• Guide,  Mods,  PC Games,  Screenarchery,  Visual Effects

    Garry’s Mod: Addons, Best Maps and Ultra Graphics

    Today I bring you a new overview regarding this well known Half-Life 2 standalone expansion, sharing my recent experience and discoveries with you guys. Keep reading if you want to know more about my suggested addons for Garry’s Mod, personal selection of what I consider the best released maps on Steam and how to get ultra graphics for a more realistic immersion and beautiful visuals. For more details about this game and its most popular multiplayer modes check this article from last year.

  • Guide,  PC Games,  Tech Stuff,  Visual Effects

    ReShade 3.0 Guide

    Update: ReShade 4 is out. I haven’t tested it yet, but I will surely create a new guide if they changed or added anything. ReShade 3.0 is the new updated version of its predecessor, which works basically like the old build but requires a different installation and activation. This guide will not get into the effects and what they do, you can read a basic overview about that in my previous ReShade post here.

  • Guide,  Mods,  PC Games,  Screenarchery,  Tech Stuff

    Skyrim Overview: Poses and Animations

    After my long documentation about mods and console commands I bring you a new Skyrim overview regarding custom poses and animations in game. This final tutorial will explain how to install these mods properly and make them work smoothly avoiding the annoying ‘T-Pose’ bug and the free camera glitch. Note: this is for the normal version of Skyrim and not the Special Edition!

  • Guide,  PC Games,  Screenarchery,  Tech Stuff,  Visual Effects

    Screenarchery: How To Take Beautiful Screenshots

    We talked about the possibility of applying additional visual effects in our games and we have seen how certain tools work to activate the free camera and play around with the rendered atmospheres. With this new tutorial I want to fully introduce you to the wonderful world of Screenarchery, explaining in details how to take beautiful screenshots in your favorite titles in terms of compositions and tricks you should apply before saving.

  • Guide,  PC Games,  Tech Stuff,  Visual Effects

    ReShade Tutorial: Graphics Enhancement

    In a previous article I explained what ReShade does and how to activate it. Now, since I’ve got a few questions and appreciations regarding the custom presets I use in all my screenshots, I’m offering you a detailed tutorial about this feature and its main functions. If your machine can support it, you can use a specific configuration for some graphics enhancement and even go beyond the already outstanding vanilla effects.

  • Guide,  PC Games,  Tech Stuff,  Visual Effects

    Graphics Settings on PC Games

    We usually expect two things while loading a new game on our machine; quality and performance. A well built computer offers wonderful graphics and opportunities, but sometimes even with a powerful GPU, a good processor and a decent amount of RAM we may get a poor result setting everything to Ultra. Why? In this article I’m going to show you how Graphics Settings on PC Games work.

  • Guide,  PC Games

    Backup Steam and Origin games

    The great advantage of these two gaming platforms is the everlasting functionality of your games (aka no more ruined CDs) and the possibility of removing and re-installing them whenever you like without occupying additional free space over your shelf. But what happens if you need to reset your Operating System or buy a new computer directly? What if you accidentally delete your game folder(s) and want to be sure your saves can be restored? Let’s see how to properly make a Steam and Origin backup.

  • Guide,  PC Games,  Screenarchery,  Tech Stuff,  Visual Effects

    Panoramic Screenshots in Games

    “Don’t shoot what it looks like. Shoot what if feels like.” – David Alan Harley What if you could capture a whole, breathtaking in-game scenery without neglecting any detail because of the limited framing? Three weeks ago or so I discovered an interesting feature, with which we can make Panoramic screenshots in games just with a few simple clicks.