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Post by Summerbear5 on Thu 26 Jul 2018, 01:45

Hello, I have the Nvidia Control Panel pulled up in hopes I could tweak a few settings to get The Sims 2 to look better. Right now in my game at night time the pool lights are not casting the light/shadows properly...This doesn't matter if I have lighting on High or Medium. 

Should I have:
Ambient Occlusion On/Off?
Antialiasing - FXAA  On/Off?
Any other thing I should have On/Off? 

Any other suggestions?

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Post by The_gh0stm4n on Thu 26 Jul 2018, 17:42

@Summerbear5 wrote:Hello, I have the Nvidia Control Panel pulled up in hopes I could tweak a few settings to get The Sims 2 to look better. Right now in my game at night time the pool lights are not casting the light/shadows properly...This doesn't matter if I have lighting on High or Medium. 

Should I have:
Ambient Occlusion On/Off?
Antialiasing - FXAA  On/Off?
Any other thing I should have On/Off? 

Any other suggestions?


You can try turning on/tweaking the Anti-aliasing, which is more about softening the outer edges of objects/sims. As for the Ambient occlusion (and the whole lights/shadows thing in general), never paid much attention to it in The Sims 2. But yes, please try tweaking Ambient occlusion as well, and let us know the results!

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Post by Summerbear5 on Fri 27 Jul 2018, 06:36

Ambient Occlusion wasn't available to turn on. And I turned on Anti-aliasing but that didn't work for the lighting issue. Thank you anyways I guess I'll live with it lol. I just don't know what other settings to mess with.

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