After some experimenting, it seems that the game doesn't want to respond to the changes I've made to the .ini file. If I change the display and the graphics options, the game reverts to 800x600 and it only wants to accept changes made by the configuration tool (which only lets me choose 800x600 and 1024x768). If I change the .ini file to not display movies or vice versa it ignores it unless I change the same option in the configuration tool.
EDIT: Scratch that; apparently I've got to move the .ini to my desktop and back for the game to accept my changes. I've never had to do that before, and I've been around the block. The Sith Lords is weird.
EDIT EDIT: More experimentation shows that the game will play in 1280x768 if I change the options in the .ini, but the videos remain in 800x600. The videos still cause crashes, though, and I can't disable them but from the configuration tool. Altering the .ini to do that does nothing.
Last edited by Shabutie; 08-19-2012 at 12:46 AM.