The crazy success of the Veronica Mars Kickstarter attempt means anyone who's ever said "Hey, wouldn't a [add video game/TV show/book title here] film be awesome?" has now headed over to Kickstarter or IndieGoGo to try and fund it. Usually they show up with a basic premise and two pieces of concept art they've scrawled on a burger joint napkin. But some actually go through a lot of effort to try and bring their dream to life.
That seems to be the case for the guys over at Chariotdrive and Infectious Designer, who are currently trying to create a six-part Half-Life web series. They've already made two Half-Life inspired short films, Enter The Freeman and Beyond Black Mesa, but now they want to develop a 40 minute series full of "soldiers, helicopters, massive explosions, Vortigaunts, Tau Cannons, gun fights, Barnacles, hand to hand combat." Check out the pledge video below:
Now, I love Half-Life. Like, really love it. I'll talk about the Resonance Cascade and the Universal Union to any who'll listen (usually no one). I've seen both of these guys' original films, and personally, well, they're not for me. Both look AMAZING, but they lack the subtle qualities which is what I think makes Half-Life great. But, that's just me. If they've piqued your interest head over to IndieGoGo and get out your wallet. They need your help!
What do you think? Is this the kind of Half-Life series you want to see? Let me know below.