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http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2015/03/26/half-life-2-update-is-a-community-remaster-that-won-t-cost-you-a-dime.aspx

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Console players are becoming all too familiar with remasters of older games. Publishers are asking gamers to pony up for enhanced graphics and sound for the new hardware. On PC, community members are doing it themselves.

Half-Life 2: Update is a mod for the 2004 game that enhances a number of graphical features. In the trailer below, you’ll see enhanced detail in the world, more realistic interior lighting, a sense of connection between the exteriors and interiors, and improved fog and haze.

The update was developed by Filip Victor, who hasn’t just given the game a visual overhaul. “Bugs and issues have occurred within Half-Life 2 over the past 10 years,” he writes in the game brochure. “Half-Life 2:Update fixes many of these issues, including bad triggers causing scenes and battles not to cue properly, or strange-looking character animations breaking believability and player immersion.”

Victor says that a running list of bugs compiled by the Half-Life 2 community served as vital information during development. The Update serves to add realism to the game by using techniques developed since its original release.

“Lighting has been completely redone in certain interior areas to create a more natural look,” he writes. “Rooms originally lit by cold, invisible light sources have been opened up and revamped into rooms illuminated by the natural light of already-existing windows, creating a more open and connected environment.”

Victor has also implemented high dynamic range lighting that simulates how the human eye reacts to changes in light intensity. Lights appear brighter in dark areas than they do in better-lit environments, for instance.
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