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I would just say: anyone who has not done HL1, do it now!!!! This is soo good, you must have experienced it. So well designed (base story) plus the classy updated looks...
 
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Here, i've made an installer powered patch for Black Mesa game. I've basically made it for myself but since it's already made why not share it with others. This mod doesn't include cfg tweaks but also enhanced MP5 machine gun sounds which are so much better than default ones...

Changelog v1.0
- enhanced performance
- enhanced graphics
- enhanced physics realism
- added subtle motion blur effect during motion
- corrected Bloom and HDR effects
- corrected strafing motion angle
- corrected jumping physics (now able to normal jump on small boxes)
- corrected motion physics for a less floaty feel
- diving air time increased by 5 sec (from 15 sec to 20 sec)
- new punchier MP5 weapon sounds (sounds made by Vunsunta & DarkElfa)
You can grab the installer patch on my blog www.rejzor.tk where i'll also post new updates.
 
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I get some errors when I install that patch, not sure if its installed correctly, I installed it in BMS folder, how to know if its working properly? I also changed my cfg for your cfg version after installation, which is almost the same except for the gravity and some other minor things.
 
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What do the errors say? A bit strange considering hardly anything can go wrong but still...
 
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It is not giving me error when I uninstalled and installed again, but the errors said "File could not be renamed".
Edit: Maybe I had the game opened when I installed it and caused the error, im not sure but now im playing the game and the patch is running fine I think
 
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Uh in order to "crouch jump" I always hit C before space not after (unless I'm still depressing the crouch key after and don't realize it...I kind of mash them together). I don't think I have not been able to get to a particular location yet...
 

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I just seen the bloom shots up top. Any other affects coming?
probably what are your thoughts on blur? im working on that first then im working on other stuff
 
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It is not giving me error when I uninstalled and installed again, but the errors said "File could not be renamed".
Edit: Maybe I had the game opened when I installed it and caused the error, im not sure but now im playing the game and the patch is running fine I think
Well, obviously you cannot patch a game which is running...
 

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probably what are your thoughts on blur? im working on that first then im working on other stuff
I haven't tried them yet but they look good. I've always like the whole glowing effect of things that have lights and stuff. Makes it seem more like in a dream. also with blur, the things that aren't blurred tend to stand out more and makes them seem a lil more HD then they are.
 
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I'm curious, anyone else finished the game yet?

I have, and I'm interested to hear some other people's opinions on missing sections of the game, including Xen?
 
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It's not done...?

My opinion regarding that is releasing it now before the rest is done was a good move cause few who were not insiders in some way believed it would ever actually come out at all by now.
 
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I have played it for 4 hours and I like it much, i used the patch above and I dont have problems, gravity-jumping-crouching its balanced and I dont have problems with the graphics (I have hd 5770), only sometimes with some effects I have 40-50 fps. The game is very well done
 

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I'm getting 100+ with a single 275. Not bad at all.
 
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Ah lol, not done would explain it... Stupid me to think that a released game would be done. :banghead:

I understand why they would do that, but I don't recall seeing anything actually stating that it's not done.

I did really enjoy playing it though. Got started on HL2 again now too :D
 
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I'm curious, anyone else finished the game yet?

I have, and I'm interested to hear some other people's opinions on missing sections of the game, including Xen?
I finished it - - it seems like the only thing missing was xen then again i haven't played the original in over 2 years. overall it seemed like a good place to leave off at - xen is a hugely different world with a complete 180 from all of the textures and "feel" of most of the chapters so i feel its justified that they left off at that point. i just hope they dont take as long to finish xen as the rest of the game i'd be more than willing to wait a year or so with normal updates and teasers of course to the progress of that last chapter :cool:

lets just hope that gabe doesn't decide to launch HL2:EP3 before black mesa finishes off xen but then again if that were to happen there would be a definitive chance of playing original HL all the way to EP 3 with no huge transition to the quality of the graphics and "feel" of the game especially with cinema mod applied to HL2
 
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Yeah make sure nothing related to the game is running when patching, even shut Steam down. I've had errors just trying to launch the game if I so much as leave Steam running, and without any mods or patches.

LOL on not being finished. Here I was assuming it was the whole game. Granted Xen is kinda strange, but still, I want to play the whole game, not part of it. This is not a spoiler but a valued heads up, because I would have been kinda pissed had I got to that point and found out in game.
 

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crap. just froze on me when sliding under a lazer. Hopefully it doesn't do it to me again. is quicksave not active? or is it not set to F5?
 
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Its set to F6 this time! I was like??? lol
 

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thanks. I'll remember that when I get back on.

lol. it didn't freeze this time. got a lil farther thanks to wasting a lil ammo to take a short cut lol.
 
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...there would be a definitive chance of playing original HL all the way to EP 3 with no huge transition to the quality of the graphics and "feel" of the game especially with cinema mod applied to HL2
I have only seen screenshots of the cinema mod for HL2, and quite frankly it looks too good. I can't wait to try out out, but first Black Mesa!!
BTW, sorry if this has already been asked, but isn't Black Mesa officially supposed to be launching on Steam? Or is it just available at the developer's website?
 

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thats correct. You can get black mesa right now but its incomplete. It is confirmed for steam when done of course.
 
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