Realistic Lighting JBX (1-12-2017)

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Description: This modification improves lighting, disables automatic exposure and eliminates bright light and illuminated sectors in the game environment.

The illumination (HDR) was improved and adjusted to use my Reshade & SweetFX Preset 1.9.5 for Best visual of the game environment.


– No Bloom
– Less Fog
– No Auto Exposure
– Realistic lighting
– Realistic Color Temperature


Changelog (ETS2 v1.30.x):

v1.4: Adjustments and improvements in bad.sii and nice.sii. Better Lighting, Color Temperature (RGB Gamma) and other additional improvements.

Note: It is not compatible with climates of other custom maps. The climates of ProMods will be added in the stable version of EST2.


Changelog (ETS2 v1.27.x, v1.28.x):

v1.1: Adjustments and improvements in hdr.sii, bad.sii and nice.sii. Better Lighting, Color Temperature (RGB Gamma) and other additional improvements.

Note: It is not compatible with climates of other custom maps, only ProMods.


Changelog (Complete Winter v3.1):

v1.0: Adjustments and improvements in bad.sii and nice.sii. Reduced lighting for greater compatibility with environments with a lot of white.

Note: Use only with Complete Winter or any other Snow Mod.


Activate the Mod in High Priority.


Adjustments required* in the Game

– Anti-Aliasing (MLAA): OFF (*)
– High Dynamic Range: ON (*)
– Depth of Field (DOF): OFF (*)
– Rays of Sunshine: ON (*)
– Color Correction: ON (*)
– Anisotropic Filtering: Maximum (*)

I recommend playing in the best graphic quality + 400% Scaling + Full HD

For better visual quality apply all the graphic settings I recommend. It affects the performance*

Necessary settings for my Mod SCS and Preset 1.9.5 (Config.cfg)

uset r_gamma “1” (Important)
uset r_cloud_shadows “0” (Optional)
uset r_color_correction “1” (Important)

Path: DocumentsEuro Truck Simulator 2config.cfg

Note: Exit the game before modifying config.cfg

Warning: You can not modify or use my modifications in other SCS projects without my authorization and credit. JuanBonX

Compatible: (ETS2) 1.27.x, 1.28.x, 1.30.x, ProMods, Early & Late Autumn, Spring Weather, Complete Winter

Giving thanks costs nothing.

JuanBonX (Mod), SCS Software (Author)


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6 thoughts on “Realistic Lighting JBX (1-12-2017)

  1. Driverstein

    Video with this amazing mod:

    Best Graphics Mod EVER!

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  3. Sotka_GER

    Works with Eastern Express v 10.7 [1.28.x] and Winter Mod v 1.2 from black dragon in ETS2 1.30 final too! Great! Great job! Thank you!
    Video in german here:

    Regards from Germany!

  4. Sotka_GER

    Hi JBX…Sotka again…

    Please fix the day and nightime houres for winter in the game_data.
    The only one small fault. Do it from 18:00 till 08:00 😉

    cu Sotka

    1. Hi, thanks for using my mod. You can delete the env_data.sii file in the mod: Realistic Lighting JBX for Snow v1.1.scs

      New version added.

  5. Vengeance

    Link Died!

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