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Sun is too bright

Dodgy Bodgy
#1 - 2014-06-10 19:28:07 UTC

Especially in some systems/locations the sun is up in your face.

Sure you can turn the camera, but sometimes you want to look at something in that direction, for example a rock or NPC or player ship from a certain angle, and the big sun is in your face.

Would be nice to have a button to either "turn off suns" or turn it down to a bare minimum.

This would also be good for the players who think space should be darker.

Maybe my eye is just oversensitive to light, but I'm sure I'm not the only one.

Thank you
Egravant Alduin
republic fleet battle support
#2 - 2014-06-10 19:56:05 UTC
The sun is sun you either look at it or not.Simple.

Feel the wrath of the GECKO!

Little Dragon Khamez
Guardians of the Underworld
#3 - 2014-06-10 20:02:57 UTC
have you thought of sun-glasses or 'shades' as our american friends call them.

Dumbing down of Eve Online will result in it's destruction...

Arya Regnar
Darwins Right Hand
#4 - 2014-06-10 21:07:07 UTC
It's called a star.

Also Smile *puts on sunglasses* deal with it Cool

EvE-Mail me if you need anything.

Adunh Slavy
#5 - 2014-06-10 21:11:50 UTC
Yes it is too bright. Hopefully we one day get to adjust visual element brightness, like we can now do sound.

Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.  - William Pitt

Bat Country
Pandemic Horde
#6 - 2014-06-10 21:26:41 UTC
Stars tend to be on the bright side.
Furious Destruction and Salvage
#7 - 2014-06-10 22:14:04 UTC
baltec1 wrote:
Stars tend to be on the bright side.

But now they're kinda painful to stare at. So on the one hand realism achieved! On the other hand ARGH MY EYES.
Hans Tesla
RigWerks Incorporated
#8 - 2014-06-10 22:17:20 UTC
I don't seem to have a problem with the sun.

Head Rigger In Charge

Ice Fire Warriors
Infinite Pew
#9 - 2014-06-10 22:29:26 UTC
baltec1 wrote:
Stars tend to be on the bright side.

Sun... I don't know how to tell you this... but... you're not bright.

*cricket noises*
Gaijin Lanis
Gallente Federation
#10 - 2014-06-10 23:45:19 UTC
The stars in EVE aren't bright. They're simply following you around the system. You can test this by warping around systems. If you warp directly at a star, it runs away from you. If you warp to the center of a solar system, the star will retreat into the "star hive" and snuff itself out so you can't find it.

If this fills you with a tangible sense of horror, that is fine, for it means you are still sane.

The above was written and posted with nothing but love in my heart for all.

Bat Country
Pandemic Horde
#11 - 2014-06-10 23:52:51 UTC
ShahFluffers wrote:
baltec1 wrote:
Stars tend to be on the bright side.

Sun... I don't know how to tell you this... but... you're not bright.

*cricket noises*

Go to your room and think about what you have done.
Republic Military School
Minmatar Republic
#12 - 2014-06-11 10:31:51 UTC
I think more customisation on graphics is a good idea, my computer is OLD I would love to turn off the backgrounds and keep the active elements rendered. similarly the idea to control brightness would be a nice addition to turning of the LOD.

Really speaking its only locally produced so wont effect anything in the functional parts of the game.

Perhaps if you do not get a response here you could ask somone to help turn down the rendered brightness of certain colour ranges via your graphics card.

I'm not one to advise "hacking" the game but you could easily adapt the received graphics to disable any brightness from certain objects.

many options to fix this one, Hopefully someone who knows more then me can help you.

+1 for supporting adjustable solar brightness :D