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Poll Results: Which to play?

 
  • 86% (126)
    Half Life 2
  • 13% (20)
    Doom 3
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post #41 of 73
I've never played hl2 but I own doom 3. IMHO doom 3 sucks. Yea its shaders are pretty good but it would have been WAY better to fight outside also. Now farcry was WAY better than doom, better story line, better graphics, and a gameplay that I've never played before. It adds to the fun when you can sneak around without being noticed.
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post #42 of 73
I'd say both....but HL2 is better.
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post #43 of 73
Doom 3 was absolutely horrible. I couldn't even play 5 minutes of it and whenever I went to close it, it would mess up all my system colors and i'll have to reboot.

Yeah the graphics in HL2 arn't that great anymore.. but the game came out like 2-3 years ago and it was amazing for back then.


If you want to play a beautiful FPS then definitely try out FarCry
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post #44 of 73
HL 2 pawns Doom. Freeman at his best in this shooter. Though the puzzles are way to easy. Maybe i played to much HL 1
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post #45 of 73
Quote:
Originally Posted by SZayat View Post
Proof This is better than real life
If you actually believe that a game's graphics are better than real life, you need to quit playing games altogether and go outside. Or into rehab.

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Originally Posted by 2long4u View Post
I've never played hl2 but I own doom 3. IMHO doom 3 sucks. Yea its shaders are pretty good but it would have been WAY better to fight outside also.
Doom 3's graphics engine is not as well tailored for large outdoor environments as it is for indoor settings. Indoors, it is the better engine. Outdoors, not so much.

This isn't anything new actually, now that I think abuot it. The original Unreal was so captivating exactly because the outdoor environments were so expansive, and we havd never had that sort of thing before...the Quake engine was, again, primarily an indoor engine.

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Now farcry was WAY better than doom, better story line, better graphics, and a gameplay that I've never played before. It adds to the fun when you can sneak around without being noticed.
No way that FarCry's graphics were better than Doom 3, no way. Yes, it was amazing at the time since a) it came before Doom 3, and b) it was a complete and total surprise to most people. And again, it has the outdoors thing going for it. But head to head, the graphics and effects in Doom 3 outshine FarCry significantly.

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Doom 3 was absolutely horrible. I couldn't even play 5 minutes of it and whenever I went to close it, it would mess up all my system colors and i'll have to reboot.
Well, just because your system couldn't play it doesn't mean it sucks. It sucks for you, but that's not really the same thing as just flat-out sucking.[/quote]
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post #47 of 73
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Originally Posted by prestontrogden View Post
hl2 blows, horrible graphics, boring. although doom is pretty cut and dry too.
ep2 is awesome
HL2 had incredible graphics for 2004, and still looks great today. And Episode 2 isn't out yet. >.>
post #48 of 73
Doom 3 wasn't too much fun... it kinda just scared me alot, although the last levels are really fun.

HL2 is the continuation of one of the best stories in the world.
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post #49 of 73
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Originally Posted by Namrac View Post
HL2 had incredible graphics for 2004, and still looks great today. And Episode 2 isn't out yet. >.>
http://halflife2.filefront.com/file/...77368#Download

There....that fixes all the "graphics sucks" complaints.
 
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Nice find, Krunk! Can you enable all the higher-res textures without getting the "junk-in-tha-trunk"/"off-2-da-club"/"I like spandex" versions of Alyx?
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