- This topic has 0 replies, 1 voice, and was last updated 5 years, 9 months ago by .
- You must be logged in to reply to this topic.
If I have Fixed Aspect (Fit) and Use NTSC Aspect turned on, then that’s all I need for Genesis games to look exactly how I like them. I prefer to play full screen with resolution set to 1920×1080, mostly because that’s the native display size of the screen and it mucks things up the least if I keep the resolution as it is. But SMS games just don’t look right.
Using windowed mode, I can see the colored bars above and below the main rendering area. That’s how it’s supposed to look.
In this, the resolution I prefer, the top and bottom bars are cropped off. Turning off NTSC Aspect adds about half the space back, but then the pixels look fat.
This is 1280×1024 full screen. For some reason, my screen reports this resolution whether it’s set to that or 1280×960. Either way, same result. I’m not sure which I dislike more, the bars cropped out or extra bars added.
For some reason, 1024×768 shows exactly like it’s supposed to.
Based on the games I’ve tried out, it seems likely the colored bars, which never show anything but a solid color, are a self-imposed hardware limitation so the system won’t have to render as many lines. But I still want the bars to be visible. It just feels right for it to look like it originally did. Is there anything I can do other than use 1024×768?
Strictly Necessary Cookie should be enabled at all times so that we can save your preferences for cookie settings.
If you disable this cookie, we will not be able to save your preferences. This means that every time you visit this website you will need to enable or disable cookies again.