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Area 8 Topside Dormitories

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Area 8 Topside Dormitories
General information
Destroyed

200-, during the Black Mesa Incident

Location

Black Mesa Research Facility

Usage
Era(s)

Black Mesa Incident

Faction

Black Mesa

Map(s)

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Area 8 Topside Dormitories is a Black Mesa Research Facility location featured in Half-Life: Blue Shift.

Overview[edit]

Area 8 Topside Dormitories consists of personnel dormitories, a basketball court, and a small tram platform. The residents appear to be living in portable houses. The area also serve as the East Personnel Entrance to the facility. This is where Barney Calhoun is accommodated while working at Black Mesa.

Trivia[edit]

  • Barney Calhoun can be seen waiting for a tram at the location in an unused cinematic in Blue Shift for Half-Life Dreamcast.
  • A soccer ball that fell from the basketball terrain above can be seen under the tracks at the very start of the ride.

Gallery[edit]

List of appearances[edit]

Preceded by
Sector A
Half-Life: Blue Shift story arc journey Succeeded by
Black Mesa Transit System