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Steam Black Mesa Source Release date confirmed

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by Gunsmith, 2 Sep 2012.

  1. Votick

    Votick My CPU's hot but my core runs cold.

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    Seed going up in 20mins. Direct Download ZIP.
     
  2. Just Jon

    Just Jon User title provided by Skimtitles

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    Colour me impressed!
     
  3. MrDomRocks

    MrDomRocks Well-Known Member

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    Having never played Half Life I am downloading Black mesa just to see what the fuss is all about.
     
  4. Votick

    Votick My CPU's hot but my core runs cold.

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    MrDomRocks Well-Known Member

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  6. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    No problem, thanks for trying to help us out - I'm sure you can understand being a bit cautious about a first-poster (or thereabouts!) posting a link that is possibly viral. :)

    Welcome!

    OT: It's awesome, and worth the excitement I reckon, but the flesh is too weak to carry on for now. :(
     
  7. Fantus

    Fantus Nothing to see here...

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    Been playing for the last hour and must say I'm very impressed. A lot of things have changed but it's still the same game at its core and feels the same to play.
     
  8. wuyanxu

    wuyanxu still wants Homeworld 3

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    oh yeah :D
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  9. Just Jon

    Just Jon User title provided by Skimtitles

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    Definitely. A properly faithful update. It's instantly recognisable, but still far enough away from the original to feel fresh again. And to say all it's cost is a Steam account and a bit of bandwidth (maybe some hair pulling to get bloody thing downloaded in the first place), it's even better. EDIT: Some of the things I have seen so far have exceeded what I expected from the Source engine. May the Black Mesa team go a long way.

    /OT
     
  10. Pete J

    Pete J RIP Teelzebub

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    Loving it so far but am going to have to jack it in for the night. I like the way that subtle parts have been altered, so it's not quite the same as just running through the original again.

    On a side note, is anyone getting stuttering issues, particularly during NPC speaking parts?
     
  11. Oggyb

    Oggyb Mutant

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    Yup, I'm getting a general feeling of unoptimised performance here... but for a free mod it's certainly a 10/10. Such atmosphere.

    No virus by the way, for anyone who got my previous post.
     
  12. Just Jon

    Just Jon User title provided by Skimtitles

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    I had a bit of a spike during the train ride entering the radioactive zone. Coming back to the computer blast in Anomulous Materials it had a little moment, but nothing major. I'm on a low spec rig (E5200 @ 3.3, 4 Gig ram, and a GTS250 512) running at 1680x1050, High, 4x filtering.
     
  13. MrJay

    MrJay You are always where you want to be

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    Downloading : O

    Totally forgot about this! C'mon Sky don't let me down torrenting @ 1.4mbps!
     
  14. MrDomRocks

    MrDomRocks Well-Known Member

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    Finally got it working last night. Just wondering around after the accident.

    I didn't play much because it was late. More playing soon.
     
  15. Deders

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    So did I, I think it was the effects on the green gloop.

    I would have thought that 16x AF wouldn't hurt your framerates. I used to own 2 cards like yours.
     
  16. faugusztin

    faugusztin I *am* the guy with two left hands

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    What surprised me most is how the weapons are HL1-like, not just visually, but their recoil etc.
     
  17. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    I've been getting a few performance-related glitches and frame drops as well, as is to be expected I think.

    Definitely a 10/10 for a mod, it's pretty fantastic.
     
  18. Cerberus90

    Cerberus90 Car Spannerer

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    Wow is all I have to say, just WOW.

    Not surprised it took so long to be ready. Just the start, walking around before the resonance cascade is amazing.

    The vorts are much tougher too, or rather, harder hitting and faster, and the houndeyes.

    Died a number of times already, mainly from falling off hanging crates though, :D
     
  19. Dave Lister

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    Forgot about this, downloading now. For anyone else who's not downloaded it yet, the torrents are a lot faster than the official download links.
     
  20. Fantus

    Fantus Nothing to see here...

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    Took me few attempts to get past that section, too :p

    Hopefully, those who have downloaded it are still seeding it. I left my pc on all night uploading, still going now.
     

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