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AA introduces texture artifacts

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Subject: AA introduces texture artifacts

Post Posted: 08 Feb 2019, 08:43

Having used these settings for quite a while with D3D9

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NoAATiles=True
NumAASamples=4
UseAA=True

I found that they were actually messing with my screenshots and I kept assuming it was because of DX9 or the mod I was using. Turns out antialiasing is not very well implemented. Disabling it fixes the issue.
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I'm now pretty much forced to use FXAA through the same injector. You guys should check it out if you were using AA.
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Subject: Re: AA introduces texture artifacts

Post Posted: 08 Feb 2019, 10:38

I don't have this problem now but used to have it with my older PC - indeed I now systematically use FXAA and those immersion breaking artifacts ("edges") are now consigned to history :)

Thanks for pointing out the actual issue! I didn't know why it got better when I changed graphics card... :P
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Subject: Re: AA introduces texture artifacts

Post Posted: 15 Feb 2019, 16:54

That's a texture clamping issue. AA just sharpens that edge and so you see it. Skyboxes are notorious for showcasing them. That's why mappers cheat by moving the texture 1 unit in overlap.

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Subject: Re: AA introduces texture artifacts

Post Posted: 24 Feb 2019, 14:37

gopostal wrote:That's a texture clamping issue. AA just sharpens that edge and so you see it. Skyboxes are notorious for showcasing them. That's why mappers cheat by moving the texture 1 unit in overlap.


Thanks for clarifying gopostal! :) That's a cool trick actually, but with FXAA on the issue resolves itself. I am very happy about that as I attach a lot of importance to the immersion factor provided by a skybox :tup:
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