Source Filmmaker reveals Source 2

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  1. Gahars
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    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    The Source Engine is kind of a big deal. It's been around since Half Life 2, has been the stable backbone behind Valve's games, and has been relatively open for modding and experimentation.

    Well, if files hidden in the newly released Source Filmmaker are to be believed, it's getting a sequel.

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    Here's the Valve Time thread if you'd like to see exactly what these guys have uncovered.

    Recently when talking about the Steam Engine, they guys at Valve said they, "...don't like to brag, but Source is considered the most flexible, comprehensive, and powerful game development environment out there. And it's about to get even better."

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    Wizerzak Because I'm a potato!

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    inb4 HL2:ep3 uses this
     
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    Without looking at the thread...

    1 - Did they actually find tools, or just hints that tools might exist?

    2 - Planning ahead is important.
     
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    FINALLY!
    I hope the next "valve generation" games use this. Starting from HL3.
     
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    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    (From what I understand, anyway) It seems to be, for the most part, references to a new engine within files. One sample line: "Return an str with the current engine version. If key doesn't doesn't exist, assume 'Source', otherwise invalid -- assume next-gen 'Source 2'."

    Plus, they seem to have found some Source 2 Icons "stashed away" in the Source Filmmaker files, so that's encouraging. I can't post the images in here, but they're right in the Valve Time link.