If you are looking for a little fun over the holidays but don’t want to ruin any possible surprises by buying a new game then consider modding one you already have.  It could be something old like Freelancer or Half Life 1 but you could also mode HalfLife 2 and change your multiplayer experience from gravity guns to swords and attack parrots with the Pirates, Vikings and Knights II mod up for grabs on ModDB.  Read about that and more over at Rock, Paper,. SHOTGUN!

“Pirates, Vikings and Knights II, the popular multiplayer HL2 mod, is due an update shortly. Its developers have written up a preview of version 2.4, including some new videos. Take a look, if you’re interested.”

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