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Is it possible to have the clouds cast shadows on the ground ?

 

And how do we control the altitude the clouds are placed in (auto) single missions ?

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don't know about shadows, but they reflect on the water in NA

 

unfortunately, the cloud deck heights have been locked away for several patchs; so, no longer adjustable

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Well, clouds are tga's (transparancies) so I don't think so but it would be cool.

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don't know about shadows, but they reflect on the water in NA

 

unfortunately, the cloud deck heights have been locked away for several patchs; so, no longer adjustable

 

( i start to get more and more irritated with TK's last year or so choices )

 

 

Well, clouds are tga's (transparancies) so I don't think so but it would be cool.

 

 

Would had been uber cool

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Well, clouds are tga's (transparancies) so I don't think so but it would be cool.

as in every other sim that has clouds (and other particles like smoke) cast shadows, Il2, WOP, Falcon:Allied Force to name a few, TK could implement the shadows in two days but hasn't since 2006

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Don't push your luck, the way things are going if TK adds cloud shadows, that will come at the price of having every single cloud hardcoded frozen at a fixed height and coordinates.

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...so locked that probably not able to alter their (cartoonish) stock looks either anymore

... i have no words to express the frustration , when, often forgetting about the recent locks, and out of force of habit i am trying to locate lods in the cat extracts

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trying to locate lods in the cat extracts

That sounds medical and nasty :grin:

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i am trying to locate lods in the cat extracts

you win the internetz Nikos :lol: just spare us the after action reports will ya?:heat:

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rofl.gif darn, inevitable vet inclination (apparently google translator is my friend. not lol.gif )

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I have had my own extracts, thank you :lol:

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and they'd prolly kill framerates even more than the Iceland terrain does now!!

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and they'd prolly kill framerates even more than the Iceland terrain does now!!

 

i'd compromise if had the option to disable it. I have noticed they dont affect fps in Lockon family with my current rig (i7 880, ssd, 8gb 1600 ram. HD 5800)

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yah, but you're forgetting this ain't LockOn

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and they'd prolly kill framerates even more than the Iceland terrain does now!!

not necessary, all goes down to the way they are coded

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It's because he uses those s**tty raytraced shadows and not shadow maps like everybody else does.

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true, that would give him possibility to have all alpha-based objects cast shadows (effects and trees for example, but as he has no interest in those, we're back to IP)

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