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Re: dgVoodoo Splinter Cell Games

Postby mannyca05 » 2017-10-20 @ 12:46

lowenz wrote:Bad?

Yup (Mission "DEFENSE MINISTRY" Part 2 - Find and access Nikoladze's computer)
BTW I forgot to mention that in this place shadows are flickering

Here https://i.imgur.com/32cllHZ.jpg and https://i.imgur.com/VmuEFTd.jpg (found a video with the same shadow "bug" https://youtu.be/x0T3lCoL6lQ?t=13m15s)
For comparison https://youtu.be/JriSe12tzd8?t=1h10m48s
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Re: dgVoodoo Splinter Cell Games

Postby daniel_u » 2017-10-23 @ 16:39

Not sure what the problem is. Forget about the wiki. Leave everything default for starters. Change settings in dgvoodoo only. (set 4800 preset and more than 256 ram. high resolutions need more ram)
If shadows are not there use ForceShadowMode in the game's config.

Flickering happens especially on low resolutions. This is known.

The only difference i see is that one is using 5700 preset(soft light) + projector shadows and the other is using 4800 /xbox preset + default shadows.
There is a big difference is modes. Some shadows that are in one may not be in another. Different rendering paths.
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Re: dgVoodoo Splinter Cell Games

Postby mannyca05 » 2017-10-23 @ 18:55

daniel_u wrote:Not sure what the problem is. Forget about the wiki. Leave everything default for starters. Change settings in dgvoodoo only. (set 4800 preset and more than 256 ram. high resolutions need more ram)
If shadows are not there use ForceShadowMode in the game's config.

Flickering happens especially on low resolutions. This is known.

The only difference i see is that one is using 5700 preset(soft light) + projector shadows and the other is using 4800 /xbox preset + default shadows.
There is a big difference is modes. Some shadows that are in one may not be in another. Different rendering paths.

I tried all resolutions (from 640x480 to 1280x1024) + ;ForceShadowMode=1 in SplinterCell.ini, no difference, same buggy shadows on the same area in DEFENSE MINISTRY (No probs with tutorial mission, just showing you that I tried 4800 and 5700 videocards in dgvoodoo2)

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Re: dgVoodoo Splinter Cell Games

Postby daniel_u » 2017-10-24 @ 06:57

What's your card and driver? What ouput do you have selected? Direct X 11 or 10?
What dgVoodoo version do you use?

Will have a go at this but i dont remember an issue there.

mannyca05 wrote:
daniel_u wrote:Not sure what the problem is. Forget about the wiki. Leave everything default for starters. Change settings in dgvoodoo only. (set 4800 preset and more than 256 ram. high resolutions need more ram)
If shadows are not there use ForceShadowMode in the game's config.

Flickering happens especially on low resolutions. This is known.

The only difference i see is that one is using 5700 preset(soft light) + projector shadows and the other is using 4800 /xbox preset + default shadows.
There is a big difference is modes. Some shadows that are in one may not be in another. Different rendering paths.

I tried all resolutions (from 640x480 to 1280x1024) + ;ForceShadowMode=1 in SplinterCell.ini, no difference, same buggy shadows on the same area in DEFENSE MINISTRY (No probs with tutorial mission, just showing you that I tried 4800 and 5700 videocards in dgvoodoo2)

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Re: dgVoodoo Splinter Cell Games

Postby mannyca05 » 2017-10-24 @ 09:57

daniel_u wrote:What's your card and driver? What ouput do you have selected? Direct X 11 or 10?
What dgVoodoo version do you use?

Will have a go at this but i dont remember an issue there.

Nvidia GeForce GTX 970, Drivers: 387.92
dgVoodoo v2.54

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Re: dgVoodoo Splinter Cell Games

Postby daniel_u » 2017-10-24 @ 17:26

I can confirm the issue. I've tried with the latest WIP and you with 2.54. So yes this is an issue.
Do you have any more areas with issues? :) Here how it looks on my GF4 Ti.
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daniel_u wrote:What's your card and driver? What ouput do you have selected? Direct X 11 or 10?
What dgVoodoo version do you use?

Will have a go at this but i dont remember an issue there.

Nvidia GeForce GTX 970, Drivers: 387.92
dgVoodoo v2.54
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Re: dgVoodoo Splinter Cell Games

Postby mannyca05 » 2017-10-24 @ 17:49

daniel_u wrote:I can confirm the issue. I've tried with the latest WIP and you with 2.54. So yes this is an issue.
Do you have any more areas with issues? :) Here how it looks on my GF4 Ti.

Right now I'm on a mission "CIA HQ" - Part 3 - Tap Dougherty's computer, so far so good. Haven't seen any bugs\glitches with the shadows (except DEFENSE MINISTRY :happy: ) There's a problem with the floor inside CIA HQ, but I guess that's Ubi's fault :) https://youtu.be/nB9BTbtNyDw?t=9m8s
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Re: dgVoodoo Splinter Cell Games

Postby daniel_u » 2017-10-24 @ 18:01

Yes, i am aware of that. Actually if you pay attention you can see it on metallic surfaces also.
That works as it should only on GF4 series. Might be a driver hack for GF4 only.
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Re: dgVoodoo Splinter Cell Games

Postby lowenz » 2017-10-24 @ 19:37

There's some problem with DGV2 and Fall Creators Update in Splinter Cell.
Game minimizes itself after intro videos.
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