Half-Life Easter Eggs

pic Small Room Full of Gabe Newell - 9.0/10 with 1 votes
It only works for regular Half-Life, not source. Go to the area after you take the elevater with headcrabs jumping. Put noclip cheats on your console and of course you have to put sv_cheats 1 first to enable cheats. When you get done with that, go toward... more

pic "Redrum" - 8.7/10 with 30 votes
Go to map c3a2f via the console (press the Tilde key and type "map c3a2f"). You should find yourself in a room with some steel crates, a map of the "reactor" tower, and a dead Science Team character laying in a pool of his own... um... blood.
If... more
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Creaters of the Mod Natural Selection - 8.6/10 with 12 votes
Ok,open map ns_lost and hang around the ready room

Walk up to the spectator podium (the entrance the it anyway) and walk to the right of it. Run and leap off in a top right diaganal direction as if you were about to leap into the random team pit and... more
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Christmas Day - 7.2/10 with 143 votes
Play tfc on 25th of December. A voice keeps shouting 'Merry Christmas' (all people connected to the server hear it at the same time), and it shows a funny saying. Also, grenades appear as wrapped presents!
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Half-Life TFC Birthday - 7.1/10 with 147 votes
Change the date on your PC to the 24th of August.
Start up a game of TFC, and be a Demoman. Throw a few grenades or pipebombs.
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pic A "Closer" Look at G-Man? - 7.0/10 with 151 votes
Run Half-Life with the console enabled (look around). After the train and your in the facility, look around for the G-Man. Go into the console (~) and type sv_cheats 1 and then save and load the game. Then open the console again and type in Noclip . Then... more
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pic Peoples Thoughts - 6.9/10 with 97 votes
Ok, first you have to find the half-life or opfor icon in your computer that launches the game. If it is opfor, it is usually on your desktop. Anyway, right-click on it, and select properties. You then have to modify the target command line that launches... more
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pic The Military Can't Spel Rite - 6.4/10 with 5 votes
In mid- to late-game, there are several spray-painted messages on the wall directed at Gordon Freeman. I know of three. All are in areas extremely dangerous to the player.

These are in the section 'On A Rail'. One of them is "Surrender Freeman" -... more
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G-man Id Card - 6.3/10 with 11 votes
Open half life in developer mode by going to your Windows Start menu, selecting "Run", and typing
"C:\Sierra\Half-Life\hl.exe -dev -toconsole"
Then load a saved game or start a new one and press the button that is at the left of the numbers in your... more

pic Hidden Name - 6.2/10 with 71 votes
About a third of the way through the "On a Rail" segement. I don't think I can accurately
describe where it is exactly so any help would be appreciated. :) Anyway, there is a place
where you can go under a ramp that goes to an upper level, break... more
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TFC Talking Guy (Voice-Over) - 5.8/10 with 82 votes
1. Open up the console in a TFC game, do this by hitting the tilde [~] key.
2. Type the following:
"speak ass"
(Omit the quotations)
3. The game should now have something to say to you
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The Onion - 5.5/10 with 102 votes
When ever you see a trash can, blow it up using any weapon. Then look at the trash. There is a copy of the newspaper The Onion. The Onion is a satirical newspaper on the web.
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pic References to All the People Who Made Half-Life - 5.2/10 with 50 votes
At the beginning in the locker room look at all the names on the lockers. They are the second names of some of the people who worked on Half-Life. Also on the Office Complex level outside the room with the electrified water there is a sign saying Dr.... more
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pic Caffeine Rush - 4.8/10 with 5 votes
After the initial accident during your escape from Black Mesa, you'll eventually pass through the office area and vents, etc. You'll go through a large open room with plenty of headcrabs (at least 6) and a "converted" scientist with the only forward exit... more

Novel in Gordon's Locker - 4.6/10 with 110 votes
In the first level,where you enter the Anomalous Materials lab and put on the HEV suit, go to the locker room. Open Gordon's locker (it has the name Freeman on the front) and look closely at the books on the shelf. One is a novel by Marc Laidlaw, who... more
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TFC Birthday Guy - 4.6/10 with 30 votes
First, enable the console, and start a map.
Then, type in the console speak the
Again, type speak enemy
Do this until you have:
speak the
speak enemy
speak has
speak your
speak flag
If you do this quickly enough, you'll hear a guy say "Happy... more
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Counterstrike Credits - 4.5/10 with 73 votes
1. Boot up Counterstrike.
2. Join a game where they are playing the map office (I forget whether it's called CS_office or DE_office at the moment).
3. Get killed inside the office.
4. In observer mode, fly away from the map, so you see a side view... more
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pic Valve Logo in Air Duct - 4.1/10 with 55 votes
To find this egg, you must reach the section of Uplink in which you have just entered the Lambda reactor complex through the large doors.
Go to the end of the room with the exploding computers, to where the two dog-like aliens are hiding. After you have... more
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Valve Logo on H.E.V Suit - 3.9/10 with 8 votes
First of all you will need to bring the console up, then activate the cheat "thirdperson", you will now see Gordon ( the player.) from the right side.Now use the cheat "cam_idealyaw 1", now you will see Gordon from his back, then you can see the Valve... more
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pic Blue Death Screen - 3.7/10 with 131 votes
When you enter the labo, you can see that a guard get stuck on his computer, with a beautiful blue death screen ! Do they work with Windows ?
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Purple Halflife Box (NOT AN EGG) - 3.6/10 with 79 votes
Goto the last level, use the "noclip" cheat, go outside of the map, and look around, you should see a purple square, go closer and it is a box with the halflife symbol all over, once I have seen a monster in it... add more if you can find out more about... more
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The Book Is Alive - 3.4/10 with 7 votes
When you are inside black mesa, get close to the the guard who is using the computer, he greets you(you should type this: sv_cheats 1 to make the cheat work, and impulse 101 to have all the weapons)and switch to any weapon, and shoot/hit the book that... more
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pic The Alien Filing Cabinet - 3.0/10 with 7 votes
At the very beginning of the game ,before the accident, after exiting the intro train, type "impulse 101" into the console to get all weapons. Then locate the room where G-man is talking to a scientist. Shoot the glass to get into the room. Go to the... more
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The VERY Hidden Gargantua. - 2.1/10 with 14 votes
I found this egg when I was bored after defeating Nihilanth (to find this egg you don't need to defeat Nihilanth). As you probably Know, when you use the noclip cheat, you are able to fly out of the game so you can see the entire level, if you know what... more
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