Valve Community

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Valve Community closing image post on May 3rd, 2010

Valve Community is a website dedicated to showcasing websites within the "Valve Community" that was launched in November of 2008 and taken down in December, 2009. In early March of 2010, it came back online with a new template and aesthetic, similar to that of PlanetPhillip. On May 3rd, 2010, it was announced on both PlanetPhillip and the main site, that it would be closing yet again, "for good". The website will be kept up, in a non-updated state until the domain expires as explained in the closing message.

Valve Community as seen on April 28th, 2010

It is a database of websites covering the many aspects of Valve games including modification, clan, and community websites.

The website is fully maintained and developed by Phillip Marlowe of PlanetPhillip; however, before being taken down in December, 2009, Phillip had expressed an interest in handing over site control (in which he announced on Podcast17) to an interested third-party that would maintain it. After going down, the site showed a link list of all posts on PlanetPhillip. It is unknown why the interested party(s) never took over the site; however, Phillip relaunched it and currently maintains it himself.

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On June 6th, 2009, Half-Life Library was added to the site as a showcase; however, when the site was brought back online, the article was gone.