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Offline al_infierno

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Half-Life: Alyx no VR mod
« on: April 18, 2021, 02:53:27 PM »
Looks pretty cool, but one downside is that the fingers all move as one so you can't flip off the combine.   :'(



https://kotaku.com/no-vr-mod-brings-half-life-alyx-to-players-who-cant-af-1846702529
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Re: Half-Life: Alyx no VR mod
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2021, 03:27:22 PM »
The question is, why?

Without VR, I'd say its just an average FPS. With VR...sensational.
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Re: Half-Life: Alyx no VR mod
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2021, 04:18:12 PM »
Some people might want to continue the story and action of Half-Life, even if the game is mediocre, without strapping TV screens to their eyes. ;)
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Re: Half-Life: Alyx no VR mod
« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2021, 04:30:15 PM »
^ Yeah, mainly that.  If this mod runs OK I'll definitely pick up HL: Alyx on a discount at some point because I'm a big Half Life fanatic, even if it's weaker than previous installments.  I don't like the idea of having screens centimeters from my eyes.
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Re: Half-Life: Alyx no VR mod
« Reply #4 on: April 18, 2021, 04:55:58 PM »
^ Yeah, mainly that.  If this mod runs OK I'll definitely pick up HL: Alyx on a discount at some point because I'm a big Half Life fanatic, even if it's weaker than previous installments.  I don't like the idea of having screens centimeters from my eyes.

This reminds me that I still need to play: Episode 2; Episode 1; and the rest of HL2.

...and the recent HL super-remaster that I bought last year.

I am admittedly probably not the market for Alyx anyway.  ::) (Though I did like her character in HL2 as far as I got.)
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