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#4466714 - 03/20/19 06:51 PM nvidia support  
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there's no doubt a reason nvidia doesn't support WOFF or WOTR? Are they too small or don't we care? They both look awesome already ....and not being a gamer (aside from these two) I wouldn't know what to do with "support" anyhow. so why am I asking? Well you might ask......

#4466727 - 03/20/19 08:36 PM Re: nvidia support [Re: gaw1]  
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NVidia actually does not have any ongoing support for the CFS3.exe, not WOFF or WOTR.

CFS3 is a 2002 (17 years) game, so that is way beyond what they care about for support now days.

WOFF and WOTR are nothing more that CFS3 mods as far as the rest of the world cares, so you are asking the wrong question.


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#4466786 - 03/21/19 07:25 AM Re: nvidia support [Re: gaw1]  
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Well you got me curious. What do you mean by “support?”

#4466795 - 03/21/19 10:18 AM Re: nvidia support [Re: gaw1]  
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FIgures.........

#4466819 - 03/21/19 01:26 PM Re: nvidia support [Re: gaw1]  
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Not only is CFS3 a 17 year old game, but CFS3 was designed for DX8 and when was the last time either Nvidia or AMD designed any drivers for a DX8 game ???

It is only because of AnKor that we have DX9 available for WOFF and WOTR, and even then the gaming world has moved on to DX11 and DX12 games.

Hopefully AnKor can make WOFF and WOTR use DX11 so they can become more and more CPU efficient with all the new stuff OBD keeps adding to the games.

If WOFF and WOTR were still relying on the old DX8, the games would be a "crawl fest" even for a new PC like mine and very few people would ever play them.

It is all thanks to AnKor and DX9 that WOFF and WOTR are still alive and thriving in todays gaming world with all the new additions OBD have added over the years.


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#4466842 - 03/21/19 02:41 PM Re: nvidia support [Re: gaw1]  
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I second what PR just said. In all honesty, AnKor has gotten the CFS3 code to do things that, by any measure, it shouldn't be capable of doing. Real time shadow casting, volumetric effects, etc., are all things that were barely feasible and never indented to work in Microsoft's seventeen year old code. Eventually, OBD will have to find either a way to bake in some form of DX11 or 12 into CFS3 (I can already see AnKor hovering over a cauldron reciting incantations) or they'll have to find some sort of graphics engine that they can then port OFF over to. Only time will tell. Regardless, I mostly just thank our lucky stars that we have Pol, Winder, and AnKor to keep this amazing sim running and I appreciate it the way one enjoys a fine wine or a classic car - it's not without its idiosyncrasies, but it's the only WWI sim on my PC.

#4466918 - 03/21/19 07:55 PM Re: nvidia support [Re: gaw1]  
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good perspective.......thx all

#4466945 - 03/22/19 12:18 AM Re: nvidia support [Re: gaw1]  
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I heartily second both PR and Soppys comments.


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