Home • PC Game News • 1 Imogen Beckhelling News Writer 20th November 2020 / 12:43PM It is done. Gnome Chompski has shot off to where gnome man has gone before. The little red-hatted fella started life as a bit of a joke in Half-Life 2: Episode Two. Players who carried the garden gnome all the way to the end of the game would be awarded with the achievement “Little Rocket Man” – a title old Chompski truly lived up to last night. Gabe Newell partnered up with Weta Workshop and Rocket Lab to send a real-life Chompski into space, raising money for charity and even inspiring a couple of new Steam achievements in the process. You can watch the video of the launch below (skip ahead to 30 mins to get to the good bit). To experience this #content, you will need to enable targeting cookies. Yes, we know. Sorry.Manage cookie settings The 150mm titanium gnome affixed to this rocket was created by Weta Workshop (who’ve previously made props and set for the likes of Lord Of The Rings). Rocket Lab say the hardened garden decoration will be coming back down to Earth, but will sadly burn up on… Read full this story
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