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Black Mesa Mod, 20,000 Likes FB Page = New Media
« on: June 11, 2012, 03:30:23 AM »
Hello Half-Life Creations!
 
Some of you may know about Black Mesa
www.blackmesasource.com
 
A free mod that started back in 2005, which is a recreation of the original
Half-Life designed to use the full capabilities of the Source Engine.
 
Recently the developers have released some new info,
If their Official Facebook Page here:
http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/BlackMesaDevs

reaches 20,000 Likes, then they will release "some exciting new media"
 
If you are or have been interested in this mod and want it to finally see the light of day, then please spread the word to get as many Likes on this page as possible!
 
Thank you!

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Re: Black Mesa Mod, 20,000 Likes FB Page = New Media
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2012, 04:59:48 AM »
How about no.

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Re: Black Mesa Mod, 20,000 Likes FB Page = New Media
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2012, 06:39:09 AM »
Only if I get a cargo of condoms delivered to my door.
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« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2012, 07:22:42 AM »
^ Ditto. ^

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Re: Black Mesa Mod, 20,000 Likes FB Page = New Media
« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2012, 10:02:28 AM »
"some exciting new media"
Better be an image saying "Mod cancelled kthx".

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Re: Black Mesa Mod, 20,000 Likes FB Page = New Media
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2012, 10:09:46 AM »
Lol.

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« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2012, 12:45:03 PM »
Screenshots are released, makes me wonder what the point of some of those sections were. Why was there ever that section with the rotating chainsaws? It seemed goofy at the time of HL1, now with rotating robot arms flailing in HD it makes even less sense.

TBH many of the screens look little better than HL:S but with the addition of props and higher resolution textures.

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Re: Black Mesa Mod, 20,000 Likes FB Page = New Media
« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2012, 01:07:34 PM »
Truly do hope it gets released, but I don't even own Facebook and it will be interesting to see if there is still a large enough following to generate 20,000 likes for just media alone.

A release date, now that would be different, but even then I don't think Cry of Fear asked for that many likes to release media, so again I have to question where the bar is placed....

EDIT: Looks like they have their 20,000, so what's behind the curtain?
« Last Edit: June 11, 2012, 01:24:14 PM by Thomas »

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« Reply #8 on: June 11, 2012, 01:24:05 PM »
Here you go pal, this is what 20000 likes unlocked.

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Re: Black Mesa Mod, 20,000 Likes FB Page = New Media
« Reply #9 on: June 11, 2012, 02:48:12 PM »
lmao what is even going on in those pics

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« Reply #10 on: June 11, 2012, 02:53:43 PM »
Haha oh wow I remember when I thought BM was the best looking mod ever
...I remember my early puberty, used to masturbate to the newly released HD model pack that came with the Half-Life Blue Shift video game.

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« Reply #11 on: June 11, 2012, 03:08:51 PM »
Awww I missed the hate wagon, I was about to call ac3d an attention whore :(

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« Reply #12 on: June 11, 2012, 03:27:52 PM »
Why is everyone antagonistic though? It still looks fine. You guys are sounding like that really shit L4D2 protest, you'll be saying you won't play it on day one but we all know you'll be playing the fuck out of it when it's released.

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« Reply #13 on: June 11, 2012, 03:30:26 PM »
Like I was saying to Alex, it's like researching a car before you buy it, but making a decision before you drive the actual car. I'm all about not saying a thing until I actually play it. Not about to play detective. :coolbiden:

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« Reply #14 on: June 11, 2012, 04:04:12 PM »
Someone's been paying attention to COF PR tactics :joebiden:

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« Reply #15 on: June 11, 2012, 04:06:44 PM »
Why is everyone antagonistic though? It still looks fine. You guys are sounding like that really shit L4D2 protest, you'll be saying you won't play it on day one but we all know you'll be playing the fuck out of it when it's released.
Hey I didn't say anything about the mod, looks good to me, I just don't like the whole "feed my ego" thing that's all

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« Reply #16 on: June 11, 2012, 05:35:32 PM »
Why is everyone antagonistic though? It still looks fine.
It looks good, but not great. I'm not saying I could do any better (I am more than aware of my limitations) but it just looks so plain. I respect that a lot of work has gone into the mod, but honestly I no longer care about graphical updates - if you're playing a game for graphics you're doing it wrong.

What I really object to here is the unnecessary dick waving: BMS is one of the biggest and most anticipated mods around, they do not need the attention that's been spammed all over gaming sites today.  We were lucky to get only one thread, other sites had several (some threads going so far as to incite use of zombie facebook accounts).

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« Reply #17 on: June 11, 2012, 10:28:51 PM »
I get the impression that the mod's been delayed this long, because they are permanently lagging behind graphically and are constantly trying to polish everything up to "standards". By the time they're finished, something else has popped up making BM look mediocre again.

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« Last Edit: June 11, 2012, 10:31:10 PM by Sporkeh »

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« Reply #18 on: June 12, 2012, 01:44:50 AM »
Much the same problem most big films in recent years seems to have, focusing more on looking professional than on actually reaching their goals for the film. I'm looking at you grey/blue colour grading and neon CGI lights.

I've never been a dude to say I won't play something though. Waiting obviously isn't a burden really unless all you do is wait, and if someone just sits around camping outside the metaphorical store awaiting the release of BMS they need to get the fuck back in touch with things. I'd say the same thing about episode 3, people may not care to wait for it anymore but that doesn't change the fact everybody would still get it if it came out.

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« Reply #19 on: June 12, 2012, 03:39:39 AM »
Dunno about you guys, but the screenshot of a Garg make me want to play Sven Coop again. Good old classic days.
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« Reply #20 on: June 12, 2012, 03:57:58 AM »
SC always felt too rushed to me in regards to gameplay. I thought HL1 was more fun honestly

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« Reply #21 on: June 12, 2012, 06:06:06 AM »
SC always felt too rushed to me in regards to gameplay. I thought HL1 was more fun honestly

It was, bunch of players rushing way ahead of everyone to be the first to finish the mission instead of cooperating together.
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« Reply #22 on: June 12, 2012, 11:10:15 AM »
yeah that's a bit shit, but that's why you don't play with pubbies.

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« Reply #23 on: June 12, 2012, 11:23:11 AM »
Some real nerds in here. Looking forward to playing, whenever the fuck it's released.

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« Reply #24 on: June 12, 2012, 05:42:51 PM »
Dunno about you guys, but the screenshot of a Garg make me want to play Sven Coop again. Good old classic days.
Me and some pals have been playing it (how you should play it) recently, shame most of the maps are shite.

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« Reply #25 on: June 12, 2012, 07:19:26 PM »
Here you go pal, this is what 20000 likes unlocked.


Kinda reminds me of...

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« Reply #26 on: June 13, 2012, 12:38:29 AM »
That "Surgical Unit" was such a quake thing, probably a remnant from quiver or something. Didn't make a whole lot of sense.

Thinking of it, most of Questionable Ethics was weirdly dissimilar to the rest of Half-Life, who mapped that anyway?

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« Reply #27 on: June 13, 2012, 12:47:56 AM »
Holy shit they even updated Moddb!

http://www.moddb.com/mods/black-mesa/news/a-red-letter-day1








What was that about it looking dated again...?


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« Reply #28 on: June 13, 2012, 01:42:45 AM »
Alistar is easily distracted by explosions, color-crading and tilted cameras. :coolbiden:

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« Reply #29 on: June 13, 2012, 02:10:44 AM »
Hey man they need those extra degrees man, it's a dutch angle, man, figured you'd know man...

That agrunt looks good btw.