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SoltanGris42
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Re: BGFX - CRT-GEOM-DELUXE feature request
01/11/18 01:00 AM


> I would like to know if it is possible to include a new feature in BGFX
> (CRT-GEOM-DELUXE shader) to adjust the darkness of the scanlines similar to what we
> already have in HLSL.
>
> I decided to open this request because I feel that our current CRT-GEOM-DELUXE
> scanlines are too dark (I know they are supposed to look that way) and I would like
> to soften the image a little bit by reducing the amount of black in scanlines, or by
> making the scanlines less dark.
>
> When I play at night, my eyes get hurt with these 100% black scanlines! And I've read
> somewhere that in a real CRT monitor, the scanlines are less noticeable because of
> the luminosity of the CRT tube, which makes the scanlines less dark and you even have
> the illusion that the scanlines are thinner because of that, so the final image is
> smoother than what we achieve using this shader.
>
> But since I love this particular shader, I want to keep using it, I just would like
> to have this extra feature to adjust.

I haven't had the tools to compile mame set up in probably a year. But assuming I can get the tools updated to the point where I can compile bgfx shaders again, I'll post a hacked up version for you here.

Who knows, if I offend cgwg enough with the poor quality of the changes, he may even pop up to make some kind of official update. Probably not though.







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Subject Posted by Posted on
* BGFX - CRT-GEOM-DELUXE feature request R.Coltrane 01/10/18 10:16 PM
. * Re: BGFX - CRT-GEOM-DELUXE feature request SoltanGris42  01/11/18 01:00 AM
. * Re: BGFX - CRT-GEOM-DELUXE feature request SoltanGris42  01/11/18 04:16 AM
. * Re: BGFX - CRT-GEOM-DELUXE feature request R.Coltrane  01/12/18 04:55 PM
. * Re: BGFX - CRT-GEOM-DELUXE feature request R.Coltrane  01/13/18 06:07 PM
. * Re: BGFX - CRT-GEOM-DELUXE feature request SoltanGris42  01/14/18 04:09 AM
. * Re: BGFX - CRT-GEOM-DELUXE feature request R.Coltrane  01/15/18 03:05 PM
. * Re: BGFX - CRT-GEOM-DELUXE feature request anikom15  01/11/18 12:27 AM
. * Re: BGFX - CRT-GEOM-DELUXE feature request R.Coltrane  01/11/18 01:09 AM
. * Re: BGFX - CRT-GEOM-DELUXE feature request anikom15  01/11/18 03:17 AM
. * Re: BGFX - CRT-GEOM-DELUXE feature request SoltanGris42  01/11/18 01:08 AM

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