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04-05-2012, 09:00 PM
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So for about ten years, I've been looking for a graphics patch for Pharaoh, one of the best of Impressions' city building games.

Basically, you can set the graphics to 640x480, 800x600 or 1024x768. No widescreen, no allowances for modern resolutions. It's not stored in *.cfg or *.ini files either, but instead in the *.exe launcher file. So it required someone adept with hex editors.

This guy is the man.

He added 1280x960, 1600x1200, 1920x1440, 2048x1536, 1280x1024, 1280x720, 1360x768, 1600x900, 1920x1080, 2560x1440, 1280x800, 1440x900, 1680x1050, 1920x1200, 2560x1600 resolutions for both Pharaoh and its expansion, Cleopatra.

Apparently working on new *.exe files for Zeus and Emperor, too. Love it when gaming communities step up.

EDIT: I stand corrected. Zeus and Poseidon files are done too!

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