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PC Ferrari 599 Windshield / Windscreen fix ?

Discussion in 'Assetto Corsa' started by blanes, May 26, 2014.

  1. I love driving the big throaty 599xx using cockpit view in 3D vision and the cockpit is stunning !

    But I would really like to remove the large sticker that covers half the top of the windscreen / windshield.

    Is there any way to make it fully transparent ? I have absolutely zero knowledge of modifying textures but I assume it would be easy for a skin modder.

    Would anyone be willing to make a clear windshield I can just drop in or show me what exactly the steps are to achieve this ?

    There must be others who love this car but find the view extremely restrictive because of the 599XX sticker !

    Cheers blanes :)
     
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  2. I don't care for the decal either.
     
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  3. Or at least make it smaller ??
     
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  4. If it was very skinny it would be ok, but I rather it was not there so I can see more clearly out the windshield.
     
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  5. Not to hijack the thread at all as I also feel the sticker is bloody annoying but I would love a way to alter the transparency of several of the car windows. In the 599xx I feel it makes things look very dull (I'm not sure if HDR makes things better but I don't use it for performance reasons).

    Although I understand some may feel it makes things less realistic losing the visual vibrancy of the game in some cars is a shame.
     
  6. Agreed.

    I find the sun visors annoying in a couple of other track GTs, the Mclaren is almost as bad as the Ferrari. They need to be smaller or more transparent.
     
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  7. And why? It's realistic.

     
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  8. Agreed it is realistic but I think some would prefer an option to remove it or lighten it somewhat.

    Theres a limit to realism. I run a buttkicker which gives me a little bit of a kick (not as much in AC as I like though) but if I crash when damage modeling is finally in place and the car bursts into flame I don't want my chair to explode and incinerate me. My ex girlfriends might enjoy it though :)
     
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  9. Simracer always seen to forget something, thats not everyone care about the same "realism" in the same aspect.
    And also no matter how sim is the game its still merely a game which mainly just for fun.
    By the way in real life if i have this car i believe i can always take that thing off if i want to so why not in game ??
     
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  10. @ Simon . No one disputes it is realistic ... it is insanely realistic as the car models and textures are absolutely incredible imho. I have played both Project Cars and this since first early beta of both and at the moment I am enjoying AC alot more because the overall feel of the cars is better and the 3D vision works right out of the box ! Sadly it is currently broken in pCars until Martin finishes some other aspects of the graphics engine and he said it is not a priority at the moment.

    But running AC with 3D Vision enabled on my 780 and 27inch monitor and fine tuning the cockpit mode, I try to achieve the maximum visibility out the windscreen of the car.

    Although the 599xx sticker looks great and IS realistic, as said by others, the option to remove it would enable my viewing area of the track ahead to be entirely opened up and give me greater enjoyment for gameplay reasons.
     
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  11. By the way if realistic is the issue then i bet many of the custom skin mod here is useless & should not be use :rolleyes:
     
  12. Marcel vd Aa

    Marcel vd Aa
    AC Paint Guru

    I will have a look at the textures and see if it's possible. The problem is that there is a black opaque band that surrounds the windows and that is not visible on the texture. So removing the banner or making it more transparent will also affect that black band... Stay tuned...
     
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  13. Awesome thanks Marcel ! :)

    Perhaps you just make the banner very narrow / skinny at the top ?
     
  14. Marcel vd Aa

    Marcel vd Aa
    AC Paint Guru

    I will see what is possible...
     
  15. Queequeg

    Queequeg
    Premium Member

    Because if I had a million bucks for a car, I would have the windshield replaced rather than put up with this BS. That is even more realistic:roflmao:.

    Or not.
     
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  16. Marcel vd Aa

    Marcel vd Aa
    AC Paint Guru

    Making some progress on the F599 windscreen. Managed to remove the banner relatively easy. Still in a rendering environment though. Hopefully it works ingame aswell.

    [​IMG]
     
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  17. Marcel vd Aa

    Marcel vd Aa
    AC Paint Guru

    Okay it works ingame too. :) However I can only do a full transparent version. Because of a mapping problem on the interior glass texture I can either remove the banner or let it be but I can't make it smaller. This mapping problem also causes the upper half of the interior windscreen to remainl slightly darker after removing the banner (see image). All and all it does improve the visibility a lot. Next I'll look into the Mclaren and when they're done I'll upload both...

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    Ferrari 599XX Evo higher visibility
     
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  18. Marcel vd Aa

    Marcel vd Aa
    AC Paint Guru

    Exterior window texture on the Mclaren turned out great. Couldn't do exactly what I wanted so I just removed the lower 3rd of the banner. Hopefully that works ok in game too.

    [​IMG]
     
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  19. Marcel vd Aa

    Marcel vd Aa
    AC Paint Guru

    Ok exterior window texture mod for the Mclaren does not work in game. Luckily the interior does (see picture). Had to clean up the interior windshield a bit so there is less dirt on it. So I will leave the exterior textures for both cars as they are and just provide you the interior textures for better visibility. I'll upload them this afternoon with some instructions on how to use them... Let me know if there are more cars you guys need done in this way.

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    McLaren MP4-12C GT3 higher visibility
     
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  20. Marcel vd Aa

    Marcel vd Aa
    AC Paint Guru

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