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what does the FOV control ?

Discussion in 'F1 2011 - The Game' started by MS7XWDC, Oct 17, 2011.

  1. MS7XWDC

    MS7XWDC

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    i know its field of view, but does it make you see more to the sides ?
    thx
     
  2. Paul Luck

    Paul Luck

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Field_of_view_in_video_games

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    asically it zooms your view in or out. The default cockpit FOV I find ridiculous, it feels like driving from the back seat. I zoom it in much closer, so only about the top 3rd of the steering wheel is visible, makes hitting your apexes 100x easier. On a single screen however you will lose a lot of side view at this FOV, luckily I have triple screen so no issue :)
     
  3. MS7XWDC

    MS7XWDC

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    so if i want more side view, i can try a higher # ?

    or lower ?

    thx alot
     
  4. John Robertson

    John Robertson

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    I believe you would set the number higher for more FOV, or more side view, The number should equal the amount of degrees in your viewing arc.

    At 90, or 90 degrees you will be able to see 45 degrees to either side. If you set it higher it also effects performance, so look out for that.
     
  5. Senad Subasic

    Senad Subasic

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    It also affects the sense of speed. The higher the FOV, the more sense of speed you get.
     
  6. MS7XWDC

    MS7XWDC

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    thx, guys will try it out