Babel Babel is a Half-Life 2 Deathmatch mod that pits the ancient Greeks against the Vikings, in an epic struggle for the domination of the known world. Each civilization send their two greatest heroes into the arena. Both teams try to reach the top of their respective columns in the arena first to win the round and ultimately the game. Both players in the team must co-operate in order to reach this goal. One player runs to the middle of the arena and throws boxes back to the other player who stacks them on top of each other to reach the top of the column. But players can also set off traps and raise the other teams' column higher to make for an interesting and heated battle to the top.