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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0004932The Dark ModGUIpublic18.01.2019 08:55
ReporterSTiFU Assigned To 
Status confirmedResolutionopen 
Product VersionTDM 2.07 
Target VersionTDM 2.08 
Summary0004932: Graphical Settings Menu Overhaul
DescriptionThe graphical settings menu becomes quite stuffed with things nobody very touches.
The following things have been proposed (albeit not fully decided):
-Remove Interaction shader and ambient method settings. Leave both on enhanced by default.
-Tweak Soft Shading softness to an appropriate value and remove slider
-Add information popups next to settings for explanation

Most importantly, redesign how Brightness and Gamma is handled:
-If post-processing is on, use post-processing methods for altering these parameters (leaves OS brightness unaffected)
-If post-processing is disabled, use r_brightness and r_gamma and warn user that OS brightness will be affected.
-Make sure both methods use the same mathematical formulas to set brightness and gamma.
-Possibly implement a method to fight color banding in the post-processing path
-Integrate SoftGamma, e.g., by providing a slider for r_ambientMinLevel named something like "Increase ambient lighting".
Additional InformationMenu settings discussion:

SoftGamma discussion from the player's view point:
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related to 0004705 resolvedstgatilov Soft gamma 
related to 0004933 new Adjust brightness and gamma in post-processing 
parent of 0003098 assignednbohr1more Color Saturation Slider 
parent of 0004624 closedSpringheel FOV option should use a slider 
related to 0004124 acknowledged System auto-detection: for main menu config settings 
child of 0004630 closedSpringheel Menu Update 
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18.01.2019 08:55

reporter   ~0011402

"-Remove Interaction shader and ambient method settings. Leave both on enhanced by default."

+1. I bet most people don't even know what Interaction shader does.

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
29.12.2018 08:48 STiFU New Issue
29.12.2018 08:51 STiFU Relationship added related to 0004705
29.12.2018 08:55 STiFU Relationship added related to 0004933
17.01.2019 03:08 nbohr1more Relationship added child of 0004630
17.01.2019 03:13 nbohr1more Relationship added parent of 0003098
17.01.2019 03:14 nbohr1more Relationship added parent of 0004624
17.01.2019 11:22 STiFU Relationship added related to 0004124
17.01.2019 11:23 STiFU Status new => confirmed
18.01.2019 08:55 Judith Note Added: 0011402