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Old 10-09-04, 04:16 PM   #11
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Default Re: CS: Source runs really well

Originally Posted by MUYA
Far Cry had more than fancy water effects. Effect use of bump mapping (though not as much as DOOM III) and PS light shading techniques.

I don't have CS: Source yet as I want it on DVD rather than downlaoding it etc and I hence I cannot directly compare CS and Far Cry or Doom III but, you are not giving Far Cry the credit it deserves.
At 1600x1200 cs:s is prettier than far cry. The water effect is arguably more convincing, but what makes the difference is the texture resolution, cs:s is a lot sharper at higher resolutions. Far cry has good textures but i think it's due to the difference in the map sizes of the games that cs:s can fit in fewer but higher resolution textures.
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