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But my curiosity is about a planet that yearns to upgrade

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1 minute ago, Kerbalstar said:

Cool! And was that a geyser, or was that my imagination (imagination, most likely, probably just a rock. Still cool. Also, third!)? 

Yes from Breaking Ground

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Cool! And was that a geyser, or was that my imagination (imagination, most likely, probably just a rock. Still cool. Also, third!)? 

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Woah! Fantastic! One of my favourite celestial bodies :D

These graphical updates really make me want a more capable computer. I guess 1.10 will probably revamp the whole Jool system.

5 minutes ago, Kerbalstar said:

Cool! And was that a geyser, or was that my imagination (imagination, most likely, probably just a rock. Still cool. Also, third!)? 

It's a surface feature from Breaking Ground.

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Needs more clouds!  What has been updated on Laythe looks good.  Would be nice to see the water shader updated.

Also of note is the relatively low res looking Sun glare.  Is that getting an art pass anytime soon?

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LOVE IT.

Also loving the rate of updates. I feel like we cranked the faucet up, got a drip, looked into the opening and then suddenly a torrent of water hit us in the face. But in a good way.

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Kudos to Squad for creating these amazing revamps, they are truly stunning. @Squd has gone above and beyond with ksp, and I can barely say how thankful we are for their non-stop dedication to the game.

But it’d be really nice if console could be updated....I do know that the Squad doesn’t update console themselves but yeah. 

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The ground textures are much better, though I have to say this one particularly well showed that "scanline" near the camera. For example, at 0:37. Is that just a necessary artefact of the improved resolutions or is there some fix in the works?

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11 hours ago, The Doodling Astronaut said:

But my curiosity is about a planet that yearns to upgrade

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Gods! He is beautiful in this picture! I want same Eeloo!

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53 minutes ago, BezKartuza said:

Gods! He is beautiful in this picture! I want same Eeloo!

Isn't that the one from KSP 2?

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3 minutes ago, Yi C said:

But the whole revamping is just like combining the visual enhancement mods into the stock...

That's a good thing. It means we won't have to use a load of mods to make the game look good :wink:

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Just now, RealKerbal3x said:

That's a good thing. It means we won't have to use a load of mods to make the game look good :wink:

Yes, installing the dependencies really annoyed me.

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@Yi C It's actually more than that. The visual enhancement mods of the olden days just shipped higher resolution textures to replace the stock ones.

But this is not just a retexture. This has shader effects. This is what makes it so that the ground never looks blurry or noisy at any kind of altitude - it's a smooth zoom from orbit to surface without any loss of quality. It also helps make the terrain look more detailed than the underlying polygons actually are.

And yes, modders can also use this new system to make visual enhancements that go beyond simple retextures.

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