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foxstewart
04-29-2013, 07:10 AM
Weather will we ever see any

Grit
04-29-2013, 07:28 AM
its hard enough having 15+ ppl on screen during Shadow War or an Arkfall...no need to add snow or rain into the mix lol

Predator
04-29-2013, 07:29 AM
Hmm, now i remember seeing a video about weather effects in defiance. Where are they now or why are they not there?

foxstewart
04-29-2013, 07:33 AM
It was in the dev diary video on u tube wheres my weather

RoG Goat
04-29-2013, 07:34 AM
Maybe for PC, but it will never happen on consoles.
The consoles can barely keep up with a 50m draw distance >_<

foxstewart
04-29-2013, 07:36 AM
I dont think a bit of rain is something an xbox could not run ive seen plenty games with rain .aloso look at battlefield 3 graphics since trion can patch this thing when they like hd dextures could be installed to hard drive through a patch

RoG Goat
04-29-2013, 07:40 AM
I dont think a bit of rain is something an xbox could not run ive seen plenty games with rain .aloso look at battlefield 3 graphics since trion can patch this thing when they like hd dextures could be installed to hard drive through a patch

I don't know much of the specifics, but I do know that it also has to do with the software... the software of defiance is not as advanced as BF3s software, and cannot 'keep up' with the hardware of the xbox. BF3 takes full advantage of the xboxs limited hardware specs while defiance does not.


I was using Defiance in its current state, as a reference. The xbox can barely keep up with a 50m draw distance, and things often do not even become visible until you smack into them. Adding rain/other features would make the draw distance even shorter than it is now.

foxstewart
04-29-2013, 07:43 AM
I think the game graphics will improve through i also think the colours coud be brighter

Grit
04-29-2013, 07:43 AM
I was using Defiance in its current state, as a reference. The xbox can barely keep up with a 50m draw distance, and things often do not even become visible until you smack into them.

I'm glad that i'm not the only one who hits the "Troll fences and rocks"

RoG Goat
04-29-2013, 07:44 AM
I'm glad that i'm not the only one who hits the "Troll fences and rocks"

Going full speed with boost on a completely empty road, then SMACK... random raider van. >_>

Grit
04-29-2013, 07:47 AM
Going full speed with boost on a completely empty road, then SMACK... random raider van. >_>

Dude those things happen more often than not while playing haha... My buddy and I will be cruising through a field or trying to get somewhere fast... all the sudden a green dot drops off the mini map followed by the "I'll be there in a minute, trollstump got me.

best is when you hit something that makes your quad explode and its all like WTF?? then you are stuck in the middle of an ambush

foxstewart
04-29-2013, 07:47 AM
Ive nvr experianced hitting invisble items maybe i drive to slow

RoG Goat
04-29-2013, 07:50 AM
Ive nvr experianced hitting invisble items maybe i drive to slow

Well, it also seems to happen less on PC.
What platform you on?

I rage quit the other day when I was about to get to a mission, and my CHALLENGER randomly exploded, not a quad. Apparently, I had hit a Bulwark full speed. But not to worry, the random Dark Matter outpost that just became visible had TWO MORE waiting to instantly **** my bung hole and send me 2000 METERS back to the overpass.

-______-

Grit
04-29-2013, 07:58 AM
I never drive rollers...they're almost pointless in this game IMO... Challenger sounds like a diesel and the dunbuggy is meh..

Quad = go everywhere

Fox,

maybe you do drive slow or just stick to the roads....i'm always cutting cross country

MRE
04-29-2013, 08:59 AM
I sent my wife out for a six pack and some fries and chicken. She came home wet and said it was raining. I normally take her word for stuff like that. SO, yes there is weather ;)

Buu
04-29-2013, 09:02 AM
I'm seeing slowly introduced effects. There still no rain or snow, but I already saw 3 new environment effects that weren't there at the first days. They will probably introduce some more today.

ChAoTic Puppy23
04-29-2013, 09:19 AM
Hmmmm I thought I saw rain way back.

RoG Goat
04-29-2013, 09:20 AM
I'm seeing slowly introduced effects. There still no rain or snow, but I already saw 3 new environment effects that weren't there at the first days. They will probably introduce some more today.

What effects are those?

Buu
04-29-2013, 09:25 AM
What effects are those?

Ionized skies in major arkfalls. I remember in the first days there where only meteor shower. I couldn't remember a Moon in night sky in the first days, too. And lastly Heavy Fog before sunrise, dispersing as the day clear.

I can't remember any of those in my first run.

RoG Goat
04-29-2013, 09:26 AM
I haven't encountered fog, and what is an ionized sky? Lighting?

Buu
04-29-2013, 09:35 AM
I haven't encountered fog, and what is an ionized sky? Lighting?
This is the heavy fog
http://cloud-2.steampowered.com/ugc/882980616332041543/368922FD09B33295266D28BF0091285D125641FF/1024x768.resizedimage

And that's the sun clearing it as it rises.
http://cloud.steampowered.com/ugc/882980616332042884/78344ECFE637A45CE69AAE17BD170B10B98BAEB8/1024x768.resizedimage

Liv
04-29-2013, 09:38 AM
i saw the purple sky durring an arkfall turns out was a shadow war in the same area.