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A small, but beautiful, demonstration of animated grass in The Dark Mod.

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Arcturus's "Animated Grass Demo"
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Argoon
Argoon

Fantastic image probably the best one so far from this mod imo.

One thing though the armature of the soldier should be more shiny them that, it is metal after all, now looks like is made of rock or something.

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Akimbojoe
Akimbojoe

Well, not all metal armor is polished or shiny, some is intentionally not shiny.

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nbohr1more Author
nbohr1more

The specular is a bit toned down where only ambient light is present. The "ambient world" light is supposed to represent pure dark or shadow in the game yet allow the player to navigate... so what would specular look like when almost completely dark? Perhaps there's a better method but this one looks quite good when BOTH real and ambient light hit anything.

Better options will be available when the Source Code is release of course. Hell, Sikkpin showed that you can do HL2 style Ambient Cubemap lighting (even now without the source code) but you'd have to replace all your existing light assets.

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