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Pining for the fjörds

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On 2012-10-03 at 9:40 PM, Home Fries said:

Is that what I think it is?

:icon_bow::icon_bow::icon_bow:

I doubt it, since it's not a real photo, but a depiction of a Norwegian glacier from a 1995 video game called EF2000.

Get in close, and it appears less real...

efbridge.png.852c4a7bc9101a1662f0d5fb392ebfa0.png

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Very impressive what you made possible there! The moving map alone is a joy :thumbsup: I wish I had time to fix those clouds and stars, though …

 

Good work, gentlemen!

 

Speaking of fjörds: I always wonder how much that one Ace Combat 3 level borrowed of EF2000’s look:

 

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Hey, I found the map used by that video in your AC extracted files that you linked to some time ago.

The area is quite limited, but the AC style of gameplay means that you're unlikely to reach the edges.

ac3_26.png.48bb89f5dfe58e99b7b045ecc65dbe21.png

...and yes, it's very EF2000-like.

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Exactly! 👈 In the meantime, I found out why it’s all so dark: The PSX has a special gamma curve; you probably have to take the square root of each color value to make it look right (i.e. 50 % brightness in the files should actually be ~70 %). I’ll provide an updated file set one day …

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