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ANyone try zooming all the way in on EC?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Mitzlplik_SP, Jan 11, 2010.

  1. Mitzlplik_SP

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    Its clear and not pixelated anymore. I knew something was different graphicly.

    Higher resolution perhaps?
     
  2. Mapper

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    [​IMG]

    Feels like I'm missing something, Looks the same to me. And yes, I patched.
     
  3. Dermott of LS

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    Looks the same as it did to me.
     
  4. Mitzlplik_SP

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    Well before patch and server outage I was running around zoomed all the way out oddly enough with my housing tool. I was testing out keep and castle spots so I know how much screen both took up and how everything looked. Asfter log in the castle is HUGE even when I`m zoomed out and graphicly it is different. As I zoomed all the way down I was suprised at how much better the resolution was with my char model,way less pixelation now than before.

    I hope its not just me....looks so good I`m afraid to log out. Even the background art looks different in some way.... less fuzzy I dunno....

    Somethings different! I swear!
     
  5. Mapper

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    Wish I could see what your seeing :( The landscape art is the only thing not pixelated when I zoom in.
     
  6. Mitzlplik_SP

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    Maybe its just me...I noticed that it got worse and than improved as I went far out and back in. Dunno,since I had my eyes glued to the screen a lil while ago,something just struck me differently as soon as I got to log back in. Must be just me.

    Maybe this is pretty good stuff! :D

    stratics pic.jpg
     
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    That makes me dizzy.
     
  8. Dermott of LS

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    If we had higher resolution artwork...

    ... just sayin'.
     
  9. canary

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    Ugly. Ugly. Ugly.

    Again, shame on you, Mythic/ UO.
     
  10. Dermott of LS

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    Aside from the terrain and character models, it's all Legacy artwork.
     
  11. Fink

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    I'm still seeing big pixels. I think the patch was 26MB, which wouldn't be enough to restore everything to KR's higher resolution.
     
  12. Mapper

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    And who can say the terrain is a step backwards? I think its gorgeous! Atleast the snow merges with all terrains unlike 2d.
     
  13. altarego

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    They snuck back the KR grass terrain, after removing the snow. You can tell the difference by looking at grass housing tiles vs. the terrain.

    Also, grass blends/fades again with mountain terrain. Object art on top of the base terrain seems unchanged, but even this small step is a vast improvement.
     
  14. Dermott of LS

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    I'm showing the standard SA grass, not the old KR grass. The old KR grass was a bit longer in general and had a bit more yellow tint to the green where the SA version is cut a bit and has a more balanced green and less yellow.

    (The image below shows the difference and was done when that change was made during SA/EC closed beta. I logged in with each, one on each monitor for this image)

    [​IMG]
     
  15. altarego

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    Okay, you're right, I suppose. But something *was* done to the terrain. All you have to do is head over to a town with borders and edging on the streets, like minoc or moonglow and you'll see that the bushes no longer line up and the grass is less sharp than the edging.

    Unless I'm completely hallucinating a placebo effect...if so, just ignore me. I just miss KR graphics and I'm all nostalgic.
     
  16. lucitus

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    Hehe what is the curiousest thing is, i have played with KR a few days ago and it is much clearer and faster than the EC, really ashame for this project!

    Instead of making a client better, they were great in removing features without giving new ones, only things we got are bugs and gargoyles who are big like a rock and strong like a mongbat!
     
  17. lucitus

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    But that was before the pixelation patch of the EC client!
     
  18. Llwyd

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    Wow. I guess I'll stick with the classic client. With my astigmatism, switching to the enhanced client would not be a good idea.
     
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    Is it just me or are there extra legs coming out from under the skirt on the right picture person on the left? What's happening down there?

    -Lorax
     
  20. Dermott of LS

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    Heh bug at the time... ethereal horse heads disappeared. Of course that was after several weeks of them not appearing at all (which really freaked people out when you went speeding by "on foot" going Mach 7).
     
  21. Ezekiel Zane

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    Zoomed in still looks all hell bad on my screen.
     
  22. Ezekiel Zane

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    I still see that all the time. I play with two others and when I'm using the EC they all the time are losing their mounts and their clothes. I got naked people running by me. First time I seen it, it freaked me out.
     
  23. hawkeye_pike

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    Unfortunately, it still looks pixelated and ugly when I zoom in. I always fix this problem by zooming to a level that equals the Legacy Client, cause that's where the artwork looks best.

    The snow is gone (although it's only January).