Half-life 2 going gold!

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Half-life 2 going gold!

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Post by BillyBlaze » Sat Aug 28, 2004 9:43 am

This is going to be one of the best fourth quarters in the history of gaming. (Doom3 , Halflife 2, Fable, Halo 2.)

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Post by Blackjack » Sat Aug 28, 2004 9:59 am

Let's not forget 2005, Black and White 2 and the like.

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Post by SothThe69th » Sat Aug 28, 2004 10:22 am

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Post by BillyBlaze » Sat Aug 28, 2004 10:33 am

[quote="Blackjack";p="390618"]Let's not forget 2005, Black and White 2 and the like.[/quote]
The only way 2005 could top the winter of 2004 is with some amazing hat trick like the resurection of commander keen, Space Quest, and Earthbound.

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Post by Ary » Sat Aug 28, 2004 2:10 pm

Man, Doom 3 was too scary for me to play. >.>
I hope Half Life 2 will be less scary. And less impossible for me to run on my computer. :(
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Post by BillyBlaze » Sat Aug 28, 2004 2:18 pm

If Doom 3 gives your comp trouble just forget you ever heard of halflife 2 right now.

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Post by RadicalDreamer » Sat Aug 28, 2004 2:40 pm

On top of all that shiz, Devil May Cry 3 comes out just in time for Christmas. This winter will indeed rock.

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Post by Dark Nexus » Sat Aug 28, 2004 4:02 pm

HL2 runs on much slower systems than Doom3. I think the minimum is a 700 or 800 MHz machine, which puts it at about HALF Doom3's requirements.
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Post by BillyBlaze » Sat Aug 28, 2004 4:14 pm

Do you even know what the first computer to premiere the Doom 3 engine was? It was a MAC running a geforce 3. HL2 has models ranging into the 10k range. They probly went overboard on the backwards compatability by doing things like cutting the polycounts on the models in half so it could "run" on slower comps, but all things being equal, HL2 is probably going to be the bigger beast on peoples systems than doom 3.

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Post by grassmunk » Sat Aug 28, 2004 4:15 pm

I dont want to waste the time but this might be a hoax:

http://www.csnation.net/comments.php?id=7475
http://www.halflife2.net/forums/showthread.php?t=3 4798&page=1&pp=15
http://www.steampowered.com/forums/showthread.php? threadid=132122
I'm just as sad.
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Post by Dark Nexus » Sat Aug 28, 2004 4:18 pm

And that MAC was probably at least as powerful as equivalent PCs of the time, other than the GF3. Clockspeed isn't everything.

Because of all the detail options that you can turn on or off, HL2 will probably be far more playable at Doom3's minimum than Doom3 was.
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Post by BillyBlaze » Sat Aug 28, 2004 4:18 pm

FUCKING SHIT! IAKLJDFDSFKSAFJDL;AJFDL;A!!!!11`~`

At this rate duke nukem forever will come out and soth is going to be making obligatory HL2 jokes.

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Post by Calus » Sat Aug 28, 2004 4:40 pm

Billy, it may be fake, but with all the preloading going on Half-Life2 doesn't seem very far off.
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Re: Half-life 2 going gold!

Post by grassmunk » Sat Aug 28, 2004 5:26 pm

in all honesty the models and graphics are all probably done already and thats what was preloaded into steam. The code to run the came is prolly only a few megs in size once its compiled and compressed. ( by few i mean less then 100 megs ).
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