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harrylime: yep flawless widescreen did it for me too, only played half an hour so far, but seems to work fine.
thanks for the tip!
whoops! missed this - glad it worked for you
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WiseLearnedMan: You can also try UniWS and the accompanying HUDfixes from WSGF:

http://www.wsgf.org/article/star-wars-knights-old-republic

EDIT: apparently this doesn't work with the GOG version yet :(
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MonsterFish: It did for me. I just had to change the resolution in the .ini file after the patch.
Thank you! I was wondering why the game didn't look right after installing this patch. Changes to the .ini file did the trick and now the game works perfectly.
Apparently the uniws patch doesn't work if you try to set it to a resolution lower than 1440 x 900 (I'm running on 1366 x 768). Is this true?
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Sachys: Hope that helps someone at least.
It does, thank you. Not very far along but so far it's working great.
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Sachys: Hope that helps someone at least.
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Namur: It does, thank you. Not very far along but so far it's working great.
Good stuff! :)
Flawless Widescreen + Manual update of the resolution in swkotor.ini working fine for me, after a couple of initial crashes.
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astewart1980: Flawless Widescreen + Manual update of the resolution in swkotor.ini working fine for me, after a couple of initial crashes.
You mean flawless widescreen crashed, or KOTOR... or both?
Sachys do you know if this Flawless Widescreen thing requires the new HUD images which the old UniWS method required, or does it fix the HUD scaling also?
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Crosmando: Sachys do you know if this Flawless Widescreen thing requires the new HUD images which the old UniWS method required, or does it fix the HUD scaling also?
As I remember it pretty much auto-fixes everything with the steam version (based upon your input of course). Cannot guarantee with the GOG version though - you'll need someone who specifically owns it for that.

In regards to the other games it supports - its mostly automatic as well, so I would presume those using it now (previously posting in thread), can repost similar results for KOTOR on GOG.

...Anyone have any input?
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Here's some info for anyone confused on how to get this game working in widescreen (1920x1080) and have the movies work as well.

This is what I did step by step using the Universal Widescreen Patcher (Not the Flawless Widescreen program):

Homepage: http://www.wsgf.org/article/star-wars-knights-old-republic

1. If you already have unsuccessfully patched the game restore your backup of the original EXE if you haven't already, if you don't have a backup on hand then uninstall and reinstall the game.

2. Make sure you ran the game once before patching to create your default configuration.

3. Download the Universial Widescreen patcher from the site above if you haven't already

4. Download the Hud Correction files for your resolution, the one I specifically used since I want to run 1920x1080 is 1920x1080 (Updated by nix3r)

5. Extract uniws.zip anywhere and open patches.ini

6. Scroll down or search for the section labeled [Star Wars: KOTOR (1024x768 interface)]

7. From that section remove these lines and save the file. This will fix the black screen when viewing movies in game:

;movies edit 1
p4modfile=swkotor.exe
p4undofile=swkotorc.undom1
p4sig=800200007515813DD8D17800E001
p4sigwild=00000000000000
p4xoffset=0
p4yoffset=12
p4occur=1
;movies edit 2
p5modfile=swkotor.exe
p5undofile=swkotorc.undom2
p5sig=80020000C7442410E001
p5sigwild=0000000000
p5xoffset=0
p5yoffset=8
p5occur=1


8. Run uniws.exe, choose Star Wars: KOTOR (1024x768 interface), doesn't matter what resolution you ultimately plan on running, that's the one you need.

9. Browse to your KOTOR installation in the game installation folder section. Afterwards, set your screen resolution in the New Resolution section, I made mine 1920 for screen width and 1080 for height. Once you are finished go ahead and hit the patch button and exit the program.

10. Extract your fixed hud files. (mine being kotor-1920x1080_updated.rar) Extract them to your KOTOR/override directory, under the default installation path, that would be: C:\GOG Games\Star Wars - KotOR\Override

11. Edit swkotor.ini (This is in your game's installation directory) . We need to change the resolution still since it won't be able to be changed in game to the widescreen resolution and the patcher doesn't actually seem to change it for us. Find the section [Graphics Options] in swkotor.ini and set your resolution with the Width and Height variables. You can also set your refresh rate as well here.

12. (Optional) I recommend disabling the Frame Buffer in game. If it's enabled on my AMD Radeon 270x the game seems to lock up before it finishes loading the first level with Frame Buffer and anti aliasing enabled. You can disable the Frame Buffer in the advanced graphics options in game or disable it in the swkotor.ini file in the [Graphics Options] section by setting Frame Buffer=0 . This may not be an issue on nVidia cards so I would probably only change this if you have any issues.

Hope this solves some of the issues some people have been having with the game, these are my findings and experience so far. Once the game is setup though, it seems to run great has no issues so far.
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MisterBlack:
Theres a reason I suggested flawless widescreen (aside from the lack of messing around):
(other posts on this subforum confirm it).
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WiseLearnedMan: You can also try UniWS and the accompanying HUDfixes from WSGF:

http://www.wsgf.org/article/star-wars-knights-old-republic

EDIT: apparently this doesn't work with the GOG version yet :(
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MisterBlack:
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Sachys: Theres a reason I suggested flawless widescreen (aside from the lack of messing around):
(other posts on this subforum confirm it).
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WiseLearnedMan: You can also try UniWS and the accompanying HUDfixes from WSGF:

http://www.wsgf.org/article/star-wars-knights-old-republic

EDIT: apparently this doesn't work with the GOG version yet :(
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Sachys:
Actually this does work on the GOG version else it wouldn't have worked for me. It is true that it requires more steps in order to get it working, but it's been crash free for me so far and I don't have to run anything in the background. Also the solution I posted should also work on Linux systems using Wine. I'm not too sure Wine will play nicely with The Flawless Widescreen program.
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MisterBlack: Here's some info for anyone confused on how to get this game working in widescreen (1920x1080) and have the movies work as well....
Thank you sir - that seems to have worked for me initially.
I'd just like to add another endorsement for UniWS. The steps involved are only a few and become quite straight forward after taking a minute to read through them. It's the only solution to function properly for me. I think the little bit of additional work is worth it.

Thanks to MisterBlack for linking to the page and pasting the text guide here for everyone to see.
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MisterBlack: Here's some info for anyone confused on how to get this game working in widescreen (1920x1080) and have the movies work as well.

(snip)
Thanks for taking the time to post this - works perfectly :) +1