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Is there any way to get 2142 to run in 1440x900?

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Little annoying thats for sure. Anyone have hack/mod to make it run 1440x900 (widescreen?)
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you can goto www.tweakguides.com and it show you how to force widescreen resolution..but you will find that its more annoying.
    
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Originally Posted by Dominazn View Post
you can goto www.tweakguides.com and it show you how to force widescreen resolution..but you will find that its more annoying.
Annoying?
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Annoying?
well...when you force it to widescreen, everything looks stretched out.
What pisses me off is, DICE said that having widescreen is a bigger advanced over people that are using fullscreens, which is true. But what about people that have crappy computer that can't set there view to 100%.....bunch of moron I think..but i love BF2142.
    
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Always wondered why BF2142 never had wide screen resolutions. But oh well, the game at max res, quality and AA still looks great even though it’s not at the native res on the monitor.
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well...when you force it to widescreen, everything looks stretched out.
What pisses me off is, DICE said that having widescreen is a bigger advanced over people that are using fullscreens, which is true. But what about people that have crappy computer that can't set there view to 100%.....bunch of moron I think..but i love BF2142.
Yeah its not a big enough advantage to justify lack of support for it. Sounds like they are just being lazy and figured they could talk their way out of it 10 times easier.
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post #7 of 13
You'll need to edit the desktop shortcut as follows:

http://www.widescreengamingforum.com...pic.php?t=6240

Just substitute 1440 and 900.

The way BF2 and 2142 do widescreen is to crop the top and bottom of the 3D part of the screen to fit the width, and then stretch the 2D elements such as the HUD and menus. This can be remedied though by using the following tool to have a true widescreen FOV:

http://imk.cx/pc/widescreenfixer/

It has been submitted to PB and is safe to use in public servers.
    
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i always like to check out WSGF for games that don't play well in widescreen. particularly helpful for battlefield and need for speed games.
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I did it and AA went out the window along with soft shadows.
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post #10 of 13
I just did this today after playing @1024 on my 19" widescreen for the past 3 months. Looks amazing now.
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