Map lighting is confusing in elevated spaces

:arrow_forward: GAME INFORMATION

  • BUILD #: 9476
  • PLATFORM: Steam
  • OS: Windows 10

:arrow_forward: ISSUE EXPERIENCED

:question: DESCRIBE THE ISSUE IN DETAIL (below). Limit to ONE issue per thread.

The Fog-of-War in the game is a feature, that shows previously explored areas that are currently not in line-of-sight as darker than ones in line-of-sight. This works similarly in any RTS game.
On the map Ozarks the elevated Trading Posts on the central Trade Route look like they are permanently in line-of-sight, in spite of the fact that they are not. Please refer to attached video. I suspect this is a problem with the global lighting of the game, or the opacity of Fog-of-War.

:arrow_forward: FREQUENCY OF ISSUE

:question: How often does the issue occur? CHOSE ONE; DELETE THE REST.

The problem persists 100% of the time on map Ozarks. Perhaps it is also there on other maps, I have not checked.

:arrow_forward: REPRODUCTION STEPS

:question: List the DETAILED STEPS we can take to reproduce the issue… Be descriptive!

Here’s the steps to reproduce the issue:

  1. Start a game on Ozarks.
  2. Scout the map (alternatively type the cheat code “X marks the spot”).
  3. Compare the lighting of visible areas / not visible areas (fog of war) / Trading Posts.

:arrow_forward: EXPECTED RESULT

:question: What was supposed to happen if the bug you encountered were not present?

Trading Posts should be displayed as within fog of war.

:arrow_forward: ACTUAL RESULT

:question: What actually happened (what went wrong) because of the issue you’re reporting?

Trading Posts look like they are not in fog of war, but instead are in line of sight. (When they are not actually in line of sight.)

:arrow_forward: IMAGE & ATTACHMENTS

:question: Attach a relevant PICTURE (.jpg, .png, .gif), VIDEO (.mp4, YouTube), DXDIAG FILE (.txt), or CRASH/GAME LOGS (.aoe2record, .txt) below.

Please review the video below. Consider the following timestamps: 00:10, 00:49, 02:25, 08:10.

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