Mirror brightness; looking for quick fix.

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  1. Navigator

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    Hi guys,

    The last few years I have made/constructed/combined/converted a lot of private mods for own use.
    Now all those mods have one big problem with the DX11; way to bright mirrors. And a few others, but I don't mind that; the mirrors make them undrivable.

    Now I looked into it and found things like albedo maps, Gjed and so on. I'm not smart enough for that; I cant do it.
    My question now is; is there a "quick fix" or even dirty fix for this? I've got 3Dsimed and am able to work somewhat with that. Can I just use a different shader so the brightness is lower? Something like that?

    I mean; its private so it doesn't have to be perfect.
     
  2. toebee

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    Without seeing your shader settings this is purely a educated guess, but try setting the specular color to black.
     
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  3. Bernd

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    Try these settings.

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  4. Coutie

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    I use the same settings as you, except instead of pure white for ambient and diffuse, I use 200,200,200, not sure if that matters.

    I was also having this problem, and the no lighting T1 solved it.
     
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  5. Bernd

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    @Coutie Yes, you are right, that could be better to use 3 x 200 instead of 3 x 255, to avoid unwanted Post Effects now or in future Builds.
     
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  6. Navigator

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    Thank you guys, I am going to try that and report back!
     
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    Yes, thats it; thanks guys!
    I took the setting from Bernd, but had no idea what the 200,200,200 meant...... but it works; I'm happy!
     
  8. philrob

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    Navigator,
    they are the rgb proportions makes it a light grey
     
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  9. Marcel Offermans

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    Or rather, it makes it white in game, but not emissive (which is what caused that issue).
     
  10. Brutten

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    Greetings.
    I have this same problem with my work. I'll try the solution. Thank you. Thank you.

    What I could see is that the same mirror seen in multiplayer looks bad, but in local mode it looks good.
     

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