Horizon Zero Dawn
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Gives rain a more translucent and natural look, and fixes the visibility problems it can cause (particularly for people playing with HDR enabled).

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The rain in this game just looks like long, white streaks falling from the sky. Not only does it look bad, but it can actually make it very difficult to see in dark areas when it's raining (particularly if you're playing with HDR enabled, which makes dark areas much darker and brightens the rain more).

The height of each rain stroke texture is reduced by a different amount so not all rain strokes are the same size (as they are in the original game), which helps give the rain a more natural look. Reducing the brightness of rain strokes makes the rain appear more translucent, rather than pure white, increasing visibility.

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Medium Density: Default amount of rain.
High Density: Increases amount of rain by about 50%.

I recommend trying Variant C, Medium Density first. If the rain is still too visible for your preference you can try Variant B, High Density next. If the rain is not visible enough you can try Variant C, High Density or Variant D, Medium Density.

1) Download the variant of the mod that you want and extract the downloaded .zip archive.
2) Choose either the medium density or high density option.
3) Move the "Packed_DX12" folder into your game's installation directory.
Install directory: Steam library → right-click game → Properties... → Local Files → Browse...

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Information about the tools and resources I used to make this mod can be found in the "permissions and credits" section above.