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Old 01-02-2019, 05:01 AM   #1
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Default P-51 shadow glitch

I've discovered an absolute show-stopper of a bug. ED must drop everything and fix this. DCS is literally un-playable because of this.

Both Mustangs lose their tail shadow when using 'Flat' shadows. 'Default' is OK.

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Old 01-02-2019, 05:18 AM   #2
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Actually...to save starting another thread - if possible could the devs consider using 'projected' shadows for aircraft even if the player is using 'Flat' in the options?
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Old 01-02-2019, 11:30 AM   #3
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You are just beeing ironic.

Arent you?
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Old 01-02-2019, 11:35 AM   #4
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Yep bits of the aircraft shadow disappear from time to time especially in VR when following your shadows along the ground.
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Old 01-03-2019, 11:41 AM   #5
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I've discovered an absolute show-stopper of a bug. ED must drop everything and fix this. DCS is literally un-playable because of this.

Both Mustangs lose their tail shadow when using 'Flat' shadows. 'Default' is OK.

Neah.. that's a feature to make it less observable from heights )
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Old 01-03-2019, 03:57 PM   #6
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Did you check your tail? your rudder could actually be missing...LOL
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Old 02-11-2019, 10:36 PM   #7
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Were you using the rudder at the time? Being flat shadows might mean it dropped the shadow because the rudder was deflected, but thats just a swing in the dark. Flat shadows can do weird things.
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Old 02-11-2019, 11:46 PM   #8
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I don't think the rudder was doing anything.

I've noticed that even when 'flat' shadows are enabled aircraft will nevertheless use a projected ('default' style) shadow when passing over buildings, trees etc. It looks really good so I wonder why it can't be the same for the ground too?



That way we can still use 'Flat' global setting and also have a great-looking aircraft shadow - minus the performance/aesthetic hit that 'default' shadow settings currently come with.

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Old 02-12-2019, 02:04 AM   #9
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The pilot's head shadow disappears on the inner part of the wing too, but not the outer. On many aircraft, but definitely the WWII birds.
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The pilot's head shadow disappears on the inner part of the wing too, but not the outer. On many aircraft, but definitely the WWII birds.
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