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Wagnum's Graphics Mod WagnumV8 / TTL V2

Filter/weather mod for a realistic look with a subtle flare to make AC look as good as it handles :)

  1. WagnumPI
    Showroom_ferrari_laferrari_6-8-2016-22-7-52.jpg
    (Above Picture is in Showroom Mode using my in game filter - Unfortunately cant achieve skies like that while racing...)

    Not expecting anything but if you wanted to donate feel free :)
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    ***To get the most of this games visuals use the following as it is a game changer!***
    http://www.assettocorsa.net/forum/index.php?threads/real-head-motion-1-0-1.4755/
    For my personal settings that add realism while not denting your lap times due to camera looking the wrong way see the following;
    https://s17.postimg.org/rfgaajc33/image.jpg

    What I have aimed to achieve with this mod is as realistic as possible with a subtle flare. Day light being nice and bright, overcast weather being atmospherically gloomy, and everything else in between looking just right :)

    This filter can be used for all weather and although it's designed for in car view, I still use it for taking all my exterior photo's etc.

    TO INSTALL
    Unzip the folder and place the contents of the Wagnums graphics Mod folder into the Assetto Corsa root folder. Once done run the JSGME.exe and select Wagnum weather (or TTL), Reshade and Peter Boese Clouds and activate.

    Please note that JSGME will not remove the standard clouds at first so you will have to do this manually. Go to the following location and delete all files except the ones named Wagnum - Assetto Corsa/Content/texture/clouds. After this has been done, using JSGME to reinstall the default ones or remove them will work.

    Once in game you will need to select one of the following;
    A-Wagnum - My standard filter
    A-Wagnum Night - For Night weather (adjusted a couple things to accomodate weather)
    A-Wagnum S - Less bloom for those who prefer a sharper look for photos etc
    A-Wagnum NV - No Vignette for people using triple screens

    A-TTL - Use these filters with the TTL Weather

    To return to standard weather and clouds just run JSGME again, deactivate my mods and activate the default ones instead.

    If you do not like using JSGME or are having problems, try doing it manually following this video;


    MidClearH.jpg
    Mid Clear

    Some of the other great filters out there aim to achieve a real look but they either cut out a lot of the effects to try and achieve this or go over the top with them to make it look as flashy as possible (most arcade racing games do this as well).
    Cutting out all the effects removes things that perhaps only camera lenses pick up rather than the eye but if you are clever with these effects and use them just a touch, you not only make the game look more appealing but more realistic since these slight effects end up creating imperfections within the image and so it no longer looks too clean, crisp and clinical.
    Going the other end of the spectrum, if you have the capability to add these effects a lot of people go over board with them since they think "well whats the point in using them if you can hardly see them". My answer to that is like ive said before, if you use sparingly it removes that clinical edge so that the image looks more real.

    LightFogL.jpg
    Light Fog

    In real life the world is so much more detailed and the way light works is so much more complicated than in this game engine so without subtle effects you will never get it looking closer to reality.

    If you would like to see direct weather comparison shots from the same spot please refer to post 431 & 432 on page 22 of the support pages.

    ClearH (2).jpg
    Clear
    HeavyCloudH.jpg
    Heavy Cloud
    Screenshot_ks_alfa_romeo_4c_thomson_23-1-117-13-8-40.jpg
    Mid Clear
    LightC.jpg
    Light Cloud
    MidClearL.jpg
    Clear
    MidC.jpg
    Mid Cloud
    NightL.jpg
    Night

Recent Reviews

  1. foxrumor
    foxrumor
    2/5,
    Version: WagnumV8 / TTL V2
    The mod looks nice, but when it is enabled my game crashes. As soon as I disable it and go back to stock, the game starts working again. Really wish I could get it to run properly.
  2. Cajiao
    Cajiao
    5/5,
    Version: WagnumV8 / TTL V2
    Really nice job, thx for you time and your work!!
  3. TheDarkenn
    TheDarkenn
    5/5,
    Version: WagnumV8 / TTL V2
    Hello again, I appreciate, that you've made mod so much, but I've got 1 problem with it, I can't do any screen-shots when I'm in-game, F12 doesn't work, I just can't, maybe it's issue caused by this settings-stripe (when I start any race) on top of screen. huh?
    1. WagnumPI
      Author's Response
      Should still be able to take screenshots as the mod should not be affecting that in any way at all. Correct me i'm wrong but F8 is the screenshot button, not F12?
  4. Nico_Sause
    Nico_Sause
    5/5,
    Version: WagnumV8 / TTL V2
    Nice .. awesome light and shadow Atmos !
  5. ElPuebl0
    ElPuebl0
    5/5,
    Version: WagnumV8 / TTL V2
    This revision of WGM is just superb!
    It was one of my first mods I've downloaded for AC, IMO this is THE MUST have mod. This mod will give your AC more realistic look without sacrificing too much FPS.
    I can even imagine how many hours of hard work has been put into this project and what's even better WagnumPI is constantly updating this, respect!

    Keep up the good work, sir! Well done!
  6. deni_80ss
    deni_80ss
    5/5,
    Version: WagnumV8 / TTL V2
    Big Big Thx!
  7. enigmqtik
    enigmqtik
    5/5,
    Version: WagnumV8 / TTL V2
    Great Job !
    Thank's for your work !
    Cheers
  8. Phil Jeff
    Phil Jeff
    5/5,
    Version: WagnumV8 / TTL V2
    Hi, Love your mod and I thought you may find this info useful. Its from an old JSGME PDF Manual I found, let me know if you want a copy of it:

    "You can remove files from the game by including in your package empty text files with "-remove" added to the file name ie "filename.ext-remove". Files will be returned when your mod is disabled
  9. Celestiale
    Celestiale
    5/5,
    Version: Wagnum V8 / TTL V1
    brilliant
  10. subaru071
    subaru071
    5/5,
    Version: Wagnum V8 / TTL V1
    Really good
  11. Jordan Dion
    Jordan Dion
    5/5,
    Version: Wagnum V8 / TTL V1
    Great job Man!
  12. ClimaxF1
    ClimaxF1
    5/5,
    Version: Wagnum V8 / TTL V1
    I struggle to understand anyone who would rate this less than five stars. All the work and hours with all the updates I'm sure I'm not the only one who appreciates quality work. I'm fairly new to Assetto and this should be your very first mod that you download. Many thanks
    1. WagnumPI
      Author's Response
      cheers mate, much appreciated :)
  13. jgm57
    jgm57
    5/5,
    Version: Wagnum V8 / TTL V1
    WGM is one of my "must have" Mods, and appreciate your reliable and timely updates.
    I have a Question...How does one create a little bit of "glow" for the car headlights, taillights and brakelights.? Not overblown, but a realistic 'atmospheric'(??) glow..
    I had it for a while, but it disappeared, or maybe it is too subtle now.
    Is it something I can change in one of the .cfg files?
    1. WagnumPI
      Author's Response
      It's to do with the bloom effect in the filter. Open the filter file up in notepad and play around with the GLARE section. Particularly the bloom luminance levels. Note this will also affect all other bloom effects but using the settings within the GLARE section you can control how you want it to work somewhat plus it's strength :)
  14. Tommy makeinen
    Tommy makeinen
    5/5,
    Version: Wagnum V8 / TTL V1
    much improved the night time
  15. A___D
    A___D
    5/5,
    Version: Wagnum V8 / TTL V1
    ___addictive
  16. Sergio Loro
    Sergio Loro
    5/5,
    Version: V8 - Final Release
    GREAT STUFF :) THANKS
  17. homecalendar
    homecalendar
    4/5,
    Version: V8 - Final Release
    Thanks mate. Excellent color balance and real feel of natural brightness.
  18. danymw
    danymw
    5/5,
    Version: V8 - Final Release
    Thanks
  19. electriC82
    electriC82
    1/5,
    Version: V8 - Final Release
    Really bad. pp filters are all looking foggy. Original is a lot better than this mod.
    1. WagnumPI
      Author's Response
      It's to give the impression of atmospheric fog /moisture in the air which fades the vibrancy of things in the distance.
      Have a look round in the real world and unless you live in a very dry climate you'll see this. It also helps get rid of very sharp unrealistic edges in the image as things far away very rarely look incredibly sharp like they do without this effect. Obviously not to everyone's taste but looks like plenty of people appreciate my literal days and days of work...
  20. Carlos Panades
    Carlos Panades
    5/5,
    Version: V8 - Final Release
    Always used your mod and I am a big fan of your work mate. Assetto Corsa looks absolutely awesome with your mod. Unfortunately I can't keep graphics at Ultra anymore because I own a Rift and I am forced to set many graphic settings to medium or low to be able to run it Multiplayer with 90fps, even Post Process effects I need to turn it off.. Also not sure if the Sweet FX you use in your mod works with Rift. Would be a good improvement in image quality if it works since Rift image is a bit blurry. Also with Rift on, the only loadable pp effects is the default, so it wont recognize your mod. I am glad for you keep up the pace and for your effort to make such great add on to my favorite game, congratulations.
    1. WagnumPI
      Author's Response
      cheers mate! That's a shame only the default filter runs on the RIft, didnt know that and hope they change it for when I can afford one. If you wanted to bump up the sharpening in sweetfx open the .txt file in the sweetfx folder and up the lumasharpen settings :)
  21. Jordan Dion
    Jordan Dion
    5/5,
    Version: V8 - Final Release
    Really nice!!! Its the best graphic mod for AC!
    I just wondering how to get more blue from the sky editing the sweet fx setting?
    1. WagnumPI
      Author's Response
      Thanks for the review :) I'll PM you regarding your question...
  22. blanes
    blanes
    5/5,
    Version: V8 - Final Release
    Very Nice Work Mate ! It is easy to see you have spent many hours perfecting this and it is to be highly commended. Thanks Very Much :-) Big Thumbs Up.
  23. mantasisg
    mantasisg
    5/5,
    Version: V8 - Final Release
    Superb mod, haven't tried graphics mods before, but it seems to be an improvement as it is supposed to be. I don't have any criticism yet, full moon night is awesome idea, would be awesome if sun was possible to appear as a moon. Good mod.
  24. ronniej
    ronniej
    5/5,
    Version: V8 - Final Release
    Thank you, always appreciated..and have a beer to celebrate the "Final Realease" lol.
    1. WagnumPI
      Author's Response
      was meant to be a dry january but hasnt gone all that well, ;) Thanks for the review once again!
  25. Ellis Jones
    Ellis Jones
    5/5,
    Version: V8 - Final Release
    Best graphics mod out there ( for me, obviously subjective) sweetfx still works for me, did you make any changes to values for your amendment?
    1. WagnumPI
      Author's Response
      Thanks for the kind words. No so no need to update, just thought id reupload it as when i tried it from a fresh install it didnt work at first...
  26. vegasparis
    vegasparis
    5/5,
    Version: V8 - Final Release
    wonderful work, thank you so much ;)
  27. merlo79
    merlo79
    5/5,
    Version: V8 - Final Release
    Great mod, thanks as always!
  28. Vanisch
    Vanisch
    5/5,
    Version: V8 - Final Release
    Fantastic Work, Thank you so much!
  29. Manuel Staedel
    Manuel Staedel
    5/5,
    Version: V8 - Final Release
    thanks
  30. Bert Austen
    Bert Austen
    5/5,
    Version: V8 - Final Release
    Thanks for the good work , used it all the time