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Alyx's Apartment is a location within City 17, where the opening moments of Half-Life: Alyx take place.

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Half-Life: Alyx

Inside the apartment there are various newspapers, a whiteboard with a map of the Citadel, and a camera at a window pointed towards a Combine power station. There's a globe with a red X drawn over the North American continent. In the desk, there is a snark that can be fed from a can of food feeding the snark will grant an achievement. A clipboard with concept drawings of the earliest version of Dog can be found.

The apartment is connected to a balcony with a view of City 17 and the Citadel under construction. Next to the balcony there is a computer with a large monitor and a microphone where Alyx Vance can receive calls from Eli Vance. The apartment is part of a residential building with a shared laundromat and a working elevator.

Behind the scenes

  • The concept of a hideout like an apartment which is occupied by Alyx can be traced back to the early days of Half-Life 2’s development, as suggested by a single sound file found in the Half-Life 2 leak sound folder temp/alyx, titled cache.wav and dated October 28, 2000. In it, Alyx describes her place: "Well, here we are... It's not home exactly. I never stay anywhere long enough to call it home. But it has all the comfort, you know, like food, and water, weapons, and ammo. Make yourself comfortable. You can charge up your batteries over there. I got some stuff to take care of and... then we'll get moving."

Related achievements

Achievement Good Grub.jpg Good Grub
Feed the snark.

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