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Black Mesa: Source is a Half-Life 2 modification committed to the task of recreating Half-Life 1 on the Source Engine. We know that Half-Life: Source exists and is a retail product, but we feel that Half-Life deserves more then what HL:Source has given it. With increased limits on polycounts, new lighting

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Black Mesa: Source is a Half-Life 2 modification committed to the task of recreating Half-Life 1 on the Source Engine.

We know that Half-Life: Source exists and is a retail product, but we feel that Half-Life deserves more then what HL:Source has given it. With increased limits on polycounts, new lighting effects, intensive brushwork and a world that can blow your socks off, Black Mesa: Source plans to give you the most exceiting Half-Life experience; ever. Stop by the website for more information on the team and our project.

Today is a bigger day then just a simple press announcement, today we release thirteen pieces of media to the public. Many members of our community at Black Mesa: Source have been screaming at us to release it, and we've finally caved in.

Showing off to you are six level shots from two chapters in development, our high-detail grunt model and much more (all viewable on our website).

Please make sure you have ActiveX and Javascript enabled before attempting to load up the media images.

Check a taste of our work, stop by our ModDB Profile or for the full pie, see our website. We hope you'll come on by and just remember that this isn't everything, there are still many more weeks in March to go through...

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Forsete
Forsete - - 619 comments

Looking good! :)

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Kalashnikov Author
Kalashnikov - - 92 comments

.. we have a backup plan. We have been noting a fair number of users that have said they cannot open up media on the website ( Blackmesasource.com ). While we work hard to figure out what requirements there are for the website, we have placed direct links in our forums:

Forum.leakfree.org

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jacksonj04
jacksonj04 - - 631 comments

Like.... woah!

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Forsete
Forsete - - 619 comments

Remember that these are very very early images, of course they will improve the maps. And they only temporary use the HL2 textures because they aren't finished with the HL1 textures yet.

Give them time, this mod will not be released in a year or more.

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TheSleepingObama
TheSleepingObama - - 438 comments

Actually it won't be released until 8 years. I am from the future this I know.

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bryan986
bryan986 - - 157 comments

You dont need activex....it works just fine with mozilla...and there is no activex in mozilla

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Dekthro
Dekthro - - 166 comments

This is lookin awsome.

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Bruzer
Bruzer - - 39 comments

I would crit but early stage so I wont. So far its not to bad.

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Kalashnikov Author
Kalashnikov - - 92 comments

Correct, we are presently using the Half-Life 2 textures as placeholders as our textures are still in development for the areas shown. These are work in progress shots as we wanted to assure the community that we were working hard. We also released the media in order to fill up our last remaining positions on our team, which is coming along very nicely.

byran, we development a second version of the website especially for Mozilla users. At the beginning, it automatically detects which version you have and then appropriatly designates the index you look at (if I understand it from our web designer correctly). Thank you for your positive feedback, we have had the occasional negative comment, but we're glad that most of the members are enjoying the media.

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mystery8
mystery8 - - 286 comments

Wow. Very impressive. Those levels look great.

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Unleashed2k
Unleashed2k - - 32 comments

Yuck, ? lol. Early beta's are always yucky. :P Go create ur own mod and you will see (and dont say why dont I Because I already am => )

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RedBlueGreen953
RedBlueGreen953 - - 119 comments

HA HA I AM IN 2008! TO IMAGINE SOMEONE WOULD SAY YUCK ABOUT THIS MOD.

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Nickel_Dare
Nickel_Dare - - 393 comments

lol 1 pls dont spam
2 ur in 2009 man ... look at the date you post somthing ..

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