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#10741 MysterD   40 Year Old Birthday Toaster (Oct. 25th 1980-2020)) CAGiversary!   26895 Posts   Joined 17.7 Years Ago  

Posted 07 October 2020 - 12:14 PM

General stuff with W10 and resolutions:

 

In general, here's some things to do if your games won't be in exclusive full-screen mode, especially on W10 - to try to correct that:

 

1. Turn the Display scaling w/in Windows back to 100%. Playing with scaling doesn't always agree with Windows, when it comes to games. Sometimes, it's as simple as that.

 

2. Change or make sure your NVidia Panel's scaling or AMD panel's scaling to either "No Scaling" or "100%" (i.e. normal default). Sometimes, it's the scaling giving the game some issues here.

 

3. Disable custom resolutions via NVidia Panel, if you're on Nvidia...or the same w/ your AMD equivalent AMD Panel program. Use the normal ones, if you're at 16:9 ratio for Widescreen here (like most gamers) - i.e. 720p, 900p, 1080p, 1440p, 2160p, etc etc. 

 

4. Turn off some stuff running in the background, if need be - use the Taskbar Manager. Something that's running could be conflicting w/ your game. See if that does the trick.

 

5. Make sure your game's in-game resolution and your PC's resolution are set to the same resolution; they should match - if your Display via Windows is at 1920x1080 (1080p) in Windows, your in-game normally should match that. Otherwise, who knows what could go wrong. [shrug]

 

Other notes:

 

Older games (not built for W10) don't always agree w/ W10 anyways no matter what, so...sometimes on W10, you're stuck w/ Windowed Full-Screen or Windowed Mode (at the resolution you set it at)  - see Dungeon Siege 1+2 and Space Siege, pretty much; and that doesn't always solve everything either.

 

Sometimes, especially for older titles - i.e. think the old Dungeon Siege 1+2 and Space Siege -you also just need an app like Fullscreenizer or Borderless Gaming to make your games into a Windowed Fullscreen, just to get them to work and render stuff properly. Run those in the background when running a game, just to knock some sense into it.

 

Also, check PC Gaming Wiki for your specific game and see if someone made an unofficial patch, widescreen mod, or some kind of patch that fixes a game, so it works in exclusive fullscreen.

 

Newer games: 

If the option's there, use the in-game Dynamic Resolution or a Resolution Percentage (below or above) inside the in-game menu only, if you're trying to not match resolutions b/t your display via Windows and your actual game itself. I've had this issue w/ modern Frostbite games (i.e. ME: Andromeda and Battlefield 1) and Dishonored 2.

 

Say you want to run ME: Andromeda at 900p in-game (for better performance, since it runs like "meh"), but Frostbite Engine is acting up and won't full-screen b/c it wants the screen to be 1080p (it does that a lot) and the game in-game at 900p.

 

Don't do that, Frostbite hates that; set DSR up in-game instead. Set the main resolution to 1080p both in-game and with your display (or whatever you want - but just make them match). Go a step further and also in-game in your in-game graphics/display option, then also set the Render Resolution percentage below that to equal the render in-game for whatever framerate (if you want it do be dynamic based on performance or if you just straight-up want it rendering lower in-game no matter what). This way, you get UI always at 1080p properly looking crisp (not pixelated), even though the game might not always run at 1080p b/c you set the Percentage of rendering below that (to say whatever percentage gets you to 900p, for whatever instance of hitting a certain framerate target).



#10742 josekortez   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   8604 Posts   Joined 17.8 Years Ago  

Posted 07 October 2020 - 01:08 PM

As always, MysterD is the man.   :applause:



#10743 MysterD   40 Year Old Birthday Toaster (Oct. 25th 1980-2020)) CAGiversary!   26895 Posts   Joined 17.7 Years Ago  

Posted 07 October 2020 - 02:45 PM

@JoseKortez

 

I try to help. Glad to help. :)

 

I've been through plenty of issues before w/ dealing w/ resolutions, rendering, trying to make a game work exclusive full-screen (b/c it runs way better), trying to get it even to work in Windowed mode (older games), etc etc.

 

As great as W10 is in many ways - yeah, it can be a pain in the neck, at times.

 

I recently went through issues w/ NWN2: Complete from GOG (just trying to get that to just even work, try get it exclusive full-screen, had to use windows fullscreen instead, etc) and even the brand new Wasteland 3 (via Xbox for PC Game Pass) on Windows 10.

 

With Wasteland 3, I couldn't even get it Exclusive Fullscreen going on W10, so I had to run it Windowed Fullscreen. Windows Fullscreen often doesn't run as well as Exclusive Fullscreen.

Maybe I missed something for a work-around/fix, who knows; but I tried tons of stuff (many of the stuff I mentioned) and it just wouldn't work. Who knows, could've been an issue w/ Windows Store version itself, as others had no issue w/ the game in other PC versions (i.e. Steam version). [shrug]



#10744 josekortez   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   8604 Posts   Joined 17.8 Years Ago  

Posted 09 October 2020 - 11:07 AM

The GOG 12th anniversary sale ends today at 12 noon.

 

https://www.gog.com/...nniversary_sale



#10745 Wa1terSobchak   You're entering a world of pain! CAGiversary!   5164 Posts   Joined 8.2 Years Ago  

Wa1terSobchak

Posted 09 October 2020 - 02:51 PM

The GOG 12th anniversary sale ends today at 12 noon.

https://www.gog.com/...nniversary_sale

Are they giving away Jack Keane? Probably saving that for 15th anniversary...

#10746 josekortez   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   8604 Posts   Joined 17.8 Years Ago  

Posted 21 October 2020 - 01:31 AM

Fallout franchise sale.

 

https://www.gog.com/promo/fallout_sale

 

Since Microsoft bought Bethesda, I'm not expecting these games to get any cheaper.



#10747 CritcalJ   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   188 Posts   Joined 10.0 Years Ago  

CritcalJ

Posted 21 October 2020 - 01:56 PM

Fallout franchise sale.

https://www.gog.com/promo/fallout_sale

Since Microsoft bought Bethesda, I'm not expecting these games to get any cheaper.


They'll probably be removed.

#10748 MysterD   40 Year Old Birthday Toaster (Oct. 25th 1980-2020)) CAGiversary!   26895 Posts   Joined 17.7 Years Ago  

Posted 21 October 2020 - 02:24 PM

The Outer Worlds is coming to GOG and its DRM-FREE Party:

News - https://www.gog.com/...he_outer_worlds

GOG Store Page - https://www.gog.com/...he_outer_worlds



#10749 mogamer   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1278 Posts   Joined 14.7 Years Ago  

Posted 21 October 2020 - 04:04 PM

They'll probably be removed.

I don't now about that. Ori and Cuphead are on GOG.



#10750 CritcalJ   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   188 Posts   Joined 10.0 Years Ago  

CritcalJ

Posted 21 October 2020 - 05:21 PM

I don't now about that. Ori and Cuphead are on GOG.


You're probably right.

I just can't help but envision MS creating a competing digital service for its PC games.

#10751 MysterD   40 Year Old Birthday Toaster (Oct. 25th 1980-2020)) CAGiversary!   26895 Posts   Joined 17.7 Years Ago  

Posted 22 October 2020 - 12:24 PM

MechWarrior 5 Mercs stuff - DLC preview; game coming to GOG and Steam soon; etc etc:
 
Notes:
- Preview for MW5: Mercs: Heroes of the Inner Sphere DLC in this video
- If a player owns DLC, only that player can host co-op games w/ this DLC
- DLC owners can let 3 other players who DON'T own the DLC play with them.
- DLC is coming out on December 10th, 2020 for the release date to Epic & Microsoft Store.
- At the end, video also shows a Steam and GOG logo in there...
- ...So this game and its DLC are both coming to Steam & GOG on Dec. 10th.


#10752 MysterD   40 Year Old Birthday Toaster (Oct. 25th 1980-2020)) CAGiversary!   26895 Posts   Joined 17.7 Years Ago  

Posted 23 October 2020 - 01:19 PM

Daedalic Games Weekend Sale on GOG:

https://www.gog.com/...53ffb3ef5303122



#10753 josekortez   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   8604 Posts   Joined 17.8 Years Ago  

Posted 23 October 2020 - 11:52 PM

Daedalic Games Weekend Sale on GOG:

https://www.gog.com/...53ffb3ef5303122

If you're a Humble Choice subscriber, the following Daedalic Games titles are on the Humble Trove for free (all DRM-free):

 

Anna's Quest

Chaos on Deponia

Deponia

The Whispered World - Special Edition



#10754 MysterD   40 Year Old Birthday Toaster (Oct. 25th 1980-2020)) CAGiversary!   26895 Posts   Joined 17.7 Years Ago  

Posted 26 October 2020 - 02:23 PM

GOG Halloween Sale:

 

GOG Main Page - https://www.gog.com/...53ffb3ef5303122

GOG News on the sale - https://www.gog.com/..._been_unleashed



#10755 BaeStuped   Better Than You CAGiversary!   21395 Posts   Joined 15.5 Years Ago  

Posted 26 October 2020 - 03:41 PM

Is there a wonderful person online who has made a list of everything on sale that is a GOG exclusive?



#10756 Souffrir   Eternally Training CAG CAGiversary!   5741 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

Posted 26 October 2020 - 03:46 PM

There’s a Visa-related promotion to get Children of Morta free after spending $25 and jumping through a couple Visa-related hoops, but who’s gonna spend $25 on a GOG sale?

#10757 MysterD   40 Year Old Birthday Toaster (Oct. 25th 1980-2020)) CAGiversary!   26895 Posts   Joined 17.7 Years Ago  

Posted 26 October 2020 - 05:05 PM

Mafia 1 (original) = $2.99

 

Info:

  • Historic low here, according to ITAD and GG.
  • Music restoration thread on how to mod music back into the game is on GOG over here.


#10758 josekortez   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   8604 Posts   Joined 17.8 Years Ago  

Posted 26 October 2020 - 09:47 PM

Is there a wonderful person online who has made a list of everything on sale that is a GOG exclusive?

This is the last list that I could find on Reddit with exclusive games as of December 2019.

 

https://www.reddit.c...ailable_on_gog/

 

Hope it helps.



#10759 josekortez   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   8604 Posts   Joined 17.8 Years Ago  

Posted 26 October 2020 - 10:48 PM

There’s a Visa-related promotion to get Children of Morta free after spending $25 and jumping through a couple Visa-related hoops, but who’s gonna spend $25 on a GOG sale?

I tried to do it the other day when I bought the Fallout bundle and a few other cheap low-end games, and the promotion wouldn't allow me to save my card to my account.  I emailed GOG support, but I haven't heard anything back yet.  I don't feel very confident that I'm going to get the code.



#10760 BaeStuped   Better Than You CAGiversary!   21395 Posts   Joined 15.5 Years Ago  

Posted 27 October 2020 - 11:23 PM

This is the last list that I could find on Reddit with exclusive games as of December 2019.

 

https://www.reddit.c...ailable_on_gog/

 

Hope it helps.

Went through the list and the two main things that interested me were The Suffering and The Suffering: Ties That Bind but none are on sale. Both are great and I own the physical, wouldn't mind owning them digital but not for $10 a pop. Thanks though.



#10761 jrc84  

Posted 30 October 2020 - 12:11 PM

Any Blood fans out there? For whatever reason, Fresh Supply was on my wish list so I grabbed it without thinking for $5.99 and afterwords noticed that OUWH is already on my account. Did I just make a stupid purchase or is this thing worth $6 for some nostalgia?

 

Edit: I believe I was thinking of Diablo when I saw the sale since it has never went under 15% off except that time I got the targeted discount of 25% and passed like a chump (also one of my cherished games for childhood). Based on isthereanydeal I just got caught slippin' on this sale.



#10762 MysterD   40 Year Old Birthday Toaster (Oct. 25th 1980-2020)) CAGiversary!   26895 Posts   Joined 17.7 Years Ago  

Posted 30 October 2020 - 05:21 PM

Blood: Fresh Supply has been $1 on Fanatical; and has been bundled a few times on Fanatical and Humble:

ITAD - https://isthereanyde...eshsupply/info/



#10763 hal   Game Hoarder CAGiversary!   5804 Posts   Joined 14.7 Years Ago  

Posted 30 October 2020 - 10:02 PM

yunowhen



#10764 MysterD   40 Year Old Birthday Toaster (Oct. 25th 1980-2020)) CAGiversary!   26895 Posts   Joined 17.7 Years Ago  

Posted 03 November 2020 - 08:11 PM

Owners of BloodRayne 1 and BloodRayne 2 on GOG or Steam...

...be prepared for a Free Update & Upgrade to New Versions on Nov. 20th:

GOG - https://www.gog.com/...odrayne_2_ef6a5

GameSpot - https://www.gamespot...h/1100-6484042/

 

 

Info:

- Owners of BloodRayne 1 on GOG or Steam, you'll be upgraded to a Remaster of it called BloodRayne 1: Terminal Cut on the respective store you own it on.

- Owners of BloodRayne 2 on GOG or Steam, you'll be upgraded to a Remaster of it called BloodRayne 2: Terminal Cut on the respective store you own it on.

 

Terminal Cut info for BR1 and BR2:

https://www.gog.com/..._2_ef6a5/post22

Support for higher display resolutions (up to 4K / 3840×2160)
Improved rendering with up to 4x anti-aliasing
Upscaled cinematic videos
Support for modern gamepads (XInput controller support)
Improvements to lighting at engine level, plus fully reprocessed lighting data
Engine improvements to support uncompressed original textures

Improvements to effects such as reflections, water, fog, and shadows

 

Localizations include:
BloodRayne: Fully voiced with localized interfaces in English, French, Italian, Spanish
BloodRayne 2: Localized interface and subtitles for English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

Optimized for Windows 10



#10765 Smkane112  

Posted 04 November 2020 - 12:18 AM

Nice I've always meant to play BloodRayne but never have



#10766 josekortez   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   8604 Posts   Joined 17.8 Years Ago  

Posted 09 November 2020 - 11:02 PM

New weekly sale.  Focus is on roguelikes.

 

https://www.gog.com/...109_weekly_sale



#10767 MysterD   40 Year Old Birthday Toaster (Oct. 25th 1980-2020)) CAGiversary!   26895 Posts   Joined 17.7 Years Ago  

Posted 11 November 2020 - 02:20 PM

"Mystery Games & Adventure Games" Midweek Sale on GOG:

https://www.gog.com/...11_midweek_sale



#10768 josekortez   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   8604 Posts   Joined 17.8 Years Ago  

Posted 13 November 2020 - 12:17 AM

I can't stop playing Sword of the Stars: The Pit - Osmium Edition.  

 

The base game is on sale for $2.49, and each of the DLCs is on sale for 99 cents each.

 

https://www.gog.com/..._osmium_edition

 

https://www.gog.com/...ion_the_pilgrim

 

https://www.gog.com/...tion_juggernaut

 

https://www.gog.com/...ion_necromancer

 

https://www.gog.com/..._edition_healer



#10769 nitrosmob   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   10699 Posts   Joined 15.1 Years Ago  

Posted 13 November 2020 - 01:19 AM

I recommend that game too. It and Dungeons of Dredmor where my preferred rogue type games for a while. Very good games.



#10770 CritcalJ   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   188 Posts   Joined 10.0 Years Ago  

CritcalJ

Posted 13 November 2020 - 02:09 PM

A game called teleglitch is free for the next 48 hours.





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