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[]_---_[] KITT
09-27-2007, 07:55 PM
Does anyone know how to play FB for widescreen monitor at 1440x900? Is it possible to change some config lines to do this?

I just bought a book on the epic of jets and I just finished the part on Nazi wondermachines. The Me262 rocks http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif. So I came back to FB...with my new PC and widescreen LCD.

Thx

WOLFMondo
09-28-2007, 01:59 AM
In your conf.ini file change the width and the height to your desired resolution and change save aspect to =0

[window]
width=1920
height=1200
ColourBits=32
DepthBits=24
StencilBits=8
ChangeScreenRes=1
FullScreen=1
DrawIfNotFocused=0
EnableResize=0
EnableClose=1
SaveAspect=0
Use3Renders=0

VMF-214_HaVoK
09-28-2007, 02:02 AM
Playing 1680x1050 here and I think most will agree that once you go high res widesreen you never go back. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif Follow Mondo instructions and you will be good to go. And welcome to the Widescreen club!

S!

Kaptein_Damli
09-28-2007, 02:15 AM
Do you get the real aspect ratio with widescreen or do you get the image stretched?
Does the saveaspect=0 fix the 16:9 aspect size correct? Thought the game was made for 4:3 aspect ratio. (Back in 2001 not many people had widescreens).

VMF-214_HaVoK
09-28-2007, 02:52 AM
It is stretched so you loose a little bit off the top but hardly noticeable and does not bother anyone who runs widescreen and certainly not me. The map and chat bar and stuff is moved in abit but you get used that very quickly. Trust me its well worth it. Here is some screens at 1680x1050 for you, they are jpeg so quality is reduced.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v604/vmfhavok/il2fb2007-09-2804-29-43-54.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v604/vmfhavok/il2fb2007-09-2804-28-05-15.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v604/vmfhavok/il2fb2007-09-2804-27-30-75.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v604/vmfhavok/il2fb2007-09-2804-31-11-79.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v604/vmfhavok/il2fb2007-09-2804-31-25-21.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v604/vmfhavok/il2fb2007-09-2804-31-53-79.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v604/vmfhavok/il2fb2007-09-2804-32-14-31.jpg

S

[]_---_[] KITT
09-28-2007, 03:52 AM
Thx guys. I did that but the fps was so low. I used to get 50 easily now it runs like my old 9600XT between 20-25 on the ground.

[]_---_[] KITT
09-28-2007, 04:55 AM
Switched to directX and the fps flies....

TheGhostFiles
09-28-2007, 06:46 AM
"Playing 1680x1050 here and I think most will agree that once you go high res widesreen you never go back."

I'll second that. It's worth the extra bucks to go HDTV. 32" (.51 pitch is all you need)

1680x1050 AA4 AF16
http://theghostfiles.org/wideviews1.html

INTENSE!!!!

GF

Bearcat99
09-28-2007, 06:50 AM
I agree as well... by the way there ios a Sale Alert thread on an Acer 24" for $329 if anyone is interested.. great monitor. I actually hooked my old 19" CRT to another PC and was just floored by the difference..

WOLFMondo
09-28-2007, 07:19 AM
Remember when going widescreen it puts more pressure on the video memory. A 128mb video card will suffer at larger resolutions.

Hoenire
09-28-2007, 08:52 AM
Originally posted by Bearcat99:
I agree as well... by the way there ios a Sale Alert thread on an Acer 24" for $329 if anyone is interested.. great monitor. I actually hooked my old 19" CRT to another PC and was just floored by the difference..

How much commission do you get?

Only kidding http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

TheGhostFiles
09-28-2007, 11:08 AM
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VMF-214_HaVoK
09-28-2007, 04:06 PM
Originally posted by WOLFMondo:
Remember when going widescreen it puts more pressure on the video memory. A 128mb video card will suffer at larger resolutions.

Ya thats true and would probably suffer worse if IL2 truly ran in 16:9/16:10.

S!

Lurch1962
09-28-2007, 04:42 PM
There will be no "stretching" with any screen aspect, meaning the view will not be distorted. Instead, in wide screen you will lose some vertical view angle.

For example, the widest view angles in-game:
-------------------------------------------
At 4:3, 90 deg. horizontal x 73.7 deg. vertical.

At 16:9, 90 deg. horizontal x 58.7 deg. vertical.

Therefore you would lose 15 degrees vertically, or 7.5 deg. off both the top and bottom of the view.

VMF-214_HaVoK
09-28-2007, 04:58 PM
Originally posted by Lurch1962:
There will be no "stretching" with any screen aspect, meaning the view will not be distorted. Instead, in wide screen you will lose some vertical view angle.

For example, the widest view angles in-game:
-------------------------------------------
At 4:3, 90 deg. horizontal x 73.7 deg. vertical.

At 16:9, 90 deg. horizontal x 58.7 deg. vertical.

Therefore you would lose 15 degrees vertically, or 7.5 deg. off both the top and bottom of the view.

Yep, its not really stretched but still not true wide screen. Would be even better if it was!

S!

Copperhead311th
09-28-2007, 07:43 PM
@ Bear....
I keep hearing about Vizzio TV's are they any good at all. I want a larger one for the living room...then this 32" widescreen will go in the new cockpit. Right now it's pulling double duty. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-sad.gif

VMF-214_HaVoK
09-28-2007, 09:18 PM
Originally posted by Copperhead311th:
@ Bear....
I keep hearing about Vizzio TV's are they any good at all. I want a larger one for the living room...then this 32" widescreen will go in the new cockpit. Right now it's pulling double duty. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-sad.gif

Very good LCD HD TV! I just got mine two weeks ago and absolutely love it. I got the 32" because the wife said it had to fit inside her fancy country style entertainment center. Under 600 bucks and better quality then a tv twice the price. Consumer reports rate it a best buy and its is one of the best customer reviewed widescreens on the market and I can certainly see why.

So if you was thinking of getting a Vizio for the living room to fill your HD needs I can not recommend it enough.

PS. I got a Xbox360 Elite for the kids and so I can play sport games online with my buds and it looks excellent in 1080p. I tried the Bioshock demo it was hard to tell a difference from the PC version. Other then the kids the main reason I got the 360 was for football and most importantly THQ has a UFC game coming out this winter!! I love MMA!

S!

TheGhostFiles
10-01-2007, 04:17 AM
Viz
Vizio 32" is 1080i, not 1080p.

If you want a 1080p HDTV 32", you'll pay twice the cost of the Viz 32".

GF

TgD Thunderbolt56
10-01-2007, 06:12 AM
Originally posted by TheGhostFiles:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Viz
Vizio 32" is 1080i, not 1080p.

If you want a 1080p HDTV 32", you'll pay twice the cost of the Viz 32".

GF </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Yes, and while 1080p is the top O' the line most people are still very pleased and yes, amazed, at the picture quality of 720p and 1080i under most circumstances. My Samsung 42" runs most HD signals in 1080i and at 1 year old still looks stunning.

IMO, stay away from the cost of 1080p for now.


TB

Markku38
10-01-2007, 10:12 AM
Originally posted by VMF-214_HaVoK:
Playing 1680x1050 here and I think most will agree that once you go high res widesreen you never go back. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif Follow Mondo instructions and you will be good to go. And welcome to the Widescreen club!

S!

I'm too playing with 1680x1050 http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif
Change my 19" up to 22" http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

In fact have two monitor staying my desk (20" which is Vista rig and 22" in XP rig)