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Post tutorial Report RSS DOOM 3 - Custom Screen Resolution (Widescreen and more)

there's not too many choices in options menu, so do it this way

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Seeing that no one wrote an article about this, i Decided to do it Myself ....

Since the Video options Menu does not allow you to change screen resolution for higher than 1280x768, you can do it this way, set it to whatever Screen resolution you want :

Method 1 :

  1. Open Console
  2. Write "r_mode -1" and press enter
  3. Write "r_customheight XXXX" and press enter (XXXX Represents the height of screen you want)
  4. Write "r_customwidth XXXX" and press enter (XXXX Represents the width of screen you want)
  5. Write "vid_restart" and press enter

And there you go ;)

Method 2 :

  1. Head to your "Doom3/base" folder or "Doom3/d3xp" and open DoomConfig.cfg with notepad
  2. Add the following lines "seta r_mode -1" "seta r_customheight XXXX" "seta r_customwidth XXXX"
  3. Save changes and run game .

That's all, make sure to replace XXXX with size of your screen .

RAWR !! 1600x900

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Avoozl
Avoozl

Instead of closing the game you can use vid_restart ;)

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LOZ_98 Author
LOZ_98

right, I'm stupid :P, gonna update the article ;)

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Kyle07
Kyle07

are these instructions not missing the fov or is the engine correcting the fov automatically?

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LOZ_98 Author
LOZ_98

The engine automatically corrects FOV, I tested it .

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brickboy6991
brickboy6991

Method 2 won't work, and when I restart after Method 1, it doesn't keep my resolution :/

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LOZ_98 Author
LOZ_98

You sure you've done it right ? you have to copy the lines without quotation marks, like this :

seta r_mode -1
seta r_customheight SCREENHEIGHT
seta r_customwidth SCREENWIDTH

To make sure it'll work paste them at the very bottom of the DoomConfig and save.

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Guest
Guest

Crashed my game....

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LOZ_98 Author
LOZ_98

Usually Restarting the game should apply the new resolution when that happens, or try the 2nd method.

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