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I know in the past there has been a mention of using the 3D shutter glasses with FS2002.These are not cheap, and don't people realise that you don't need these glasses to use 3D, as you can download the 3d drivers, and use to old fashioned read and blue glasses, which can be made, or bought for next to nothing.Has anyone here tried viewing in 3d this way, with the read and blue glasses?Seems people hve been talking about these glasses and viewing in 3d, when it's been avaialble for years, yet many have not made use of it.maybe people have forgotten you can use read and blue with the stereo drivers to get out of the cockpit views in 3D.I have not tried it yet, as I will need to make the 3d glasses, and am going to download the 3d Drivers, but before I do would like to know if anyone else uses 3d using the read and blue glasses and how well is it working for you.Seems the read and blue method is almost forgotten and unheard of these days, else the talk of 3d awhile back on here would suggest many have not heard of 3d down this way.Sorry for reposting this, would be nice to see if anyone has tried FS2002 with the Red/Blue glasses for cheap, next to nothing 3D. All you need is the 3d Graphics drivers, and make a pair of 3d glass, at a cost of almost nothing and can see fs2002 in 3D.

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The 3D used for the stutter glasses is created by separating the screen image into two duplicate images, and offseting them a little bit, right to left, and switching back and forth. This switching is in sync with the stuttering of the glasses to give your right and left eyes a different perspective, adding a sense of depth.The red/blue glasses use a different method for creating depth. As above, there are two images offset longitudinally, but they are showing concurrently. One image is tinted red, as to be washed out by the red side of the glasses, and the other side is tinted blue, washed out by the blue side. In effect, this gives the same result as above -- giving your right and left eyes diffent images to create a sense of depth. However, the display methods are entirely different, requiring a different 3D program or drivers.

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Download the Nvidia 3d graphics driver and you need no other software, as there is a flip mode for the switching glasses, and another mode for the Red/Blue Glasses. I just tried it out to see if it works, and it does, without crashing. All I have to do now is buy some red, and blue cellophine and make some glasses, and see FS2002 in full 3d, without the cost of additional cost, or software.Just go the the Nvidia website and download the latest 3d graphics driver.

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WOW this is news to me. Where could I buy these glasses? I would make my own but if the color is slightly off I'm afraid it won't work

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YIPE! Where is a cheap 3D movie theater with free glasses when you need one! {haha, let this be a lesson: never throw anything away) :)

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I Have a pair of these Blue and Red 3D glasses that I got with a retail book on Computer Graphics. The book was a clearace item. I am going to download the Nvidia drivers and give it a try. If I don't post back then it didn't work May take a day or so to get around to it...................

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Ok, before I order, I'll let someone else be the guinea pig ;)Whoever gets to try the 3d drivers with the glasses first, please report it here

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>Download the Nvidia 3d graphics driver and you need no other >software, as there is a flip mode for the switching glasses, >and another mode for the Red/Blue Glasses. Nobody told me. And I was all excited to know something too.

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I have 3 syllables for you all who can't find red & blue glasses.Li Bra Ry! :-walksmileCarmine "The Big Ragu" :-cool

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http://www.lsi.usp.br/~ricardo/brsms/howto.htm go to the above site and tells you how to make a 3D glasses. Another way is just go and buy a sheet of red and blue cellophe and cardboard and make your own cardboard glasses.Also there are lots of places on the interent sell the movie theatre cardboard classes and places where they are avaialbe for free, other than a few cents for postage, but if you have cardboard at home and do the above you can make your own, but try and get dark shades of red and blue, else if they are too light in colour, will have to fold them, and if they are too blurry will need to try and find better quailty cellophe which is darker.Another opition is go to a photographic shop a blue and red filter ,but would be the more costly way to go. Also someone posted here you can buy a good pair of 3D red/blue classes for about $12. I have seen them for $7 and look like normal glasses, but have red/blue lensesAlso I was looking for 3D glasses stuff and noticed a site explaining how to make them, but with red/green combiation.And looking at the 3D driver you can change the colours.Was wondering what is the advantage of one set of colours over another?Some I have seen with a clear lens, and a dark lens, but do seem to be others out there that don't use red/blue.But the most common is of course red/blue.

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https://www.berezin.com/3d/3dglasses.htmRed/blue is the official standard shade, and these will most often work best, ... but: Red/Cyan: Cyan is a weird shade of blue which gives more neutral skin tones. Therefore many of those 3D comic books which say they have a free pair of red/blue glasses included inside, ...well actually what they _really_ have inside sometimes are red/cyan glasses, but...Red/Green is by far the best for black and white anaglyphs !Anyway, why not test out various pairs of shades, by first trying the cheapo cardboard versions? == WHK ==

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Interesting kids. I've got a pair of Count Floyd's 3d glasses laying around here somewhere from the old ATP flight sim(remember that one...... not bad for it's time). So I'll have to give it a try also.ahoooooo!

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What a brilliant thread! Thanks to denodan for bringing this to everyone's attention. Like many I thought it was just for shutter glasses.To make the glasses you could try printing a Red and Cyan block on to an OHP transparency using an inket printer. As for the colours on the glasses, Red and Blue will entirely block out all the green light. Not very good for flight sims if you fly over green scenery. Use Red and Green and you filter all the Blue. Black sea anyone?Red and Cyan it better - Cyan is Blue + Green so you get green light through as well - with the red in the other eye you should then get all three primary colours through.The bad thing is that the NVidia 3D drivers do not seem to work with my GeForce Ti4600. I only got them working with my Geforce 2 :-(Anyone else having probs with GeForce4's??PaulEGJJ

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I got some very cheap sunglasses, and took the lenses out of the, and then taped a blue and red peace of cellopne over them and works well. By the way I double the layer, and is still good enough to let most colours through, works great for fs2002, and look almost real. The Driver to awhie before I got used to seting up my glasses, but now can get it pretty good, not perfect, but still nice. Going to buy a decent pear of 3D glasses now, seen some high quaily red/blue ones which will be clearer than the ones I made, but they will do till I receive them through the post.

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I tried the ink-jet printing on OHP transparencies and didn't have much luck. The red didn't filter out the blue well enough.Just ordered a pair of the cardboard ones.PaulEGJJ

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I've tryed the redgreen glasses that I got with ATP and it works so-so. I notice with my setup that if I come out of 3d and try to go back in I lose the 3d effect and have to change resolution to get it back. Also it a little dark for daytime flying. I'll mess with different settings to see if I can improve the visuals.

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Here is what I found. Two layers of blue and red cellophne is the right combo. I tried 3, was ok, but a bit dark, one layer is to light.Yet with two layers is light enough to let the normal colours through.With the 3d driver, you can customise the colours, so if you have red and cryan, or green, then you have costumize your colours.Also if it is to dark you can increase the gamma with the hot keys.ctrl+G and Alt+G, one of these makes it lighter, or darker.With the hotkeys you can do djustments in the game.I would also recommend you download the 3d Graphics driver manual and read it, or print it out.Takes a bit of playing with, but all I can say is WOW!!!Not perfect, but is still amazing. Just don't sperate the 3d effect a lot, but just enough to give the 3d effect.For something that costs almost nothing this is fantasic, and it is worth investing on a good pair of red/blue glasses, which I have done, as these will produce clearer images than homemande ones, or the cardborad ones, having glass lenses, and better transperancy then cellophne.And since the image 3d shift only offsets red and blue your framerates are much higher than the LCD glasses, or the shutter glasses, as these produce two sperate images with all colours offset, which is more taxing on your system than just offsetting red and blue.

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A BIG thank you to all that have reported this and have given tips. I just tried it and it does work - with IL-2, that is. When I try to run FS2k2 my machine locks up just when it's going to go into 3D mode. Everyone here is not having problems with FS, right?

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The anaglyph method works fine in FS2002I have a pair of red/blue glasses. The are marked:John Wayne HONDO 3DI vaguely remember that movie, It was indeed a color shifted3D movie ... when ? perhaps 15-20 years agoStill have the glasses, 2 pair. Cardboard with cellophane film.Only difference is that the movie had blue on the left.No matter, just folded them the other way,Previous poster is correct in that one can use a lower vertical refresh, although I have been testing them at 100 Hz and 1152x864 resolution. No flicker whatsoever. I also have the Asus VR100 shutter glasses which came with this Asus GF3 display adapter. There are some color artifacts with the red/blue but they are much lighter and comfortable to wear. The shutter glasses are heavy, not well balanced and keep falling off.So go for it fellow simmers. If you have an Nvidia display adapter download the stereo drivers, read the (big) pdf instruction file and enjoy.Peter

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You should see the stereo glasses with the Tracker IR. This is how the view should be in the vc............Have A Good Day !!!! Rex

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This looks really interesting guys, has anyone got a direct link to the driver files.Thanks in advanceMark Underwood(Adelaide, Australia)

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Yes, TrackIR and 3d in a VC is the coolest thimg I've ever seen on a PC. :D Try a chopper in the middle of a big city!!! :DI finally got FS2k2 to work. Just in case anyone else has this problem - I had to set it to go into stereo mode via key press. I had orignally set it to start right away and that was causing it to lock up. If I start in normal mode and then switch to stereo it works fine.One other question. I'm using red & blue lenses, and I'm losing all color - looks pretty much black and white. I don't have any cyan colored lenses, would that help? Is anyone, using this method, retaining the original colors? If so, how? Thanks again for pointing this trick out!

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