The Source engine is a 3D game engine developed by Valve Corporation. Its unique features include a large degree of modularity and flexibility, an artist-driven, shader-based renderer, accurate lip sync and facial expression technology, and a powerful, efficient and completely network-enabled physics system.

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10 EpicWaterDrop

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MehKitties says
10 MehKitties

Nov 18th, 2013 0 people agree 0 people don't

Best engine ever made!

SirEgon says
10 SirEgon

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It's difficult to phrase it without sounding like I'm fanboying, but Source is the best game engine out there. The most important reason for this is organization.

The engine, engine branch, game, mod, and SDK file directories are very well organized.
Engine Branches: Half-Life 2 and the episodes all use the same engine branch, so they all share a directory.
In this case, the engine branch directory is
"steam/steamapps/common/half-life 2"
And the game directory for Half-Life 2 would be
"steam/steamapps/common/half-life 2/hl2"

The basic structure of a game's directory in one engine branch is virtually the same with all engine branches
If you find the file "gameinfo.txt" in:
steam/steamapps/common/half-life 2/hl2/
Then you will most likely find a similar file in:
steam/steamapps/common/left 4 dead/l4d/

If you learn to mod one source game, then you also learn how to mod most of Valve's games so far, and probably most of Valve's games in the future.

AprilfoolsDK says
10 AprilfoolsDK

Nov 11th, 2013 0 people agree 0 people don't

source is amazing nuff said

tfdotm333 says
10 tfdotm333

Oct 10th, 2013 0 people agree 0 people don't

its awesome

slipkid69 says
10 slipkid69

Oct 3rd, 2013 0 people agree 0 people don't

I have had some great times with the Half-life franchise thanks to valve, and the great old Team Fortress which is now classic, brilliant.

dcmvm says
10 dcmvm

Sep 5th, 2013 0 people agree 0 people don't

For me, this engine is the best of the best.

Spadesey says
10 Spadesey

Sep 1st, 2013 0 people agree 0 people don't

Just an all round great engine with some off the best games of all time

Aplayer12345 says
10 Aplayer12345

Jul 24th, 2013 0 people agree 0 people don't

One of the best engines ever, and it was very amazing back then. Even to this day.

gabriel3210 says
10 gabriel3210

Jul 16th, 2013 0 people agree 0 people don't

This is one of the most powerful video game engines of all time!, and also has one of the best graphics of all time. And also one of the best video game titles has been made with this wonderful engine: Half Life 2, Grey, Nightmare House 2, Black Snow and most importantly, Black Mesa, the best video game made with the Source Engine. And in conclusion this video game engine was made by one of the the best video game companies of all time, Valve Corporation.

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