To The Death! | Video Games

To The Death! (Match One; Round Three)

Good evening and welcome to another edition of “To The Death!” Today’s match-up is round three of Alyx, Barney and Father Grigori versus the formidable Antlion Guard. Dog called in useless.

The last two rounds were clear, easy victories for the Antlion Guard, so we’ve altered the circumstances for round three. Speaking of three…

…we’ve got three Grigoris…

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To The Death! | Video Games

To The Death! (Match One; Round Two)

Our first “To The Death!” featured Alyx, Barney, Dog, and Father Grigori against the tough-as-nails Antlion Guard in all-out, non-posed, spawn-menu combat, and the result was this:

dead monk
Ouch! The Antlion Guard slaughtered his foes without even working up a sweat. To even the odds a bit this time around, I’ve placed the humans and big useless robot indoors.

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To The Death! | Video Games

To The Death! (Match One, Round One)

Every so often, I’ll start up Garry’s Mod and foolishly load the gm_construct map. It’s a nice big arena, plenty of room to build things and play around, but productive building quickly devolves into spending hours upon hours spawning monsters, Combine soldiers, human rebels, and other NPCs to do glorious, bloody battle with one another while I watch.

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