Difference between revisions of "Source 2006"

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== Availability ==
== Availability ==
* [[Half-Life 2: Deathmatch]]
* [[Half-Life 2: Lost Coast]]
* [[Half-Life 2: Lost Coast]]
* [[Source SDK Base 2006]]
* [[Source SDK Base 2006]]

Revision as of 18:31, 30 September 2010

The Episode One engine branch was released in 2006 with Half-Life 2: Episode One (also known as Source 2006 engine). It was obsoleted by the Orange Box branch. It requires the original HL2 'branch' of Source to operate.


New since Half-Life 2:

High Dynamic Range rendering
A simulation of brightness values outside computer monitors' actual range, and of aperture adjustment.
Phong shading
Diffuse reflections for skin and other roughened surfaces.
Facial animation upgrades
More detail and intenser shapes for close-up performances.
DirectX 9 Shader Model 3
Unlocks greatly improved shader performance.
Detail prop shapes
Improved detail sprites that sway in the breeze and bend away from nearby players.


Gamecode for this branch is included in the Source SDK.