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I installed perfect doom 3 and launched the game. The graphics look pretty old and crappy and I thought I was supposed to get better graphics with this patch. Also, I cant get 1920x1080 its not an option - which should I use - I have a 27'' monitor with 1920x1080. Should I launch the game off of my desktop icon or steam or desura? I feel like the perfect doom 3 isnt working cause of the crappy graphics. I havent restarted pc , should I?
Edited by mrpep - 10/9/11 at 6:40pm
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Yes, Doom 3 does not have 16:10 or 16:9 rendering.

I play it at 1280x1024. It's probably your best bet too. You'll have to live with the black borders on each side of the screen. You'll end up getting used to it.

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I think you actually can run Doom 3 in widescreen resolutions.

http://doom.freakygaming.com/pc/action/doom_3/tutorials/running_doom_3_in_widescreen.html
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Originally Posted by John`;15241543 
I think you actually can run Doom 3 in widescreen resolutions.

http://doom.freakygaming.com/pc/action/doom_3/tutorials/running_doom_3_in_widescreen.html

Hmmm, interesting.

I actually just bought the game a few months ago and never bothered to check if there was some special configuration you could try.

I still haven't finished the game, will eventually try to run it with those options and see if it works.

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Yes, Doom 3 does not have 16:10 or 16:9 rendering.

I play it at 1280x1024. It's probably your best bet too. You'll have to live with the black borders on each side of the screen. You'll end up getting used to it.

Cheers!
Say goodbye to 1280x1024.

http://widescreengamingforum.com/dr/doom-3

I used to play at 1600x1200 on my CRT. Now I play at 1920x1200. It works perfectly. The game was made with 4:3 in mind so I think there are some minor anomalies like the HUD stretches (but this is barely noticeable to me as it always appeared a tad too stretched looking to me to begin with), but it's 99% fine with 16:10 and 16:9.
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the latest version of perfect doom includes a custom main menu. if your not getting that its not installed properly. trying installing it to the base folder instead.
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You can play at 1080, thats what i'm playing with. You have to force the res through the Config file as the menu options don't contain it. Aspect ratio of 1 is 16:9 2 is 16:10/15:9.

Seta_rcustomwidth
Seta_rcustomheight
Seta_raspectratio
seta image_usePrecompressedTextures "0"
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Odd, mine was there in the settings :S
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Both my vanilla and modded version didn't have it so i'm assuming unless perfect mod added it in there as an option.
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Originally Posted by Blackops_2;15246554 
You can play at 1080, thats what i'm playing with. You have to force the res through the Config file as the menu options don't contain it. Aspect ratio of 1 is 16:9 2 is 16:10/15:9.

Seta_rcustomwidth
Seta_rcustomheight
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seta image_usePrecompressedTextures "0"

Im not quite understanding .....Please explain so I can make this happen, thanks!
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