Shadows

Step #225 in the Expanded Vanilla list

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Description:
Realtime shadow maps for (optionally) all game objects.

To enable shadows via OpenMW-Launcher:

  • Click the "Grapics" icon at the top of the launcher
  • Click the "Shadows" tab
  • Check the box next to "Enable Player Shadows"
  • Check the box next to "Enable Actor Shadows"
  • Check the box next to "Enable Object Shadows"
  • Check the box next to "Enable Terrain Shadows"
  • Note that not all shadows settings are exposed via the launcher

To enable shadows via direct edits to the cfg file, add these to the [Shadows] section of your settings.cfg file:

enable shadows = true
actor shadows = true
player shadows = true
terrain shadows = true
object shadows = true

Please see the Tips: Performance page for more information about shadows performance tweaking and testing, as well as the official documentation for shadows for more information about related settings.

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