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Hi, ive completed vegas months and months ago and come back to play it now only to remember a funny graphics problem that sometimes occurs on my machine when i play this game. i dont know if anyone else has this problem but the light and dark parts of the game seem to have some sort of inequality as the dark parts become very pixelated and pasty. I have attatched 2 screen captures of examples of this.

The game plays fine on full settings with 8xAA and 16xAF, and sometimes there is no such problem as this but for the most time this colour corruption seems to happen. I get no such problem in any other games and it usually looks great.

again i must stress it is only the dark areas of the game that have this problem. in daylight it is fine. i just wondered if there was any settings i have mis-placed.

Does anybody have this problem too or is there a way to fix this? thanks

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It could be a few things. Have you got the most recent patch for Vegas? If it is a known problem with ubi they might have fixed the bug.
Have you got the latest drivers for your hardware/graphics card?
Are your overlock speeds, if any, stable? I noticed on my old system if I overclocked my graphics card too high I had minor issues graphics wise, similar to yours, in just Farcry, all my other games played fine. Try running at stock speeds and see if that clears up the problem.

These are just a few solutions that hopefully might solve the problem.
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vegas is fully patched, i have the latest drivers and i dont overclock, so there must be another solution. does nobody else get this problem?
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... I don't see a thing. Go look on someone else's screen and video card and see if there is a difference. Maybe your screen just doesn't do darks well.
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it happened before i got this screen too. it just seems to be that whenever there are dark parts in the game, they appear pixelated. no other tom clancy games have this problem. i find it pretty strange. if anyone else could post a screen of the helicopter scene (at night) i'd be grateful so i could compare. thanks.
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Well here's my screen looks normal to me:
 
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thats in the day time. mine looks exactly like that but try it at the beginning of the vegas level. (night time)
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bump.
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