I normally play on a pretty beefy desktop machine. Right now I'm trying to play on my laptop for a fun little project.
It's like a year or two old, has a first generation mobile i5 and some kind of decent dedicated graphics. I'm running on 720x480 and getting pretty stable fps over all, but there are some things I'd like to change:
lighting effects and other things that would look good on another machine don't (and they could be spared for more precious frames to shoot spikes at marines)
the HUD and most of the GUI seems to be scaling really badly
My native resolution is 1366x768, but I'm running the game at 720x480 as I said. If I pull up the server list, it's so crunched that I can't see any of the entries to click on them. In game, the HUD elements (like my selected weapon, health, saytext, server messsages, kill notices) are all enormous.
Is there a guide somewhere for changing stuff like this with console options? Are there options like that? Are there deliberately "low quality"-looking settings (like turning off textures and forcing player models in quake)?
If somebody can point me in the right direction I'll close the thread - it's not really a 'discussion' topic...