Please upgrade your browser for the best possible experience.

Chrome Firefox Internet Explorer
×

Is there any way to turn off the "effects" when fighting?

STAR WARS: The Old Republic > English > General Discussion
Is there any way to turn off the "effects" when fighting?

uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu's Avatar


uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu
01.06.2018 , 08:59 PM | #1
As in the way if you are a Sentinel for instance and you get into a battle you start glowing blue while building transcendence or whatever it is, plus other buffs commonly gained during combat make strange looking lights around your saber etc. too, am I the only one who finds this pretty annoying? I didn't spend so long perfecting my characters look and saber colour for it to be distorted completely during any fight by blue lights. Or red lights on a Mara. Or purple effects on a Sorc and the list goes on..

If there isn't a way currently to disable these visual effects and any devs happen to read this (in that one in a million chance) this is something I'd strongly recommend you adding a disabling option for in the preference menus. That way people like me (not to mention a ton of screenshotters I'm sure) can be happy while detracting nothing from those who enjoy seeing those effects

OwenBrooks's Avatar


OwenBrooks
01.06.2018 , 09:21 PM | #2
Turning off Bloom in preferences make much change ?

Solo-Jo's Avatar


Solo-Jo
01.06.2018 , 09:33 PM | #3
Yeah we have been complaining about this issue for years and they haven't done squat about it. If they would just tone them down to be like the guardian and juggs which have subtle effects it would fix the issue.

uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu's Avatar


uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu
01.06.2018 , 09:41 PM | #4
Quote: Originally Posted by OwenBrooks View Post
Turning off Bloom in preferences make much change ?
Never tried it before, never been sure what it does lol. Will try

olagatonjedi's Avatar


olagatonjedi
01.06.2018 , 09:46 PM | #5
There are a lot of settings you can change in your client_settings.ini file.

uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu's Avatar


uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu
01.06.2018 , 10:11 PM | #6
Quote: Originally Posted by olagatonjedi View Post
There are a lot of settings you can change in your client_settings.ini file.
To turn those effects off specifically? Which settings would do that? The only .ini files I've ever tweaked is Fallout 4's lol so don't know a ton about it

olagatonjedi's Avatar


olagatonjedi
01.07.2018 , 02:00 PM | #7
Quote: Originally Posted by uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu View Post
To turn those effects off specifically? Which settings would do that? The only .ini files I've ever tweaked is Fallout 4's lol so don't know a ton about it
Im not sure aboit that setting specifically. You would have to do some research and testing.

kodrac's Avatar


kodrac
01.08.2018 , 11:22 AM | #8
Those are the visual queues to proc effects for your skills. So, no, I don't think they'd allow you to turn those off. Not using those skills is your best bet if the effects annoy you too much.
Quote: Originally Posted by aerockyul View Post
Id find it hard to believe this sort of thing goes on in the preferential treatment forum.

uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu's Avatar


uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu
01.09.2018 , 02:41 PM | #9
Quote: Originally Posted by kodrac View Post
Those are the visual queues to proc effects for your skills. So, no, I don't think they'd allow you to turn those off. Not using those skills is your best bet if the effects annoy you too much.
Kinda hard to not build transcendence as a JK :/ or rage as a Mara. These are VISUAL effects. I seriously doubt it would be incredibly difficult to have them not show without affecting the ability. Just a matter of making the visuals optional.

kodrac's Avatar


kodrac
01.09.2018 , 02:55 PM | #10
Quote: Originally Posted by uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu View Post
Kinda hard to not build transcendence as a JK :/ or rage as a Mara. These are VISUAL effects. I seriously doubt it would be incredibly difficult to have them not show without affecting the ability. Just a matter of making the visuals optional.
Other than asking the developers to put a setting for 'Disable Visual Queue Effects" there's not much else. Same with the audio queues like the Agent's giggle.
Quote: Originally Posted by aerockyul View Post
Id find it hard to believe this sort of thing goes on in the preferential treatment forum.