The only thing worse than waiting forever for Episode 3...

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3 years ago#1
is that we are (or at least I am) also waiting forever for the Half-Life 2 Mod, BLACK MESA, which for those that don't know, is the complete rebuilding of the original Half-Life, but fully using the SOURCE Engine, and was started when Half-Life: Source disappointed everyone. It has been in the works for 8 years, and was 'going to' come out in 2009, but that never happened. It used to win awards like 'Top Unreleased Mod' but more recently gets 'Vaporware of the Year'.

I think, if Episode 3 took another 2 or 3 years, but Black Mesa came out soon, I would be okay with it. (Of course, being a mod, Valve ain't working on Black Mesa, so the two games' developments are really unrelated...)

Anyways, for an amazingly awesome preview of Black Mesa from about 2008:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGlhgVz5r6E
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3 years ago#2
Spending years being trolled by 'Chrono Break' was WAY worse.
3 years ago#3
I remember waiting for Black Mesa back in 2009. I kinda gave up. It looked so promising.
3 years ago#4
Man I hope that there is a Half Life remake sometime. I really want to play the original game, but for some reason it gives me a headache too easily; a lot of older FPSes seem to do that too me. Maybe it is because I am playing the PS2 port.
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3 years ago#5
One of the developers said at some point last year that it'd come out by 2013. They've all pretty much confirmed that its completed, and they're just perfecting it now.
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3 years ago#6
The saddest thing is that black mesa will probably end up recreating HL1 from sratch with a non-funded, small team faster than Valve can make the next HL installment.

What does that tell you? It tells me that the BM team is freakin' incredible.
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