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My Samsung SyncMaster T260HD hates the ps2, looks like ps1 graphics on my monitor....
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How long has it been since you've played ps2? The graphics tend to be a lot worse then you remember.
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How long has it been since you've played ps2? The graphics tend to be a lot worse then you remember.
I don't that thats it, I'm going to hook up the game to my big tv to see if thats the case. I think my big 46 inch tv reads stuff differently then my hdtv. I think hdtv's are bad for ps2 gaming on it cuz I think it creates fuzziness on graphics not normally there.
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My 360 does the same thing. I can connect it to my TV via VGA and it looks fine, hook it to my monitor and things get jaggy.
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1080p lcd monitor cleared it up because I could set up the plugs different from what I read on the instructions. But still the graphics do kind of stink. I don't remember games looking this bad when I was younger, I guess since these consoles weren't mad for lcd tvs it generally isn't going to look that nice on them compared to fat tv's. Exactly why pc gaming is best and why older console games are best on pc because all you have to do is use xpadder or a program like that to map controls if your a controller user like me.
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The problem is that the old graphics were good at the time you played the game. When I go back and play some old PC games that I used to play in 1998, they tend to look a lot worse then I remembered.
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The problem is that the old graphics were good at the time you played the game. When I go back and play some old PC games that I used to play in 1998, they tend to look a lot worse then I remembered.
I don't know about that, I still appreciate the graphics in Blood 2 The Chosen. I bought a used copy of that game off ebay for like a couple years ago because I lost my original copy.
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post #8 of 11
had the same issue with my PS3. you have to set some settings on the monitor apparently. "fit to screen" comes to mind. Have a fiddle and see what you can figure out.
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Originally Posted by Crooksy View Post
had the same issue with my PS3. you have to set some settings on the monitor apparently. "fit to screen" comes to mind. Have a fiddle and see what you can figure out.
Yeah you'll want to make sure your LCD is putting big black bars on each side so it's not stretching the image. Pretty much all ps2 games should be 4:3.
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I did that as well with a ps2 and it only made everything very jagged, the lack of AA was made very apparant lol, I would just stick with the AVI cables the blurry lines kinda looks better than the jagged as hell ones lol
    
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