Exists a means to increase the resolution for Diablo II past what the video game permits?
I think that presently Diablo 2 just sustains 800x600 resolution (though it might have risen to 1024x768). Is any person knowledgeable about a hack, mod, and so on which permits raising the resolution?
I'm mindful that this is possibly versus the regulations for Battle.NET, so prior to any person advises me of that recognize that I do not intend to utilize it competitively; I play primarily with close friends over LAN.
Since Diablo 2 is a sprite based video game there is no other way to increase the resolution, nonetheless, you can increase the illustration dimension of the screen (ie. have the ability to see even more ). I recognize a pair mods to do this (I will not link them below ), yet it protests the ToS and also will certainly get you outlawed on Battle Net.
I will certainly inform you that editing and enhancing a faster way to add the -w alternative will certainly place you right into windowed setting; which I very recommend.
Additionally an excellent website for finding out about various video games screen resolutions is Wide Screen Gaming Forum. Generally if its feasible they will certainly show you just how, and also if its not they might have various other suggestions. I would certainly start there if I were you.
I assume your best choice is to await Diablo 3 : )
I investigated this a couple of months earlier, remained in the very same scenario. The only solution I located got on the excellent old Widescreen Gaming Forum (http://www.widescreengamingforum.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=19227 ). There is a mod called D2MultiRes, yet if you consider the outcomes on that particular discussion forum blog post you'll see it actually does not function well in all. The hack makes the video game unplayable.
I recommend : run the video game windowed
This Glide3 wrapper benefited me. Primarily you place the dll in your Diablo2 directory site and also run the D2VidTest.exe and also it'll allow you select the Glide vehicle driver (which was made use of by the Voodoo3 cards back then ). After that it'll cover the Glide phones call to OpenGL telephone calls. This, certainly needs you have a video card which sustains OpenGL, yet that does not?
The wrapper additionally features a config energy (glide-init. exe ) which you can run and also there's an alternative for "desktop resolution" which will certainly create it to provide complete screen at your indigenous resolution. It needs to scale points a little bit so it's a little heavyset, yet tolerable (I go for 1440x900 ). It places bars on the sides to make sure that it's not all extended also.
I've been using Battle.Net with this uncreative until now. And also I do not see just how maybe taken into consideration a hack or disloyalty, it's simply a video clip card vehicle driver.