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Gamma and monitors (!)
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Gamma and monitors (!)

Hello!

This question is not directly related to SOMA; I've played though, and now that I've bought Amnesia too, the same concept applies.

What is believe is my monitor [quality] is giving me problems related to gamma.

When I adjust it to have the X element (box in Amnesia, and something I don't remember in SOMA) to be "barely visible" (this happens around the +1.3 level), I generally can see sharp gradients in the dark areas, for example, the Abyss in SOMA.
When I lower the gamma, the color range/exposure feels much more "tuned" to the atmosphere, especially in SOMA, but I can't see the gamma detail box (or the other thingy in SOMA).

My monitor is a relatively old TN, from Samsung (245B).

Now, the question is - is there any suggestion for which monitor to go for, or at least, a general guideline?
Are IPS monitors much more suited to (Frictional) horror games?

My current setup is quite spoiling the experience.
(This post was last modified: 12-28-2015, 05:24 PM by seven87641.)
12-28-2015, 05:22 PM
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Gamma and monitors (!) - by seven87641 - 12-28-2015, 05:22 PM
RE: Gamma and monitors (!) - by psxpetey - 12-30-2015, 12:38 PM
RE: Gamma and monitors (!) - by seven87641 - 12-31-2015, 04:23 PM
RE: Gamma and monitors (!) - by Kein - 12-31-2015, 05:42 PM



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