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EDIT:I ask erocker to change my thread title so we can all participated in sharing all the solution/mod we find for all 4:3 games that can be mod/fit in to widescreen resolutions
I'll edit when i find more later...

I bought a 24" widescreen LCD a few weeks ago & now i am having fun of playing games once again...

Anyhow i found a way to play Doom3 in widescreen mode (1920x1080) or any resolutions that you want to play with...

I know it is an old game now but i thought i share the solution to some of you that may not know how & still will like to play Doom3 again.

Doom 3

http://www.widescreengaming.net/wiki/Doom_3

http://doom.freakygaming.com/pc/action/doom_3/tutorials/running_doom_3_in_widescreen.html (<-Posted by Biose49ers ,thx!)

Shader Mods (Posted by _33 ,thx!)
http://doom3.filefront.com/file/Enhanced_Shaders;84822

Tron2.0

Video on how to , http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cMEgAseBzfg&feature=player_embedded#!
The Link of the mod , http://tronfaq.blogspot.com/2007/06/tron-20-unofficial-faq-updated.html

Other games (link posted by Inioch , thx!)

http://www.widescreengamingforum.com/wiki/Essential_Games_List

If any of you guys find some more games that is not in the list or not been posted please do so , i'll add/update this Thread as we get more
 
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Playing through doom3 right now.

Looks really great with 8xAA, just wish I had super sampling on my 4890. I know I can set a larger res to scale down, but for some reason scaling isn't available in my CCC.

Anyways, thx for the headsup.
 
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Cheers for the link Bru:toast:

Does anyone use the shader mods at all?:eek:
 

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Yeah their the ones, there are heaps more too, but since Doom 3 never went over a 60fps cap, when you applied the shader mod, which ever one, the system would bogg down to a really low FPS like 20-30fps and that was on like a HD4850, so I stayed away from em, I think Doom 3 is a classic game, still has decent graphic detail as well:toast:
 
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I want it

I had this game up until about a year ago and then sold it for $10.
I want it again because I got my Home Theatre Computer hooked
up and running on the 52" LCD with Dolby Digital. I want to play it all over again.
I have some games I'd trade for it. Far Cry 2, Frontlines Fuel of War, Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter,
Crysis Warhead, and a couple other FPS I can't think of off hand.
I'd trade any two of those for Doom 3 again.
Anyone interested Please PM me. Thanks !


http://doom.freakygaming.com/pc/action/doom_3/tutorials/running_doom_3_in_widescreen.html
 
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@boise : If you get no response here, you may want to do a [FT] thread in the b/s/t forums. That gets lots of viewers.
 
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thanks for posting that Tron 2.0 mod :) I love the game... too bad they dont make games like this anymore.
 
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i played this not long ago for the first time, im only young, and whilst its old i sh@t my self feels completely different to play compared to modern games, wish this thread had been around then :p good find
 
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A good place to check out widescreen tweaks is here. They have an alphabetical list of games and include the tweaks to run most games in widescreen.
 
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thanks for Tron info!
 
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thanks for Tron info!
You're welcome! :toast:

I just can't wait for the second game of Tron & the movie later this year...:cool:


Anyhow any of you guys got some more games that can be mod/edit in to widescreen don't be shy to posted here i'll update the list as we get more.
Thx!
 
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Upping! this thread for some of you that may have missed it...;)