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09-25-02, 11:38 PM #1
16:9 display output PC games
Please post the titles of recent/current PC games that have the option of outputting their video in 16:9 ratio.
09-27-02, 02:22 AM #2
You can do it in most games, you just have to look around in the config file. I know there's an option in Quake 3, so anything using that engine should have it in the graphics config(ie: I've seen RTCW run on a plasma display, which is what you're probably shooting for. Just browse through your game files with notepad or wordpad(though don't set it to always open with either).
To get the number of pixels, whip out a calculator and multiply the standard height (ie: 1024x768 or 1600x1200) by 9/16.
09-28-02, 04:03 PM #3
is it that easy? i know that 9/10 times you have to use powerstrip to get workable 16/9 modes in windowsThe HTPC
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09-28-02, 04:04 PM #4
Not sure, I'm positive you can do it when the screen is the right size, but I doubt it's possible to do bars above and below to get a ratio
09-29-02, 09:47 PM #5
whats a 16/9 mode?<- pic of my college parking spot
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10-01-02, 03:08 PM #6
an aspect ratio of film or viewing.
a standard tv is 4x3.
movies at a theatre are 16:9when you have nothing to hide, you have nothing to fear.
10-01-02, 04:17 PM #7
Oh and is it fabulous.. The only way to watch movies. I had no idea you could play it in games. That is sweet.
10-01-02, 04:56 PM #8
I play Xbox games in 16:9 but I never tried it on a PC yet...when you have nothing to hide, you have nothing to fear.