Setting Cloud Shading Parameters - Lumberyard User Guide

Setting Cloud Shading Parameters

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Cloud shading, unlike cloud shadows, affects the brightness and color of clouds in your level. The environment sky and sun color affect how clouds look.

To set cloud shading parameters

  1. In Lumberyard Editor, choose Tools, Other, Time Of Day.

  2. In the Time of Day Editor, under Parameters, adjust the following Cloud Shading properties.

    • Sun contribution – Specifies how much the sun affects the cloud brightness.

    • Sun custom color – Sets the RGB sun color.

    • Sun custom color multiplier – Sets the brightness of the sun, which is multiplied by the sun custom color.

    • Sun custom color influence – Sets the degree to which the color of the sun contributes to the color of the clouds.