Windows Gaming on MacBook Pro
Now that I have Windows XP dual booting on my MacBook Pro (strictly for games only, Mac OS X still occupies a 92% parition on the hard disk ;)) I've been testing some of my favourite older games but they're stuck in a small portion of the screen… the MacBook Pro has a 1440×900 resolution.
Some notes on different games I've tried:
I edited the options.cfg file as per the instructions on this site to use height: 900 and width: 1440, but it crashes when I try playing the actual game (the main menu loads fine). For the time being, looks like I'm stuck with 1024×768.
Works perfetly, but still stuck in 1024×768 as well, haven't found any way to alter this yet.
Works perfectly, graphics are awesome and utilises the full screen resolution :D. To make it work (as with any Windows XP systsem) you need to download this official patch from Microsoft, then you're good to go! If you don't have a copy of Midtown Madness 2, you can even download an official demo!
Of course, the ultimate Windows game of all time! Works flawlessly at the full resolution of the MacBook Pro, classic LAN gaming here I come :D.
And of course, a game review wouldn't be complete without Solitaire! How does it perform? Well the MacBook Pro's graphics card is more than able to move card images across a screen with ease ;).
More will be added as I find them.