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Richard Sennett

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Hi Guys had to check this out here is my first thoughts not a lot of investigation but here is the good part have seen no ill effects with this addon trees are much better placed in scenery many more to add immersion and I cranked up the autogen sliders to max and for some reason I did not see any fps lost and do not know why very weird how can this much stuff be added and not give a hit to the fps did notice at altitude some ares the textures could be a bit dark but that could be sweetfx as for that AA is still work in progress so disregard that aspect I am pretty impressed so far considering the amount of trees with no hit I know its default aircraft but still should have seen some kind of hit - also turned down autogen and still had almost as much trees another good thing anyway hope you like this mini review, do not have before and after but I can tell you there is a nice difference.

 

This is state of Maine

 

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This is Aspen Colorado

 

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This is Aspen Colorado

 

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This is Santa Barbara

 

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That looks quite good, maybe this is worth buying then.

 

I guess some comparison shots could be nice to see too. 

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Hi Rich, do you have Orbx? I wonder what the effect is when using their scenery...

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One thing is for sure, the timing for release of this product is baaaad, a month before FTX Global, which will come with custom autogen placing. Looking at the preview shots the trees, forests, and especially cities will look top notch, a lot better that this.

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Howard  ftx not loaded buddy need conserve ssd space as everything is on 1 hard drive - sorry but all in all you do not notice a hit I dont think I could go back its not earth shattering but its not a new payware aircraft right

fscamp take off out of Santa Barbara head out a little bit and come around to the left and see what you see not looking forward to uninstalling as it as an online registration different than any other I have seen no big deal but I think a unique code is created every time you load it hmmm

 

As for global this should work fine or even compliment ftx global see no problems there. Had my fps locked at 30 no limiter just fsx always stayed at 29.9 all autogen sliders maxed crazy.

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I would be interested but I need to see some before and after screen shots with identical autogen settings.

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 I think the developer has found a magic bullet and will be posting some interesting info on it.

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Richard, do you have GEX or UTX installed?  Just wondering if it was compatible with those products.

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You can use TERRAIN_MAX_AUTOGEN_TREES_PER_CELL=50, still going to have massive forests, this is Washington state  - normal autogen on sliders state like this has tons of trees no need to up autogen slider.

 

I have fsgenesis - utx - gex - You may want to really think about getting this impressive no menu just install it wow

 

 

 

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Richard, I have my autogen set as per below, which is very high.

 

TERRAIN_MAX_AUTOGEN_BUILDINGS_PER_CELL=3000
TERRAIN_MAX_AUTOGEN_TREES_PER_CELL=4500

 

Are you saying that you can lower the trees value to 50 but leave buildings high so that lowering the sliders will still result in high tree counts and not impact buildings or at least leave buildings at a moderate level?

 

Or set trees to 50, leave autogen high so buildings are plenty and that this will have less impact on frames?

 

So when near urban areas you can lower autogen a notch, which will reduce # or buildings but the trees will be high.

 

I am wondering if there is any real difference using this product vs just adjusting the autogen settings in the cfg?



One thing I note in your screenshots is that this forest appears deciduous instead of coniferous which it is in real life.

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"Are you saying that you can lower the trees value to 50 but leave buildings high so that lowering the sliders will still result in high tree counts"

correct how cool is that - they have found a different way to present the trees without hammering our sim

"forest appears deciduous instead of coniferous"   I was kind of thinking that also hopefully developer can comment on that as He will thinking tomorrow sometime.

"I am wondering if there is any real difference using this product vs just adjusting the autogen settings in the cfg"

 

its turn key install and it does the rest I had cells=1500 put to 50 no difference fps were great - is there a difference YES day and night cfg settings are no longer used to some degree it does it all for you what I mean is it does a great job of adding more vegetation where it never was before and displays code wise differently so you cant duplicate it without this software from what I see eazy peazy

 

​No more sparce landscapes cooooool

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Palm trees looked like normal fsx not a wow factor in that aspect as far as I can tell 

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This looks very good. When I first saw it I thought it was a Gimmick but its not the case.

 

Im buying ftx global so I cant imagine I would need them both?

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Nice shots Rich, one question: wouldn't this compliment FTX Global?

 

Have you got a link to their site?

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"wouldn't this compliment FTX Global" Yes it would Rob you are correct Global is just textures - GEX replacement that's it some people think it does all of this other stuff which it does not you will buy small chunks of addons from ftx to enhance the experience. Hey how about a screenie out of CYPK be back

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Bryan pick a spot you want a shot of and I will do it for you

 

Thanks for the offer.

 

How about something in your backyard.

 

KOWD Norwood Muni...facing north over runway 35....about 1000', bearing 346 ish.

 

something like this:  I have my autogen set at very dense, scenery complexity at extremely dense.

 

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Looks impressive, though I have the same question as others re: how it'll play with FTX Global.

 

Another question - are their different tree textures for different seasons? Or is it summer only?

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On a side note, Richard, I want to see more of your screenshots.  They are stunning :)

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Norwood you can see Boston in the distance - autogen = normal

 

Global will not be a problem thats for sure global is just textures

 

Lets do a fall shot out of Norwood - hold on

 

Thanks Molleh

 

 

 

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Are we all 100 percent sure that there won't be conflicts with FTX Global?

 

The original announcement (last December) was a bit qualified - John Venema posted that it would be "predominantly only textures" (emphasis mine). In other words, mostly, but not exclusively. Other people picked up on "only textures" and dropped the qualifier.

 

Recent screenshots have shown some custom autogen. I don't know if that will extend to trees - maybe not. But it'd be worth clarifying.

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Honestly what are you guys waiting for this is wild no fps hit cant believe it - enjoy I am - I will admit they look a bit generic but boy they fill in and I would bet they can better the kinds of trees in time the hard part is done huge immersion with no hit - wow

 

I repeat it will not interfere with global no way no how 

 

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Fall textures do look good - overall, these seem to be a lot better than FSX default.

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