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Trucks' shadows, then wheels, disappear in the distance

Discussion in 'Formula Truck 2013' started by Billy Pilgrim, Apr 13, 2015.

  1. Hi
    Just started playing Formula Truck.

    I notice that when trucks are far ahead, in the distance, that their shadows, then their wheels, disappear. It's quite off-putting.

    Is there a fix for that? (My computer's powerful enough to handle more processing.)
  2. hex


    Sounds like a common LOD (Level of Detail) behavior. I have never been bothered by it as it's almost unnoticeable - I'm guessing you have pretty huge monitor :p
    Just in case: do you have every graphical setting on max?
  3. Thanks for your reply. I have quite large monitors, yes (and I'm sat close to them too). And every graphical setting on max (i'll check this just in case I missed something). Do you know a way of changing this LOD behaviour?
    Last edited: Apr 14, 2015
  4. Did you ever find away to sort it out?
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  6. I'm sure they've seen this thread.
  7. Gringo


    Yes you can increase the LOD multiplyer for any camera you want. I assume you are talking about your view from the drivers cockpit.

    Look for this file "FTruck2013_Cams.cam" in "Formula Truck 2013\Gamedata\Vehicles\FTruck2013"

      Fov=(50.000000, 50.000000)
      Color=(164, 218, 249)
      ClipPlanes=(0.075000, 500.000000)
      Size=(1.000000, 1.000000)
      Center=(0.500000, 0.500000)
      RadiusLimits=(0.000000, 0.000000)
      OrientationRate=(999.000000, 999.000000, 999.000000)
      PositionOffset=(0.000000, -0.0, 0.0000)
      OrientationOffset=(0.00000, 0.000000, 0.000000)

    Change LODMultiplier=(1.000000) to LODMultiplier=(2.000000)

    Keep in mine you will take a performance hit but if you have the hardware it should be no problem.
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  8. Great advice! Thanks a lot. I'll try it out as soon as I get back to my PC.
  9. Did it work?