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u/[deleted] Sep 20 '21

Oblivion; I cranked the graphics to full at 1280x1024 and wondered at the graphics; one of the first games to have "wet" looking lightings.......

It ran at about 10 fps, but damn if it didn't slap.


u/ThePointForward Sep 20 '21

I had to run Oblivion with Oldblivion injector because my GPU at the time didn't support DirectX 9. It worked fine then though.


u/Brigon Sep 20 '21

I used to do that just to see what it looked like at high resolution in Quake and Jedi Knight. You couldn't play it like that, but it looked amazing.


u/aishik-10x Sep 20 '21

What does wet looking lighting mean?


u/[deleted] Sep 20 '21

I've forgotten the technical term, but it was the first generation era of the lighting/texture technique that sort of faked reflective/shiny lighting off of textures. Very noticeable in dungeons back then, and looked great.

Games like Gears of War almost over did the same technique.