Screen resolution in StarCraft

Christopher Morgan cmorgan at
Tue Aug 14 13:29:12 CDT 2001

Yes, for fairness to all players it runs in 640x480.  Running at a larger
resolution and showing more map area would be unfair to players with
smaller screens and resizing all of the bitmaps to be the same size at say
1280x1024 would be a waste of processor power.


On Tue, 14 Aug 2001, Jesper F. [ISO-8859-1] J=F8rgensen wrote:

> Molf wrote:
> > I may have misunderstood the question, but StarCraft only
> > runs in 640x480. If you mean the resolution of X, have you
> > tried Ctrl+Alt+[+ or -]?
> Are you sure it only runs in 640x480? When I had Windows
> installed the resolution depended on my screen resolution. I
> have a 19" screen, so it's a shame only to play SC in 640x480.
> Sincerely
> Jesper

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