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Improved Fog
« on: March 27, 2013, 11:35:07 AM »
I've been working on improving our own special fog visual effect that we use in many places all over the module. I'm quite pleased with the end result - I've managed to both improve the visuals and cut down the performance impact by nearly 50%.

I hope to make it part of our next hak update, but before that, it would be nice if people could playtest it a bit first.

So, if you feel up for it, you can grab it here: https://dl.dropbox.com/u/16677912/rl_2da_v190_improved_fog.rar

Extract into your NWN/hak folder, overriding the existing file.

Let me know what you think and if you have any issues.

Thanks!

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Re: Improved Fog
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2013, 12:15:15 PM »
To be honest, I think fog is the worse enemy on Potm regarding framerate. Downloaded and will test.
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Re: Improved Fog
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2013, 01:01:40 PM »
Same downloaded it, will let you know what I think :)

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Re: Improved Fog
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2013, 06:29:08 PM »
Just tried it out in the crypts real quick and didn't seem to have any appreciable change in fps (it's one of those spots where my game grinds to a halt). I'll run around mist camp and see what happens.

Update: checked out mist camp, still suffering an fps hit there but it does look awfully nice!
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Re: Improved Fog
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2013, 01:23:35 AM »
Just tried it out in the crypts real quick and didn't seem to have any appreciable change in fps (it's one of those spots where my game grinds to a halt). I'll run around mist camp and see what happens.

Update: checked out mist camp, still suffering an fps hit there but it does look awfully nice!

Since I play on an old pc now, I really wanted this to work. And for me, to be honest, it did. Around the mists, my fps improved alot.
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Re: Improved Fog
« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2013, 03:08:51 AM »
That's great to hear!

Equally important though, it's also an improvement to how it visually looks, so even if you are not suffering from frame rate issues, I still recommend you download it.

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Re: Improved Fog
« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2013, 09:36:51 PM »
It looks nice, and seems to cut down on the slowness when in it

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Re: Improved Fog
« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2013, 10:22:07 PM »
I also noticed an improvement too seems to reduce lag for me.
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Re: Improved Fog
« Reply #8 on: April 13, 2013, 06:48:52 PM »
I've been working on improving our own special fog visual effect that we use in many places all over the module. I'm quite pleased with the end result - I've managed to both improve the visuals and cut down the performance impact by nearly 50%.

I hope to make it part of our next hak update, but before that, it would be nice if people could playtest it a bit first.

So, if you feel up for it, you can grab it here: https://dl.dropbox.com/u/16677912/rl_2da_v190_improved_fog.rar

Extract into your NWN/hak folder, overriding the existing file.

Let me know what you think and if you have any issues.

Thanks!

Can we override the hak and still cotninue to play the module before it gets added to the hak update?
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Re: Improved Fog
« Reply #9 on: August 23, 2018, 10:46:49 AM »
Does anyone have a link to this? It seems to no longer be at that location.

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Re: Improved Fog
« Reply #10 on: August 23, 2018, 11:08:24 AM »
Does anyone have a link to this? It seems to no longer be at that location.

I'm guessing that by now it's part of the normal Hak, as Soren expresses there he intends to make it so (and that was more than five years ago).

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