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vX
04-29-05, 07:50 PM
Anyone tried this? http://halflife2.filefront.com/file/HalfLife_2_R8_HDR_Bloom_MiniMod;38224

Edge
04-29-05, 08:01 PM
This was mentioned on the board a little while ago: http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=46654

It's alright, it definatly isn't true HDR though, just a basic bloom filter, and it doesn't really work all that well. I thought the bloom mod for Doom 3 worked better, since it didn't apply the effect EVERYWHERE on the screen. Still, it makes it look a little better than default, and it's an OK alternative while we wait for the Lost Coast/HDR addition to be made availible.

brady
04-30-05, 06:11 AM
i also tried it and i was not that impressed. but its all we have untill we get a nice fat update shoved down the pipes from valve.

superklye
04-30-05, 02:37 PM
It wouldn't work wit 71.84 for me

vX
05-01-05, 10:24 PM
yea, didnt care for it, nice effort, but I didnt like how the light affects the whole screen rather than certain parts/items, just kinda looked like I messed with the brightness on my monitor and went from 58% to 72%