WOW!!! Those came out incredibly lifelike.The first one looks really good, but the second one, just WOW!. The way the sun is reflecting off of the closest Hurricane and the way it is not reflecting off of the others like they are under the cloud cover from the sun is really cool. It shows up a little bit in the color picture also, but in the black and white it is much more dramatic and realistic looking. Did you use some kind of filter also or did you simply convert to black and white? Either way the result is stunning. Away they all go into my best of WOTR folder thank you very much! Here is my attempt from one of the night photos from the original 3 Episodes of my night AAR which was never used but might be released after I finish the current 'Wings Over The Reich: War Stories From The Battle Of Britain!' Yes I am still working on it and hope to release some new Episodes soon. Cheers Pol and Happy New Year to you and Mark 2.0
Thanks Blade yeah the 2nd one is the best I think. I added grain as all real photos have some especially in those days, and converted to B&W did a few tweaks like slightly lighten the distant hurricane lettering area etc.
In earlier ones over the Cliffs of Dover I added a little glow too.
Yeah cool pic almost feel those guns rattling off in the night there !
Thanks yeah may give it a go- It does seem to hint of a real photo.
Absolutely amazing Pol! As well as the others. Haven't been around in, #%&*$#, about a year I think, and it's great to see this is living and doing well. I lost all the files I had when I was trying to help with some of the skins (lost that drive) but I just may have to set this up again (as well as WOFF) and take them for a serious spin now that I am officially retired and have nothing but time on my hands.
Nice to hear from you nbryant, we thought something bad had happened as you vanished! Did you get any emails sent?
Yeah install it again we need people like yourself posting of their experiences of WOTR
Don't recall any of the emails. Had a lot going on at the time with work and the loss of my graphic drive set me back and to add to it we were dealing with the wifes Parkinsons. After that I focused on prepping to retire and then the world went a little crazy with everything. Jumped over on the WOFF site also and see some amazing work there as well. You have been busy!
Joined: Mar 2011 Posts: 585VonS
WWI Flight Sims on a Mac
WWI Flight Sims on a Mac
Joined: Mar 2011
Originally Posted by Polovski
Some beautiful shots there VonS, 2nd one with the wing showing is like a Turner with its drama!
Thanks Pol - yes, WOTR makes for some great photos.
For those running WOTR Phase One, just a quick note (after some testing) that the tweaked shaders.xml file used in my WOFF GPU Tuner Patch (for PE/also compatible with BHAH.II), and that turns on several lighting settings/effects that are dormant in the stock shaders file - may be copied over to the WOTR GPU Tuner Patch as well. Make sure that the tuner patches are deactivated first, in JSGME, before copying/moving, etc. The shaders.xml file should be placed in "C:\OBDSoftware\WOTR\MODS\01_VonS_MaxFPSnGraphicsGPUtuner_ver1.1\OBDWW2 Wings Over The Reich" and then loaded, with the ver. 1.2 patch installed after ver. 1.1 and overwriting 1.1. Couple of representative pics. below (gives a wee bit more greenery to the grass in sunny conditions, as is the case with shaders.xml in the WOFF Tuner Patch).
Cheers all and happy WOTRing, Von S
P.S. I am currently running WOTR Phase One and my FrankenWOFF 4.18 installs with "v-sync forced on" in the in-sim menus - and I like the results - with about 20 to 30 or so FPS extra overhead with v-sync off (about 80-90 fps with mods. installed), capping FPS to 60 with v-sync on maintains smooth FPS and also keeps the GPUs a bit cooler. Tweak such settings to taste and as per rig. setups. I will probably continue running the installs with v-sync on since I have noticed no loss in quality and no loss in smooth FPS that way (no point in having wasted FPS that I can't see or do anything with, but it's good to have the overhead there). I will maybe re-visit the WOTR GPU Tuner in the future once I've tested further my "FrankenMiniTuner" - since it may be possible to make more distant terrains sharper but not to lose too many FPS - will see how it pans out further in FrankenWOFF 4.18 since I have to run a couple of campaign flights to collect further data (so far so good with FPS in QC mode).
Last edited by VonS; 04/19/2112:03 AM. Reason: Embedded pics.