Clouds are driving me crazy

Please add the option of disabling clouds or possibly changing the spawn rate of clouds. there are too many clouds going over my town too often. maybe one every so often would be ok but hundreds of clouds on the screen all the time is not good. too many moving objects!
They cast shadows so sometimes it’s hard to tell what shade of wood in using because if I happen to pause it just right when building sometimes it’s hard to tell the shade of wood in comparison to the other wood not under a cloud. “why does this wood look different? oh, it’s because it’s under a cloud.” I would like the option of disabling clouds please.


PLEASE, I really need clouds to be disabled they are driving me crazy!

someone tell me how to disable clouds

I’m I the only one that doesn’t like the clouds?

please tell me how to disable clouds.

clouds are laif mate

I don’t understand
"laif mate"
is that a typo?

yes it is but why would you want to disable clouds

did you read the post at the top?
I do believe I make my reason quite clear

Unpack stonehearth.smod, open data\horde\shaders\voxel\deferred_fowclouds.shader in Notepad, and change:
gl_FragColor = vec4(cloudColor * fowValue, 1.0);
gl_FragColor = vec4(fowValue, 1.0);.

You could wrap that more nicely in a mod if you want, but this is the easiest way. Keep in mind that without a mod it will be overwritten next time you update the game.


I would love to make that into a mod but I don’t know how. I only know how to manipulate game files.

is there a good video where I could learn how to make mods?


It’s more useful than you might think.

Anyways, back to topic;
I can’t recall any Videos, only outdated written guides. If you want an introduction better contact someone who knows his stuff via pm or ask for help publicly in the modding section…


I tried making that into a mod, here it is: [Mod][Settings]CloudDisabler.smod (1.8 KB) (<-don’t download this one, download the ClearSky mod [edit]), but the clouds still show. It might be because of a stupid mistake, but nothing I could find right now.

What I did was override your the file you mentioned with an exact copy which includes your change.

That change only works if you have High Quality Graphics enabled. If you want it to work in low quality mode as well, it’s probably easier to just replace the cloud texture with a plain white image. It’s in stonehearth/data/horde/textures/environment/cloudmap.png.


Thank you, it’s working. :slightly_smiling_face:. For anyone who is interested, you can download the mod here.

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As a result, the mod works in two modes (high\low graphic i mean) ?

Yes, overriding the texture should work in both.

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