Possibly the laziest skybox in a video game

Discussion in 'General Gaming Discussion' started by sodaddict, Jul 28, 2016.

  1. sodaddict

    sodaddict GBAtemp Regular

    Mar 18, 2016
    The most laziest skybox award goes to Xen in Half-Life: Opposing Force.
    This is not a mod nor a photoshopped image, nor is the skybox animated, this is literally Xen's skybox; a inanimate dragon diving into something.
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    Another part of the skybox, it's just something that is suppose to be animated but isn't

    Now if you know what is TRUELY the laziest skybox in a game, be sure to post it below.
  2. fafaffy

    fafaffy GBAtemp Fan

    Sep 1, 2012
    United States
    Looks like wildlife to me (plants). Doesn't seem that lazy if I'm being perfectly honest. Better than a pure blue skybox.
  3. RevPokemon

    RevPokemon GBATemp's 3rd Favorite Transgirl

    Aug 24, 2014
    United States
    Fort Gay, West Virginia
    Keep in mind HL was known for its sky boxing .
  4. Taleweaver

    Taleweaver Storywriter

    Dec 23, 2009
    That's a bit of an unfair comparison: animated skyboxes are one of those things that slowly made their way into becoming standard. Most if not all of the games of that era just used a single image bitmap that was set not to rotate with the player

    Easy: duke nukem 3D. They used plain blue or orange in quite some levels.

    (random example)
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