Run. Think. Shoot. Live. Source. Black Mesa is the Half-Life 2 total conversion of the original Half-Life game. Utilizing the Source engine and its endless array of possibilities and powers, Black Mesa will throw you into the world that started the Half-Life continuum and introduced Gordon Freeman to the world as a gun-toting, bullet-dodging Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics.

  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
Screenshots
embed
share
view previous next
 
Post comment Comments
Sylvesterr
Sylvesterr Jun 11 2012, 9:58pm says:

I don't remember this place in hl, where was it?

+7 votes     reply to comment
Briggsman
Briggsman Jun 11 2012, 10:02pm replied:

i think one of the devs said it was a new room in questionable ethics

+7 votes     reply to comment
romnus
romnus Jun 11 2012, 10:33pm replied:

If all the new rooms look even half as good as this one, then this mod will be at the top of Moddb's mods list for a long time. :)

+27 votes     reply to comment
soundwave145
soundwave145 Sep 5 2012, 11:01am replied:

I thought they said it was going to be a carbon copy..well..they said that like..years ago, They added new rooms? Would you mind linking me to that post?

-1 votes     reply to comment
BrentV
BrentV Sep 7 2012, 7:29pm replied:

It's no longer an exact carbon copy. The devs tried to update the level design to be more sensible and believable in a modern setting and to improve pacing and such. However, from what I can tell, most of the design doesn't deviate very much from the originals.

+2 votes     reply to comment
BAZOOKA_TROOPA
BAZOOKA_TROOPA Oct 2 2012, 5:33pm replied:

ah... yeah i think so. aperenly Dopefish is on the whiteboard. ^_^

+2 votes     reply to comment
Xylemon
Xylemon Jun 11 2012, 10:31pm buried:

(buried)

I don't like how dark it is, just doesn't look right.

-30 votes     reply to comment
romnus
romnus Jun 11 2012, 10:38pm replied:

perhaps you are way used to playing the origional Half-life, which didn't have any projected shadow or light system to speak of? :D I think it is a good idea to make a large and varied environment, including a few "spooky rooms" where you have to use your flashlight. To each their own, i guess. :)

+25 votes     reply to comment
xalener
xalener Jun 11 2012, 11:09pm replied:

It's a ******* room that's dark. That's how rooms that are dark look.

+19 votes     reply to comment
Xylemon
Xylemon Jun 11 2012, 11:36pm buried:

(buried)

Not really, some parts are completely black(such as the ceiling) and it just looks odd. The detailing of the room and everything is fine but the lighting is ugly in all honesty.

-16 votes     reply to comment
BlahDog
BlahDog Jun 12 2012, 12:15am replied:

That may be due to the source engine's lighting engine. A dark room with the flashlight on might not look the best.

+6 votes     reply to comment
xalener
xalener Jun 12 2012, 5:23pm replied:

There is no "not really".
Dark rooms are dark. Period.

+6 votes     reply to comment
KEVLAR60442
KEVLAR60442 Jun 11 2012, 10:48pm says:

I like that level layouts are gonna be different this time around. Keep things fresh.

+3 votes     reply to comment
Stormseeker
Stormseeker Jun 12 2012, 11:33am replied:

Different layout and additional rooms/ interactive experiments, but all the original features are still there, as well as a few surprises and expanded choreography.

+12 votes     reply to comment
darkapples
darkapples Jun 11 2012, 10:58pm says:

If they're doing new things within the Black Mesa facility... imagine how amazing Xen will look.

+7 votes     reply to comment
Gambini
Gambini Jun 12 2012, 12:01am says:

HL2 Vortigauts have a friendly face. It will be a shame to kill them again with my 357

+12 votes     reply to comment
BillionLioe
BillionLioe Jun 12 2012, 7:35am replied:

My thoughts exactly, It just looks too innocent with it's big pleading eyes:(

+6 votes     reply to comment
AmeriCanadianGamer
AmeriCanadianGamer Jun 12 2012, 7:59am replied:

I think the first time one of them shoves an energy bolt down your throat you will think differently =p

+16 votes     reply to comment
Rogal_Dorn
Rogal_Dorn Jun 12 2012, 2:46am says:

Gimme a hug!

+3 votes     reply to comment
AccessGranted
AccessGranted Jun 12 2012, 6:47pm says:

Lol it looks like it's saying "I'm a little tea pot!" XD

+3 votes     reply to comment
Zageron
Zageron Jun 13 2012, 2:48am says:

Wheeeee. I can't wait.

+2 votes     reply to comment
BFG9001
BFG9001 Jun 13 2012, 5:00am says:

Doom 3?

+3 votes     reply to comment
predcon
predcon Jun 13 2012, 5:38am says:

After having replayed HL2 so many times, I wonder if I'll feel comfortable slaughtering Vortigaunts again.

+10 votes     reply to comment
Garrador
Garrador Jun 16 2012, 8:02am says:

Great atmosphere and action grab. Only needs moar motion blur to movement, would look awesome in this scene.

+3 votes     reply to comment
SpeedyClaude
SpeedyClaude Jun 18 2012, 10:10am says:

Are that green tubes in the background something like.....cryogenic tanks for preserving dead specimens?(Reminds me of Azure-Sheep)

+4 votes     reply to comment
Hell_Diguner
Hell_Diguner Sep 16 2012, 5:37pm replied:

You'll just have to find out ;)

+1 vote     reply to comment
H4mmerPerson
H4mmerPerson Jun 24 2012, 1:12pm says:

I feel that the darkness looks awesome in this room and people should stop whining about it.

+4 votes     reply to comment
Lorenzo_games
Lorenzo_games Jul 8 2012, 11:11pm says:

orgasmic orgasmic orgasmic

+3 votes     reply to comment
legionostra
legionostra Sep 4 2012, 12:41pm says:

The detail..This work looks like its even above valve level

+2 votes     reply to comment
precision_bomber
precision_bomber Sep 26 2012, 10:35am says:

"Okay... I'll... keep quiet about it."

+1 vote     reply to comment
Post a Comment
click to sign in

You are not logged in, your comment will be anonymous unless you join the community today (totally free - or sign in with your social account on the right) which we encourage all contributors to do.

2000 characters limit; HTML formatting and smileys are not supported - text only

Image Details
Type
Entertainment
Date
Jun 11th, 2012
By
Henley
Size
1600×900
Options
URL
Embed (big)
Embed
Share
Report Abuse
Report media
Add Media
Members only