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Today is a special occasion in many respects as its the 10 year anniversary day for the original Opposing Force. Happy birthday Adrian Shephard!

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Good evening everyone and welcome to this autumns Operation Black Mesa Media release.
Today is a special occasion in many respects as its the 10 year anniversary day for the original Opposing Force. Happy birthday Adrian Shephard! Since he's such a popular ten year old, at least within the dev team and the community, we decided it was time to take the gloves off and show a larger MR than usual, revealing some of our current progress.

So, lets not linger any longer on the introductory phase, but instead move on to the real meat of this news article.

First off is some of the work done by our warriors with the pencils and brushes, the concept artists.
They are all hard at work re-envisioning the Black Mesa facility in its much more detailrich and updated form.







Second group up is our crew of modellers and texture artists. Here are a few shots of the new weapon models they've created as well as an old one that we've been saving for a day like this.



As you might notice there are a lot fewer model shots than of anything else, and the reason for this is that we lack some critical positions filled in order to get all of our stuff into its most lucrative state; the rendered or ingame one.

If you feel that you're competent as a modeller, texture artist or if you're skilled in model compiling or UV mapping, apply today and help us bring this project forward.

Last, but certainly not least, is our level design section. This is perhaps the section where the most progress has been made over time and to prove it we have LOTS of screenshots.







I've also decided to give a mention to a feature on our forum thats been available for some time now, but which some might not have noticed to it being user activated. Our webmaster has created a stylish Opposing Force forum style that will become the standard style for both registered members and Guests.

That's it for this times media release, but before I wrap this up, I want to again write of our need of filling a few critical positions. I think a poster might say more than I could with a thousand words.

The positions we need set are the following:
- Modeling (prop and organic) ****
- Texture art (prop and enviro) ****
- Model compiling ****
- UVW Mapping ****
- Animation ***
- Programmers ***

Applications can be posted on our forums under 'Applications' or you can send an email to our community manager at: eshocker6@hotmail.com.

And that was that for this time! Stay tuned for more and somewhat regular updates on the www.obmsource.com website as well as, albeit somewhat slower, on our moddb page.

Until next time,
DragonNOR

Operation Black Mesa
obmsource.com

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skrongstyle
skrongstyle - - 629 comments

Oh how I'd love to see Adrian in another HL title. Great mod so far man. Can't wait to play!

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Xul
Xul - - 351 comments

awesome, truly awesome. OF deserves a source remake about as much as the original HL, imo. and i must say that i'm impressed that it's being remade in (apparently) such professional way.

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roadrunner09
roadrunner09 - - 67 comments

I'm glad you guys like it! :)

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211476
211476 - - 269 comments

I really love Opposing Force, it is as good as Half Life, but a lot more intense

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Togranigdo
Togranigdo - - 851 comments

Way to go!

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Armageddon104
Armageddon104 - - 3,128 comments

Just amazing work! I can't wait to replay!

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Xylemon
Xylemon - - 2,677 comments

Happy 10th Anniversary!

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EliteAssassin
EliteAssassin - - 920 comments

Great job! Hey when i was young i actually preferred OPFOR than Hlf life and I still like it better to this day so aside from half life 2 it was my favourite Hl game.

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EliteAssassin
EliteAssassin - - 920 comments

I also think that this mod is at the same quality as BM so keep up the good work and I hope to see more media in times to come!

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Nebcake
Nebcake - - 443 comments

Its looking great.

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chris_sloany
chris_sloany - - 2,830 comments

great concept! and excellent mapping! nice job!

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Jesternz08
Jesternz08 - - 410 comments

Amazing concept art, great mapping, cant wait for release :D

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Panzer_Cop
Panzer_Cop - - 42 comments

0_0 5+

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awesomepossum
awesomepossum - - 997 comments

Wow, you guys have been working hard, the maps look fantastic! And the concept art is great too

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RogerRamjet
RogerRamjet - - 1,564 comments

A lot of hard work going into the mod. great work guys, keep it up... looking forward to more.. an excellent update...

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D-Sypher
D-Sypher - - 46 comments

That art is amazing, Can't wait for the release!

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golf888
golf888 - - 87 comments

holy god, it's all amazing!

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Singaporean
Singaporean - - 703 comments

Yes, it were been definitely than Black Mesa: Source. Despite, the Opposing Force chapter only got 12 chapter it still a very awesome game and it one of the top reception review of all time.

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Godwin
Godwin - - 291 comments

Wow, English please?

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sauerfreak
sauerfreak - - 243 comments

Happy 10th birthday OF! Glad to see that the mod's not dead.....the quality is easily up to BM's. :D

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WizardExt
WizardExt - - 66 comments

Nice update guys! Who doesn't like media updates? Happy birthday Adrian Shephard. :)

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Kamikazi[Uk]
Kamikazi[Uk] - - 1,412 comments

Looks nice but concept peices look like took in-game then used the photoshop filter to make it look like artwork.

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Zorrentos
Zorrentos - - 1,323 comments

Thats actually Ferapods totally unique artstyle

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cW#Ravenblood - - 6,703 comments

thats aweosme

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Lopper
Lopper - - 1,559 comments

AWESOME :D

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Nokiaman
Nokiaman - - 976 comments

Awesome! Just awesome.

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Coconutdoobie
Coconutdoobie - - 1,066 comments

Looks great! Certainly keep up the good work!

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Sixers2329
Sixers2329 - - 42 comments

Lookin' good!

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Bird_of_Prey
Bird_of_Prey - - 1,616 comments

I must say that I love all the color in the maps. Too many drab looking games out recently.

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Godwin
Godwin - - 291 comments

Level concepts are ace.

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Zorrentos
Zorrentos - - 1,323 comments

It's really nice to read all theese great comments. Also, this news post is of course a call for more members! They need more modelers to model everything from character models to simple props, so all modelers are welcome to apply!

The same thing goes for textures, coders, animators, mappers etc. I for one, will apply as soon as i got a new computer, and new awesome skills :)

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QuadX
QuadX - - 116 comments

Wow, beautiful screen-shots. Lookin' good!

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