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Sentinel12

Streaming Tiberium Dawn

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Hello,

Is it possible to stream Tiberium Dawn with OBS? Just curious if anyone else has had success with setting up their scenes to capture this game correctly, because whenever I launch the game it changes the layout of my windows because the game is launching in a different resolution than my monitor.

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Yes. Scale the game to your native resolution and run a monitor capture.

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2 hours ago, Ferret said:

Yes. Scale the game to your native resolution and run a monitor capture.

Thanks, I'll try it out soon!

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12 minutes ago, Sentinel12 said:

Thanks, I'll try it out soon!

You're welcome. Feel free to hop into our Discord as well: https://discord.gg/cAshNrE

If you have any other questions about OBS, let me know.

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On 1/6/2019 at 4:29 PM, Ferret said:

You're welcome. Feel free to hop into our Discord as well: https://discord.gg/cAshNrE

If you have any other questions about OBS, let me know.

Hey,

 

I tried screencap + not being in other windows when game is launching, and everything is working fine now. I decided to go with the 1024 resolution, since I think the game is too small on 1080p. But it's not ruining my resolution of the other screen anymore when I launch which is what I wanted. So thank you!

 

Also, I know that sometimes when people stream on CnCnet they have that little stream button at the top of the CnCNet window. Do you know if there a way I could get added as a CnC streamer? Thanks!

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@Sentinel12 What's the URL to your stream? I'll get your channel added.

Streaming Tiberian Dawn

  • Objective 1: Configure Tiberian Dawn settings
  • Objective 2: Create a Display Capture source (layer) on OBS


Objective 1 Start: Configuring the settings
1. Run the launcher
2. Click Settings
3. Change the Renderer under the drop-down menu to "OpenGL"
4. Proceed to "Advanced settings"
NOTE: You can also access game settings once you're on the CnCNet client in the top-left
[Settings] -> [Tiberian Dawn]
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Objective 1 Continued: Configuring the settings
Copy these settings exactly. 

1. Check "Use CnC-DDraw (enables advanced options)"
2. Check "Custom"
3. Enter in 1024 x 576
NOTE: 1024x576 is a 16:9 ratio and will scale perfectly with your 1080p display (1920x1080, 16:9).
4. Check "Stretch to custom resolution:"
5. Enter in 1920x1080
6. Under the "Scaling filter:" drop-down menu, select the "xbrz-freescale" filter
7. Check "Interpolate (smooth)"
8. Check "Back buffer in video Memory"
9. Check "Automatically adjust mouse sensitivity to resolution"
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  • Objective 1 Complete: Configuring the settings


Objective 2 Start: Adding a Display Capture source
1. Click this button here (Add Source)
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1. Select "Display Capture"
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1. Select your main display (the monitor you'll be playing the game on)
NOTE: If you have only 1 monitor, there will only be 1 available selection.
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1. Make sure the layer is visible
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  • Objective 2 Complete: Adding a Display Capture source

End result: Great mouse response, no lag while streaming, and clear visuals to both yourself and the end user on Twitch.

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If you want the game in its intended aspect ratio, use 1024 x 480 stretched to 1920x1080 😛

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@trunkskgb

Copy these settings exactly and run OpenGL and it should work no problem. Obviously put whatever resolution you wish to use.

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I can’t wait to add streams from Dawn, Red Alert, RA2, TS and even Generals to go with my Renegade streams! 

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Hmm, shouldn't that be 480? Height adjustment is 5/6, so for a play resolution of 1920x1080 you would need a game resolution of 1920x900. Straight conversion of that to an in-game content width of 1024 (divide both by 1.875) gives 1024x480, not 1024x576.

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My setup/config window is different from the pictures you guys are uploading, and some options are not available for me. Take a look below.

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