Oblivion @ 320x200 on EeePC

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  1. swaaye

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    Somebody really wanted to play Oblivion on his EeePC. As you all know, there's not a lot of power under the hood of those things. So some sacrifices were needed.

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    http://forum.eeeuser.com/viewtopic.php?id=56342

    Apparently he's managed to keep most of the visual features enabled by using this rather precipitous resolution reduction. Reminds me of Daggerfall for some reason that I just can't put my finger on....
     
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    :D I wonder how it looks in motion, and how big are the loading times.
     
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    God, that's as bad (actually worse) resolution as the vast majority of PS1 games. Quite funny though! But seeing this brings me back memories of trying to run games on my first notebook, a Toshiba Tablet convertible with Intel Xtreme Graphics 2. Call of Duty ran alright on it, and so it became my first foray into online gaming. Somehow Far Cry ran too, but the GPU didn't support all 9.0c functions and certain things like the ground textures and water wouldn't render at creating these very screwed up looking masses color and what not, yet I played FC all the way through like that, despite the graphics being all funky like that.
     
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    This makes me thankful to own a decent laptop. Albeit, it's no hardcore gaming rig, WoW runs great and that's pretty much all that matters to me.
     
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    There's no AA... :(


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    I actually kinda like the way looks in a retro kind of way. :)
     
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    It almost looks like voxel rendering at this res.
     
  8. Mobius1aic

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    There is something unexplicably enjoyable about playing a game at lower settings even if you could max it out and still get a constant 60 FPS.
     
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    No there isnt :D
     
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    It's fun to mess with settings and ponder ;)
     
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    I can admire the achievement, but not really the end results. ;)
     
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    wait, I can run this in my own pc right?

    my 46" lcd is a good candidate for 320 x 200.
     
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    fist-sized pixels!!!
     
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    Wow, I remember when 320x240 was high res gaming. :) Then again the computer landscape was dominated by 10-14 inch CRT (so 9-13 in viewable) monitors back then also. :p

    And boy was 256 colors purty!

    Regards,
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