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2019 PC Screenshot Thread

Jim2point0

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The Assassin's Creed: Odyssey header image is courtesy of OtisInf
See the 2018 thread here.



Limits: 3 screenshots per post. If you have more than 3, make more posts or use thumbnails.
Spamming: No more than 3 consecutive posts.
Naming: Always include the name of the game with the screenshots. Not everyone is a game encyclopedia.
Compression: Don't compress your screens or use a host that compresses them (Steam, Imgur).
Emulators: Emulator screens are fine. However, you should list the emulator used.
Spoilers: Please do not post major plot points from games released in the last 2 months.
Selectivity: Is the screenshot worth posting? Try to be selective, but when in doubt, don't be afraid to post.
Watermarks:
If you add watermarks to your screenshots, I'm going to make fun of you.

Last but not least: Don't be a dick.



Lensdump: Easy to use and doesn't compress. Has albums for organization. Unlimited permanent image storage
Flickr: Up to 1000 images on a free account (as of January 8th, 2019). Great organization with albums, galleries, etc. Tons of groups and communities.
Picpar: A simple and efficient image host.
Abload: Easy to use, doesn't compress jpegs further, auto-converts bmps to png nicely.

(feel free to suggest some other alternatives, as I'm not sure how up-do-date this list is)

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Screen capture \ image resizing

FastStone: It's free and easy to use. You can resize a whole folder with different options and convert to PNG\JPG.
Irfanview/Photoshop: Use one of these to convert to .png from .bmp, crop out black bars or resize pictures.
Zoner PS: Another Photoshop alternative, recommended by Angelus Errare.
Alo81's JPEG Guide: Everything you need to know about saving as a JPEG. It's an old guide but it checks out.
Custom Resolutions: If you have an Nvidia or an AMD card, create a couple custom resolutions over 1080p.
Steam: If you're using Steam to capture, be sure to check the option to save lossless screens and choose your output folder. Upload these to Steam (if it's still possible) or another host.

In-game photo\camera tools

HattiWatti camera tools: Features a custom photo mode for most, if not all Frostbite games. And more.
Otis_Inf camera tools: Camera tools for a wide variety of games that features a custom, easy to use interface.
IDK31 camera tools: A collection of cheat engine tables featuring scripts for camera control, unlocked aspect ratio, custom FOV and HUD toggles.
 
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Trying out lensdump for my images right now. Not sure if I'll ever need more than the 1000 provided by Flickr, but hey. Lensdump is unlimited. Woo.
 

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Jim2point0

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Final Fantasy XV

I think I'm giving up on this game. I'm struggling hardcore to get into it. Not feeling the combat. The setting seems all over the place. Most of the world is just... barren open world nothingness. Just... a lot of meh.



 
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Hitman 2

No complaints about this game!





What do we think about increasing the limit to 3 images per post?
 

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Hitman 2

What do we think about increasing the limit to 3 images per post?
Hitman II looks wonderful!! My next game i think...

And, it might not be a bad idea to increase the limit to 3 images per post. In the long run it could even prevent spamming of the same game/s in a row?!

Shadow of the Tomb Raider | In-game Photomode | 8k


 

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Final Fantasy XV

I think I'm giving up on this game. I'm struggling hardcore to get into it. Not feeling the combat. The setting seems all over the place. Most of the world is just... barren open world nothingness. Just... a lot of meh.



Are you downsampling? Your hair looks pretty nice and not the jaggy mess that I see when playing the game. What's your secret?
 

Wonderment

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We had a complaint in the console screenshot thread about posting endgame-type screenshots. People spoiler-tag those as a courtesy much of the time, you may want to think about doing that here also. Thank you.
 

Dio

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We had a complaint in the console screenshot thread about posting endgame-type screenshots. People spoiler-tag those as a courtesy much of the time, you may want to think about doing that here also. Thank you.
which is why we gave a rule of waiting 2 months for the most spoilery stuff ;)

Assassin's Creed Odyssey
 

Wonderment

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which is why we gave a rule of waiting 2 months for the most spoilery stuff ;)

Assassin's Creed Odyssey
Interesting, the rule is 3 months in the console thread. And at this time of year people are catching up with goty candidates and such, so there is extra concern and sensitivity as people want to be on the level when making their goty list entries. I'm sure people here will understand.
 

Dio

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Two months is nothing in this day and age of huge backlogs. If there's an endgame-type spoiler, it should be marked as such regardless of when. It's not like it'll be the only place "screenshotable" throughout the whole game.
Interesting, the rule is 3 months in the console thread. And at this time of year people are catching up with goty candidates and such, so there is extra concern and sensitivity as people want to be on the level when making their goty list entries. I'm sure people here will understand.
while i get it, and personally wouldn't think it's a problem to make it 3 months here too, if others agree, there comes a point where it's also the responsibility of the user to not get spoiled.
 

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I know they're not worth much, but I'm really happy with the way these screenshots from Hat in Time turned out composition wise~



 

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Thanks for the new thread Jim!

Always been more of a lurker, but still appreciate the threads hugely and visit them daily, and it has made screenshotting a habit for me. I absolutely hoard screenshots for memories from all games I play, but my photography skills could use some improvemements, so feel free to throw me some criticism/feedback over any shots I post here :)
 
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Jim2point0

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I added a poll to the top of the thread. I'll let it go a maximum of 7 days, but if it seems there's a clear leaning one way or the other, we can adjust it sooner :)

Are you downsampling? Your hair looks pretty nice and not the jaggy mess that I see when playing the game. What's your secret?
Yup. 6880x2880 downsampled to 3440x1440. Does wonders.
DLSS fixes the hair.
If only I could actually use DLSS... alas, no RTX card here.
 

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Is there a way this site can remember my preference for full screen or do I have to scroll to the bottom of the page each time and enlarge it? It's annoying..
 

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The Witcher 3
Downsampled to 1440 on a 1080 monitor.



 
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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. 2nd play through, lots of mods, reshade, lightroom
All this sudden Witcher 3 is going to make ME want to start another playthrough. Which I'm tempted to do after playing a string of unfulfilling games.

What kinda mods are you running? Don't even know what kind of mods there even are. Last time I played, I had maybe a grand total of 3 mods that actually affected visuals.
Warhammer: Vermintide 2 | Photomode mod | SRWE hotsampling | Reshade
That looks surprisingly good.
 

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All this sudden Witcher 3 is going to make ME want to start another playthrough. Which I'm tempted to do after playing a string of unfulfilling games.

What kinda mods are you running? Don't even know what kind of mods there even are. Last time I played, I had maybe a grand total of 3 mods that actually affected visuals.
STLM, HD rework project, 4K grass, IncreasedDrawDistance, LOD, HQFaces v3, EnableMimics (so you get much better shadows on characters in gameplay), NovigradReloaded, NewBeautifulGrass, SkelligeTerrain (3GB+ of hd textures), ToussaintGrassInVelenNovigrad, and some small stuff, like armor textures, Supreme To Extreme for in-game gfx editing and the usual: photomode2in1 and debugconsole enabler. I also tweaked the ini file based on the GeForce article. The IncreaseDrawDistance mod is particularly great, cranked everything up to 11 (except the 'extreme setting' as that tanked my PC) and it looks amazing, especially in motion. (I run [email protected] on an i7 4790 + 1070)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, 2nd play-through. Lots of mods, reshade, lightroom, ICE

(6 shot stitch)

 

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