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Old 23-03-2011, 03:26 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by The Fifth Horseman View Post
On widescreen monitors, this is as good as it gets. The game uses a 4:3 aspect ratio, like most DOS games, whereas your monitor's aspect ratio is 8:5.

hi this is a reply to all. ive recently installed an old DOS game called x-wing and had to then install DOSbox and make modifications to the options file as you have mentioned above.

ok this is what i have done to have it work perfectly on my widescreen laptop -


fullscreen=true (loads DOSbox in fullscreen aspect (alt+enter to revert))
fullresolution=0x0 (played with a number of settings inc 1024x768. however, opted for 0x0 to give best results)
output=ddraw
scaler=2xsai (this gives best smooth pixel results for xwing. google others)

hope it helps. im new to DOSbox (though im from the era its a while since ive used DOS).
                       
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