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tombfan19
2nd Apr 2006, 17:13
Hi. I've got this little thing that still bothers me. This is the trailer:
http://img345.imageshack.us/img345/1509/shadows8sg.jpg
OK, its cool. Now that is my screen:
http://img345.imageshack.us/img345/1640/noshadows6vk.jpg
W00t is the diffrence? There are no shadows!!! I have no shadows except laras :confused: Is it normal? I've got 5500fx with PS 2.0 .

Dojomann
2nd Apr 2006, 17:18
Your game will look like that if the next gen content is turned on. Unfortunately, the demo doesn't have that option. The full game will.

here's proof from the full game, with next gen stuff on:

http://img420.imageshack.us/img420/8477/trl20060402132803290bl.th.jpg (http://img420.imageshack.us/img420/8477/trl20060402132803290bl.jpg)

owen10
2nd Apr 2006, 17:18
The top is next-gen mode (or Xbox 360), the bottom is normal mode, akin to a high resolution Xbox. The full game will look nicer in next-gen mode. :)

edit: Dojomann beat me to it. :)

tombfan19
2nd Apr 2006, 17:20
Thx guys

Finiz
2nd Apr 2006, 18:10
Speaking of shadows, I sometimes got that old AoD-feeling, where Lara has a shadow, but all the obstacles nearby don't. It's kinda weird seeing Lara swinging on a rope when the rope has no shadow whatsoever...

Is this also part of the Next Generation-mode? I played TR:Legend with all options enabled...

tombfan19
2nd Apr 2006, 18:16
Is this also part of the Next Generation-mode? I played TR:Legend with all options enabled...
Yes it is, i think. Soft shadows are one of the most graphic card power consuming thing so it must be the next gen content.

CatSuit&Ponytail
3rd Apr 2006, 09:45
Speaking of shadows, I sometimes got that old AoD-feeling, where Lara has a shadow, but all the obstacles nearby don't. It's kinda weird seeing Lara swinging on a rope when the rope has no shadow whatsoever...

Is this also part of the Next Generation-mode? I played TR:Legend with all options enabled...
I noticed that too, disembodied shadows. Sometimes it was really spooky, like she had a ghost sneaking up on her, hehehe. :D