Valve boss Gabe Newell has a history of replying directly to emails from the public, so there's a good chance this exchange with an impatient Half-Life fan is for real.

Either way, there's a definite chance that it's great.

If anyone else wants to give it a show, maybe try a sonnet. Or an epic poem. The latter would leave enough room for a release date and system specs.


Exchanging Episode 3 haikus with Gabe Newell [Reddit]

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