Ah, tech support. (full version)
illix: Gordon Freeman is actually the patron saint of graduate students
illix: even though he’s technically a postdoc
illix: 1. despite his advanced qualifications he is forced to perform menial labor for his superiors
illix: 2. he gets blamed when his bosses screw up
illix: 3. he is forced to fix everything on his own
illix: and 4. he’s not allowed to complain about any of it
I see it as sort of a bros with benefits situation. Bronefits if you will.
I really hope Valve pull a Beyonce and just drop Half-Life 3 out of the blue and surprise everyone.