Bug #16283

Shadows of vegetation/objects may flicker when the sun is behind obstacles

Added by Vipera over 4 years ago. Updated over 2 years ago.

Status:Assigned Start date:12/28/2010
Priority:Normal Due date:07/01/2011
Assignee:Dwarden % Done:

0%

Category:Rendering
Target version:1.63 BETA
Affected ArmA II version:1.62.95248 First affected build:
Reproduced by another DH user:Yes First affected ArmA II version:
I am using some Mods:Yes Single / Multi Player?:
I am using:CO (OA+A2) BIForumURL:
Reproducible for you:Yes NGUrl:
Related to content of DLC: WIKIurl:

Description

Obs
Shadows of vegetation/objects may flicker when the sun is behind obstacles.

The two images show the shadow flickering.

Repro
  1. Load attached mission
  2. Turn your body around (do not move)
  3. You see the tree shadow flickering at front of character

Video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1sKeaZEyUk

"Showcase: PMC" and "ARMEX Chernarus" maps.

Shadows_20Bug_20Chernarus.Chernarus.rar - Simple mission (1.6 kB) Vipera, 12/28/2010 07:45

ArmA2OA_2010-12-27_Bad.jpg (122.9 kB) Vipera, 12/28/2010 07:53

ArmA2OA_2010-12-27_Good.jpg (117.5 kB) Vipera, 12/28/2010 07:53


Related issues

related to ARMA2 Community Issue Tracker - Bug #16005: Terrain shadows on objects are unstable and make object s... Assigned 12/17/2010 11/01/2011
duplicated by ARMA2 Community Issue Tracker - Bug #26729: cows and bushes flicker if the sun is low Duplicate 12/02/2011 01/18/2012

History

Updated by kju over 4 years ago

  • Due date set to 02/01/2011
  • Category set to Rendering
  • Status changed from New to Feedback

Updated by Vipera over 4 years ago

For example, for ARMEX Chernarus:
1. start map ARMEX Chernarus
2. Turn to the left 45-90 degrees to see tree shadows flickering.

Updated by kju over 4 years ago

  • Due date changed from 02/01/2011 to 03/01/2011
  • Assignee set to Dwarden
  • Reproduced by another DH user changed from No to Yes
  • I am using set to CO (A2+OA)
  • Reproducible for you changed from No to Yes

Updated by kju over 4 years ago

  • Status changed from Feedback to Assigned

Updated by kju over 4 years ago

  • Subject changed from ARMA2 shadows bug when sun is behind obstacles to Shadows of vegetation/objects may flicker when the sun is behind obstacles

Updated by Eagleone almost 4 years ago

can confirm this on map Proving Grounds with 1.59 patch (OA only, Shadows on Very High, GTX285 1GB, latest drivers)
here is video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4C1pIEu7R1M

Updated by kju almost 4 years ago

  • Due date changed from 03/01/2011 to 07/01/2011
  • Affected ArmA II version changed from 1.57.76815 to 1.59.79384
  • Audio card deleted (Please specify!)
  • Size of OS swap file deleted (Please specify!)
  • I am using deleted (CO (A2+OA))

Updated by Dwarden almost 4 years ago

  • Target version set to Upcoming version

Updated by Drapka over 2 years ago

  • Graphics card changed from ATI 5870 to AMD Radeon HD 6970
  • Graphics card driver version changed from 10.12 to 12.6
  • Affected ArmA II version changed from 1.59.79384 to 1.61 Beta
  • CPU changed from Intel Quad 9550 to AMD Athlon II X4 640
  • System RAM size changed from 8 to 4
  • GPU VRAM size set to 2
  • I am using set to CO (OA+A2)

Updated by Dwarden over 2 years ago

  • Target version changed from Upcoming version to 1.61 BETA

the issue is still present and i see it especially with sun being low above horizont ...

Updated by kju over 2 years ago

  • Target version changed from 1.61 BETA to 1.63 BETA

Updated by kju over 2 years ago

  • Affected ArmA II version changed from 1.61 Beta to 1.62.95248

Updated by QuakePhil over 2 years ago

  • I am using some Mods changed from No to Yes

Still an issue, see example: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlKTMcPoRxE

Even if fixing this hits performance, please allow the option

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