The lights are on
A Vietnamese beta tester has leaked the entire game client for Dota 2, and the Internet is on fire as the code is picked clean like a desert carcass. Among the massive data mine are details about a Dota store, and weapon information for something called ep3. Could that be Half Life Episode Three?
Team Liquid has parsed out some information from the Dota 2 game code. Contained within the Dota 2 client are weapon files for something called ep3. Check out the screen below.
Is Valve planning a flamethrower and an icegun for Half Life Episode 3? What exactly is this weaponizer? Right now we have more questions than answers, and ep3 could really be anything. Still, it’s fun to dream about Half Life Episode 3, especially since Valve doesn’t seem to ever want to talk about the game.
[Source: Lamda Generation]
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Dont look marian, close your eyes. It isnt meant for mortal men!!!!
Actually there is even more hope for this!!
or think of it like this- 1st there was regular DotA then there was DotA All Stars and now there is Dota 2. Since this is in DotA 2 there isnt any reason to beleive that it doesnt pertain to this the third iteration(episode) of the DotA franchise. But if it is hl2 e3 i will murder for it.
I really hope it's not Episode 3 and it just ends up being Half-life 3
ep3 could mean anything like you said in the article. Probably a acronym for a folder that stores the source code and in no way related to Half Life.
Remember how excited everyone was when they found "dog" sound files in L4D2's source code before launch? Turns out it was left over from L4D1 and was just the precursor to the Hunter sfx.
Ya, that's right, you have lot's of question, but no answers...You guys trying to be like IGN?
Ugh i can only wish it was that.
Thanks game informer i just took a shower and it seems i need to take a new one
i stopped caring about half life a while ago but details liek this make me care again. With Nintendo i know relatively when my next Mario kart game is coming or super smash bros, with their next console but with Valve i have no idea when anything is coming so it just falls off the radar and i quit caring.
It could also mean jack s***. Remember Alien Swarm? One of the particles was called ep3_blob.
Please be true :(
they had just be planning something. hopefully a new engine.
I don't see a connection