captain420

Wow beautiful photoreal scenery for the entire Hawaiian Islands

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I knew about this project for awhile, but it crossed my mind since I haven't been back to P3D ever since the the release of v4. But they seem to have been making some great progress with the photoscenery for the entire Hawaiian region: https://hawaii-photoreal.com

I was looking forward to FTX Hawaii full fat region, but the project ended up getting scrapped I heard, which is a real bummer.

Has anyone used this and know if it works with P3D v4? I'm curious as whether or not if we will still get autogen on top of the photoreal scenery. Like in X-Plane, you can have the best of both worlds. But last time if I recall in P3D, if you're running photoscenery, it won't have any autogen on top, so that means if you fly during night, you won't get lighting or autogen, it's all flat, which kills the immersion for me since I like to fly during dusk/dawn hours.

With that being said, its been awhile, and I'm not sure if things have changed or improved in that regards. if P3D is able to show autogen from addons such as FTX openLC, FTX Trees HD, and P3D v4's autogen, this this scenery would be amazing.

If anyone has this scenery and could chime in, it would be greatly appreciated. I'm thinking about purchasing this if it will work with autogen and be compatible with FTX Global, openLC NA, FTX Trees HD and Airports from FSDT.

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I have the entire suite of this scenery installed into P3D V3 and Its beautiful.  Complimented with my FS DreamTeam Hawaiian packages. A Great place to fly.

I have not tried to install any of it into P3D V4 yet. I would imagine it all works.  And I believe that FSDT has installers for the Hawaiian scenery I read somewhere.  Things are happening so fast I can't keep up.

Bryan

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The Hawaii Photoreal sceneries come with their own autogen.

I have it installed in P3Dv3 too, together with the FSDT sceneries and also with the George Keogh freeware packs and some other freeware.

The installation of all these together is a lot of manual copy and delete and whatever iirc, so that it works alltogether. But every step to be done for maximum compatibility is documented in the readmes.

I also hope i can fly there in V4 again!

(not much installed so far. Tomorrow my Z:biggrin:tac 1080ti amp extr and a 1gb 960 evo pci ssd will arrive and the V4 testrun has an end) <off t:angry:pic

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hawaii photoreal works fine on v4 along with GKeogh's 3 pkgs. 

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That's great to know! Thanks guys, looking forward to getting this soon!

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I love flying the Hawaiian Island Chain - it's one of my favorite places to fly.  But I dislike the idea of having to stitch so many different packages together...kinda wish ORBX would do a special that included terrain and airports and mesh and autogen and photo....etc.   An all in one solution.  I think if they could pull this off they could charge a bit more for this area than their regular regions.  Heck I'd buy.  We need a comprehensive solution and not a hodge-podge of add-ons, some free, some not.

Mark Trainer

 

 

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Okay I just made a donation and downloaded the plus version, however when I try to extract, it's asking for a password. Where do I find this?

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3 hours ago, 1st fltsimguy said:

I have the entire suite of this scenery installed into P3D V3 and Its beautiful.  Complimented with my FS DreamTeam Hawaiian packages. A Great place to fly.

I have not tried to install any of it into P3D V4 yet. I would imagine it all works.  And I believe that FSDT has installers for the Hawaiian scenery I read somewhere.  Things are happening so fast I can't keep up.

Bryan

Ive flown all the FSDT Hawaii packages, all worked well. Ive also flown dozens of hours over photoreal, haven't found a package that doesn't work via direct entry into the scenery librtary, Im confident that any orthoscenery will be fine, plus performs better than v3.

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1 hour ago, mtrainer said:

I love flying the Hawaiian Island Chain - it's one of my favorite places to fly.  But I dislike the idea of having to stitch so many different packages together...kinda wish ORBX would do a special that included terrain and airports and mesh and autogen and photo....etc.   An all in one solution.  I think if they could pull this off they could charge a bit more for this area than their regular regions.  Heck I'd buy.  We need a comprehensive solution and not a hodge-podge of add-ons, some free, some not.

Mark Trainer

 

 

What's that old line "good things come to those who wait"?  But I suspect you might be waiting a very long time my friend.

Some of us on the other hand have bit the bullet and pulled together these packages and created a superb flying package right now.

Here's what I did. Firstly collected the scenery packages. Got up on a Saturday morning, fairly early, started pouring my morning coffees, then went at it. Didn't take all that long. But you need to allow time to read through and patch properly. I have a few hiccups but they were easy to track down. Once it done you are good to go.

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Bryan, did you make a donation in order to get the Plus version? If so, how did you extract it? It's asking for a password, and I can't find it anywhere.

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13 minutes ago, captain420 said:

Bryan, did you make a donation in order to get the Plus version? If so, how did you extract it? It's asking for a password, and I can't find it anywhere.

Check your email?

Planning to get this but I'll wait to see if you succeed.

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2 hours ago, captain420 said:

Bryan, did you make a donation in order to get the Plus version? If so, how did you extract it? It's asking for a password, and I can't find it anywhere.

Yes I made a donation and was sent an email with a series of codes. Can't recall how long it took.

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Silly question.. where is the P3D download link? I can find XP links and Hawaiian airports but no P3D.

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18 minutes ago, 0Artur0 said:

no P3D

Don't fear the words 'Flight Simulator X', brother.

downloadlink_zpsoysm0009.jpg

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2 minutes ago, Rafal said:

Don't fear the words 'Flight Simulator X', brother.

I made a noob mistake.. I didn't click on "Downloads" because I was confused by the drop-down menu. Now it all makes sense :)

Thanks!

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This has go to be one of the most complicated and confusing add-ons to install. I tried to follow the instructions, but there are some parts that doesn't seem to make sense to me. Hopefully I did everything correctly. Now to test it out.

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I just installed all of the islands, the three airport packs, and the three patches myself and suspect I missed something in the rather convoluted manual installation of copying various files around between various folders...  there doesn't seem to be much of any autogen.

Is this...

 ...what it's supposed to look like?

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I have autogen, especially around the island of Maui. This scenery package is the best I've seen for Hawaii. But P3D v4's limited LOD makes it look so blurry. Hope it gets fixed, because when the photo textures are sharp, it's extremely beautiful.

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Just wondering if I missed something...  I've only flown around Oahu as of yet, but I'm really not liking how flat it all is without buildings and trees.

There is some autogen, like the trees off in the distance here, but it's very spotty and scattered.

Z1x1VxG.png

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Well, I donated and now I wanted to download the content and I'm getting this message on all the download links:

"This item might not exist or is no longer available

This item might have been deleted, expired, or you might not have permission to view it. Contact the owner of this item for more information."

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5 hours ago, RoboRay said:

Just wondering if I missed something...  I've only flown around Oahu as of yet, but I'm really not liking how flat it all is without buildings and trees.

There is some autogen, like the trees off in the distance here, but it's very spotty and scattered.

Z1x1VxG.png

I have stock P3D version 3.4 and UTX USA and it looks way better than your screen shot. That doesn't look right.  

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@Bobsk8, could you post some screenshots to show us what it should look like so we have a reference point to follow up on. I'm not sure why my textures are so burry. Even in FSX I had sharper and better looking photo scenery. I'm hoping its a setting or something that I can change to fix this issue. Aside from that this scenery package is gorgeous and the most complete Hawaiian photoreal scenery I've ever seen in any simulator.

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10 hours ago, 0Artur0 said:

Well, I donated and now I wanted to download the content and I'm getting this message on all the download links:

"This item might not exist or is no longer available

This item might have been deleted, expired, or you might not have permission to view it. Contact the owner of this item for more information."

I was just about to donate and decided to try and download first and got the same message.  I was able to get the big island to download from the alternate link.  I guess i will be waiting until this is fixed.

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