I love fog!!!

#1 Edited by AlwaysAngry (2866 posts) -

 
Anyway, I always have loved fog in games. People think that just because a game enters the modern era, it need huge draw distances and what-not. I strongly disagree. Sure, Fallout 3 benefited alot form draw distances, but check out SOCOM: Confrontation. I remember back in the day, when it was about strategy. Now, every game on DG is just "I can't run down the middle or else I'll get sniped!!!" What happened to lurking in the shadows, being stealthy? 
 
How would a modern Silent Hill game be without fog? (Or any horror game for that matter.) 
 
 
I really appreciate fog in video games when it's done right. Sometimes it's used out of laziness, sometimes it's used for atmosphere, and sometimes people can use it for that nice stealthy approach. 
 
 
Take the blizzard in the second level of MW2. The blizzard hid your approach and let you be a little sneaky. Imagine fog instead of snow, and imagine a different setting. Fog has so much potential. I just love fog so much! 
 
 
Awww, I took the time to create a not spam article in the fog section and I didn't even get the quest!

#2 Posted by FreakAche (2955 posts) -

You don't really love fog. I see through your clever ploy.

#3 Posted by AlwaysAngry (2866 posts) -
@FreakAche said:
" You don't really love fog. I see through your clever ploy. "
Yes I do! I even edited the fog page! (Which I'm still proud of!)
#4 Posted by eroticfishcake (7790 posts) -

I don't like fog. Every time there's fog, someone dies...on that side
 
>_> 
 
<_<

#5 Posted by Charles (90 posts) -

Sounds like you love fog in games as much as I love water in games

#6 Posted by End_Boss (3220 posts) -
@AlwaysAngry said:
" @FreakAche said:
" You don't really love fog. I see through your clever ploy. "
Yes I do! I even edited the fog page! (Which I'm still proud of!) "
I'm still unsure. Sell me on your love of fog.
#7 Posted by Dom (436 posts) -

i think Alex Shepherd's house is for sale, it might interest you

#8 Posted by FreakAche (2955 posts) -
@End_Boss said:

" @AlwaysAngry said:

" @FreakAche said:
" You don't really love fog. I see through your clever ploy. "
Yes I do! I even edited the fog page! (Which I'm still proud of!) "
I'm still unsure. Sell me on your love of fog. "
 I'm gonna assume that since this thread was created when the quest system was still new, that this was merely, a misguided attempt to get the Into the Fog quest. In other words, you don't actually love fog.
#9 Posted by End_Boss (3220 posts) -
@FreakAche:  There's a fucking fog quest? That you can get into from the FORUMS?! FFFFFFFFFFFFHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU
#10 Posted by carlthenimrod (1599 posts) -

Smoke grenades = fog in a can.

#11 Posted by Count_Zero (312 posts) -

While I like fog in the real world, I've never felt it's been executed right in a game - in particular, if I'm playing a driving game, or if we get a current-gen Grand Theft Auto game with country environments like San Andreas, I'd like to see if they can properly execute a light fog in the game. In particular, I like that light morning mist, the kind that obscures things way out in the distance, but up close just clings to the ground. Something like this: 
 

#12 Posted by buzz_clik (7026 posts) -

Oh, god. You've just put it in my head that some days San Francisco doesn't have enough processing power to properly render all the polygons found in the cars, people, buildings and bridges. On those days, the fog rolls in.

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#13 Edited by AlwaysAngry (2866 posts) -
@FreakAche said:

" @End_Boss said:

" @AlwaysAngry said:

" @FreakAche said:
" You don't really love fog. I see through your clever ploy. "
Yes I do! I even edited the fog page! (Which I'm still proud of!) "
I'm still unsure. Sell me on your love of fog. "
 I'm gonna assume that since this thread was created when the quest system was still new, that this was merely, a misguided attempt to get the Into the Fog quest. In other words, you don't actually love fog. "
I already got that quest before I posted this... 
 
I also edited the SOCOM 3 page.
 
Go ahead, try me, but you can't harm the love I have for fog!
#14 Posted by maimran91 (352 posts) -

I got a question for you guys. Is the fog the same as the mist or both are quite different?

#15 Posted by Gamer_152 (14109 posts) -

Persona 4 and Silent Hill had some great use of fog.

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#16 Posted by c1337us (5751 posts) -

Fuck fog, I like the rain. But Silent Hill 2 had some good game fog as does the whole series in general.

#17 Posted by dbz1995 (4790 posts) -

 I actually don't care if this was quest spam or not, it's a decent post.

#18 Posted by Yummylee (22539 posts) -

Fog is puuuurteeee.

#19 Posted by CaptainObvious (3000 posts) -

Doing the fog someone usually dies and ends up on a telephone pole. Rain is no better, people go crazy and I see weird people limboing.

#20 Posted by VisariLoyalist (3000 posts) -

Carl Heine liked fog to and look what that got him

#21 Posted by AhmadMetallic (18954 posts) -

tear jerking read <3

#22 Posted by Bogitt (202 posts) -

Do you love all fog? How about some Kryptonite fog - Superman 64

#23 Posted by warxsnake (2650 posts) -

Devs love fog as well because it occludes far away objects from being rendered, which is better for performance. 

#24 Posted by lilman1101 (1065 posts) -

I like how fog was used in Morrowind.

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