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July 08, 2020 1 min read
Live with a weird intro long enough and it becomes normalized. A dude with a valve in the back of his head? Don't worry about it. The guy before him with a plugged-up eye? He's fine. Play some Half-Life.
Valve's logo splash screen has evolved over the years, but at this point, the iconic "bald guy" image has settled into place. Several months ago, he made the unnerving jump to VR with Half-Life: Alyx.
If you've ever wondered what the Valve guy looks like up close, in too much detail, here's your answer.
someone finally went into the half life alyx files and pulled out the valve guy model and pic.twitter.com/A50D8UpjlP— samantha morgan |bIm| (@electrotriple) July 7, 2020
there are some things I never thought I was supposed to see pic.twitter.com/YhTlzmdFOp— samantha morgan |bIm| (@electrotriple) July 7, 2020
Legend has it he's the last thing you see before you die.
If you've never heard the bald guy's origin story, it's a fascinating bit of video game trivia.
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