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Pacman
« on: November 13, 2020, 05:26:29 pm »
I'm having trouble setting up Pacman and Ms Pacman as the middle of screen is fuzzy
like a frequency issue. Using super resolutions I'm not sure how to create game specific ini's and
using them. When I try they don't work. If I'm using normal resolutions I can create
those ini's and they seem to have more flexibility for vertical games. I know there are compromises
when playing vertical games on a horizontal monitor but the results I'm getting are unplayable.

I'm using an 6450 card on a Kortec multi-sync monitor
My log is attached

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Re: Pacman
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2020, 02:29:04 am »
Playing vertical games on CRT is always best on a rotated CRT imho. You are very limited with vertical lines on a CRT which makes a vertical game look pretty bad on a horizontal oriented monitor. Mame is trying to scale the game to the pixels it has available (usually 240) which isn't quite enough for properly interpolating the horizontal width (eg 320)

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Re: Pacman
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2020, 04:59:46 am »
It's true, a vertical game on horizontal monitor isn't the best option...

In my case, for these games than transposed vertical lines exceed 240 narrowly (256 or 288), i prefer configure it for 240 with pixel perfect.

For example por pacman machine.

In /ini/source create pacman.ini file with
  resolution 2560x240
  unevenstretch 0

 
You can adjust vertical position with slider if you prefer top/bottom lines depending on the game.

(*) I'm sure it's possible do the same playing with crt_range but it's more friendly for me this method.