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Two of our new i7 machines, fitted with a 1GB GX285 card and a X52 Pro flight stick and throttle combo has just got themselves a Matrox TH2G each, so my question is can Oolite 'do' a resolution of 3840x1024 (i.e. spanned across 3 1280x1024 screens)

Otherwise I may just have to plug it into the 1920x1080 65 inch Plasma in the lab instead... 8) :lol:

I will take photos if I manage to sneak the game onto one of the lab's machines... :D
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Oolite’s approach to widescreen is to chop stuff off the top and bottom, so you might not be able to see much. Other than that, it should probably work.

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Easiest way to sneak it in would probably be to install it to a USB stick, like Thargoid did.. it'll run fine from there..
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Wait these are your work machines? With flight controls? :o
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Yeah.. DH has one seriously cool job.. :D
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What kind of job is this? Great job? Designing airplanes or somesuch with x-plane?
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I work here

The photos are very old - but the role/function is the same. New website due to go online in the next month or so - which will show all our new i7 PCs G25 race wheels, X52 flight sticks, and Matrox TH2G machines.
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Great looking job. Wish I could get a job playing games for money, but nope, it's off to the shipyard for me. :P
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wackyman465 wrote:Great looking job. Wish I could get a job playing games for money, but nope, it's off to the shipyard for me. :P
:roll: Oh if only it was playing games for money! Let's not forget the small matters of preparing Lecturers/exams/coursework/projects, marking all the aforementioned, student mentorship, Govt. Research papers to write...

However, I do have a fantastic job - I am being paid for something I'd do as a hobby given half a chance.
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Oh if only it was playing games for money!
The job actually does exist, ya know...
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wackyman465 wrote:
Oh if only it was playing games for money!
The job actually does exist, ya know...
It does exist, and it is a heck of a difficult one, too (no, this is no joke). The amount of hours one has to spend playing and testing (operating keyword here is testing) games on a professional level ranges from too much to downright unhealthy. And of course, one can end up testing games they enjoy or games they hate. And they have to do the same hours all the same. Definitely not a job I would be looking forward to, even though a few years back I thought it was cool, too.

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I thought being a programmer was cool once. Oh, but I learned.

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I used to actually like computers once...


...but tell that to kids nowadays, and they won't believe you! :)
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another_commander wrote:
wackyman465 wrote:
Oh if only it was playing games for money!
The job actually does exist, ya know...
It does exist, and it is a heck of a difficult one, too (no, this is no joke). The amount of hours one has to spend playing and testing (operating keyword here is testing) games on a professional level ranges from too much to downright unhealthy. And of course, one can end up testing games they enjoy or games they hate. And they have to do the same hours all the same. Definitely not a job I would be looking forward to, even though a few years back I thought it was cool, too.
One guy who worked for us (for a bit - I think we were a bit "dull" for him - being academics and all) had quit his previous job as a games tester on medical grounds - he got DVT and nearly died! :shock:
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he got DVT and nearly died!
ya know how the discovery channel does those series on dangerous jobs? Like "deadliest catch"? what about "Dangerous Chair" or "Lethal Keyboard"?
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