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Widescreen monitors

Moros wrote:
My 19 inch monitor has gone and bit the dust so I've bought a Dell UltraSharp 24 widescreen Monitor, the game is not looking great with it either I can tell you. I've tried using different resolution hacks but I can't seem to get the right one that actually makes the game look half decent, can anyone give me the resolutions that you are currently using so I can try them out. :?

iryan wrote:
This really isn't the right place for this question but I'll let you know what I use. I use an ini hack to force the game into 1680 x 1050 (width = 1680 height = 1050) on a 30inch TV which I use as a monitor and 1920 x 1080 display resolution.

I can use 1920 x 1080 successfully as well but it tends to squash up the characters a bit. The only drawback I find with these higher resolutions is that your hero portrait is very small, presumably because its taken by the game in the default menu resolution which is 800 x 600 for DS2 and 1024 x 768 for BW. I use BW and find that the textures are quite adequate at these resolutions, certainly a lot better than half decent.

After three months on a new widescreen monitor (21.52/55 cm) I've decided some of the writing in Windows 10 (file explorer for example) was looking smaller than I wanted, so in Windows 10's Settings > System > Display, after trying increased size of text etc. to 125%, I've reverted to 100% but gone to Advanced display settings and selected 1440 x 900 resolution. With this I am happily running DS2 set (by its own internal options menu) to 1280 x 1024 and DS1 at the most it offers, 1024 x 768.

1920 x 1080 (Windows setting) was giving me some grief with Dungeon Siege (running full screen) misaligning to the screen, certainly when I was trying increased Windows text size, but 1440 x 900 has been trouble free.

Just spotted on KillerGremal's site (

"WideScreen/FoV Support, Alpha 2b . . . This mod is intended as a patch to automatically update camera related map settings depending on the resolution of your widescreen monitor. It is focused on higher screen ratios around 16:9 and 21:9, but very common displays for example with 14:9 (1680x1050) are supported as well."

NB comments can be edited so why not the starting post:-

RSimpkinuk57 wrote:
a new widescreen monitor (21.52/55 cm)
21.5" is what I meant. 1920 x 1080 capable.