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CrommCruac
CrommCruac @ Autumn Aurora 2

Sleeping bag has been disabled and replaced with beds that you can sleep on.

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CrommCruac
CrommCruac @ Autumn Aurora 2

These shaders are most likely not compatible with ENB.

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CrommCruac
CrommCruac @ Autumn Aurora 2

Delete gamedata\levels\l12_stancia. You should have old geometry but it should work.

BTW, have you installed any other game after playing AA2 for the first time. It might update DirectX libs and caused this.

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CrommCruac
CrommCruac @ Autumn Aurora 2

Definitely more challenging. Requires some planning and preparation before the trips around the Zone. Plus some strategy during the fights.
Not that difficult as MISERY though.

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CrommCruac
CrommCruac @ Autumn Aurora 2

Did you change anything since last time? Hardware, drivers, anything?
I'm trying to identify what is causing that. Most likely it's some driver issue.

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CrommCruac
CrommCruac @ Autumn Aurora 2

I've asked if you UNPACKED the archive first. Clearly you haven't. You run the setup program from within the archive and hence the missing files in the temp dir. Unpack it to some dir and THEN run setup.

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CrommCruac
CrommCruac @ Autumn Aurora 2

Redownload the mod and make sure there are no errors during 7z archive unpacking.
What is the exact message you've got during the install, i.e. what folder is missing?

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CrommCruac
CrommCruac @ Autumn Aurora 2

Any ShoC spawner should work after simple merging.

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CrommCruac
CrommCruac @ Autumn Aurora 2

Did you unpack the whole 7z archive before running setup program?

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CrommCruac
CrommCruac @ Autumn Aurora 2

Not likely.

As for the crashes, make sure you have 1.5.10 patch installed. With that is pretty stable - as for Stalker game :P

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CrommCruac
CrommCruac @ Autumn Aurora 2

MYSTERY (which is based on MISERY for CoP) has similar visual style but it doesn't alter the geometry - the trees are still ugly :)
It's here: Moddb.com

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CrommCruac
CrommCruac @ Autumn Aurora 2

ZRP is a core of this mod. Updating it would require rebuilding the whole thing. Won't happen, sorry.

ENB is updated to latest possible.

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CrommCruac
CrommCruac @ S.T.A.L.K.E.R. - Lost Alpha

Note that only old, I mean very old ENB could be used with LA. IMO not worth a hassle. DX10+ visuals are far better than DX9+ENB.

Unfortunately the latest one used in Autumn Aurora 2 won't work as LA has CoP renderer implemented.

This can't be fixed by us. Only ENB creator could do that and he already mentioned that he has no will to adapt it to CS or CoP renderers.

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CrommCruac
CrommCruac @ Autumn Aurora 2

I don't think we can do any better. It's the extended geometry that hits the FPS. Delete at least level.details files so the grass will be as dense as in vanilla.

SOC has poor level design in some places and not properly set HOMs (the invisible walls that prevent obscured geometry from rendering). The garbage for instance has big FPS hit when looking west towards Agroprom. Same with Warehouses looking from the entrance to Red Forest towards the Bar.

You can also install the mod with lower FOV. Bigger FOV means more objects to render, hence FPS hit.
Also lowering resolution may help.

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CrommCruac
CrommCruac @ Autumn Aurora 2

No it won't. You just gonna loose all new geometry and game will revert to old vanilla levels.
IMO you'll loose a lot of atmosphere but that's what would definitely improve FPS.

BTW, how much FPS you've got in vanilla? I'm asking because ppl usually don't get a big FPS drop in AA2 even with all maxed out.

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CrommCruac
CrommCruac @ Autumn Aurora 2

Ok, I can see the difference but TBH, I could play 30FPS without a problem. It doesn't hurt my eyes and the movement is smooth enough. Maybe I'm just a slow kid :D

Anyway 25 FPS for TV is a fact. Is the movement smooth? It is.

Big_Guy, haha, it's not per eye :)

I didn't spent like 800€ on an upgrade so I play games from 2007 with shaders from 2009 at 40 fps.

You really thought that all the extended geometry like hi-res trees and extra foliage won't contribute in FPS drop? Delete 'gamedata\levels' directory and enjoy vanilla trees with FPS boost.

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CrommCruac
CrommCruac @ Autumn Aurora 2

What are you talking about? Human eye can perceive up to 25-30 FPS. Anything above that is a smooth movement.

It must be a torture for you to watch TV as it is only 25FPS :D

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CrommCruac
CrommCruac @ Autumn Aurora 2

What's wrong with 40 FPS? It's almost twice as much as your eyes can notice.

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CrommCruac
CrommCruac @ Autumn Aurora 2

It's r2_ls_squality command. Comment or change it in aa2.script

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CrommCruac
CrommCruac @ Autumn Aurora 2

You have an answer 6 comments below

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CrommCruac
CrommCruac @ Autumn Aurora 2

Or choose R1 (DX8) version of the mod during installation if you indend to play on Static lighting.

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CrommCruac
CrommCruac @ Autumn Aurora 2

Never encountered that but it may be the case.

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CrommCruac
CrommCruac @ Autumn Aurora 2

работает :)
Install latest GPU drivers and DirectX library with DX9 support.
Alternatively install 'No ENB' version.

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CrommCruac
CrommCruac @ Autumn Aurora 2

You've installed FDL version and you try to play on static lighing. It says CLEARLY in the installer that you won't be able to do it.
Reinstall or change the renderer.

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CrommCruac
CrommCruac @ Autumn Aurora 2

Log, please

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CrommCruac
CrommCruac @ Autumn Aurora 2

Some of the settings are automatically loaded via console commands executed at load. Check aa2.script if they are set there and comment (or change) the necessary lines.

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CrommCruac
CrommCruac @ Autumn Aurora 2

I'm sure they are somewhere just don't remember where exactly ;)

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CrommCruac
CrommCruac @ Autumn Aurora 2

Raise r2_sun_lumscale_amb in the console.
Comment the necessary lines in aa2.script to stop resetting to default when loading a game.
Bear in mind that this would raise the global brightness.

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