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For Bad Company 2, set the options as you want them except for res, exit game, set res and FOV, set file to Read Only. Job done.
What does FOV effect? Mine is set at 55
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What does FOV effect? Mine is set at 55
Think of it as the zoom in a camera. The lower the FOV, the higher the zoom. The higher the FOV, the lower the zoom, and the more you see around you.

If you increase the FOV, individual items on the screen will be smaller but you will see m ore around you.

Though, it does increase the amount of distortion on the screen. The same y ou experience with triple monitors, which also increase horizontal FOV.

Try it out and report back.


EDIT: picture of a slight FOV increase 55 to 65


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+1 for the speedy reply!

Cheers mate, will do when I get home, though I don't mind it too much as is, I'll set it to 75 and see what a difference it makes.
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I also posted pics in my edit, if you haven't already seen them.

That is a small FOV increase there.

Here's another pic. It shows even higher FOV. Though, keep in mind, that 200 is false. It's more like 110 or something in reality. Modern FOV scaling does not allow more than 179.9999 etc

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Ahh, wow, even a small increase makes a big difference!

Wouldn't that make people smaller when it comes to say a 4x scope on an assault rifle, and your trying to hit them in the distance?
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^I don't know how BC2 handles FOV changed and scoping. If it affects scope too, yes, it'd be harder to see people in the distance. If it does not affect scope, the scope FOV would remain the same.

Try it out. I don't know how BC2 handles it.
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^I don't know how BC2 handles FOV changed and scoping. If it affects scope too, yes, it'd be harder to see people in the distance. If it does not affect scope, the scope FOV would remain the same.

Try it out. I don't know how BC2 handles it.
Will do mate
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Think of it as the zoom in a camera. The lower the FOV, the higher the zoom. The higher the FOV, the lower the zoom, and the more you see around you.

If you increase the FOV, individual items on the screen will be smaller but you will see m ore around you.

Though, it does increase the amount of distortion on the screen. The same y ou experience with triple monitors, which also increase horizontal FOV.

Try it out and report back.


EDIT: picture of a slight FOV increase 55 to 65
I'm new to this sort of setting editing where do you find these settings at? i assume somewhere in the install directory?
 
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To change your FOV (and many other settings), edit your settings.ini file which is found in your Documents/BFBC2 folder.

ÊDIT: But really, it depends on the game. Google for the instructions for the specific games. It's usually different.

Most games don't even allow for FOV tweaks.
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To change your FOV (and many other settings), edit your settings.ini file which is found in your Documents/BFBC2 folder.

ÊDIT: But really, it depends on the game. Google for the instructions for the specific games. It's usually different.

Most games don't even allow for FOV tweaks.
DUDE! That was a really fast reply! +1
Oh and thanks I will remember that.
 
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