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AMS Modding - Tracks (Work in progress)

Discussion in 'Automobilista Mods' started by Patrick Giranthon, Feb 22, 2016.

  1. Pudu

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    Some of the other mod tracks, ported over from GSC, suffer from what looks like extreme contrast - the whites are blinding and the colours look washed out. Does anyone know of a way to play around with the scn file to improve things a wee bit? AmbientColor maybe?

    I have messed around with Type=Directional Color=(220, 220, 220) Dir=(0.5, -0.9, 0.5) a little bit, but ...

    Apologies if this is a daft question. I'm completely scn illiterate.
     
  2. hummer444

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    AMS uses other shaders, so changing these entries will not work.
     
  3. Pudu

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    Okay, thanks for saving me a bunch of time pointlessly messing around. :thumbsup:

    Cheers
     
  4. Dann Murillo

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    There is a quick fix that I use often. Add "intensity" to the scn then adjust the value to however it makes it look best, depending on the track. I have ranged this value anywhere from .70 to .90. This will fix that glare in a hurry! ;)

    Color=(255, 255,245) Intensity=(0.80)
     
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  5. Pudu

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    Awesome! Thanks Dann, that helps a ton. Exactly the kind of tweak I was looking for.
     
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  6. Gringo

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    Can you give the list of tracks you adjusted. We could include this tweak in the next update.
     
  7. Pudu

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    Oh, nothing from the megapack. Just some other miscellaneous stuff (mostly for CART).

    But thanks for the concern and the offer.

    Also, I noticed that Sweet Effects had turned itself on after the last update. I turned it back off and that helped a bit too.
     
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  8. Dann Murillo

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    Agreed, the Megapack does not need the intensity adjustments as the shaders are already proper for AMS. ;)
     
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  9. Patrick Giranthon

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    Before someone asks, Algarve still in development. New layout added and spring version created.

    So you will have 6 variations (2 seasons, 3 layouts).

    But Greg is finishing AIW so should be ok this week ;)
     
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  10. Mike Frost

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    Great tip Dann :) I loaded a SCE version of Sachsenring into AMS over the weekend and found some sections very white, glared and washed out. This fix has made a huge improvement! Thanks!
     
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  11. Patrick Giranthon

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    [​IMG]

    Spring version added.

    Last cams received.

    Some small details too fix and you will have it. Before this WE ;)
     
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  12. Patrick Giranthon

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    Here we go for the third track of the summer. Dont expect it before August ;)
    Still some work to do.
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  13. alexSchmurtz

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    Just awesome! That track will be great with many AMS cars. Thank you! :thumbsup:
     
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  14. Kobay

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    Fantastic! We need more short and flowing tracks for the slower cars like the F-Vee, Mini, Lancer, Opala, the slower Caterhams, F-Trainer...
     
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  15. Robert Bachmayer

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    Great track, looking forward to it.
     
  16. flacomag

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    :):O_o:

    It will have a historical variant ??
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  17. Geop17

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    Hungaroring is a nice track that's missing from the game. It'll be great to see it in AMS sometime. ;)
     
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  18. Gringo

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  19. millen

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    That looks amazing Gringo. Another worthy addition to this awesome game.
    Will it have the 4 layouts? and is it a mod updated, or work from scratch??
     
  20. Gringo

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    The two long versions were done... and it would be possible to add the short "A" layout as the pit lane serves this loop. However we decided that it was too short / slow to be much fun. I don't think the short layouts get used very often if at all.

    As far as I know the track was originally built for rF2 in BTB then sent to PG by the author to convert to AMS.

    The track has some night lighting that was redone from scratch for the AMS version... however you can expect the night lighting to be a bit fps hungry.

    The track is resource hungry due to some optimization issues with materials and some high poly objects. I will try to setup the VIS groups to help out the lower end systems. That said I get good performance overall with a gtx 1070.

    It is a fun layout, with some interesting corner elements. I find when I drive it I keep getting faster with each lap.

    Just waiting on a few details and a release should come soon.

    Cheers
     
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