Half-Life’s infamous tram opening, dubbed by TikTok, is even more creepy

As far as introductory sequences go, Half-Life is a do-it-all. Riding a tram through the maze of mad science in Montenegro, the somewhat blunt automated voice sets a clinical, unsettling tone for the tale of the coming extradimensional catastrophe.

That said, it’s a bit dated, isn’t it? How did Black Mesa lure a brand new Zoomer physics grad among the old old hallways, rattling trams and crackling radio announcers? How did Half-Life capture the TikTok generation?