I personally do not adjust gamma to be brighter and washed out as I love the game looking beautiful. But I was watching some videos and while a more experienced player would spot a monster better than one not as experienced, do gamma adjustments make the monster easier to find in dark areas? I
I personally consider this cheating, but its “technically” part of the game, just not how the developers intended it to be used. I know there have been many games where people would adjust gamma to see in dark areas with little issues.