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Re-balanced and fixed Black Mesa

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V1.2
  • Changed the sniper damage.
The sniper damage is actually "sk plr dmg sniper round", not "sk npc dmg sniper round", thx BM Team for confusing...
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V1.1
  • Changed the LAV health.
Thx to ysrael214.
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This pack is about a little fixing and tweaking for Black Mesa - difficulty balancing and realism/logic.

Changes: - You can kill barnacles with 3 crowbar hits - You can't kill a soldier with 1 magnum shot anymore (excluding headshot and easy difficulty) - Energy weapons are more usefull now, but not too strong - Hivehand isn't stronger than crowbar anymore (same) - More logical ammunition (example: you only get 5 bolts from a clip now instead of 10) - Zombies have now the same health as their human counterparts - Damage and health are way fairer and more realistic - Overall game is a little bit easier - etc. Items: - Battery - 15 to 20 - Healthkit - 25 to 30 Player weapon damage: - Crowbar - 10 to 12 - Magnum - 50 to 45 - Shotgun (buckshot) - 6 to 5 - MP5 grenade - 100 to 90 - Rocket - 125 to 150 - Bolt - 75 to 70 - Energy (Gluon) - 15 to 20 - Hornet - 13 to 12 - Tau single shot - 20 to 25 - Tau fully loaded shot - 200 to 249 Enemy attack/weapon damage: - 9mm (guard - pistol; soldier - mp5) - 4 to 3 - Soldier melee - 20 to 15 - Zombie double slash - 30 to 25 - Bullsquid whip - 35 to 30 - Bullsquid spit amount - 9 to 8 - Gargantua melee - 30 to 35 - TOW - 150 to 75 (WAY too high!) - Mines - 25 to 50 (WAY too low!) - Mortar - 15 to 20 - Sniper - 20 to 40 (WAY too low!) Health: - Headcrab - 10 to 12 - Scientist - 35 to 40 - Guard - 40 to 45 - Assassin - 50 to 45 - Vortigaunt - 38 to 45 (WAY too low!) - Zombie (Guard) - 50 to 45 - Houndeye - 50 to 40 (WAY too high!) - Alien Grunt - 90 to 80 - Alien Controller - 60 to 55 - Ichthyosaur - 100 to 150 (WAY too low!) - LAV - 200 to 250 Max. ammo (overall): - 9mm - 150 to 200 (WAY too low!) - Magnum - 18 to 24 - Shotgun - 64 to 72 - MP5 grenade - 3 to 5 - Rockets - 5 to 4 - Bolts - 10 to 15 (WAY too low!) Max. ammo (clips): - MP5 - 30 to 35 Max. ammo (pickups): - Magnum - 12 to 6 (WAY too high!) - MP5 - 30 to 35 - Shotgun - 8 to 12 (too low!) - Bolts - 10 to 5 (illogical!) Ammo by getting the weapon for the first time: - Tau & Gluon - 30 to 40

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    > **Posted by NightBerkut**
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    > Minimum differences. The game is still kinda easy.
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    > P.S. Change the MP5 mag to 30, damn it. There is no 35-round magazines in the real life.

    Dude, this is super-old and for the mod version. Game version is better balanced.
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    Minimum differences. The game is still kinda easy.

    P.S. Change the MP5 mag to 30, damn it. There is no 35-round magazines in the real life.
  • 4y
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    > **Posted by Perseus290688**

    > > **Posted by blackmesa197**
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    > > > > Basically means you made everything weaker.
    > > >
    > > > That's completely wrong. Of all attack/health changes, I made more than 1/3 of the enemies attacks/health stronger.
    > >
    > > I mean from the player perspective. It would make more sense to call this an extreme difficulty setting more than a realism.
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    > I hope you're kidding, the overall game is easier with this... some low health values were a joke on the other hand.

    Almost all the weps are weaker, and almost all the enemies are stronger.
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    Download my crap, I demand it!
  • 4y
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    > **Posted by blackmesa197**

    > > > Basically means you made everything weaker.
    > >
    > > That's completely wrong. Of all attack/health changes, I made more than 1/3 of the enemies attacks/health stronger.
    >
    > I mean from the player perspective. It would make more sense to call this an extreme difficulty setting more than a realism.

    I hope you're kidding, the overall game is easier with this... some low health values were a joke on the other hand.
  • 4y
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    > > Basically means you made everything weaker.
    >
    > That's completely wrong. Of all attack/health changes, I made more than 1/3 of the enemies attacks/health stronger.

    I mean from the player perspective. It would make more sense to call this an extreme difficulty setting more than a realism.
    Download my crap, I demand it!
  • 4y
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    > **Posted by blackmesa197**

    > > **Posted by Perseus290688**
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    > > > **Posted by blackmesa197**
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    > > > It feels a little less like realism, and more like you just nerfed everything.
    > >
    > > Sorry, I am german and don't know what "nerfed" means, I use the best german-english translator (if I don'tknow a certain word)... and even the translator doesn't know this word.
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    > Basically means you made everything weaker.

    That's completely wrong. Of all attack/health changes, I made more than 1/3 of the enemies attacks/health stronger.
  • 4y
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    > **Posted by Perseus290688**

    > > **Posted by blackmesa197**
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    > > It feels a little less like realism, and more like you just nerfed everything.
    >
    > Sorry, I am german and don't know what "nerfed" means, I use the best german-english translator (if I don'tknow a certain word)... and even the translator doesn't know this word.

    Basically means you made everything weaker.
    Download my crap, I demand it!
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    If I wanted to make the game easier, why wouldn't I just play normal or easy instead of hard?
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  • 4y
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    > **Posted by blackmesa197**

    > It feels a little less like realism, and more like you just nerfed everything.

    Sorry, I am german and don't know what "nerfed" means, I use the best german-english translator (if I don'tknow a certain word)... and even the translator doesn't know this word.
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    It feels a little less like realism, and more like you just nerfed everything.
    Download my crap, I demand it!
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