Black Mesa = Free Half-Life!
Half-Life was a well-loved first person shooter game way back in 1998, and was just the bees knees at the time. A lot has changed since then of course, but a team of around 40 (crazy?) Half-Life fans have come up with Black Mesa, a remake of sorts, featuring the same elements, characters and basic story, but with updated everything - and it's available to download and play for free. There have been a few "fan remakes" of favorite games over the years, including the King's Quest series, and you have to admire the chutzpa of anyone trying to undertake something like this. The article below also references how to set the game up, and frankly sort of reminds me why I drifted away from PC gaming 8/GizmosFreeware