• 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.

  • Cheats,  Mods,  PC Games,  Visual Effects

    Skyrim Best Mods and Console Commands

    Even with the Special Edition in our Steam library we still keep playing around with the normal game due to our modded saves and the characters we created. If you never really played Skyrim before you can check this post for a general overview, today I want to create a complete and detailed list of what I consider the best mods and command lines you can use in your playthroughs for a better experience.

  • 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.

  • PC Games,  Review,  Tech Stuff,  Visual Effects

    Nvidia Ansel: First impressions

    Nvidia Ansel is now available with the latest driver update, thus I want to write down my first impressions about its features and available effects. If you own a Playstation 4 you certainly know about the Photomode plugin implemented in some installments (Infamous Second Son, Mad Max, The Last Of Us Remastered, etc). On PC, as mentioned a few times in my previous articles, we can only get unofficial tools to play around with camera, field of view and additional visual effects, in order to get professional screenshots similar to the ones released by video game companies to promote their new product.

  • 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,  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.

  • PC Games,  Resolution,  Screenarchery,  Visual Effects

    How to take Screenshots in Dragon Age Inquisition

    Did you ever wonder how to make professional screenshots in your favorite games? There are quite many titles available with epic environments and outstanding details, luckily enough they also might offer you all the freedom you want to take incredible pictures and capture all your favorite moments to live a deeper adventure. In this article I will talk about one game specifically; keep reading if you would like to know how to take Screenshots in Dragon Age inquisition!