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Realistic Visual Effects (TSL)
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TSL
Shem
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05-21-2008
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Average User Rating: 9.1
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Realistic Visual Effects (TSL) - File Description  


Description:
As promised, the KotOR II version of Shem's Realistic Visual Effects mod is up! Because I'm lazy, I'll quote parts of the KotOR I review...

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I guess there's some unwritten rule in LucasArt's development bible that says there have to be shiny special effects even if they don't make sense. Take the Force Protection green bubble from the Jedi Knight games, or the glowing purple hands of the flurry animation in KotOR. Just about every Star Wars game--the ones that have Force powers, at least--are riddled with these weird special effects that make no sense in real life. They don't even make sense in the Star Wars universe, and they're not even consistent from one game to the next! So, our glorious leader Shem decided to fix all that.

All those nasty visual effects are gone with this mod. There are too many to count, and you'll probably want to see for yourself anyway, but here are the basics:

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*No more crazy glowing hands with any of the melee special attacks (Critical Strike, Flurry, Power Attack).
*No more weird white circles surrounding your player when you use Force Cure/Heal.
*No more blurry vision with Force Speed.
*And lots more Force visuals have been removed.


As far as I can tell, this mod is identical to the KotOR I version, because in essence there weren't more annoying visuals in KotOR II, just more of the same. For those of you who are as annoyed by the special effects as I am, this mod is just for you! Also, it should come in handy for those fan film makers out there. Enjoy! smile

The mod does use the TSL Patcher, of course, since this is a major edit of the visualeffects.2da file. But you'll need WinRAR or 7Zip to extract the files in the first place.

NOTE: Please leave comments/feedback for the author, especially if you download and use this mod; usually it's the only reward modders receive for their efforts.

~JC



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Realistic Visual Effects (TSL) - Readme  
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KNIGHTS OF THE OLD REPUBLIC II
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Title: Realistic Visual Effects
Author: Shem
Date Released: 5/21/08

Description: One thing I didnít like about TSL was how they put in some visual effects that didnít seem to fit in. Like how all of a sudden there is a yellow energy blade on your Master Power Attacks even when you have a sword for some reason. Possible how your hands will glow using the Master Critical Strike or Master Flurry attacks. Maybe itís how my screen would go all blurry when running around using Force Speed.

This mod eliminates things like that and many effects I didnít think were necessary when playing TSL. I made this mod for myself about a year ago, so I forget some of the things I have eliminated. I suppose youíll just have to find out what they are when installing this mod. Remember this is based on my vision on how I think it should be played.

Instructions: The TSL Patcher will be used to make these changes. Most people wonít need to use the TSL Patcher because of you wonít have a visualeffects.2da file in your override folder, but in case you do and you want the changes already in there, I used the Patcher to keep it compatible.

THIS MODIFICATION IS NOT MADE, DISTRIBUTED, OR SUPPORTED BY OBSIDIAN, OR LUCASARTS ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY LLC. ELEMENTS TM & © LUCASARTS ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY LLC AND/OR ITS LICENSORS.


Realistic Visual Effects (TSL) - User Comments  
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Total comments: 54 | Last comment: 01-20-2012 at 09:23

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 Expand#1 - OMG! - Posted by: NZXT (Member) - 05-21-2008 at 02:46

 Expand#2 - Posted by: JediShemL (Staff) - 05-21-2008 at 02:55

 Expand#3 - Posted by: XarexSith (Member) - 05-21-2008 at 05:08

 Expand#4 - Posted by: jonathan7 (Staff) - 05-21-2008 at 05:37

 Expand#5 - Posted by: Darth_Voldemort (Member) - 05-21-2008 at 06:47

 Expand#6 - Posted by: coolyboy77 (Member) - 05-21-2008 at 07:16

 Expand#7 - Posted by: Saddo (Member) - 05-21-2008 at 08:14

 Expand#8 - shemy! - Posted by: rancorman (Member) - 05-21-2008 at 09:21

 Expand#9 - Posted by: Darth_Sith44 (Member) - 05-21-2008 at 10:13

 Expand#10 - Thank God! - Posted by: AlexAdiMundi (Member) - 05-21-2008 at 13:06

 Expand#11 - Posted by: babydol (Member) - 05-21-2008 at 14:14

 Expand#12 - Posted by: DarthHK (Member) - 05-21-2008 at 16:02

 Expand#13 - Posted by: DarthHK (Member) - 05-21-2008 at 16:03

 Expand#14 - WOTOR - Posted by: Edteen (Member) - 05-22-2008 at 01:48

 Expand#15 - Posted by: JediShemL (Staff) - 05-22-2008 at 01:56

 Expand#16 - Posted by: LordJediMaster (Member) - 05-22-2008 at 02:03

 Expand#17 - hey Shem a Question i purpose to you - Posted by: JediTL (Member) - 05-22-2008 at 18:04

 Expand#18 - Posted by: JediShemL (Staff) - 05-22-2008 at 22:56

 Expand#19 - Posted by: JediTL (Member) - 05-23-2008 at 08:46

 Expand#20 - For those interested... - Posted by: ninotores (Member) - 05-24-2008 at 06:00

 Expand#21 - Posted by: ninotores (Member) - 05-24-2008 at 06:17

 Expand#22 - hey Shem - Posted by: JediTL (Member) - 05-26-2008 at 19:47

 Expand#23 - @JediTL - Posted by: JediShemL (Staff) - 05-26-2008 at 21:22

 Expand#24 - Posted by: Elite_264 (Member) - 06-06-2008 at 20:49

 Expand#25 - OH, FOR THE LOVE OF GOD!!!!!!!! - Posted by: Tulak_Darzu (Member) - 06-10-2008 at 19:07

 Expand#26 - @Tulak_Darzu - Posted by: JediShemL (Staff) - 06-10-2008 at 22:16

 Expand#27 - Hey Shem - Posted by: JediTL (Member) - 06-13-2008 at 14:25

 Expand#28 - my apologies shem - Posted by: Tulak_Darzu (Member) - 06-13-2008 at 15:51

 Expand#29 - @Tulak_Darzu & JediTL - Posted by: JediShemL (Staff) - 06-13-2008 at 16:02

 Expand#30 - thx shem - Posted by: JediTL (Member) - 06-13-2008 at 16:18

 Expand#31 - sorry to be a pest......but - Posted by: Tulak_Darzu (Member) - 06-13-2008 at 17:09

 Expand#32 - @Tulak_Darzu & JediTL - Posted by: JediShemL (Staff) - 06-13-2008 at 17:55

 Expand#33 - Shem - Posted by: JediTL (Member) - 06-13-2008 at 18:15

 Expand#34 - @JediTL - Posted by: JediShemL (Staff) - 06-13-2008 at 18:44

 Expand#35 - shem - Posted by: JediTL (Member) - 06-13-2008 at 18:50

 Expand#36 - Posted by: Tulak_Darzu (Member) - 06-14-2008 at 17:07

 Expand#37 - Posted by: NewbieSkinner (Member) - 06-21-2008 at 17:35

 Expand#38 - This is unnecessary!!! - Posted by: leowribeiro (Member) - 07-11-2008 at 16:04

 Expand#39 - @Leowribeiro - Posted by: JediShemL (Staff) - 07-21-2008 at 02:24

 Expand#40 - Posted by: Loco_Modder (Member) - 07-22-2008 at 09:25

 Expand#41 - Posted by: Loco_Modder (Member) - 07-22-2008 at 09:27

 Expand#42 - mandalore's gun ! - Posted by: jediheman (Member) - 08-08-2008 at 14:35

 Expand#43 - Keeping the Speed and Push Effects - Posted by: Saerain (Member) - 08-28-2008 at 21:05

 Expand#44 - Never Mind - Posted by: Saerain (Member) - 08-28-2008 at 21:28

 Expand#45 - Posted by: StarKiller9524 (Member) - 09-26-2008 at 19:24

 Expand#46 - Posted by: DarthYugi (Member) - 10-28-2008 at 07:55

 Expand#47 - Posted by: Don_Kain (Member) - 08-01-2009 at 05:29

 Expand#48 - Posted by: Darth_Dan012 (Member) - 09-27-2009 at 06:44

 Expand#49 - Posted by: Sycho_Sith02 (Member) - 10-04-2009 at 11:39

 Expand#50 - Forgot - Posted by: Sycho_Sith02 (Member) - 10-04-2009 at 11:56

 Expand#51 - Great. - Posted by: Darth_Zack (Member) - 06-15-2010 at 18:01

 Expand#52 - Posted by: NeonJedi (Member) - 11-24-2010 at 19:01

 Expand#53 - Posted by: 77cats (Member) - 01-12-2012 at 17:32

 Expand#54 - Posted by: Revan91 (Member) - 01-20-2012 at 09:23



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