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Anyone else been trying Anaglyph Graphics on W7 ? ...

By OldER Mycroft ·
Thought I'd delve into something different in order to alleviate the boredom of my otherwise dull computer life. So I got hold of a pair of Flip-Up Anaglyph SHADES to clasp over my Varifocals.

I more or less stumbled upon the 3D capabilities of the newer Nvidia drivers one day, had a scan through their Performance Listing for all the games that support the effect and thought to myself "Why the **** not!"

Sadly, I reckon this could still do with a bit of tweaking here and there, or maybe it's just a reflection of my own personal taste in games - most of mine are NOT in the 'Excellent' performance rating for 3D, so I've got to fiddle about with the In-Game menus in order to achieve a reasonable result.

Having said that - CRYSIS and CRYSIS:WARHEAD and LEFT4DEAD are all in the Excellent rating and, quite honestly, have me shrieking like the madman that I am, at the depth of field effects.

I still can't get X3:Terran Conflict to run on Windows 7 for some reason. It'll install OK, it just won't run. I'd have liked to 'see' that in 3D.

Must just tell you - there was a knock at the door this afternoon and I've gotten quite good wandering round the flat without noticing the anaglyph anymore, so opened the door with the 'shades' DOWN. The 2 'messengers from God' looked at each other and walked away rather sharpish, never said a word!

So, even if you find anaglyph doesn't work for you.... IT STILL MIGHT!!

Info bit:
Windows 7 64-bit, Core2Duo E8500 3.16GHz, 8GB DDR2 800MHz RAM, Nvidia 8800GT 512MB - the Stereoscopic capability came with the latest drivers. The PhysX engine works properly too now that I've got access to "Vista-Only" DX10.

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I must say

by santeewelding In reply to Anyone else been trying A ...

You do not go gently.

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He doesn't,

by boxfiddler Moderator In reply to Anyone else been trying A ...

does he?
Kickin' ass all the way.

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Now I want shades like those.

by seanferd In reply to Anyone else been trying A ...

Bit of a multi-tool, no?

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On initial use you feel ...

by OldER Mycroft In reply to Now I want shades like th ...

Like a bit of a multi-tool ! :^0

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If they emit

by santeewelding In reply to Now I want shades like th ...

A red laser designator, and make whirring sounds, I'll take a pair.

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Sorry to disappoint ...

by OldER Mycroft In reply to If they emit

They're just standard Cyan & Magenta lenses but you don't look quite as much of a dork as you do wearing the cardboard doobries and the flip-up ability is quite handy.

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