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Old 05-10-2005, 04:53 PM   #1
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Cool Coolest thing ever, Half-life in real life

This is called HDR Lighting, and anyone with a camera and a relativly fast computer can make this.














All you need is:

A digital camera

A reflective sphere (which you see in a few photos) to capture the lighting of the real-life scene which you want to composite your model into.

A small program called HDRShop.

Big program called 3D Studio Max.

and finally you need a good renderer such as VRay.

Then of course you need the tools to get HL2 models into 3dsmax: GFScape, a HL2 Model importer, and a texuture and model converter

Tutorial http://www.debevec.org/HDRShop/main-...tutorials.html



And here's a Rar file for the hl2 tools that those images were created with
http://www.mundy24.com/pogo/HL2%20Tools.rar
more tools
http://synapses.mcg.edu/tools/xroads/xroads1.zip



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But the real question is....why?
Why do dogs lick their dick?





































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Pretty cool. I don't like HL2 cause you have so solve little puzzles but the game engine kicks butt!
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Pretty cool. HL2 was awesome.
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