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Turret reload timer and colour

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The colour and/or contrast used for these indicators has been altered in the latest patch.  They are now so faint that depending on the background it's hard to make out their status.

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23 minutes ago, collisionSpace said:

The colour and/or contrast used for these indicators has been altered in the latest patch.  They are now so faint that depending on the background it's hard to make out their status.

Can you provide a screenshot of what you're referring to?

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11 minutes ago, Gneisenau013 said:

Can you provide a screenshot of what you're referring to?

At work now so I can’t, but agree with the OP.

It’s kind of like the contrast has been reduced or some kind of dimmer was activated. I keep wanting to turn up the dimming switch or something.

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And I have never been more glad to use modded indicators because if people I normally don't see complaining about issues with contrast issues are - I'd be blind as a damn bat with my already existing issues. 

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9 hours ago, Gneisenau013 said:

Can you provide a screenshot of what you're referring to?

It seems to be if the weapon (main guns, torps) can't target the point being aimed the indicator on the screen gets dimmed. In some cases this makes it harder than it needs to be to see how long the reload will take to complete. 

1. All guns can target the enemy, reload timers / indicators are visible, but not particularly obvious - it's like the colour has been washed out. On a light background (water) it's very faint.

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2. All turrets are reloading. The forward turrets can target the aim point so the reload indicator is visible, but faint. The back turrets cannot target the aim point so the reload timer is almost invisible.

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3. Torpedo launchers selected - reload timers for the guns are almost invisible

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There is an 'Increase GUI contrast' option in the controls, but it does not alter the contrast here.

The intent would seem to be to show which weapons are usable. However.. I will always, always want clear information on the reload time for all of the weapons, regardless of whether they can target the point i'm aiming at.

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