrontHuge collection of downloads for Half Life and Source
Half Life Machinima WikiEncyclopedia of Half Life Machinima
Podcast 17Another great collection of podcasts on anything steam, valve or source related
Weapons of Half-Life 2Weapons of Half-Life 2
hlcodersOfficial mailing for Half-Life Coders
SteamcastGreat collection of Podcasts on everything VALVe
dying2killAustralian & NewZealand based Gaming Community
The Orange BoxThe Official Orange Box Website
Weapons of Left 4 Dead 2Weapons of Left 4 Dead 2
Official twitter for DOTA2Official twitter for DOTA2
Counter Strike: Global Offensive, Counter Strike: SourceThe Official Counter-Strike Website
HL CollectionRussian Mod hosting site dedicated to Half-Life
Appalachian Killing GroundsOld site with large collection of tutorials
Mapping BaseGreat German community for Mapping resources.
WavelengthSource, GoldSrc tutorials, inactive forums, mostly defunct, use the wayback machine to get some missing pages
CeskemodyCzech Modding site with both GoldSrc and Source Content
Weapons of Counter-StrikeWeapons of Counter-Strike
nextwishOld site with useful info on modding for GoldSrc
Botmans BotsDecent starting point for modding the SDK
CITY17.RUAnother unfortunate victim of disregard, was a great site dedicated to everything Half-life.
SFMLabDownload free models for use in your Source Filmmaker shorts
Half-life Coding IndexOld site indexing the coding tutorials available for half-life
Left 4 Dead 2The Official Left 4 Dead 2 Website
Official twitter for CS:GOOfficial twitter for CS:GO
HalfLife.netAnother Half-Life website from back in the day
VosseyActive French Modding Community
valvenewsOld site for news on Half-Life
HL2SpainSpanish site covering everything Source
HLDS 101Cool resource explaining how to use the Half-Life Dedicated Server
Alien Swarm WikiEncyclopedia of Alien Swarm
The FixxxerGood collection of coding tutorials here
Left 4 DeadThe Official Left 4 Dead Website
ModdbHuge Database of Mods, tools and tutorials, thriving community and useful rating system
69th VlatitudeGood oldschool tuts and resources can be found here
Weapons of Source Film MakerWeapons of Source Film Maker
The Weapons Workshopprovided downloads to Hl Models.
Half-Life Programming Planetplenty of good old tutorials here for Half-Life
Half-Life 2The Official Half-Life 2 Website
hl.loessVery useful list of mods for Half Life
Persistence of VisionTutorials on creating movies in half-life
Game BananaOne of the original game modding websites (previously known as FPS Banana)
Steam ReviewSite covering interesting facts about Steam

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