Ocarina of Time With High Resolution Textures

Posted by jhudson3 (27 posts) -

I was thinking about my favorite RPGs today and I realized how much I really liked the High Resolution texture pack that I applied with an emulator. Its astounding and I am thinking there is must be a way to boost the graphics on the classic RPGs for the SNES since mine isn't with me in my dorm. Anyways, here are a few screenshots of what the game looks like with High Res texture packs.

#1 Posted by jhudson3 (27 posts) -

I was thinking about my favorite RPGs today and I realized how much I really liked the High Resolution texture pack that I applied with an emulator. Its astounding and I am thinking there is must be a way to boost the graphics on the classic RPGs for the SNES since mine isn't with me in my dorm. Anyways, here are a few screenshots of what the game looks like with High Res texture packs.

#2 Posted by BestUsernameEver (4825 posts) -

fntastc

#3 Posted by Grimluck343 (1149 posts) -

Maybe it's just because I haven't played that game in years, but I really can't tell a difference. Do you have a link to the texture pack I can check out?

#4 Posted by jhudson3 (27 posts) -

@Grimluck343: Idon't know if these are the same but at least you can get an idea of what the game looked like before being retextured. http://www.emutalk.net/threads/51255-Phantom7-s-Ocarina-of-Time-Hi-Res-Texture-Pack

#5 Posted by Jay444111 (2441 posts) -

@Grimluck343 said:

Maybe it's just because I haven't played that game in years, but I really can't tell a difference. Do you have a link to the texture pack I can check out?

Walls in the right in the first picture look way nicer, Deku tree looks flipping amazing. The ground in the third one looks way better... yes... I know what I am talking about.

#6 Edited by WilltheMagicAsian (1546 posts) -

I like the cell shaded ones better, they look cleaner and upscale better. But I like playing on the original hardware even more, so eh.

#7 Posted by Grimluck343 (1149 posts) -

@Jay444111 said:

@Grimluck343 said:

Maybe it's just because I haven't played that game in years, but I really can't tell a difference. Do you have a link to the texture pack I can check out?

Walls in the right in the first picture look way nicer, Deku tree looks flipping amazing. The ground in the third one looks way better... yes... I know what I am talking about.

Easy there chief, not calling you out, was just trying to find some more information on it. Like I said, it's been years since I played that game.

#8 Posted by Jay444111 (2441 posts) -

@Grimluck343 said:

@Jay444111 said:

@Grimluck343 said:

Maybe it's just because I haven't played that game in years, but I really can't tell a difference. Do you have a link to the texture pack I can check out?

Walls in the right in the first picture look way nicer, Deku tree looks flipping amazing. The ground in the third one looks way better... yes... I know what I am talking about.

Easy there chief, not calling you out, was just trying to find some more information on it. Like I said, it's been years since I played that game.

Sorry if I sounds aggressive there. I didn't mean it like that. I just... am a total nerd when it comes to OoT and I love to show off my trivia of it. Again, sorry if I sounded aggressive.

#9 Posted by Grimluck343 (1149 posts) -

@Jay444111 s'all good bro, all on the same team here. Would still appreciate a link if you can pull one up :D

#10 Posted by Jay444111 (2441 posts) -

@Grimluck343 said:

@Jay444111 s'all good bro, all on the same team here. Would still appreciate a link if you can pull one up :D

I don't need a link though. Sure the OP could offer one but I am not sure if a patch for a emulation for a game you can buy is... legal...

However, I can tell from sheer sight of these pictures instantly though. Another thing I noticed about the second picture is that the deku tree shield looks pretty damn good too. Yeah... I am a geek when it comes to this.

#11 Posted by JasonR86 (9742 posts) -

It looks...weird. The aspect ratio issue doesn't help (it looks like the game has been forced into 16x9 and it makes everything look short and fat). But it's just that the textures add more detail to a simple piece of geometry. It just looks odd to me. But maybe I'm just an old cumudgeon.

#12 Posted by Claude (16254 posts) -
@Jay444111: You go Jay. Good feedback.
#13 Posted by Grimluck343 (1149 posts) -

@Jay444111 said:

@Grimluck343 said:

@Jay444111 s'all good bro, all on the same team here. Would still appreciate a link if you can pull one up :D

I don't need a link though. Sure the OP could offer one but I am not sure if a patch for a emulation for a game you can buy is... legal...

However, I can tell from sheer sight of these pictures instantly though. Another thing I noticed about the second picture is that the deku tree shield looks pretty damn good too. Yeah... I am a geek when it comes to this.

Fair enough.

@JasonR86 said:

It looks...weird. The aspect ratio issue doesn't help (it looks like the game has been forced into 16x9 and it makes everything look short and fat). But it's just that the textures add more detail to a simple piece of geometry. It just looks odd to me. But maybe I'm just an old cumudgeon.

I think that might be why I can't really tell a difference. I need to just dig out my old N64 and look. That Deku tree definitely looks different though.

#14 Posted by Octaslash (551 posts) -

You should try out Djipi's (recently updated) cell shaded texture pack. It's just about the only way I can stand to look at OoT anymore.

#15 Posted by iam3green (14390 posts) -

it looks pretty good.

#16 Posted by Simplexity (1382 posts) -

@Octaslash said:

You should try out Djipi's (recently updated) cell shaded texture pack. It's just about the only way I can stand to look at OoT anymore.

That looks amazing.

#17 Posted by Sammo21 (3366 posts) -

I'm not really seeing a difference between this and the 3DS version to be honest.

@Simplexity: OK, yeah, I can definitely tell a difference there.

#18 Posted by RenMcKormack (1074 posts) -

what emulator are you using?

#19 Posted by Ravenlight (8040 posts) -

@Simplexity said:

@Octaslash said:

You should try out Djipi's (recently updated) cell shaded texture pack. It's just about the only way I can stand to look at OoT anymore.

That looks amazing.

OFT

That looks friggin' great. Congrats on making it through the Water Temple, BTW ;)

#20 Posted by TooWalrus (13237 posts) -

@Octaslash: That really does look awesome, when I get some free time I might have to try it out.

#21 Posted by Video_Game_King (36272 posts) -

@Grimluck343 said:

Maybe it's just because I haven't played that game in years, but I really can't tell a difference. Do you have a link to the texture pack I can check out?

I can. There isn't a lot, really.

#22 Posted by GunslingerPanda (4827 posts) -

@Octaslash said:

You should try out Djipi's (recently updated) cell shaded texture pack. It's just about the only way I can stand to look at OoT anymore.

Jesusfuck that's gorgeous. I think I might need this.

#23 Posted by prestonhedges (1965 posts) -

Wow. Someone hit 'sharpen' way too many times. Pro-tip: that doesn't make things look HD, it makes them look like garbage.

#24 Posted by AndrewB (7669 posts) -

Hey, I was just going to say how I'd rather them go a different direction with the art on these texture packs, and what do you know? That one screenshot from the cell shaded pack brings new life to the game. The only other way I think I could stand going back would be to play it on the 3DS.

#25 Posted by AlexW00d (6303 posts) -

Those really aren't high resolution textures.

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