A Map of Half-Life 2's City 17 (and Beyond!)

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Between all the running and riding in little boats and more running you end up covering quite a lot of ground in Half-Life 2! What makes this somewhat unique, though, is that you do it all in immediate succession.

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There's no cutscenes where you jump in a helicopter and reappear 1,000 miles away, or hitch a ride on a tank for a few days. Every area you enter leads on from the one you just left, meaning it's possible to draw up a map of the entire game.

Like this one! You lose most (well, all) of Half-Life 2's beauty, but that's more than made up for by the sheer scale of the thing.

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That, and the dawning realisation that you end up spending the majority of the game going the wrong way.

You can expand the map into a readable size by clicking on it, but to get the full thing you can hit the link below.

Illustration for article titled A Map of emHalf-Life 2/ems City 17 (and Beyond!)
Illustration for article titled A Map of emHalf-Life 2/ems City 17 (and Beyond!)
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HL2_overview [unleashthedog, via PC Gamer]

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vincentgrey-old
VincentGrey

Anytime someone says Half Life 2 is the greatest game ever I think of the boat section. That section alone stops it in its tracks from being a great game. Its such a horrible part. I hate it. its long, repetitive, and utterly uninteresting. N0thing happens in that fucking part of the game. Just a huge waste of time.