Half-Life 2: Lost Coast
This game is included in the following packages:
Originally planned as a section of the Highway 17 chapter of Half-Life 2, Lost Coast is a playable technology showcase that introduces High Dynamic Range lighting to the Source Engine. It also features a new commentary system with comments from Viktor Antonov, Randy Lundeen, Robin Walker, Gary McTaggart, Gabe Newell, and Chris Green. Half-Life 2: Lost Coast is available for free to all owners of Half-Life 2.
- Byzantine monastery
- Outer courtyard
- Crumbling interior
- Stained glass
- Patchy murals
- Small town/village in distance
- Smoothly rounded cliffs and stacks
- Bottom few feet should be made reflective to indicate recent wetness
- Expanses of wet, rocky sand
Since not all graphics cards can process the HDR processing that this level focuses on, there is a short demonstration video available here that shows the highlights of HDR.