As most of you have probably noticed, we haven’t recorded a podcast in well over a month. These types of “notices” usually start with “This year has been a busy year!!”. I won’t deny I've been busy this year, but that’s not an excuse to stop Podcast 17 – or any project for that matter. To be honest, I'm bored of Valve content. I'm not interested in any of Valve's current endeavors and when I'm not personally enjoying the content, I start to resent it. Especially when I pour over 10 hours a week into the project. There are still wonderful things going on in the modding community, but you don't need us to tell you that. This isn't a permanent shut down -- this is just a temporary closure until things start to get interesting again... which I'm sure they will.
Podcast 17 will return, as with most of my Half-Life and Valve endeavors I go through cycles… Podcast 17 was my longest running project. I always come back. The last time I took a hiatus like this was between Half-Life 2 and Half-Life 2 Episode 1, and before that was between Half-Life and Half-Life 2.
Myself and the Podcast 17 team won’t stay silent either. Below you can find links to all the wonderful projects run by the folks who made Podcast 17 great. You might see me floating around from time to time, and if you want to contact me personally Steam Community is by far the best way.
I wish you all the best and we will see you when we return!