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Basic improvement FEAR 2

Created by chiculin
Added Aug. 27, 2022
Shader used: ReShade
Preset description:
Hi, I want to share here my basic FEAR 2 graphic improvement, nothing spectacular nor overdarkened, just a few tweaks to enjoy better looking image. Starting with quint sharp is always welcome to old titles with poor textures. DPX and lift gamma gain to correct the gamma and shadow/light level (not dark). Bloom provide a more interesting light sources effect. Effects, - Quint Sharp - DPX - Lift gamma gain - Chromatic aberration - Quint Bloom Disable ingame, - HDR. (if enabled, it will overexposed/burn white lights. Aside form that, all HDR games causes me eye fatigue) Install, Download and install reshade. Look for fear2.exe and install for dx9. Select Standard, sweetfx, quint and legacy libraries. Download the preset and rename to *.ini. Place the file at the game directory. I recommend to install the mouse fix from PCgamingwiki, FEAR2MouseFix_v0_3. To increase the game FOV, add a launch parameter on steam, +fovy:100 Best regards,
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PreprocessorDefinitions= Techniques=DELC_Sharpen@qUINT_sharp.fx,DPX@DPX.fx,LiftGammaGain@LiftGammaGain.fx,CA@ChromaticAberration.fx,Bloom@qUINT_bloom.fx TechniqueSorting=DELC_Sharpen@qUINT_sharp.fx,DPX@DPX.fx,LiftGammaGain@LiftGammaGain.fx,CA@ChromaticAberration.fx,Bloom@qUINT_bloom.fx [ChromaticAberration.fx] Shift=2.500000,-0.500000 Strength=0.490000 [DPX.fx] Colorfulness=2.400007 Contrast=0.100000 RGB_C=0.360000,0.360000,0.340000 RGB_Curve=8.000000,8.000000,8.000000 Saturation=3.000000 Strength=0.200000 [LiftGammaGain.fx] RGB_Gain=1.050002,1.050002,1.050002 RGB_Gamma=0.990000,0.990000,0.990000 RGB_Lift=0.970001,0.970001,0.970001 [qUINT_bloom.fx] BLOOM_ADAPT_EXPOSURE=0.000000 BLOOM_ADAPT_MODE=1 BLOOM_ADAPT_SPEED=3.000000 BLOOM_ADAPT_STRENGTH=0.500000 BLOOM_CURVE=30.000000 BLOOM_INTENSITY=1.000000 BLOOM_LAYER_MULT_1=0.050000 BLOOM_LAYER_MULT_2=0.050000 BLOOM_LAYER_MULT_3=0.050000 BLOOM_LAYER_MULT_4=0.100000 BLOOM_LAYER_MULT_5=0.500000 BLOOM_LAYER_MULT_6=0.010000 BLOOM_LAYER_MULT_7=0.010000 BLOOM_SAT=1.000000 BLOOM_TONEMAP_COMPRESSION=3.200000 [qUINT_sharp.fx] DEPTH_MASK_ENABLE=1 RMS_MASK_ENABLE=1 SHARPEN_MODE=1 SHARP_STRENGTH=0.760000

Comments

chiculin
29 Aug 10:41 CEST

Glad you like it. I always try to get best results with less filters. No overbright, no overdark, tweaking filters ingame and adjusting them to fit every scene.

I uploaded one for FEAR3 and I can honestly say it´s awesome.

Niga
28 Aug 18:27 CEST

want to correct my comment since i wrote it wrong so here it goes:

as most of your other works it looks Awesome. not too intesity on the effects and shows really good results hope to see more

Niga
28 Aug 16:52 CEST

as most of your other works. Awesome not too much but shows really good results hope to see more

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