ENB and SweetFX for Fallout 3 and goty by carinth
Fallout 3 » Visuals and Graphics
Added: 02/03/2017 - 05:26PM
Updated: 21/04/2017 - 09:24PM

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Last updated at 21:24, 21 Apr 2017 Uploaded at 17:26, 2 Mar 2017

A File of the Month
for March 2017

Thanks very much all.

This is a Place and Play, no adjustments required. It includes adjustments for graphics, memory and use with sweetfx. Also included are additional DX files and full sweetfx setup. Including my own Fallout3 settings file with in-game adjustments for all aspects of the game. For Vanilla or Modded games. No plugins.

To Install: Download and extract to the following location : C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Fallout 3 goty

To add the ENB file.
Download my ModDB version.
Download then Open the file and from the altd3d9 folder, select one of the 4 d3d9.dll for use. Try the Blackmesa first.
Extract file to same location as others.

Start and play.

Use shift-f12 to disable/enable ENB effects.
Use PauseBreak to toggle sweetFX On/Off

Nvidia Users. Enable DSR in your Nvidia control panel (as shown here), under the global settings. (I checked all the boxes to allow for all the resolutions).

ATI Users:
Enable VSR here.

If using DSR/VSR.

Open enbseries.ini in the game folder and change the line under [GLOBAL] AllowAntialias=1 to AllowAntialias=0.

To Uninstall: Simply goto the game folder and remove any file references (D3 or DX files, enb and sweetfx files)

Adjust ingame settings.

Alter resolution according to rig setup. I actually found the 2100x on a 1920x1080 monitor seemed to have the finest detail, but test for preference.
If you have a 4k monitor then use 4k setting.














Comparitives. With and Without effects, in that order.

To fully enjoy the game use with my Fallout3 WinXP-7-8-10 Multicore Threading 4GB LAA mod.

Mod Information.

This is a combination of several different setting files and programs I found I could use with one another (after some adjustments) for Fallout 3,
adding post processing effects. Helping the game to perform more smoothly. It adds HDR, FXAA, MFAA and DSR/VSR setup. This is processed through the ENB Proxy file setting, also allowing for further memory and graphics optimization to be combined through the two.
It also adds detail, shading and lighting, while enhancing colors but not altering the base colors of the game.

This can be used in combination with any texture packs, DLC, mods or add-ons.
These files work independant of all game files, no wrappers, injectors or binary file installers are used. Game cache verification will not effect the files or their functions.
No plugins.

Use shift-f12 to disable/enable ENB effects.
Use PauseBreak to toggle sweetFX On/Off

To make adjustments to ENB, alter the enbseries.ini configuration settings file, found in the main folder.
Assigned Hotkeys and bindings can be found in this file.
To make adjustments to Sweetfx, go to \SweetFX\Presets and alter the Fallout3.txt file.
The default settings file is located in the main folder, SweetFX_settings.txt. However, it is not used for the settings as the SweetFX_preset.txt file is directing it to the presets folder (alter to match, if you make change to location or name of settings file).

Using the Printscreen, will generate ingame screenshots.
They can be found placed in the game folder, where the files were placed.
Use FastStone Image Viewer, to convert them to jpg or other formats.

Alter ENB and SweetFX settings as you like.
Full ENB Download available enbdev.com.
Full Sweetfx Download available here.
For further information check here.

Trouble Shooting: Mod

Install the DX9 final release if you haven't done so previously. DX9 Final Release June2010
DX install: Download and run the file, tell it to extract to c:\dx, then after goto c:\dx and run the dxsetup file.

Check to make sure you are using the newest graphics drivers.
Try disabling any turbo or overclocking software.

If you experience issues with the ENB D3D9 try this: CTD, Graphics issues.
Replace the d3d9.dll with one of the alternates in the altd3d9 folder from the ModDB download.

Nvidia users can also use this mod (Thanks to khalilsm) to allow the game to run if you have any issues.
Rename the ENB d3d9.dll that came with this mod to d3d9orig.dll and place the d3d9.dll from that mod with it in the game folder.

If using any forced settings through your graphics card, try disabling them.

WIN10 Users
If you experience a d3d11 error, to fix the d3d11 error you just rename the dxgi.dll to d3d11.dll

Thanks to Christian Jensen (CeeJay.dk) and Crosire for reshade and sweetfx.
Thanks for enb by Boris Vorontsov.
I hope you find these programs and adjustments helpful at making your game more enjoyable.

Thanks also to Nexus and the Nexus Community.