Looking for a good mod to remember the good old times of Crysis 1? Want to replay the game that revolutionized the graphics technology in 2007, with the best look possible and with almost ZERO performance cost?

Prepare to reinstall Crysis 1. Because after you see what this mod has to offer, you will wish you had played Crysis 1 like this, in the first time you played it.

BlackFire's Mod is basically a Lighting Mod, wich means, it changes only the Time of Day (TOD) of each singleplayer map, which was carefully adjusted to obtain a thrilling visual.

BlackFire's Mod Ultimate has two main goals:

■ Completely change the look of the game, changing the sun position and time of day to obtain a noon-like illumination.

■ Allow the user full customization of the look of the game.

This is the more flexible mod you've ever played, it allows you to customize every aspect of the look of your game, you can customize your game the way that most please you, in real time, by simply pressing a key!

The mod is not intended to satisfy all tastes of course, but it gives possibilities to users, who didn't like some aspects of the illumination, to change them.

This mod can even be considered a 5 in one TOD mod since it comes with 5 lighting presets, and more! There is the the possibility to create your own personal lighting , by turning on or off some effects.

Everything is optional with this mod.

Note: The goal of this mod is not to achieve a realistic lighting, but an illumination that brings more life to the game, the colors and contrast are intentional , so if you were looking for a mod that would keep the original pattern of the game, this is not the right mod for you. However, if you have an open mind and don't care much for that, this mod may be all that you ever wanted.

The bright sky in some screenshots are sunshafts, the sky is not that bright if you don't look to the sun. But if you still thinking it's too bright, try the Lite Version TOD included in this mod.

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( Warning) All the keybinds have been changed since the Update 1.3.
Press "H" in game to see the new keybinds

Before going for the installation, let me clarify some things that people keep asking me , read it at least once before posting questions:

1. Why all maps starts in daytime now?
.The original purpose of the mod, was to achieve a more lively and sunny day look, but you can play all of them at night by pressing the Lighting Changer key enough times.

2. Does this mod works with Crysis Warhead?
.No, this mod was made exclusively for each map of Crysis 1, so will not work in Crysis Warhead.

3. Does this mod works with others custom maps?
.No, this mod was made exclusively for each map of Crysis 1, so will not work in any other custom level, but you can make it work by using my source files available at Crydev.net

Warning: Feel free to install Texture Packs / Skins / Weapons with this mod. However be aware that if the mod installs a "level.pak" file or a "mission_mission0.xml" file , it will overwrite the main files of my mod and you can't play the game with it.

Note: If you're a Steam user and installed the Chicken Texture pack, please run BFMU.bat located in Crysis folder after you install the textures.

Now, for the installation:

Download and install the Mod:

Mirror: setup_blackfire_mod_ultimate.exe

(Necessary) Update your game to version 1.2:

. Make sure you install the mod in the root folder of the game

Note: The game path can vary from user to user. So make sure you're installing in the right folder.

Note: It is highly recommended that you play with at least the Shader and PostProcessing options at VeryHigh, otherwise the game's look can be compromised.

.If everything was installed correctly, you should see the name of the mod in the bottom of the main menu.
.If not, look under "Mods" from the main menu, and if the mod is there, click on "Load", there is no mods listed, it means that you installed in the wrong folder!

If you have the game on Steam, you'll have to do this:
Right-click Crysis's name on the Steam Library and go to "Proprieties".
Click on "SET LAUNCH OPTIONS..." and type:
-mod BFMU

If your mod doesn't load, do this:

. Go to "(Crysis Install Foder)\Mods\BFMU and copy the entire folder content to the Crysis root folder (Usually: C:\Program Files(x86)\Eletronic Arts\Crytek\Crysis".
. Use any shortcut you want to launch the game and the mod should be working.

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0 comments by BlackFireBR on Jul 29th, 2013

BlackFire's Mod Ultimate Update 1.3

. Changed all keybinds to Function keys (F2 - F11) (This prevents the user from messing up the config when typin in the console)
. Added a Night Option in all levels the Moon Spotlight Lighting
. Fixed the bug of the Ambient Occlusion not working when using textures mods.
. Added 6 different levels of Dynamic Deph Of Field Intensity.
. All flowgraphs were optimized, lots of unecessary nodes were deleted and the whole structure was reorganized.
. Parallax Occlusion Mapping (POM) with Anisotropic Filtering is now suported.
. The DOF logic when you enter a vehicle is now working correctly ( Now it sets the intensity to 0 when the player enters the vehicle and restores the value, when he exits)
. Lite TOD of the island level change ( The water color looks more natural and the sky is less bright).
. Lite TOD of the mine level changed ( Added SSAO and and the sky is less bright).
. The ice level default TOD is now the "Clear and Sunny TOD".
. The final level of the game has now 2 Lighting options.
. New shortcut Icon.

Note: If you were playing the game with Chicken Texture Pack, I highly recomend you to update to this version. The shaders that comes with this texture pack completly disables the Ambient Occlusion of the game. So if you used with this texture pack, you will see a good visual improvement if you download this version

Warning: After installing this update, you will need to start a new game or load the level with the comand: map levelname

To check these and all the features of BlackFire's Mod Ultimate, visit: Moddb.com

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Se1fD3struct1on 19hours 47mins ago says:

This mod looks absolutely stunning. I am trying to run this with the Tactical Expansion mod but I can only choose one or the other. any suggestions?

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Veyron722skyhook Nov 12 2014, 11:15am says:

Please do.

Doesn't happen to me in the same way because I'm using GOC with your mod (third person mod) so it doesn't happen that way. It does however constantly disable color grading when taking damage of any kind.

Hope you fix this eventually, because it is a bit annyoing to have to keep turning the option back on every time someone shoots me, and the game looks less good without it.

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Ailin Aug 19 2014, 2:16pm says:

Is there away to use the mod without having to start all over? Because the save games I have, before I installed the mod don't appear any more.

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Sloppywetblow Jul 22 2014, 2:31pm says:

Guys how do you change the settings? i am pushing the letter in game to change things and nothing happens?

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giango Oct 26 2014, 11:17am replied:

now it works with f2 to f11 keys

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jayalpha9 May 28 2014, 12:44pm says:

the illumination in my game is to high that I can't even see the road,how to reduce it

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BlackFireBR Jul 1 2014, 2:55pm replied:

Press the Lighting change key ultil you reach the "Lite TOD Lighting",this is the brightless config.

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Skylarkoverthesunset May 19 2014, 3:37pm says:

The only problem I've encountered so far is that pressing the keys to get different effects doesn't work.

Apologies...just 'found' the (F) keys. :D

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