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Here is a mini update for the Half Life 3 fan game, Boreal Alyph, showing new in-game screenshots

Keep Away From Fire has released a new mini update video for its upcoming Half-Life 3 fan game, Boreal Alyph. Similarly to Project Borealis, Boreal Alyph is based on Marc Laidlaw short story Epistle 3.

Epistle 3 is a synopsis of Half-Life 2: Episode 3, written by ex-Valve writer, Marc Laidlaw. Therefore, Boreal Alyph aims to capture Valve’s lost vision, and bring a fun and satisfying end to the Half-Life series.

Boreal Alyph will feature Physically Based Rendering (PBR). PBR is a rendering technique that allows for far more accurate shading and reflections than the traditional rendering methods used by Source. Moreover, this fan-made Half Life 3 game will also support SubSurface Scattering. SSS simulates the bleeding of light through materials like skin, liquid, and plastic, allowing to have far more realistically lit humans and aliens, enhancing the overall immersion.

There is currently no ETA on when Boreal Alyph will come out. Keep Away From Fire has also stated that a full update is set for January 2020.

Enjoy and stay tuned for more!

Boreal Alyph Mini Update: October 2019

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