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doaN 27 jan 2013 om 11:00nm
[Counter-Strike 1.6 BETA] 4:3 aspect ratio resolution in fullscreen mode
I've been playing Counter-Strike 1.6 since around 2002.
When I heard that the port was complete I was excited like a child before Christmas.

But I'm used to play with a low resolution (800x600), even if my computer can run the game at a high resolution. So I tried to launch the game with the usual launch options "-w 800 -h 600" but it doesn't work. I can only run the game in fullscreen with my native screen resolution which is 1680x1050. When I try to change the video options, nothing happened.

I'm running with the nVidia proprietary driver (304.51), so I looked into the nVidia panel but there isn't any option about de ration scaling, etc...

So I'm asking any help for running the game in 4:3 resolution in a fullscreen mode on a WIDESCREEN monitor.
Laatst bewerkt door doaN; 27 jan 2013 om 11:01nm
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bl33ding_silence 27 jan 2013 om 11:08nm 
There is just a shot in the dark, but have you tried tinkering with the configuration file?

The file for Half Life is hl.conf in ~/Steam/SteamApps/common/Half-Life , which has options to set screen resolution. I'm sure Counter strike has a similar file.
doaN 28 jan 2013 om 6:34vm 
I didn't find any "cs.conf"

And I already tried with the launch options.
ThOR27 28 jan 2013 om 6:54vm 
At least here, inside the game, where you change resolution, you also have another option to change aspect ratio (I don't recall the name now) but it's there
doaN 28 jan 2013 om 8:03vm 
Yeah I know but it doesn't make anything

The only way that I have to change my resolution is to change from fullscreen to windowed.

But I don't want to play with a window. I want to play with fullscreen with aspect ratio 4:3 with the resolution 800x600.
Laatst bewerkt door doaN; 28 jan 2013 om 8:04vm
doaN 29 jan 2013 om 8:47vm 
Okay I found a solution to use any resolution in full screen mode on a DVI monitor.
The solution is here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2072181

But I'm still stuck with the aspect ratio. Even if my video option "Display Mode" is Normal the ratio isn't respected. I got a stretched image.

http://i.imgur.com/Xxwo45q.png
Laatst bewerkt door doaN; 29 jan 2013 om 9:07vm
ThOR27 29 jan 2013 om 11:15vm 
Do you want the game to show black at borders and perfect 4:3 screen in the middle? I'm pretty sure that in nvidia settings you can change that behavior on your monitor settings.
JukkaN 29 jan 2013 om 1:39nm 
Put

Option "FlatPanelProperties" "Scaling = Native"

In your xorg.conf under the 'Device' or 'Screen' section.

Reboot.

Set your desktop res the same what you have ingame.

Worked for me.

You should also disable composition if you have it on.
Laatst bewerkt door JukkaN; 29 jan 2013 om 1:40nm
doaN 30 jan 2013 om 10:57vm 
Yeah but it's really boring the change the desktop resolution each time I launch the game.
This problem really annonying me. I didn't find a solution yet...
FractaL 30 jan 2013 om 8:45nm 
I had the same exact issue in the new windows beta on my ATI/AMD/Radeon (ugh, names) card. Solution was to set my monitor resolution before entering the game.
Laatst bewerkt door FractaL; 30 jan 2013 om 8:46nm
Wes 20 feb 2013 om 9:24nm 
Origineel geplaatst door doaN:
I've been playing Counter-Strike 1.6 since around 2002.
When I heard that the port was complete I was excited like a child before Christmas.

But I'm used to play with a low resolution (800x600), even if my computer can run the game at a high resolution. So I tried to launch the game with the usual launch options "-w 800 -h 600" but it doesn't work. I can only run the game in fullscreen with my native screen resolution which is 1680x1050. When I try to change the video options, nothing happened.

I'm running with the nVidia proprietary driver (304.51), so I looked into the nVidia panel but there isn't any option about de ration scaling, etc...

So I'm asking any help for running the game in 4:3 resolution in a fullscreen mode on a WIDESCREEN monitor.

Hello! open CS 1.6, Settings, Video, Put a tick on parameter "Low video quallity. Help with slower video cards." and then the size of the screen will change on 4:3. Good luck ;)
xjie6ywek 21 feb 2013 om 1:09vm 
Origineel geplaatst door Romd:
Origineel geplaatst door doaN:
I've been playing Counter-Strike 1.6 since around 2002.
When I heard that the port was complete I was excited like a child before Christmas.

But I'm used to play with a low resolution (800x600), even if my computer can run the game at a high resolution. So I tried to launch the game with the usual launch options "-w 800 -h 600" but it doesn't work. I can only run the game in fullscreen with my native screen resolution which is 1680x1050. When I try to change the video options, nothing happened.

I'm running with the nVidia proprietary driver (304.51), so I looked into the nVidia panel but there isn't any option about de ration scaling, etc...

So I'm asking any help for running the game in 4:3 resolution in a fullscreen mode on a WIDESCREEN monitor.

Hello! open CS 1.6, Settings, Video, Put a tick on parameter "Low video quallity. Help with slower video cards." and then the size of the screen will change on 4:3. Good luck ;)

Not work!( (and -nofbo in options not work!)
doaN 21 feb 2013 om 4:02nm 
I still didn't find a solution...
Wes 10 mrt 2013 om 8:30vm 
-nofbo yes. it's work.
VermeV 10 mrt 2013 om 11:50vm 
A simple solution for your problem is start either Steam or Counter-strike on a separate xserver in which you set your own resolution and aspect ratio; I don't have Ubuntu but seems like there is plenty enough info on its forum: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2101504http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2101504
Laatst bewerkt door VermeV; 10 mrt 2013 om 11:51vm
Wilioncas 6 apr 2013 om 7:56vm 
Thank you R2G | Romd
-nofbo fixed the problem
I have been searching, reinstalling drivers... Thanks a lot
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