Black Mesa Half-Life complete with Xen

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  1. Forever

    Forever Well-Known Member

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    Anybody played? How is it?



    The music, the visuals, the words there, like “Impossible to describe with our limited vocabulary”.. It feels magical.



    Watching this trailer for the first time made me cry as it’s so beautiful, just like one could only imagine Xen back in 1998/9.
     
  2. rapid_fire

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    It looks like it was made 10 years ago, graphics and lighting is ok, but the modelling is pretty poor, i dunno.
     
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    Tekkaman Blade Professor of Animation

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    It's a remake of a game from over 10 years ago. They updated the graphics to HD.
     
  4. Forever

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    Yes, it’s an unofficial, fan-made remake of graphics, that was released a year ago. It’s for those who liked the game initially, that was released at the end of year 1998. The game has an epic story and was really cool realistically looking for that time. "Half-Life received critical acclaim for its graphics, realistic gameplay, and seamless narrative. It won over fifty PC "Game of the Year" awards and is considered one the most influential games of the first-person shooter genre, as well as one of the greatest video games of all time. “(wiki).

    That trailers are remake to this:


    Despite having incomparable graphics with nowadays, back then it definitely felt like real, that you can actually feel like you are in that world, sometimes which was quite scary. Even the music of that trailer was not as soft as it is nowadays.

    I guess the long introduction part at the start of the game might confuse some nowadays players :)  Back then it felt like a showcase of awesome graphics so you just ride a train and don’t do anything but to observe.
     
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    ah, that makes sense then