FOV - Whats a nice setting

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Re: FOV - Whats a nice setting

Unread postby bpetit » Mon Jun 04, 2012 1:17 pm

I usually have it at 60 or 55.
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Re: FOV - Whats a nice setting

Unread postby maxsdad » Mon Jun 04, 2012 3:16 pm

Ok Guys:

What is FOV?

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Re: FOV - Whats a nice setting

Unread postby PapaXpress » Mon Jun 04, 2012 3:18 pm

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Re: FOV - Whats a nice setting

Unread postby Machinist » Mon Jun 04, 2012 4:27 pm

PapaXpress wrote:Field Of View

And what it does, and where is the setting?
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Re: FOV - Whats a nice setting

Unread postby bpetit » Mon Jun 04, 2012 4:53 pm

You have to right click ts2012, properties, click on set launch options. Paste this -SetFOV=(number). And there you go.
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Re: FOV - Whats a nice setting

Unread postby maxsdad » Mon Jun 04, 2012 5:09 pm

Thank you for that info. I know in FSX I like to set my own so I might see if I can get one I like better in TS2012 too.

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Re: FOV - Whats a nice setting

Unread postby dieseldown » Mon Jun 04, 2012 5:20 pm

Thanks you that info. What else can I set and is there a list somewhere of all this stuff ?
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Re: FOV - Whats a nice setting

Unread postby thecanadianrail » Mon Jun 04, 2012 5:44 pm

so the higher the number the farther you field of view is? am i in the ballpark with this one?
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Re: FOV - Whats a nice setting

Unread postby Machinist » Mon Jun 04, 2012 6:20 pm

thecanadianrail wrote:so the higher the number the farther you field of view is? am i in the ballpark with this one?

I guess is not related to the view distance, but to the angle of view instead, and if I'm not such wrong as lower the number as wider the image and farther the objects (image is more unrealistic comparing to what human eyes see).
TS2012 looks to me like if I was using a 55-60mm photographic lens in a camera, so objects looks like being (unrealistically) farter than should be. If I could set this (reduce the angle of view to approach objects closer to humam perception) it would be nice indeed.
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angle_of_view

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Re: FOV - Whats a nice setting

Unread postby Machinist » Mon Jun 04, 2012 7:38 pm

diesel down wrote:Thanks you that info. What else can I set and is there a list somewhere of all this stuff ?

Here:
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Re: FOV - Whats a nice setting

Unread postby Machinist » Mon Jun 04, 2012 10:10 pm

Humm... concerning to values, looks like FOV in games works in the opposite way (as higher the value as wider the view) of photo machine lens diameter (FOV in photographic machines, as lower the diameter as wider the view).

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NERW Commemorative engines FOV=50 (closer to human perspective).jpg
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NERW Commemorative engines FOV=50 (closer to human perspective, headout view).jpg
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Re: FOV - Whats a nice setting

Unread postby Machinist » Mon Jun 04, 2012 10:11 pm

And these:

NERW Commemorative engines FOV=65 (Default FOV in Zoom mode).jpg
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NERW Commemorative engines FOV=80 (awesome cabview though unrealistic IMHO).jpg
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Re: FOV - Whats a nice setting

Unread postby PamBrooker » Mon Jun 04, 2012 11:45 pm

o, i'm a bit ignorant here. Where do i set my command line options? If i open up the shortcut properties in the start menu, it states its a url ( not a normal shortcut ) does that work or is there another method??
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Re: FOV - Whats a nice setting

Unread postby arizonachris » Tue Jun 05, 2012 1:41 am

bpetit wrote:You have to right click ts2012, properties, click on set launch options. Paste this -SetFOV=(number). And there you go.


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Re: FOV - Whats a nice setting

Unread postby PamBrooker » Tue Jun 05, 2012 2:16 am

UGH.. I can be DENSE>> found it.. Thanks Chris..
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