Bet you didn’t think you would see another WTH episode! I do want to make them but it’s so hard to allocate the time.
I have a plan to do shorter weekly shows, but let’s see what happens.
Anyway, what’s been happening in the HL SP world lately?
This week’s pick is the Wasteland Concept art.
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It’s been a quite week over on ModDB, but here’s what I found.
- Faded, two months later
This mod is new for me and it seems to lack a clear goal, at least a clear goal is not presented. Black and white screens look interesting.
- Faded: The Struggles with Modding
This is just the author telling us he broke something then fixed it, along with some small updates. Reading this guy makes me depressed. Looks like there are some betas available on the download page if you are interested. Moving on…
- Crypt is dead
Another mod bites the dust. There’s a video of the authorrrrrr pourrrrrrring his hearrrrrt out (watch the video and you’ll get my R use. Now, I haven’t been following this mod but the screenshots look pretty good, so this is a shame, but this is what often happens in modding. That’s why I avoid getting too interested in ANY mod until it’s released.
- Lost Story Dev.Log #4 – Part One: Photogrammetry for Models and Lost Story Dev.Log #4 – Part Two: Photogrammetry for Materials
I have to admit I glazed over these. I’m not interesting in the minutiae of the technicalities but some are, so it’s good they discuss it.
- Raising The Bar: Learning a Lesson from Valve
An article about hos the recent release of an uncorrected copy of the Raising The Bar book changed the way tis team works.
- Raising The Bar: Wasteland gameplay footage
4 minutes of gameplay video through the wasteland area.
Since I am just getting into modding, I have no idea if this is good or not, but I thought I would post it in case modders missed it.
- HL2 Ep3: The Closure: VMF files
Leon has released all the VMF files for hsi mod. I’ll try to host them on my server soon.
- Half-Life: Update Mod
it’s dead due to legal issues.
Or is it? Well, kinda, it’s being devolved back to version 3.5. Full details on the page. Sad but there is always the legal side to consider.
So, I checked out GB and found no new SP maps. There’s a quite a few new weapons and skins and stuff, but for SP players that’s generally not too interesting. Maybe one day, I’ll try messing around with those things.
So that’s it. Another episode in the bag. Shorter than normal but I suspect that’s how they are going to be from now on, partly because there’s less to report on and partly because I hope to do a weekly show.
Until next time, remember, Finishing Half-Life is just the Beginning!