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The update was 33.3 MB when I logged into my steam account. not sure if that means anything, lol.
But seriously I didn't notice a difference tbh probably because i neglected the game long time (6 months or so) ago, till I saw this video. So without watching this video the chances were close to 0% if I noticed anything new.
Edited by HeadlessKnight - 3/27/15 at 1:12am
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well this was a waste of a valve supported update.
to jump on the bandwagon, they should have at least used the texture/lighting mods from CM instead of this.
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post #33 of 45
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The update was 33.3 MB when I logged into my steam account. not sure if that means anything, lol.
But seriously I didn't notice a difference tbh probably because i neglected the game long time (6 months or so) ago, till I saw this video. So without watching this video the chances were close to 0% if I noticed anything new.

If you haven't played it a while, it's even hard to notice the difference with Black Mesa Source. When I played through it I was convinced that it felt and looked the same even though I know it didn't.
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post #34 of 45
It isn't actually an update sadly. You have to download it as a mod http://store.steampowered.com/app/290930/
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Might have to go run through HL2 again. biggrin.gif

Downloading HL2: Update now.
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Better looking than 90% of pc games nowadays, and it's not a compliment.
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I think the Cinematic Mod still looks better
Michael Bay fan?
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Michael Bay fan?

The cinematic mod is a HUGE face lift. This Update is something we'd usually achieve in other games with a few ENB configs.
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The cinematic mod is a HUGE face lift. This Update is something we'd usually achieve in other games with a few ENB configs.

He's got a point though. The Cinematic Mod is kind of tacky / overly dramatic visuals until you tweak it a bit. Some of the alterations don't actually make the experience better. The author pretty much refused to listen to feedback during development.
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It's pretty subpar actually. I mean, it's fantastic compared to what I could do....but you really need to try out the Cinematic mod.

They updated the music, weapon sound, character models (among selectable skins), a good amount of HD textures, etc...



Look at how much they change the geometry though. A huge part of why HL2 was good is because of the where things in the environment were placed, sight lines etc.
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