Thread: Warren Spector & Half-Life 2

Warren Spector & Half-Life 2

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    Warren Spector & Half-Life 2

    From PCGamer's "From the Show Floor" article on E3:

    "Warren Spector told us that after he watched the Half-Life 2 demo, he went back to the Eidos booth and cried. (Figuratively, we're sure: there was nothing to cry about "backstage" at the Eidos booth, where its spokemodels were happily chaging costumes!"

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    Trollslayer Guest
    Yup... HL2's engine is that good.

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    It's amazing.

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    By the way, if you haven't seen HL2's e3 demonstration yet, get it from www.gametrailers.com . It's around 70mb, and it looks better than the huge (500mb) versions around. Believe me. Anyway, there's a .mov version of it, so you'll see right from the start the video quality. Around 23 minutes, it's very impressive.

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    I had the same reaction as Warren. The engine is godlike
    Dodge this

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    Originally posted by Lawnboy360
    By the way, if you haven't seen HL2's e3 demonstration yet, get it from www.gametrailers.com . It's around 70mb, and it looks better than the huge (500mb) versions around. Believe me. Anyway, there's a .mov version of it, so you'll see right from the start the video quality. Around 23 minutes, it's very impressive.
    I downloaded it and the colors are distorted. The reds and blues are reversed.

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    Strange. Their were just fine for me. Water was blue and fire was red.

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    From what I've heard from info on other threads here, DX2 shouldn't give me any problems.

    But I just pray that my system will be able to handle HL2...

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    Originally posted by Big Ragu
    I downloaded it and the colors are distorted. The reds and blues are reversed.
    Try updating the codec
    Dodge this

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    But I just pray that my system will be able to handle HL2...
    Apparently one of the important feature of the source engine is scalability...

    Believe it or not, but...
    GamingNEXT - With the outstanding graphics that HL2 is using, what should gamers have, minimally, to run this game?
    Gabe Newell - An 800 MHz P-III and a DX6 level hardware accelerator (e.g. TNT).
    http://www.gamingnext.com/articles/index.asp?id=17

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    Yeah on lower system Half-life 2 will look like Half-Life 1. Then it goes up with your system from there.

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    That's what I read, but it wouldn't be the first time that I been metaphorically "screwed over" in my life!

    Actually, I can't even get the first "Half-Life" running on my new computer! Maybe it's because I'm running WinXP, I don't know. I've still got my old computer as a back-up, but I can't take advantage of the High Definition Pack on that one.

    Hopefully, with a P4 2.4Ghz and a GeForce 3, I will have the power...






    Now I just need the cash!

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    I got xp and Half Life runs like a champ. I know my system will be fine to handle HL 2 but I dont know if my video card can handle max ( its a gforece 4 ti 4600) can handle everything maxed out but it will still work. It runs Ut2003 at max settings on most maps at full with 40 fps so.

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    I have seen the 70MB .mov version on IGN but it looks horrible. I downloaded the 600MB and the quality is amazing. But anyway, i am sooooooo excited about Half-life 2! That games is going to KICK ASS!!!

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    Yeah, Ive had the 600mb one for awhile and it looks amazing. Im not only excited about HL2 itself, but the mods are gonna be amazing hopefully.

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    Trollslayer Guest
    I downloaded a film of Half Life's 2 presentation. While the quality wasn't that good, i'm still stunned with it. The game itself will no doubt beat Doom 3 in terms of scripted sequences and use of more fluid models and excellent AI, while no doubt Doom 3 will blow away HL2 with better ambiance and lighting effects and incredible textures.

    Of course, im hoping both will have modding tools, so... MWAHAHAHA!