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Half-Life 2 + CM10.94 + SSAA 8X = Mind Blown Away {Screenshots}

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Wow!

Just wow!

Half-life 2 with Cinematic Mod looks stunning, especially with SSAA8X.

Not a single jaggies, no visible pixels, great textures, great lighting and above all, on of the greatest game ever. I had more wow moments than when playing Metro, BFBC2 or Crysis.

To me, this is far superior to Crysis 2. Immersion feel is 20x times better.

Frame rate is a rock solid 60fps.

Plus I can't see the end of it. How many hours is it in total (0,1 and 2 back to back)?

Edit: Screenies

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Edited by GrandMax - 4/16/11 at 8:00pm
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HL2 can be quite the lengthy game.

PS: This thread is worthless without pics :}
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Great pics, mod looks cool.

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Plus I can't see the end of it. How many hours is it in total (0,1 and 2 back to back)?
I'd say like 20-25 hours if you really plow through it at full speed, with never getting stuck. But I'd be pretty impressed if you never got stuck, there were a couple puzzles and difficult parts i got a bit stuck on.
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It is my first play-through.

I played about 3hrs on the Xbox years ago, but it's so much greater on PC with that mod and super-sampling.

I was so disappointed with C2 that I went looking for a good fps from earlier. I was afraid HL2 would be too old for me to dive into it. I was wrong. Graphics are very impressive.
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I'm still very fond of HL2s default art style. Graphics aren't a huge deal for me, but I do think HL2 still looks good when maxed out.
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Once over the summer I did a weekend were HL2 was Friday, HL2ep1 was Saturday, and Sunday was HL2ep2. I'd say 7-9 hours for first one, then 5-7 for the other two (each not combined).
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My first playthrough was with CM10 too. Such a great experience, except for the harder gameplay changes that CM10 makes. I had to reload the game so many times lol
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My first playthrough was with CM10 too. Such a great experience, except for the harder gameplay changes that CM10 makes. I had to reload the game so many times lol
So it is harder than Vanilla! I see. I thought it was surprisingly tough. Was dying a lot. That explains it! Thanks.

Any console commands to lower the difficulty a notch? Any adjustment possible?
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Will have to try this!
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Wow, some of those shots are amazing. I recently played through all of the Half-Life games and have been wanting to play through HL2 + eps again. I might grab this mod and give it a go.

Are all the weapon models changed + what to?
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