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What resolution are you all playing at? - 5/31/2010 8:01:14 PM   
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Just curious ...

Myself, I am trying to decide between 1600x1200 (LCD native 21.3") or 1024x768 (interpolated).

At 1600x1200, I have to wear glasses and the text is still small to me. At 1024x768, without glasses everything is easy to read and the interpolation doesn't look too bad.

Most of my previous play (RDOA, HTTR, and COTA) had been on a 20" CRT at 1024x768. Although I must say being able to take in almost 300% more map area at higher resolution is very compelling. Hmm ...

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RE: What resolution are you all playing at? - 5/31/2010 8:39:55 PM   
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I have a 24" monitor and I run at its native 1920x1080 resolution. It's 16:9 aspect ratio which works well for console games and such too. I'm glad that it's supported in BFTB as it's not the most common 16:10 widescreen. On the 24" screen I find the resolution readable but on my laptop with 15" the same resolution is pain. So far the interpolation was never so awful to look at that I couldn't use it at all.

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RE: What resolution are you all playing at? - 5/31/2010 9:04:45 PM   
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My monitor has a 1920x1200 resolution, but i play the game at 1680x1050. This way it's the
same 16:10 ratio and the fonts are readable

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RE: What resolution are you all playing at? - 5/31/2010 9:06:17 PM   
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1920x1200 on a 24" screen, 16:10 ratio.

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RE: What resolution are you all playing at? - 5/31/2010 10:12:03 PM   
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Desktop resolution of 1680 x 1050 on a 22" monitor. Text is small, but clear and readable.

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RE: What resolution are you all playing at? - 5/31/2010 10:26:36 PM   
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quote:

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1920x1200 on a 24" screen, 16:10 ratio.


Same here, and it's fine.

However, I suspect that running the game at higher-resolutions on a lot of laptops is recipe for a severe case of eye-strain.


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RE: What resolution are you all playing at? - 5/31/2010 10:28:36 PM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: MarkShot

Just curious ...

Myself, I am trying to decide between 1600x1200 (LCD native 21.3") or 1024x768 (interpolated).

At 1600x1200, I have to wear glasses and the text is still small to me. At 1024x768, without glasses everything is easy to read and the interpolation doesn't look too bad.

Most of my previous play (RDOA, HTTR, and COTA) had been on a 20" CRT at 1024x768. Although I must say being able to take in almost 300% more map area at higher resolution is very compelling. Hmm ...


Have you tried 800x600? That will do away with the interpolation. Of course, you probably won't see a whole lot of map, either.


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RE: What resolution are you all playing at? - 5/31/2010 10:32:11 PM   
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I play CotA at 1440x900 16:10. Perfect. Thast my max resolution anyway. Wish I'd gone for a 22inch instead of a 19 now.

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RE: What resolution are you all playing at? - 5/31/2010 10:59:54 PM   
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1280x800 on my MacBook. Haven't played it on my desktop computer yet. I'm getting a bigger monitor for it soon though, so we'll see how I will go in terms of resolution.

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RE: What resolution are you all playing at? - 5/31/2010 11:14:02 PM   
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1680 x 1050 at 16:10 aspect ratio on a 24 inch monitor. Absolutely gorgeous........

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RE: What resolution are you all playing at? - 5/31/2010 11:32:11 PM   
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19inch laptop monitor 1900x1200. Looks and runs beautiful 

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RE: What resolution are you all playing at? - 6/1/2010 12:22:17 AM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: MarkShot

Just curious ...



1680 * 1050 on a 15.4" MacBook Pro. A bit on the small side but it's working ok.

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RE: What resolution are you all playing at? - 6/1/2010 12:26:05 AM   
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PoE,

BFTB does not support anything less than 1024x768. In fact, I think HTTR was the last game to support that resolution (800x600).

I am playing at 1600x1200 for now. As the enemy is approaching, all of a sudden, everything is beginning to look a whole lot bigger! :)

1024x768 would also be fine for me, but I thought I would try it this way first.

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RE: What resolution are you all playing at? - 6/1/2010 3:40:09 AM   
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We do not suport 800 x 600 because the sidebar needs a min of 768.

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RE: What resolution are you all playing at? - 6/1/2010 4:28:57 AM   
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1080p (1920x1080)

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RE: What resolution are you all playing at? - 6/1/2010 6:02:49 AM   
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1280 x 768 (LCD 22,22")

This way I can read well and get a pretty good area of play.

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RE: What resolution are you all playing at? - 11/14/2010 3:17:41 AM   
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I use 1920x1200 on my 30'' monitor. it can support 2560x1600, but when the game run under 2560x1600, the graphic is odd. so I have to stay the lower resolution. I don't have problem smaller icons or letters, at 40 years of age, my eyes is still pretty good. the patch didn't fix the problem. I wish the high resolution issue can be solved. and in the future, supports multiple monitors. 

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RE: What resolution are you all playing at? - 11/21/2010 4:10:03 PM   
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1920x1200 - it looks/works great

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RE: What resolution are you all playing at? - 11/21/2010 7:08:40 PM   
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I play in 1920x1200 on a 24" screen (in 16:10 ratio). It works fine ;)

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RE: What resolution are you all playing at? - 11/22/2010 7:41:57 AM   
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1920 x 1080

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RE: What resolution are you all playing at? - 11/22/2010 8:18:57 AM   
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Hi all,

quote:

ORIGINAL: MarkShot

Just curious ...

Myself, I am trying to decide between 1600x1200 (LCD native 21.3") or 1024x768 (interpolated).

At 1600x1200, I have to wear glasses and the text is still small to me. At 1024x768, without glasses everything is easy to read and the interpolation doesn't look too bad.

Most of my previous play (RDOA, HTTR, and COTA) had been on a 20" CRT at 1024x768. Although I must say being able to take in almost 300% more map area at higher resolution is very compelling. Hmm ...


Mark, I have CRT with 1600x1200 and find it very very nice... BTW, I do wear glasses...


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RE: What resolution are you all playing at? - 11/23/2010 7:04:06 PM   
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1680 by 1050 on the 15.4" screen on my Laptop...looks great (but small of course).

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RE: What resolution are you all playing at? - 11/29/2010 2:41:16 PM   
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I'm running at 1680x1050 on a 21" screen. Crisp and clear.

The only thing I'd wish: that it run in windowed mode. I have dual screens and I like to take notes during a scenario, so I have Word open on the right screen and BFTB on the left. The issue is that everytime I alt-tab to go back to Word, BFTB doesn't stay on, it minimizes so I'm often going back and forth. Would be cool if it stayed on screen.

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RE: What resolution are you all playing at? - 11/30/2010 12:18:08 AM   
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I'm running a dual screen system and as you can see I have BFTb on the left and Word on the right. I can freely swap between the two without BFTB minimising. So check out your display and monitor settings.




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RE: What resolution are you all playing at? - 11/30/2010 3:46:03 AM   
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Hello Arjuna,

I've tried various settings on my video card, to no avail (I have a nVidia GeForce 8600 GTS). I am mystified how you do this. I always thought that applications running full screen takes over the whole desktop and will simply minimize when you get out of them to switch to another application. But if it works for you, there must be a way to make it happen. It's getting late but I'll continue to search tomorrow...

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RE: What resolution are you all playing at? - 11/30/2010 11:08:43 PM   
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mmm...maybe its an nVidia issue. I'm running an ATI HD4800 card.

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RE: What resolution are you all playing at? - 12/1/2010 1:59:05 AM   
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Hurraaah !

Problem solved. I can now keep BFTB fully maximized on one screen while switching and working into another application on the other screen.

How did I do it ?...Err,you know we are always being told that we need to keep our graphics card drivers up-to-date ? Well, mine were, let's say, somewhat old... After installing the latest nVidia drivers and rebooting, I just fired up BFTB and voilà ! It worked, as simple as that.

Thanks Arjuna, if I hadn't seen your layout, I never would have thought it possible...

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