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I just use the 'natural' FOV you usually get on games on a 16:9 screen, which is 109 or something.
Looks good.

And peripheral vision is really nice.
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I use whichever FOV makes the models look the least distorted. Which is usually the default FOV.
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I use 75 on my 16:10 monitor. IMO it has the best combination of peripheral vision and not looking though a fish eye lens.
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Originally Posted by TestECull;11850259 
I use whichever FOV makes the models look the least distorted. Which is usually the default FOV.
Default FOV in BC2 doesn't change with the resolution.
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post #15 of 27
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Originally Posted by thiru;11850266 
Default FOV in BC2 doesn't change with the resolution.
I didn't notice any model distortion on my 4:3 display or my friend's widescreen(16:9 I think) display. So either it does change or DICE has some other trickery going on behind the scenes to make sure aspect ratio doesn't distort all the models.
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I noticed that @ 90, objects on the sides are indeed stretched. But it doesnt bother me. Just noticed it.
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Originally Posted by Ryanb213;11853874 
I noticed that @ 90, objects on the sides are indeed stretched. But it doesnt bother me. Just noticed it.

I'm curious. In settings.ini did you put "Fov=90"? Because that is going to give you way more than 90 degrees FOV w/ BC2 and cause the game to fish eye. I posted a link to the BC2 FOV calculator (because the number you give "Fov=" is for the vertical FOV, and not the horizontal FOV.
    
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post #18 of 27
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Originally Posted by W4LNUT5;11855173 
I'm curious. In settings.ini did you put "Fov=90"? Because that is going to give you way more than 90 degrees FOV w/ BC2 and cause the game to fish eye. I posted a link to the BC2 FOV calculator (because the number you give "Fov=" is for the vertical FOV, and not the horizontal FOV.

Yeah i did. But i have no problems with it and enjoy it.
post #19 of 27
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Originally Posted by Ryanb213;11855203 
Yeah i did. But i have no problems with it and enjoy it.

It's all about preference. As long as you enjoy it, then keep it.

I believe setting fov=90 would cause 116* of Fov @ 1680x1050.

I also keep my fov for Bc2 over 100*, but not by much.
    
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post #20 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by W4LNUT5;11855265 
It's all about preference. As long as you enjoy it, then keep it.

I believe setting fov=90 would cause 116* of Fov @ 1680x1050.

I also keep my fov for Bc2 over 100*, but not by much.

A wide FOV is great for pilots too.
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