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42 comments by TKAzA on May 9th, 2015

Welcome back Mr. Freeman, Black mesa is now available on Early Access, Black Mesa is what we had all hoped half life source would have been, a total re invisoning of the Classic brought up to date with higher definition models, textures and more.

Crowbar collective state. “Making a game with the scope and scale of Black Mesa is a massive undertaking. Back in 2012 we made the decision to release what we had completed up to that point, and were blown away by the community’s response, feedback, and improvements to our work. We want to keep that relationship alive and well by using Early Access as a tool for allowing our community to participate in the final phase of Black Mesa’s development.

In addition, our ambitions go beyond the original Xen chapters found in Half-Life. We have a standard of quality that we have to achieve. Early Access allows us to commit resources to bring you the remaining chapters with the quality that you expect.”

"We currently have the first ~85% of our single player campaign completed. For the last 15% we want to not only recreate it, but improve upon it to make it an enjoyable and memorable experience. We feel it will take us considerable time to get the last 15% up to our standards, and putting a time estimate on it would be a total guess.”

This EA release sees you playing over 10 hours of single player campaign. Multiplayer deathmatch and team deathmatch with 6 completely re-imagined Half-Life 1 maps on the Source Engine.

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BM Particle Effect Improvement pack

BM Particle Effect Improvement pack

Jun 27, 2015 Effects GFX 2 comments

Released a preliminary collection containing many updates to most weapons, along with other across-the-mod effects! See the thread in the description...

BMS Revamp Sound Mod

BMS Revamp Sound Mod

Jun 27, 2015 Audio Pack 0 comments

A sound Mod specifically designed to go with the sounds scripts in the animation revamp. This is not just thrown together it has taken me a very long...

Black Mesa Animation Revamp Retexture v1.4

Black Mesa Animation Revamp Retexture v1.4

Sep 24, 2013 Models Pack 25 comments

This is a complete retexture for all the ReAnimation models as a community effort. Requires ReAnimation pack.

Animation Revamp pack

Animation Revamp pack

Sep 24, 2013 Models Pack 8 comments

AKA ReAnimation. This is basically what the name implies, a complete revamp for all weapon animations.

HECU Marine Soundpack

HECU Marine Soundpack

Sep 24, 2013 Audio Pack 2 comments

Various sounds are enhanced and certain quieter sounds are made louder for suspense reasons.

Improvements Pack

Improvements Pack

Sep 24, 2013 Skin Pack 8 comments

Now here, is a pack containing a good amount of improvements for this mod, it contains better sounds, effects, skins, npc stats and some better model...

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Mxthe May 5 2015, 11:38am says:

I don't know about you guys, but I have no problem paying in order to play a 10+ hours high quality game with a multiplayer mode included.

This game started out as a mod. So what?

Ever heard of Counter Strike? Day of Defeat? Garry's Mod? Killing Floor? Insurgency? Project Reality?... list goes on and on.

This is an early access release, meaning it's not a final release.
This is the time to show your support to the devs for 10 years of work they put in recreating this game classic.

I think it's worth it.

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isma50 May 5 2015, 11:32pm replied:

I couldn't agree more with you.

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hunk22 May 5 2015, 11:57am replied:

The problem is you could play the 90% of the mod for free and now you need pay for xen leves(one hour of game) and MP with only deathmach mode.

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ignatiusrahardi May 5 2015, 11:54am replied:

the game its not done yet i think so many peps are raging

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jackh902 May 5 2015, 11:27am says:

Didn't erm... Black Mesa developers say that erm... they wouldn't charge you EVER for this? well well well....

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jackh902 May 5 2015, 11:30am replied:

Also paying for a game which isn't completed... annoying.

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Elizabeth_Lestrad May 5 2015, 8:41pm replied:

I can't deny that this news really disappoints me. Goes back to the old adage: don't make promises you [don't intend] to keep. If they want to stem the backlash over their breach of their own promises, they could have at least made a comprehensive list of what bonuses people actually get rather than just say "enhancements". That could mean anything, really.

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BlackHand27 May 5 2015, 11:14am says:

One word : Disappointed.

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hunk22 May 5 2015, 11:05am says:

20 euros for old mp mode and xen levels??? no thanks.

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nerdenfromsweden May 5 2015, 10:50am says:

black mesa is no longer 4free

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ulasimsi May 5 2015, 9:50am says:

Countdown is finished. But nothing happened so far

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hunk22 May 5 2015, 11:08am replied:

Now you need pay for play

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This mod is amazing! Feels like i'm playing a Valve's game, not a modification.
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At first i made a really nice review to this game mod. But then i advanced further in the game and i got really pissed off... Yeah its pretty and scenic , yeah most of the voice acting is great and the music is fantastic but there is a huge annoying gash that just makes the game shit! AI: WHAT BASICALLY MAKES THE GAME SHIT AI: SHIIIT Soldiers...Im fine with other critters plaing running to eat you but soldiers(well the alien soldiers suck in this department as well). Anyway so where were we? oh…

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