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Is there any way to letterbox old Blizzard games like Starcraft so that the game won't run stretched on a widescreen? I know that the game's resolution is locked, but is there anyway to output the game in a 4:3 aspect ratio?

    
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Hmm, if I can remember correctly there was an .ini fix floating around for widescreen res's. Sorry that I cant be of much help but it does exist (somewhere)
    
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Lots of info here about gaming on wide screens.

http://www.widescreengamingforum.com
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Should be a option on your LCD, one of the buttons on it.

It'll set the picture to 4:3 and put black lines on the sides.

You can probably however edit a ini file and force it to a widescreen res.
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Like I said earlier, Starcraft's resolution is locked and cannot be altered by changing a .ini file like more recent games, so I'm looking for alternatives. Unfortunately my monitor doesn't allow me to change to a 4:3 aspect ratio.
    
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