Often in tech, things happen because they’re possible, not because they’re particularly useful or good.
Dave Bennet’s efforts to get Half-Life running on an Android Wear smartwatch definitely fall into this category – it’s to be applauded (somewhat), but the end-result probably isn’t worth replicating, unless you like playing the game using teeny-weeny touch controls, rather than a keyboard and mouse on your PC, or controller on a console.
If you do want to have a crack at getting it running on your own Wear smartwatch, you’ll need an original copy of the game, as well as a couple of other tools.
Frankly, I think watching the video above looks about as fun as trying to play it on a watch, so maybe just save yourself the hassle, eh.
Still, it’s good someone ported the classic game to a smartwatch, if only that it doesn’t need to happen again.