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Old 02-10-2019, 07:30 PM   #11
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OK, so your "usual DCS standard" is the Hornet .. why not compare it with the A-10C or Blackshark?

DCS is a product that has evolved along several years, of course a Module developed 4 years ago wont have the same standard. It isnt realistic to expect that every couple of years each aircraft textures should be redone.

On my particular case, I'm not really bothered by differences in textures, as I give more relevance to the flight aspects of a DCS Module rather than its prettyness
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Old 02-11-2019, 12:11 AM   #12
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OK, so your "usual DCS standard" is the Hornet .. why not compare it with the A-10C or Blackshark?

DCS is a product that has evolved along several years, of course a Module developed 4 years ago wont have the same standard. It isnt realistic to expect that every couple of years each aircraft textures should be redone.

On my particular case, I'm not really bothered by differences in textures, as I give more relevance to the flight aspects of a DCS Module rather than its prettyness
a.Both of those aircraft are due for an overhaul for the cockpit & they are substantially older as far as i'm aware. Many itt stated the c-101 was one of the better cockpits so i chose what i thought was one of the better ones for comparison, tbh i could choose any of them apart from the A-10 or BS. You can also do a quick google search for real pictures of the cockpit to see how poor it looks in the game.
b.This module was promoted as having an overhaul with the addition of a new aircraft.
c.The last point is a bit of a straw man as i never said it was the most important thing, it's about paying for something & expecting everything to be of similar professional standards to the other modules.

I know it's not a very nice thing to say about some bodies work & i will say no more abou it, but i'll now have to spend my time in Photoshop (trying to)make it look pretty.
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Old 02-11-2019, 03:49 AM   #13
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The C-101 cockpit textures have never been the best. But in its present form, it isn't the worst either. I can clearly see the problems the original post is complaining about. At the same time, being an owner of the Hawk and P-40F, I am currently overjoyed that the C-101 has progressed this far. I would be very happy if AvioJet continues to improve the C-101 to bring it up with the latest DCS standards, but I can live with it in its present form as long as they keep ironing out the reported bugs.

I hope AvioJet can deliver a Mirage F-1 and do so in a way that the initial release has a proper EFM from the start rather than starting with an SFM like the C-101. If they can, it will be a sure-fire purchase for me.
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Old 02-11-2019, 01:42 PM   #14
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They look good to me... But I play in vr
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Old 02-11-2019, 09:45 PM   #15
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The cockpit textures look decent to me. To me, it's the external liveries that don't look as detailed as other modules. The overall "finish" of the C-101 external textures in game also makes it look like the aircraft is painted with matte paint as well, especially when sunlight hits it. There is no glossiness to it, unlike other modules or even pictures of the real aircraft.

This isn't meant to be a negative post, just some constructive criticism for the developer to take under consideration if they choose to do so.
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Old 02-14-2019, 03:19 AM   #16
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The cockpit textures look decent to me. To me, it's the external liveries that don't look as detailed as other modules. The overall "finish" of the C-101 external textures in game also makes it look like the aircraft is painted with matte paint as well, especially when sunlight hits it. There is no glossiness to it, unlike other modules or even pictures of the real aircraft.

This isn't meant to be a negative post, just some constructive criticism for the developer to take under consideration if they choose to do so.
i agree with this as well. especially when compared to its counterpart, the L-39, which has a beautifully done exterior with all the bells and whistles. i've been assuming that the current external textures were just placeholders until the final ones could be completed... does anyone know if this is the case?
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Old 02-14-2019, 11:58 AM   #17
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Let me clarify my earlier statement.
First off the texture artist clearly put in a massive amount of work and time.Absolutely no issues there and Kudos to him/her.
But imho they are at 300%
At normal gamma of 2.1 the weathering/multitexturing of every surface is way overdone and a bit distracting when in the cockpit.Some of the paint chipping and wear marks are a bit too large and crude.Less wear and weathering would be preferable.

The artist did their job too well

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Old 02-14-2019, 03:07 PM   #18
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The cockpit textures look decent to me. To me, it's the external liveries that don't look as detailed as other modules. The overall "finish" of the C-101 external textures in game also makes it look like the aircraft is painted with matte paint as well, especially when sunlight hits it. There is no glossiness to it, unlike other modules or even pictures of the real aircraft.
I could be wrong but I think most aircraft in DCS without a bare metal finish look somewhat matte.

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i agree with this as well. especially when compared to its counterpart, the L-39, which has a beautifully done exterior with all the bells and whistles. i've been assuming that the current external textures were just placeholders until the final ones could be completed... does anyone know if this is the case?
I just did a visual compare of the L-39 with one of the Czech camo skins with the C-101 with a Spanish camo skin. I think they're pretty comparable. The only thing I would say is that the L-39 has some nice bump mapping that I don't see in the C-101. So that would be a nice effect to add.

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