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Changing weather on dedicated server?

Discussion in 'Assetto Corsa' started by Bez, Mar 22, 2015.

  1. Bez

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    is there a way to change the weather for dedicated servers?
     
  2. Chris

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    Nope.
    Multiplayer is still vastly restricted in terms of the variables you can add to it :(
    No dynamic time of day, no ambient temps other than 26C, and no weather scenarios other than clear.
     
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  3. Bez

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    Argh, the damn glare on clear days totally white outs my vision at certain points on the track, is there a way to limit or better still remove the glare effect?
     
  4. Chris

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    Hopefully all those things will be implemented someday.

    To reduce the glare you can try using a different post processing filter (if you have PP turned on).
     
  5. Brandon Wright

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    There's a glare setting in your video settings, forget which tab. Or as Chris mentioned, try a different PPF. :thumbsup:
     
  6. Turk

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    The page up and down keys adjust brightness. I've found that a quick fix to glare when your in game.
     
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  7. Bez

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    Yeah I just saw another thread where someone suggested this to @Blkout I'll give it a try as Ive been running with light cloud to obscure the sun in single player but I'm blinded on multiplayer.
     
  8. Fabian Biehne

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    So now that there is the option to adjust the weather on a dedicated server I wonder if I can also use weather-mods on my server? Or will users who don’t have that mod installed be unable to join the server?
     
  9. Chris Kennedy

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    the weather doesnt run on the server, all it does is broadcast the name of the weather preset to the client, and the client loads that weather. e.g. server says 6_mid_clouds,
    client loads that, if client has modded 6_mid_clouds, then the client sees their modded weather. obviously clients can have different versions of 6_mid_clouds and as a result see slightly different weather

    if you are thinking of weather mods like night mode or whatever then all clients will need to have that installed, otherwise i guess the clients will fall back to some default weather
     
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  10. Fabian Biehne

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    So…the problem is that I have quite a number of weather mods installed and I don’t know which ones are the original weather modes which I’d use for my server.
     
  11. Chris Kennedy

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    the ones to use are the ones named 1_heavy_fog 2_light fog etc. up to 7_heavy_clouds

    these are the 7 that ship with the game so everyone will have. this is why it is best practice to just modify those 7 weathers when it comes to graphics mods (id suggest running just one mod at a time for this reason too, and just using a tool like JSGME to easily swap between them as desired). this way will always get the correct weather from the mod in mp, career etc.
     
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