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Black Mesa (BMS) vs. Dark Energy
« on: January 11, 2009, 12:48:04 PM »
Did you ever hear about this mod, or has someone else noticed it?
What do you think, which one will have the better models?

http://www.moddb.com/mods/black-mesa
http://www.moddb.com/mods/dark-energy
« Last Edit: January 11, 2009, 12:53:24 PM by Besli »
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Re: Black Mesa (BMS) vs. Dark Energy
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2009, 12:49:59 PM »
Never heard of Dark Energy, no. Got any links to it?

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Re: Black Mesa (BMS) vs. Dark Energy
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2009, 01:14:55 PM »
Oh. My. God.

Dark Energy looks amazing.  From what I'm looking at, I would say Dark Energy does a much better job than BM:S of creating realistic environments.  The maps have outstandingly good lighting and shading :O

Just look at this:


Best reconstruction of a realistic rocky environment bar FarCry2.

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Re: Black Mesa (BMS) vs. Dark Energy
« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2009, 03:05:40 PM »
Hopefully we don't see it up close. A deep painted shadow like that on a flat surface would look stupid up close. Unless it's actually mapped in there and the shadows are the new dynamic ones in that case I would say holy shit.
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Re: Black Mesa (BMS) vs. Dark Energy
« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2009, 03:30:43 PM »
Going to fail or be put on-hold until BMS comes out.They did a good job but nothing close to BMS imo.
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Re: Black Mesa (BMS) vs. Dark Energy
« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2009, 04:42:49 PM »
I've been keeping my eyes on Dark Energy for over a year and a half. They're pretty damn slower than BMS when it come to MR. Some of their models look nice. The outdoor setting look good but I'm kind wondering how it'll look like up close, especially with textures like that. The rest of the contents look mediocre.
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Re: Black Mesa (BMS) vs. Dark Energy
« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2009, 09:20:23 PM »
Daaaaamn, I'd love to get my hands on those models :O

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Re: Black Mesa (BMS) vs. Dark Energy
« Reply #7 on: January 11, 2009, 09:30:07 PM »
Dark energy doesn't actually look too great to me. I'm looking forward to Black Mesa.

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Re: Black Mesa (BMS) vs. Dark Energy
« Reply #8 on: January 11, 2009, 10:00:52 PM »
Going to fail or be put on-hold until BMS comes out.

Except Black Mesa's never coming out, LOL.
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Re: Black Mesa (BMS) vs. Dark Energy
« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2009, 02:44:04 AM »
Daaaaamn, I'd love to get my hands on those models :O

The models are nothing special.  The maps are where its at!
Of course it's all way to early to get a good idea of how it will play.  Somehow Russian mappers always seem to fail at making fun maps so I shalln't hold my breath.  Still it does look very good.

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Re: Black Mesa (BMS) vs. Dark Energy
« Reply #10 on: January 12, 2009, 06:09:30 AM »
Paranoia was fun despise the storyline.  >:(
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Re: Black Mesa (BMS) vs. Dark Energy
« Reply #11 on: January 17, 2009, 03:11:02 AM »
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Taken from Dark energy's MODDB page...

This mod is the new view on the incident at the Black Mesa.
Basicly meaning you don't play as gordon, or Barney? Not even Shepard? Sounds inresting...
Anyway the mod looks great, brilliant lighting on the rocks... However I don't their Black-Mesa containers... >.<