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UGP - Half Life by jollyjack UGP - Half Life by jollyjack
A couple of years back, the How To Play strips caught the attention of the (Now defunct) games magazine, Play.
At the time, I was working for Rare, and therefore; Microsoft. Which meant I couldn’t say bad things about their products in an official capacity, lest they cry and send someone over to set me on fire.
This rather limited the games I could turn into HTP strips for actual publication, so I came up with a couple of new ideas, one being; spoof games promotions.

Play* (and all its sister magazines) sank back in February…….this had nothing to do with me!

(Though, there is a worrying trend forming. A couple of years after I applied to Free Radical Design, it went down. Then, after being cut from Rare, I applied to RealTime Worlds….)

*That's the American incarnation I'm talking about. Play UK is still up and running.
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Willy2664 Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
kkkkkk, funny...hum...maybe...I...want one of those
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leon-xxx Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2014
why don't they sell these?!?!?!?!?...Dx!!!!!!!!
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suiram2301 Featured By Owner May 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome, want that Pack ^^ :D
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totterynewt Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2014
I want it.... now
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Awesomefacefan448 Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013
"Oh, sure. It's all fun and games until someone causes a Resonance Cascade..." XD So hilarious!
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WulfarRexwave Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2013  Student Writer
Question: Where is the complimentary spas-12 shotgun? no scientist-young or old-should be without one.
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vane998 Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2013  Student Artist
I wish
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jcsmith1195 Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I lol'd so hard at this! xD
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BittersweetButterfly Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013  Student General Artist
This rekindles the nerd in me to the point of wanting a plushie headcrab for my birthday...

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YoshiFan37 Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh yeah! This made my day.
Faved. :D
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