View Full Version : Blocky chimney smoke?
08-28-2010, 03:04 PM
I have a problem were the smoke coming from chimneys in docks has a blocky look to it.
Is this a driver problem?
08-29-2010, 10:39 AM
Sorry to bump but does anyone have a solution for this?
08-29-2010, 07:56 PM
You might get an answer if you post your question to http://www.subsim.com/radioroom/forumdisplay.php?f=235.
I am afraid I don't have an answer for you.
Strangely enough, I get it as well.
Not too bothered, but it is a bit puzzling.
Get it on both modded and stock.
Card: NVIDIA GeForce 9400 GT, 257.21 drivers.
Specs: AMD Sempron 3000+ Processor 1.6Ghz, 2GB RAM.
Not super powered, but SH4 runs ok with it, even heavily modded.
08-30-2010, 05:03 AM
Somehow you are missing the correct materials.dat file, so the sprite for the smoke is missing and you'll get a whole series of solid coloured squares instead.
08-30-2010, 10:06 AM
The sprite is there but the smoke flickers and shows the squares.
Here is an attachment of what it looks like:
08-31-2010, 05:18 PM
Can this be fixed?
08-31-2010, 10:08 PM
You might want to just double-check your in-game graphics setting and/or your monitor settings. Has this occurred since you began running a mod, or recently updated drivers?
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