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Memfis

Can somebody pls add 320x200 simulation to prboom-plus?

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I would love to play prboom-plus like that but the program doesn't let me set this resolution due to the monitor being too big or something. And I think entryway doesn't want to do it. :( Apparently Chocolate Doom has the code for it, maybe it's not very hard to add it to prboom-plus?

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This worked for me, although the screen ended up small:

prboom-plus -width 320 -height 200

EDIT: Disclaimer - it might be just a window size setting that doesn't affect PrBoom's software renderer. (?)

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Yes, you can play with any resolution in windowed mode, that's not interesting...

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Launch PrBoom-plus with the parameters above, then go to Options -> General -> 5th page and set "screen multiple factor" to a value to fit your monitor. That way you will play 320x200 pixeled screen upscaled to near fullscreen.

EDIT: It's not actually that simple, but see my post below for a working guide.

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I have figured out that it's more hacky than it should be. But here is a full guide how I achieved success: (I was also trying it simpler, but it failed to work)

1. Launch PrBoom-plus.
2. Go to Options -> General.
3. On the first page, set resolution to 640x480 and set windowed mode (unset fullscreen).
4. Go to fifth page and make sure that "screen resolution factor" is 1.
5. Quit PrBoom-plus.
6. Launch PrBoom-plus with parameters "-width 320 -height 200".
7. Once again, go to Options -> General.
8. Go to fifth page and set "screen resolution factor" to 2. The screen will ridiculously extend behind your monitor's borders, but that's OK for now.
9. Quit PrBoom-plus.
10. Launch PrBoom-plus with parameters "-width 320 -height 200 -fullscreen". Voila, you are playing in 320x200 mode in fullscreen!

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Thanks, now everything looks awesome and I don't have to put detail in maps. :D

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It shouldn't be this hacky, but thank you very much scifista. From time to time when I'm feeling particularly nostalgic, I like to play at the original resolution. It's unfortunate that most monitors/displays aren't able to natively stretch-fit images of low resolution to the screen's border. (And honestly, much of this stuff claims to be cutting edge tech? Pshaw!)

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You must either watch them with abovementioned parameters (-width 320 -height 200 -fullscreen), or you must return "screen resolution factor" back to 1 before launching the demos (which will bring 640x480 resolution back).

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Is it somehow possible to add these parameters directly to the exe or something? Because these options sound too annoying. I'm not gonna edit a *.bat file every time I need to watch a demo...

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Just have a bat file with the launch parameters and %1 at the end. Then you can drag and drop demos on that bat file.

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Ok, I figured it out.
The bat file is:

C:\Andrey\dm\prboom-plus-2.5.0.8-win32\prboom-plus-2.5.0.8\prboom-plus -width 320 -height 200 -fullscreen -playdemo %1
And I set it to "open with" for *.lmp files and it works. Thanks!

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