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Gas Giants feel too much like Ocean Worlds
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The visual state of gas giants since the oceans were added seem weird. They feel way too much like giant ocean worlds rather than gas giants.

The atmosphere should probably be more cloudy, and the ocean surface should be more like heavy clouds than just water surface. Light from the star should probably also become dimmer the closer you get to the ocean surface, so it doesn't just become suddenly dark because under water.

Maybe it would also be interesting to lower the ocean surface level more too, but that might not be very backward compatible.
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#2
I agree. Here are some videos for inspiration.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjMqJ--aUJ8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B0v7MihXA-s
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGaW-c7T4f8

Falling into the gas giants in our earth star system.

Obviously I'm not expecting the very pretty and dense visual effects of the clouds and lightning, but making the 'ocean' layer much much smaller, and getting a way to make the atmosphere denser and denser effect wise so it really feels like thicker clouds as you go down would be neat. I also think that as you descend into the atmosphere it needs to get darker, until you reach the 'ocean' layer which should glow to some degree as this 'liquid' is more accurately 'liquid metal hydrogen' and would be VERY HOT and thus glow.
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#3
Disagree. We already don't see anything while colonizing theses worlds.
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(03-17-2020, 07:02 PM)Xantheose Wrote: Disagree. We already don't see anything while colonizing theses worlds.

Respectfully I disagree, every world shouldn't be an easy breeze to colonize and see. Variety is good, some challenge is nice. Especially for an environment that is considered 'end game materials.' (Adamantine)
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#5
Well, I agree with that, but sadly it's not even hard, only annoying.
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(03-17-2020, 07:02 PM)Xantheose Wrote: Disagree. We already don't see anything while colonizing theses worlds.

I would like to ague that not being able to see anything is an issue on most worlds during the night time or at the bottom of the sea. The fact that the core of a gas giant might be a little darker seems unrelated to this.

Not being able to see and plan construction because it is dark should probably be fixed in some other way. Rather than be used as an excuse for having gas giants look weird.
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