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Articles tagged with Marc Laidlaw

5 Intriguing Things BreenGrub Teaches Us About The Half-Life Saga

Discussion & Analysis Half-Life
5 Intriguing Things BreenGrub Teaches Us About The Half-Life Saga

In 2012, Half-Life writer Marc Laidlaw began posting some strange things on Twitter under the name @BreenGrub.

It became apparent that he was giving us something. A brief history lesson involving Vortigaunts and the ‘Shu’ulathoi’ – the Advisor race of the Universal Union, through the mind of Dr. Breen, now transferred to a young Combine Advisor body.

So Apparently Robin Williams Was a Valve Fan

News & Rumors Valve
So Apparently Robin Williams Was a Valve Fan

As a result of the tragic news about the recent death of Robin Williams, he’s being remembered all over the world as a comedian, actor and visionary.

But what many have forgotten is that he was also an ardent PC gamer, frequently showing up to major gaming events and proclaiming his love for the medium, even to the point of naming his daughter “Zelda”, after Nintendo’s oft-reincarnated princess.

But was he – along with other celebrities like fantasy-literature icon Terry PratchettBritish TV personality Jonathan Ross and nerd-darling director Guillermo del Toro, a Half-Life fan?