The Orange Box Hints & Cheats
(Half-Life 2) CodesEnter the code while playing Half Life 2. No specific requirements other than the game. Can be entered at any time on any level. Using cheats does not disable achievements.
Cheat Effect Up Up Down Down Left Right Left Right B Button A Button Restore Health By 25 Points Y B A X RB Y X A B RB Restores ammo for current weapon LB, Up, RB, Up, LB, LB, Up, RB, RB, Up Invincibility Left, Left, Left, Left, LB, Right, Right, Right, Right, RB Unlock All Levels
(Portal) CodesEnter these codes anytime during gameplay.
Cheat Effect Down, B, A, B, Y, Down, B, A, B, Y Create box Up, Y(2), X(2), A(2), B(2), Up Fire energy ball Up, Y(2), B(2), A(2), X(2), Up Fire rocket projectile Up, Left, Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Right, Y(2) Portalgun ID 0 Up, Left, Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Right, X(2) Portalgun ID 1 Up, Left, Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Right, A(2) Portalgun ID 2 Up, Left, Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Right, B(2) Portalgun ID 3 Y, A, B, A, B, Y(2), A, Left, Right Portal placement anywhere: X, B, LB, RB, Left, Right, LB, RB, LT, RT Upgrade Portalgun LB, Up, RB, Up, LB, LB, Up, RB, RB, Up Enables invincibility
AchievementsComplete each achievement to get the allotted gamerscore.
How to Unlock Unlockable Use DOG's ball to make a basket in Eli's scrapyard. Two Points (2) Get through the toxic tunnel under City 17 in Half-Life 2. "Radiation Levels Detected" (5) Kill an acid antlion worker. Acid Reflex (5) Get the airboat. Anchor's Aweigh! (5) Destroy the gunship in the hospital attic. Attica! (5) Kill five barnacles with one barrel. Barnacle Bowling (5) Kill 30 enemies with thrown physics objects. Bone Breaker (5) Detach security cameras from the walls. Camera Shy (5) Use the cars to squash 15 antlions in Episode One. Car Crusher (5) Kill five enemies with the same energy ball. Conservationist (5) Contain the Citadel core. Containment (5) Kill all of the snipers in City 17. Counter-Sniper (5) Kill an enemy by planting a hopper mine. Deadly Harvest (5) Set five enemies on fire in 30 seconds. Flamethrower (5) Kill an enemy with a toilet. Flushed (5) Do whatever it takes to survive. Fratricide (5) Knock down a turret with another turret. Friendly Fire (5) Unlock the rocket launcher lambda cache in chapter Under The Radar. Gordon Propelled Rocket (5) Steal a Zombine's grenade. Grave Robber (5) Get 25 headshots as a Sniper. Grey Matter (5) Kill five enemies with a Manhack. Hack Attack! (5) Play a complete round with every class. Head of the Class (5) Get the airboat's mounted gun. Heavy Weapons (5) Run over 20 enemies with the car in Episode Two. Hit and Run (5) Help Griggs and Sheckley hold off the antlion invasion inside the mine shaft. Into the Breach (5) Acquire the fully powered Aperture Science Handheld Portal Device. Lab Rat (5) Jump 300 feet. Long Jump (5) Escape the apartment block raid. Malcontent (5) Get five revenge kills. Nemesis (5) Destroy six gunships in Half-Life 2. One Man Army (5) Kill 3 enemies using the crane. OSHA Violation (5) Make the correct party escort submission position decision. Partygoer (5) Beat DOG in a race to the White Forest base. Pedal to the Metal (5) Find and break every web cache in Episode Two. Pinata Party (5) Win 2Fort with a shutout. Powerhouse Offense (5) Pin a soldier to the billboard in chapter Highway 17. Targetted Advertising (5) Accumulate 25000 heal points as a Medic. Team Doctor (5) Fall 30,000 feet. Terminal Velocity (5) Get the crowbar. Trusty Hardware (5) Accumulate 10 turret kills with a single turret. Turret (5) Make it to the bottom of the Citadel's main elevator shaft in one piece. Watch Your Head! (5) Break the mini-teleporter in Kleiner's lab. What cat? (5) Play a complete game on every map. World Traveler (5) Get the Gravity Gun in Black Mesa East. Zero-Point Energy (5) Use flares to light 15 zombies on fire. Zombie-que (5) Disintegrate 15 soldiers by throwing them into a Combine ball field. Atomizer (10) Earn bronze medals on all Portal challenges. Basic Science (10) Find the HEV Suit Charger faceplate in Eli's scrapyard. Blast from the Past (10) Use the antlions to kill 50 enemies. Bug Hunt (10) Find every radar cache in chapter Under The Radar. Cache Checker (10) Beat two Portal advanced maps. Cupcake (10) Win 20 games. Dynasty (10) Survive long enough to get on the parking garage elevator. Elevator Action (10) Shut down the supression device by disabling its generators. Fight the Power (10) Gain command of a squad of rebels in the uprising. Follow Freeman (10) Survive the rooftop strider battle in the ruins of City 17. Giant Killer (10) Get five kills in a row without dying. Hard to Kill (10) Complete Portal. Heartbreaker (10) Kill a Combine soldier with his own grenade. Hot PotatOwned (10) Successfully defend Dustbowl without giving up a capture. Impenetrable Defense (10) Win Well in 5 minutes or less. Lightning Offense (10) Help Alyx snipe 30 enemies in Episode One. Live Bait (10) Contain the Citadel core without killing any stalkers. Pacifist (10) Cross the antlion beach in chapter Sandtraps without touching the sand. Keep Off the Sand! (20) Squish every antlion grub in Episode Two. Get Some Grub (20) Beat four Portal advanced maps. Fruitcake (20) Escape City 17 with Alyx. Escape From City 17 (20) Defeat the chopper in Episode Two without any misses. Puttin' On a Clinic (15) Find all lambda caches in Half-Life 2. Lambda Locator (15) Trick an opposing medic into healing you. Master of Disguise (15) Accumulate 1000 total kills. Hardcore (15) Discover the hidden singing vortigaunt cave in chapter Water Hazard. Vorticough (13) Don't let any citizens die when escorting them to the escape train. Citizen Escort (15) Play in a game with seven or more players from your friends list. With Friends Like these... (10) Survive the second turret standoff in Nova Prospekt. Warden Freeman (10) Kill an Elite Soldier with his own energy ball. Think Fast! (10) Win Hydro without giving up a capture. Relentless Offense (20) Destroy the hunter-chopper in Half-Life 2. Revenge! (10) Survive the generator plaza standoff in chapter Anticitizen One. Plaza Defender (10) Kill a Hunter with its own flechettes. Payback (10) Earn silver medals on all Portal challenges. Rocket Science (20) Play through Ravenholm using only the Gravity Gun. Zombie Chopper (25) Successfully defend Gravel Pit without giving up a capture. Impossible Defense (30) Send the garden gnome into space. Little Rocket Man (30) Beat Episode One firing exactly one bullet. Grenade, crowbar, rocket, and Gravgun kills are okay! The One Free Bullet (40) Earn gold medals on all Portal challenges. Aperture Science (40) Save all buildings outside the missile silo from destruction. Neighborhood Watch (35) Beat all six Portal advanced maps. Vanilla Crazy Cake (30) Throw the trash at the guard in the beginning of HL:2 Defiance (5) Defeat both antlion guards outside the White Forest Twofer (5) Survive the Hunter ambush with Alyx Meet the Hunters (10) Defend Little Odessa from the Gunship Attack Where Cubbage Fears to Tread (5) Destroy the Combine Autogun thats in the Junkyard Gunishment! (5) Survive the Ambush in White Forest In Quiet Mountain Getaway (10) Put the trash in the garbage can in HL2. Submission (5) Secure the launch doors on missile silo 2. Secondary Silo Secured (5) Save the missile silo from the Combine offensive. Defense of the Armament (20) Escort Gregori safely through the church cemetary Hallowed Ground (5G) Destroy the Citadel's reactor core. Singularity Collapse (25)
(Portal) Alternate Title ScreenComplete the game
(Half-Life 2) New Title ScreenBeat Half-Life 2 to get a new title screen.
Hidden Left 4 Dead trailerTo get a trailer for the upcoming Valve game Left 4 Dead, wait at the game select screen (the one where you choose between Portal, Team Fortress, or Halflife 2). After a few minutes You will be taken to a demo video of the three orange box games. Wait for the video to end, then wait again. The next time the video comes up, it will be a Left 4 Dead trailer.
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- Game Universe:
- Half-Life (PC, DC, PS2, UNIX, MAC),
- Half-Life 2 (XBOX, PC, MAC),
- The Orange Box (PC, X360, PS3, MAC),
- Half-Life 2: Episode One (PC, MAC),
- Half-Life 2: Episode Two (PC, MAC),
- Team Fortress 2 (PC, MAC, UNIX),
- Counter-Strike: Source (PC, MAC, UNIX),
- Day of Defeat: Source (PC, MAC),
- Half-Life 2: Episode Three (PC),
- Half-Life 2: Episode Pack (PC)
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