Send News. Want a reply? Read this. More in the FAQ.   News Forum - All Forums - Mobile - PDA - RSS Headlines  RSS Headlines   Twitter  Twitter
User Settings
LAN Parties
Upcoming one-time events:

Regularly scheduled events

Out of the Blue

Wow, I have to say, I am pretty damn blown away by how incredible Half-Life 2 is.... The only thing more impressive than turning out such an effort is doing so after managing to do so much to raise expectations in advance. Just.... wow.

Link of the Day: Thanks Devicer. It's a cookbook!
Stories of the Day: Stoplight to punish suburban speeders.
Pennies pay off when Ohio collector cashes in. Thanks zombie69.
Nearly 800,000 Bowflex machines recalled.
Science!: AntiGrav Not Exactly Uplifting. What a downer.
Crunch! Oof! Well, That's Physics (registration required).
Leonid meteor shower to light up night sky.
Follow-ups: Rocket plane breaks airspeed record.
Europe Mission to Moon Called Success.
Across America, low and slow.
Thanks Mike Martinez.

Post Comment
Enter the details of the comment you'd like to post in the boxes below and click the button at the bottom of the form.

76. HL2 AA Nov 17, 2004, 19:48 tron
first off - HL2 is the BEST and most REALISTIC 3D FPS CRATE SMASHING SIMULATION EVER CONCIEVED!!! i have never smashed so many crates in so many ways for so many reasons in a video game! kudos to valve!

however, on a serious note... is it just me or does the AA in this game suck? i have it turned up to the max setting (6x i think?) and i have AF maxed as well (8x i think) and i see jaggies everywhere. i'm running at 1024x768 with all features maxxed out (except i have yet to turn the water to the "reflect all" setting) and it just doesn't look very smooth.

anyone else notice this - or is the problem here with me somehow?

all that aside - this game is as good as, or better than D3 so far (yes, i know, i loved D3 and i should be crucified for it). i'm only a few hours in and i never wat to stop playing... damn job...
- tron -
"tron is big and tron is full of action... it's a hell of a ride!"
-from the Tron 2.0 box
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
      ;)   ;)   :(   :(   :o   :o   %)   %)   :)   :)   :|   :|   ;P   ;P   X|   X|   :D   :D   More
Login Email   Password Remember Me
If you have a signature set up, it will be automatically appended to your comment.
If you don't already have a Blue's News user account, you can sign up here.
Forgotten your password? Click here.
          Email me when this topic is updated.

Special Codes

  • b[bold text]b
  • i[italic text]i
  • u[underline text]u
  • -[strikethrough text]-
  • c[code text]c
  • +[bullet point]+
  • q[quote text (indented)]q
  • [quote="Author"]quote text (indented)[/quote]
  • [url=Link]text[/url]
  • r{red text}r
  • g{green text}g
  • b{blue text}b
  • m{maroon text}m
  • s{secret text (shows in the background colour)}s

Forum Rules

  1. Disagree all you want but attacks of a personal nature will not be tolerated.
  2. Ethnic slurs and homophobic language will not be tolerated.
  3. Do not post spam, links to warez sites, or instructions on how to obtain pirated software.
  4. Abusing the forums in any manner that could be construed as 'griefing' will not be tolerated.


Blue's News logo