Now SSG is officially part of a9.4 Where's this nice terrain ?

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  1. MozoTyce

    MozoTyce Lieutenant

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    I've been using the SSG a lot in the last few months and figured it was an overlooked 'tool', a 'freebie' etc etc

    However.... now that the official release mentions the nice looking preview textures could someone please tell me why i don't get them ?

    I have long since failed to have my screen resolution in the selection box, 1366 x 768 is the largest:
    SSG-Resolutions.jpg

    However this is a Temperate planet using 3D:
    SSG-Temperate-3D.jpg

    And this is the best you get using the 'Tex' button:
    SSG-Temperate-3DTex.jpg

    As you can see, it bares no resemblence to the temperate.

    So a) how can i get it to recognise my 1680x1050 (i'd be happier with 1280x1024 !) screen resolution
    and b) why is the Tex terrain image nothing like the generated planet ?

    tia
     
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  2. ravien_ff

    ravien_ff Rear Admiral

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    That looks like a temperate planet.
     
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  3. H.P. Strangelove

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    Looks accurate to me.
     
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  4. MozoTyce

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    Thanks both, if that's how you two see it also then i guess that's correct. The statement does qualify (in brackets) that it's only 'stamps & textures' however i was expecting it to include colouring for water, forests & grassland (ie biomes) in a similar but more realistic way to the 3D view.

    Also does not answer my question regarding the selectable resolution in the opening screen.
     
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  5. ravien_ff

    ravien_ff Rear Admiral

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    It shows you the texture as it shows on the planet, but you're missing things like terrain deco such as trees and grass and the ambient lighting and fog effects of the planet.

    I'm not sure about the resolution.
     
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