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I change the resolution and turn on AA and set settings to high. A window comes up and states " doom will take affect when game is restarted" (something like this) so I leave the game and come back and its all defaulted....Im getting really annoyed!!!!! What is causing this? I am using steam to load the game - could this be the problem?
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Use .ini files to force game settings to adjust rather than in-game.
 
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Took this from GURU3D -

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To adjust the config file manually:
1. Browse to the game directory (the default is c:\\program files\\doom 3\\)
2. Open the base folder
3. Open the DoomConfig.cfg file (if windows asks you what program to open it with choose notepad or wordpad from the list).
4. Go to the edit menu and select "Find"
5. When it asks what to search for type "r_mode" (without the quotes), hit enter
6. It should show you a line that says "seta r_mode"
7. The number in quotes is the current graphical setting the game is using.
8. Alter this number to a resolution you know your monitor support
9. Save the file, and launch the game to test

r_mode : Graphical Setting
3 : 640x480
4 : 800x600
5 : 1024x768
6 : 1152x864
7 : 1280x1024
8 : 1600x1200
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Use .ini files to force game settings to adjust rather than in-game.
Not understanding..Please explain.
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Took this from GURU3D -
Ok, so I did this and when I open game I hear music but cannot see game. My mouse dies too I cant see the cursor.
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Took this from GURU3D -
7. The number in quotes is the current graphical setting the game is using.
There was a "3" and I changed it to 1600x1200 and all I save is the 1600 and when I change it back to "3" it works again but at 600x400 which is default. Please help/
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mrpep View Post
7. The number in quotes is the current graphical setting the game is using.
There was a "3" and I changed it to 1600x1200 and all I save is the 1600 and when I change it back to "3" it works again but at 600x400 which is default. Please help/
Change the 3 to an 8 and test it out.
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Change the 3 to an 8 and test it out.
Yes, I figured it too and it goes up to 6 which gives me 1024xwhatever. It works and damn is this game cool again. I played it about 5 years ago so its so cool to play it all over again.
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