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They look great! What tweaks are you using? I haven't played in a while but that seems less vibrant than I remember
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Hello all smile.gif !

Wanted to share my screenshots. Taken with Free Camera + Ini Tweaks:

Yeah even with the "downgrades," with game, even over 200 hours in, astonishes me with great artwork and art design... W2 had some great art too, but W3 is at another level even Bethesda hasn't achieved in an open-world game.

Although, the armor in W2 was a bit cooler.

@SnakeBiteScares, My monitor is wide-gamut. Even though, I'm sure this game was meant for sRGB, the game really pops when it's in a bright area. When I look at my screen caps, those are re-mapped to sRGB and look duller than when the game is running. Maybe you have a wide-gamut monitor?
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They look great! What tweaks are you using? I haven't played in a while but that seems less vibrant than I remember

Grass Draw distance and some Cascade Shadow Maps tweaks. Nothing more tongue.gif
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static screenshots in TW3 are not as impressive as in-game experience with weather. Riding on horseback through a forest in the middle of a stormy night, no game is able to recreate this level of immersion into the open world. I feel like majority of game studios are creating the open world for the sake of marketing, it really feels dull and artificial, there's no fun exploring it really.
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static screenshots in TW3 are not as impressive as in-game experience with weather. Riding on horseback through a forest in the middle of a stormy night, no game is able to recreate this level of immersion into the open world. I feel like majority of game studios are creating the open world for the sake of marketing, it really feels dull and artificial, there's no fun exploring it really.

I can't disagree with you there. I feel the immersion in this game is down to sound design rather than graphics. No denying graphics look nice but they are just not as good some other games.
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I can't disagree with you there. I feel the immersion in this game is down to sound design rather than graphics. No denying graphics look nice but they are just not as good some other games.

I'd say it's about equal. They audio is orgasmic thumb.gif but the vegetation animation and weather system is what really sets this game apart along with the "worn-in" feel of the world.
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it's probably how well the graphics,music and weather mix tohether.
I mean when you see and hear trees swaying in a storm it really feels authentic.
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Art Style, Music Design, sound design.. all of these things always matter a lot more than pure fidelity or effects. That is why even older games like DOOM 3 and Return to Castle Wolfenstein can still suck you in completely. That is also why good old STALKER is still a king of atmosphere.

Not to say fidelity does not help, but those other factors are simply even more important.
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After playing this game for 40+ hours, I really wish this was the game I bought for $48 on release instead of Fallout 4.

Take notes bethesda, otherwise I am going to avoid your future titles.
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Somebody make a painting out of this, I'd like to hang it in Corvo Bianco Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

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