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Sharptrails


The Hero

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The Hero

I reimplemented trails in III and VC using d3d9 pixel shaders to remove the blur.

 

You need a d3d8 to 9 wrapper (d3d8to9 included in the zip as d3d8.dll) and rwd3d9.dll, which adds d3d9 functionality to renderware (also included in the zip, but see the topic: http://gtaforums.com/topic/819551-rwd3d9-d3d9-extension-for-rw/).

 

As of version 1.0 (finally a proper version number) it exposes some settings in the debug menu

 

In III disabling trails now removes the overlay completely as there is no point in rendering the half-assed version.

 

This mod also enables the trails menu option in Vice City, thanks Silent.

 

See this post for some screenshots of VC: http://gtaforums.com/topic/750681-skygfx-ps2-graphics-for-pc/?p=1067959209

 

Get it here:

https://github.com/aap/sharptrails/releases

 

Changelog:

- no version number: the basic features of this mod

- 1.0: support for debugmenu

- 2.0: support for skygfx postfx

 

Enjoy!

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hmm, now having troubles with Ginput (thumbsticks doesn't work), and I cannot minimize the game =\
and it's related on new dlls

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Blackbird88

Yesssss! Exactly what I wanted. VC looks a lot less dull with Trails on and blur won't bother me no more! :)

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The Hero

Water drops are there again, shouldn't have left out CMBlur::OverlayRenderFx(). I had wondered what that function did and the game looked alright without out. Renders water drops among others apparently...

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Beautiful (even xbox droplets would be even more beautiful :p) But still nice. Today's fixing day, R* fixed minor bugs, you fixed minor bugs.

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The droplets are better rendered with sharptrails.

Sorry to ask that The Hero but would it be possible to add an option to keep the blur from trails with the droplets from sharptrails ?

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The Hero

New version that uses new functionality of rwd3d9. This is just to improve compatibility, no other changes.

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What have I did wrong? I get msvcr120d.dll error on game startup. Older version of sharptrails works.

I have installed over9000 vcredists

 

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Silent

You did nothing wrong, the monkey broke compilation options again. *d.dll aren't redistributable and no released application should link against them :evilgrin:

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