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How far is 1 meter in Torchlight 2 represented on screen? How many meters is it from the character to the sides of the screen for each aspect ratios?

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What do you even mean by that? 1 meter is always 1 meter. Are you asking about how many pixels on the screen 1 meter will translate to in their engine? –  korona May 20 '12 at 15:15
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@korona I meant in game wise –  z ' May 20 '12 at 16:32
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@yx. About 1.0936133 yards or 3 feet and 3/8 inches. –  Krazer May 20 '12 at 17:14
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@kronoa how far on my screen does 1 meter represent –  z ' May 20 '12 at 17:58
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@korona You are comically missing the point. A meter stick isn't going to help anyone gauge distances in Torchlight 2. Maybe a better question for the OP to ask is to provide a in-game reference, like "how many meters is it from the target dummy in Estherian Enclave to the fishing hole"? –  jw013 Jan 18 '13 at 16:48
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On the Arcane Statistics screen (bottom of the left character information screens, press J by default), you can see the Adjusted Range of your currently equipped weapon(s) once you have expanded the Right/Left Hand Weapon section.

Here is the display for one of my Embermage's wands (which apparently has a range of 7.2m):

Screenshot showing the 7.2m range of my Embermage's wand as shown on the in-game character info screen

Using this information you should easily be able to work out how much that +0.67m range improvement has actually extended the range of a specific weapon by, which is what I assume you really want to know here.

You can also get a good visual ideal of how distance translates on screen by firing a weapon of known range from a standing position and seeing how far across the screen it's shots go. Of course, this assumes the "adjusted" range is what it will actually fire at the moment.

And, if we really must some maths:
Using the wand above, camera fully zoomed out, at a resolution of 1920×1080, with screenshots taken as my shots are fading away at their full range, and using some crude approximate pixel measurements taken with Paint in Win 7, I reckon I'm seeing a rectangle of space approximately 24m×16m (completely ignoring the 3D perspective, etc) in size, which represents ~12m horizontally and ~8m vertically to the edges of the screen from the player character (in my case at least).

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exactly what I needed, thanks –  z ' May 23 '12 at 21:50
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You'll also notice that your Torchlight 2 uses grid-based movement across the terrain (try clicking at your characters feet to understand the boundary of the grids). It would be nice to compare the measurements above with this grid to work out whether the grid is based on 1m or 0.5m square plots. –  Beeblebrox Oct 3 '12 at 1:04
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You can also stand a ways from the training dummy, and hold CTRL while attacking it. Your character will move within range to attack, so this will give you a visual of how far 7.2 meters is, or whatever your attack range is. –  AaronLS Feb 27 '13 at 0:54
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