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'''''Get Your Free TVs!''''' is a tech demo shown off at SIGGRAPH 2000 and SIGGRAPH 2001 behind closed doors.<ref>[https://forum.facepunch.com/f/games/ujke/Half-Life-2-Cut-Content-V2-Drama-posts-are-week-ban/134/#postyhhct Facepunch forum thread on cut content from ''Half-Life 2''.] Retrieved 19 Apr '18</ref> The tech demo was to show off what VALVe was working on with their new Source Engine that was being used to create the upcoming game at the time, ''Half-Life 2''.  The demo could have made players take TVs at a variety of different locations and place them to a location while avoiding Striders, a huge three-legged enemy in ''Half-Life 2''.<ref>[https://www.gamespot.com/articles/the-final-hours-of-half-life-2/1100-6112889/ TA Gamespot article on the final hours of ''Half-Life 2''.] Retrieved 19 Apr '18</ref>
'''''Get Your Free TVs!''''' is a tech demo shown off at SIGGRAPH 2001 and SIGGRAPH 2000 behind closed doors.<ref>[https://forum.facepunch.com/f/games/ujke/Half-Life-2-Cut-Content-V2-Drama-posts-are-week-ban/134/#postyhhct Half-Life 2 Cut Content V2]</ref> The tech demo was to show off what VALVe was working on with their new Source Engine that was being used to create the upcoming game at the time, ''Half Life 2''.  The demo could have made players take TVs at a variety of different locations and place them to a location while avoiding Striders, a huge three-legged enemy in ''Half Life 2''.<ref>[https://www.gamespot.com/articles/the-final-hours-of-half-life-2/1100-6112889/ The Final Hours of Half-Life 2]</ref>
 
  
 
==Discovery Efforts==
 
==Discovery Efforts==
In 2003, ''Half-Life 2'' was leaked to the public by Axel Gembe. In this leak, several assets from ''Get Your Free TVs!'' were found which included textures for a gas mask citizen, the main player models used for the demo and a modified version of a map that was shown in the only screenshot of the tech demo.  
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In 2003, ''Half-Life 2'' was leaked to the public by Axel Gembe. In this leak, several assets from ''Get Your Free TVs!'' were found which included textures for a gas mask citizen, the main player models used for the demo, and a modified version of a map that was shown in the only screenshot of the tech demo.  
  
 
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==References==

Latest revision as of 01:33, 1 July 2020

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The only known official image of Get Your Free TVs!.

Status: Partially Found

Get Your Free TVs! is a tech demo shown off at SIGGRAPH 2000 and SIGGRAPH 2001 behind closed doors.[1] The tech demo was to show off what VALVe was working on with their new Source Engine that was being used to create the upcoming game at the time, Half-Life 2. The demo could have made players take TVs at a variety of different locations and place them to a location while avoiding Striders, a huge three-legged enemy in Half-Life 2.[2]

Discovery Efforts[edit | edit source]

In 2003, Half-Life 2 was leaked to the public by Axel Gembe. In this leak, several assets from Get Your Free TVs! were found which included textures for a gas mask citizen, the main player models used for the demo, and a modified version of a map that was shown in the only screenshot of the tech demo.

References[edit | edit source]