Our representation of Halo's iconic space combat in the Homeworld 2 engine, which puts the player in command of some of the most powerful weapons fielded by the UNSC and Covenant and to provide a balanced and competitive experience.

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880Zero Author
880Zero Aug 17 2013, 4:18am says:

On a related note, this image is special. I added an extra light to the map scene that comes from the planet itself. It's a very faint blue haze that's a reflection off the planet's atmosphere, just as it would be in real life.

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MrTaxikiller
MrTaxikiller Aug 17 2013, 5:58am replied:

you took a look at the original reach style or not yet ?

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880Zero Author
880Zero Aug 17 2013, 10:41am replied:

yeah it's mostly where I got inspiration for the specular map.

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MrTaxikiller
MrTaxikiller Aug 17 2013, 12:41pm replied:

well if you need H4 let me know.

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die-lonn
die-lonn Aug 17 2013, 4:35am says:

these shots are actually beautiful!!!

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Yorky101
Yorky101 Aug 17 2013, 5:49am says:

Amazing work fellas

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Hakazu
Hakazu Aug 17 2013, 8:22am says:

Just pure epic! Love it!

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Raygoza
Raygoza Aug 17 2013, 8:34am says:

This ship is beautiful

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spartan-G257 Creator
spartan-G257 Aug 17 2013, 4:03pm says:

Spectacular just... Spectacular

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VWV
VWV Aug 17 2013, 7:20pm says:

Covenant ships suddendly became much more intimidating with this texture rework!
Hell, you beat covenants at their own game ;)

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Guest
Guest Aug 18 2013, 10:03am says:

DAYUM

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mrvintag33
mrvintag33 Aug 22 2013, 1:14pm says:

Can i motorboat those ships? Pllzzz, Let me at 'em! I got these CHEESEE BURGERS MAAN! Anything for those ships! Mostly because i hope i can atleast look at the ships up close in combat, for some reason i cant look at hermes class i belive they are called (cruiser) when it starts pew pewing the baddies. Scrolling out and framerate is acting like a charm but scrolling in on any cruiser (frigate) except for paris it lags like (yepp).

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880Zero Author
880Zero Aug 22 2013, 5:08pm replied:

"I got these CHEESEE BURGERS MAAN!"

Nah man I don't want any cheese burgers.

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mrvintag33
mrvintag33 Aug 26 2013, 1:36pm says:

:C They got bacon!

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880Zero Author
880Zero Aug 28 2013, 1:15am replied:

Oh I thought it was a Don't be a Menace to South Central joke.

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mrvintag33
mrvintag33 Sep 3 2013, 12:14pm replied:

It was but i like bacon :3

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880Zero Author
880Zero Sep 7 2013, 7:31am replied:

MAN, I'LL SUCK YO **** MANNNN

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AgentGreen
AgentGreen Aug 31 2013, 8:02pm says:

I love you.

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There hasn't been a lot of work coming my way. As I started redoing the UNSC specular and gloss maps to be more interesting, I noticed the Covenant were pretty lackluster so I decided to touch them up as well.

I removed the hex pattern since it was barely visible and instead opted for a more diverse specular map. The gloss map has also been adjusted to display more of a difference between the dark armored parts and the elegant blue parts. The armor parts have little to no gloss so they take more direct light while the main body has a moderate gloss pass so light is more dissolved across the surface to give it a polished shine.

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