I’m finding, in fact, that people who haven’t played any of the Half-Life series
have some kind of mental block that makes them run screaming from the room on
seeing this, rather than the more typical “how cute” that you might expect.
Well, that you might expect if you are someone who has grown to love the cute
little critters, or at least learned to downgrade them to “annoying” after the
first few thousand encounters.
Two bits of bad news on the HL2 Headcrab Collectible page: firstly, you can wear them as a hat, but only if you are yourself a quarter-scale model or perhaps a large cat or small dog. Secondly, they are all sold out…