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agirlyman

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#1 15 years ago

the game must default at 800 600, cause when i load the game the screen goes fuzzy, and i can't see the menu's to access the graphics settings. Can I configure any of the video setting from msdos? what else besides bying a new monitor can i do?

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Ranger Insane

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#2 15 years ago

Shouldn't be ya monitor, most likely ya video card. What Video card ya got?




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#3 15 years ago

Hi agirlyman,

If you want to check the current game settings you can open a file called "video.com" in one of the game dirs, preferably with wordpad.

It will have lines like this:

game.setGameDisplayMode 800 600 32 60 game.setDetailTexture 5 game.setShadows 1 game.setEnvironmentMapping 1 game.setGraphicsQuality 3 game.setLightmaps 1 game.setRenderWhenSpawnMenu 1 game.setMenuViewdistance 100 game.setEffectsQuality 3 game.setPerformance 0

With the top line being the current display mode. You can change it there to better suit you, however it sounds like a refresh rate thing to me rather than a resolution thing. In the display mode I have resolution 800X600 as above, color depth 32 as above but can be 16 but no lower, and the refresh rate 60 Hrtz, yes, I too have an old monitor. If you do have an old monitor this should be set to 60.

Good luck.

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