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Old 01-06-2019, 12:48 AM   #1
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Default Can WWF In Your House FMVs Look Less Pixelated?

The "WWF In Your House" FMVs on DOSbox look too pixelated on my computer. Is there a way to make this...





...look like this Youtube gameplay video below?


https://youtu.be/y743P9spNc0?t=912





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Old 03-06-2019, 02:28 AM   #2
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So after researching, I guess the FMVs look pixelated because of the way the game was ripped and the only solution is for me to obtain the game disc or a better rip somehow.
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I checked disc on Archive.org. It's exactly this quality. And, I dare to say, it's quite impossible to get it in quality of your movies with technologies of 90s - and having one CD.

So either it's different version - or plain not DOS. PS1 version, for example, looks much better, it seems.
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I checked disc on Archive.org. It's exactly this quality. And, I dare to say, it's quite impossible to get it in quality of your movies with technologies of 90s - and having one CD.

So either it's different version - or plain not DOS. PS1 version, for example, looks much better, it seems.
Thank you for checking on this. Now I know to stop tinkering with DOSbox settings trying to achieve the impossible. The Youtuber claims he is using DOSbox, so if that's true, he or someone else must have merged the PS1 FMV with the DOS version, I suppose. Because, as far as I know, the PS1 version didn't have music during the matches and his game has the music.




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Now I know to stop tinkering with DOSbox settings trying to achieve the impossible.
Game is definitely DOS in video - it have "Press F1" cue, for example, that is absent on PS1.

I checked video, frame by frame, and found that maybe I am wrong. Because actually video is not _so_ far from original as I thought, actually.

Here is how your frame looks on CD:



As you can see, it's exactly the same detailing, only much better smoothed.

And then it totally can be DOSBox Scaler. Ask youtuber which one he used, or experiment yourself with .conf-file. I had to confess that shaders and scalers is somewhat blind spot for me: I always prefer "original" look, not smoothed, sharped, etc, so I cannot help you here.
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Game is definitely DOS in video - it have "Press F1" cue, for example, that is absent on PS1.

I checked video, frame by frame, and found that maybe I am wrong. Because actually video is not _so_ far from original as I thought, actually.

Here is how your frame looks on CD:



As you can see, it's exactly the same detailing, only much better smoothed.

And then it totally can be DOSBox Scaler. Ask youtuber which one he used, or experiment yourself with .conf-file. I had to confess that shaders and scalers is somewhat blind spot for me: I always prefer "original" look, not smoothed, sharped, etc, so I cannot help you here.
The Youtuber says he used DosBox SVN.Scaler: Hardware 2x. Output: Direct 3D. Resolution: Original (320x200 and 320x240.

My Dosbox doesn't have Direct 3D so maybe I need to try Dosbox SVN whatever that is.
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