Talk:Dr. Gordon Freeman

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Just because no one has taken the time to add a list of links to mods where you play Gordon Freeman, doesn't mean no such mods exist. That was just there to encourage someone to fill it in down the line.

Not that you'll read this, because you're apparently incapable of using Talk pages. I'm sure you'll just continue making changes to the wiki incessantly.--Graham 12:33, 23 Aug 2005 (PDT)

Isn't it assumed that you are Gordon Freeman unless specified otherwise for any mod? That would be a pretty long list of mods. --Andreasen 04:43, 3 Apr 2006 (PDT)

I've been doing some thinking about Freemans role, and has come to this conclusion: Gordon Freeman is kind of an anti-christ. (That's why I've heard him being called an anti-hero.) Realisticly, unless there are more G-men and "Gordons" out there, Gordon has doomed the human race to extinction by inciting the rebellion in HL2. The Combine took control in 7 hours, and can probably annihilate it in that same amount of time, so, from humanitys point of view, Breen was pretty sane to bargain for its life, even if it lead to a lesser genocide and slavery and stuff. It was humanitys only hope for survival to join the Combine, and at this point I don't see how Gordon Freeman would change this even if he leads the entire human race into global war against the Combine. The Combine could just withdraw and nuke Earth from orbit and that would be that. it's not about humanity, because I imagine by the time Half-Life is over, humanity will be extinct (unless it rejoins the Combine). It's about those "cute bi-ped frog-like Xen things", the Vorts: Humanity will die trying, but at least it will weaken the Combine enough to be overpowered and defeated by some other race. it's not about saving humanity, but saving the universe. --Andreasen 04:43, 3 Apr 2006 (PDT)

so it's not about saving humanity, but saving the universe.
Well, since it's widely accepted that G-Man isn't human and is actually some kind of a multi-dimensional (or -universal) secret agent or mercenary, I'd say it's very likely that him recruiting Gordon to fight against the Combine is about saving the universe rather than Earth or the human race. Gordon probably accepted this assignment only because G-Man forced him to (that, or Gordon's seriously overestimating the odds of him (Gordon) winning this thing). As to whether Freeman's an anti-christ, I don't know. The term itself is quite vague to me. Note to self: read this later. Jupix 05:18, 3 Apr 2006 (PDT)
Yes, I think I very much misused the term "anti-christ", thinking it was someone who brings about the end of the world. Sorry about that. I just meant that from humanitys perspective, although it might not have dawned on the rebels yet, Gordon's up to no good, big time. --Andreasen 05:54, 3 Apr 2006 (PDT)
Yeah. :)
Well, if I had the average rebel's choices, either surrender (and risk being sent to a place like Nova Prospekt) or fight, I'd certainly choose the latter, even if it means almost certain death. Or.. actually, I'd join the CP. they at least get a decent meal... :D Jupix 10:55, 3 Apr 2006 (PDT)
Personally, I'd see if Minerva had any vacancies for disposable heroes going - okay, so the pay's non-existent, the hours are lousy and the missions end in near-certain death, but at least I'd get to travel and see the world... ;-) —Cargo Cult (info, talk) 11:58, 3 Apr 2006 (PDT)
the pay's non-existent, the hours are lousy and the missions end in near-certain death
You forgot one small thing.. There are no hot babes! I'd go for City 17. ;) Jupix 12:03, 3 Apr 2006 (PDT)
No hot babes? There'd be Minerva whispering sweet nothings into your ear! —Cargo Cult (info, talk) 14:51, 3 Apr 2006 (PDT)

Humanity was weakened by the portal storms. Overrun by alien lifeforms, the governments and militaries of Earth had probably collapsed. Likely, most of humanity had been corralled into bunkers or safe zones where they could be more easily protected from the hordes of headcrabs, bullsquids, and leeches. Had there been any governments remaining, Breen would've been the last person to assume power. To speculate on why it was a seven-hour war: It took all of seven hours for humanity to decide whether to accept Combine rule, in exchange for protection from Xen's displaced wildlife. --Demented 17:23, 3 Apr 2006 (PDT)

Is someone ever going to update the Episode One stuff? --Darthkillyou 16:37, 6 May 2007 (PDT)

Or the Episode 2 stuff? --JeffMOD 12:33, 13 Dec 2008 (PST)
Episode one down, unless someone else wants to do two, I guess I'll try to make time for it. --JeffMOD 05:28, 14 Dec 2008 (PST)

Gordon Freeman is a man who happens to be "the right man in the wrong place". Now, firstly, let's go over these accusations. Anti-Christ, unlikely, but he does tend to show up at the wrong time, though it's not his fault, I think he's pushed into these il-events by Breen/The G-Man/ The G-Man's employers. Now, I actually came to this article to ask, has anyone made an NPC of Gordon? Because I want to use it in Garry's Mod, but I haven't found one yet Chris(クリス) 19:02, 29 Sep 2008 (PDT)

There has never been an NPC of gordon in any source game I know of, but Blue Shift/ Opposing Force used monster_generic, and there are Gordon Models out there, because I've seen Players and ragdoll versions of him in Comics and Machinima. --JeffMOD 12:33, 13 Dec 2008 (PST)