RealHeat VS RSS-Textures

Compare RealHeat vs RSS-Textures and see what are their differences.

RealHeat

A real heating (not temperature) model for KSP (by KSP-RO)

RSS-Textures

Real Solar System Textures (by KSP-RO)
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RealHeat RSS-Textures
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0.0 0.4
12 months ago 2 months ago
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RealHeat

Posts with mentions or reviews of RealHeat. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-05-06.

RSS-Textures

Posts with mentions or reviews of RSS-Textures. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-04-26.
  • KSP (1.12.3) + RSS (18.5.0) + DMP (0.3.8.3)
    4 projects | reddit.com/r/RealSolarSystem | 26 Apr 2022
    KSP-RO/RSS-Textures (link to the 4k textures but there are other quality versions also) - https://github.com/KSP-RO/RSS-Textures/releases/download/v18.4/4096.zip
  • I’m begging you.
    6 projects | reddit.com/r/RealSolarSystem | 6 May 2021
    Step 4: Real Solar System. This is the bread and butter of KSP RSSRO. Download the newest release here: https://github.com/KSP-RO/RealSolarSystem/releases/tag/v18.1.4. Once you have done this, download the latest RSS textures (right here https://github.com/KSP-RO/RSS-Textures/releases/tag/v18.3) and pick one of the options. What you pick is dependent on your ram. If you have 16 gb or more and a powerful processor, the 16384 (16k) should be fine. If you have 8, I would suggest the 2048. If you have 16 gb but a lower end processor, I'd get the 8k or 4k textures respectively. I like 8k, it works well for my i5 6600k. Move the folder included (RSS-Textures) to the GameData folder. After that, you should be good.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing RealHeat and RSS-Textures you can also consider the following projects:

Ferram-Aerospace-Research - Aerodynamics model for Kerbal Space Program

RealSolarSystem - Changes KSP's solar system to make it like the real one.

ModularFuelSystem - Modular fuel tanks and engines, with real fuels and realistic performance.

RealChute - Realistic parachutes for KSP