Black Marble

I’m a big fan of Chris Bell’s fantastic Night Environment add-on for P3D, which brings realistic “to the horizon” night lighting environments to the simulator. You can see a video of me flying in his Pennsylvania package here.

So it’s natural that I’m excited about Chris’s latest project, Black Marble, which will bring highly detailed vector-level road lighting to the entire planet. Given that night lighting has always been a weakness for P3D, this could be transformative add-on for the simulator. You can learn more about it here, and here are some recent shots released by Chris. I’ll be downloading this immediately upon availability.

And here’s a before/after comparison …
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