[ut2004] "Black snow" artifacts during AS maps flyby?

Matthew Arnold marnold at ez-net.com
Wed Apr 14 20:42:43 EDT 2004

Gian Paolo Mureddu wrote:
>    Hi all (yea, yet again another thing to report). I've noticed some 
> "black snow" effect on various Assault maps during flyby. At first I 
> thought it was due to my video card drivers (I was suing an ATi card 
> with ATi's drivers 3.2.9-6), so I held them as the culprit. But I also 
> noticed the _same_ effect on my friend's computer with a GeForce Ti4600 
> and drivers 4496 and 4620. My question here is why do these effects only 
> affect the flyby and not the rest of the map once you start playing... 
> I'm curious really, since the "problem" does not cause any perfromance 
> issues or crashes or futher artifacting...

I don't believe those are artifacts. My guess is that it is deliberate, 
intending to look like old newsreel footage.


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