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Just installed boiling point road to hell.(Yeah i know its an old game but i like it! )
The problem is that the maximum resolution that i can choose is 1280x960 which it isnt fully compatible with my lcd.So i have to choose 1024x768(Yeah it is still hd but looks ugly compared to 1280x1024)So how can i use 1280x1024?
Thanks already
Edited by sinakr6 - 7/22/11 at 8:53am
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You can't.

What you could do is check your monitor for the option that will letterbox or pillarbox the image if it's not native res instead of stretching it. This will only work if your monitor is using DVI input, if not you need to follow these directions here:

http://msts.steam4me.net/tutorials/msts_widescreen.html
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Don't think you can.
(Cached page, doesn't appear to exist anymore.)
http://webcache.googleusercontent.co...www.google.com

Says the game doesn't support widescreen, which would also make me assume it can't do much in the way of higher resolutions, and apparently there was no registry information config files to add it as with some games it was possible.

You can try searching your documents folder, the game folder and your registry for any entries relating to resolution but not sure if you'll be able to find anything for it.
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Is there a console resolution command?

Can you window it and stretch it to full size?
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Don't think you can.
(Cached page, doesn't appear to exist anymore.)
http://webcache.googleusercontent.co...www.google.com

Says the game doesn't support widescreen, which would also make me assume it can't do much in the way of higher resolutions, and apparently there was no registry information config files to add it as with some games it was possible.

You can try searching your documents folder, the game folder and your registry for any entries relating to resolution but not sure if you'll be able to find anything for it.
Well im not so familier with registry.So im afraid that i screw things up.
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http://widescreengamingforum.com/dr/...oint-road-hell

It's not possible.

At least make sure you're using a digital connection and it's maintaining the proper aspect ratio, that's the best you can do.
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