Area 8 Topside Dormitories

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

==Overview==
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==
*Barney Calhoun can be seen waiting for a tram at the location in an unused cinematic in ''Blue Shift'' for Half-Life (Dreamcast port)|''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==

FileApache above dorms.jpg|AH-64 Apache|Apache flying above the dorms. 
FileEast Personnel Entrance.jpg|The East Personnel Entrance.
FileFootball Area 8.jpg|The soccer ball Easter egg.
FileBlack Mesa orange flag.svg|The orange Black Mesa flag.
FileBa cinematic01.jpg|Barney Calhoun waiting for a tram.{{abbr3|i|As seen in an unused cinematic in Half-Life Blue Shift for Half-Life Dreamcast.}}
FileBa cinematic02.jpg|Another view.


==List of appearances==
*http//youtube.com/watch?v=1HZDAQThhVc ''Half-Life Blue Shift'' Trailer 2 {{1st}} {{Nc}}
*''Half-Life Blue Shift''

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CategoryBlack Mesa Research Facility locations
CategoryLocations
CategoryHalf-Life Blue Shift