How can I run my PSOBB offline setup in true native 4K? (+Virtual Fullscreen would be nice too)

So essentially I recently found out I can play PSOBB offline locally without the risk of a server closing and losing all my progress all the while, if I wish to, pretty much do whatever I want in it like boosting the EXP rates and such.

I found out about it through google here in a NeoGAF post for a Teth Server setup to play offline: https://www.neogaf.com/threads/you-can-play-psobb-offline.1239393/

I'm super happy and all of that is very cool BUT...I play on a 4K TV and the launcher included seems to be the general use one released by @tofuman which lacks, from what I understand after a good 5-6hrs of research on how to set it up and optimizes it's looks and performance...the ability to run natively in 4K for example.

It seems to peak at 1440p and also has no built in virtual fullscreen (to allow for ALT+TAB-ing right? that's what that allows among other things if I'm not wrong?)

So it seems that only the launcher of Ephinea and Ultima have the 4K + Virtual Fullscreen built in?
And from the screenshot I've seen it even seems to be a true 16:9 adapted format in game and not a 4:3 stretched? Can anyone confirm?

I've made an account on here, NeoGAF and the Ultima forums and rummaged everywhere and cannot for the life of me find anyone with a clear answer and even less solution on how I could do that with my local install of PSOBB running on my local server for offline playing.
I've even found out and learned what are the LUAs addons and also the different kind of Item editors and such....but no answers on if true native 4K is possible outside of the private servers I mentionned (and also in virtual fullscreen ideally).

Is it possible at all? I don't mind doing many steps.
If not, what's the next best option? (Except playing online on any private server!)

Please this is the only thing I'm missing that I really want to obtain to have finally a great PSOBB experience that doesn't rely on private servers.

Every bit of help with be SO appreciated guys... ;w;

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EDIT #1: Btw I already did the config mentioned in the NeoGAF post linked and I played today in what should be (?) 2K windowed while using Borderless Gaming to create a "Virtual Fullscreen" so it doesn't crash when ALT-TAB-ing. It is my intention to continue to play *OFFLINE* exclusively as to not depend on online private servers for my character data safety and just come back to it whenever I feel like it throughout the years and progress at my own pace regarding EXP rates, drop rates and etc.

I just want to know how can I incorporate the advantages of the kind of launchers Ephinea and Ultima have in my version. Or make their launchers work with mine? Or if there is any way to replicate them. I mostly want the advantage of being able to play in native 4k and virtual fullscreen (without the need for borderless gaming tool for that last one).
 
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Well, the only way to play this game is via a private server. So you not wanting to run this game on a private server is virtually impossible. Whether that server is run by Ephinea or you setup and run your own server to play it solo. I've run a private server myself a few years back and having "God mode" activated with the ability to change whatever you want just didn't appeal to me and got boring very fast. I didn't have things setup for 4K at the time, so I can't really help with how to set that up.

Instead of going through the effort to setup your own server, maybe you can look into Sandbox Mode on Ephinea and see if that is more appealing to you.
 
Well, the only way to play this game is via a private server. So you not wanting to run this game on a private server is virtually impossible. Whether that server is run by Ephinea or you setup and run your own server to play it solo. I've run a private server myself a few years back and having "God mode" activated with the ability to change whatever you want just didn't appeal to me and got boring very fast. I didn't have things setup for 4K at the time, so I can't really help with how to set that up.

Instead of going through the effort to setup your own server, maybe you can look into Sandbox Mode on Ephinea and see if that is more appealing to you.

Oh I've already set that all up. And yes by offline I mean I start a server locally and then use a PSOBB install patched to play off of that server without having to configure a bunch of stuff. (You can see what I mean in the NeoGAF post)

In fact I just played in what should be 2K in windowed mode and used the Borderless Gaming tool to make a sort of Virtual Fullscreen so it doesn't crash as soon as I ALT+TAB.
I also configured my Nvidia control panel to force anisotropic filtering and antialiasing on the game among other things.

It looks nice but I saw some screenshots in 4K (without ENB or any mod for ray tracing or that kind of stuff), and I know it can look nicer on top of the fact that it'd be nice to not have to use Borderless Gaming too.
And if there is any kind of other advantages to those private server launchers (Ephinea and Ultima) it'd be niceto have em too.

Also the point of me playing offline like this is to AVOID using any online private server because I don't wanna lose my character progression if anything happens. Also configuring my own EXP and drop rates is a nice touch too because grinding solo until lvl200 or getting the best stuff is just insane for me (kudos to those who got there legitimately) and I prefer setting my own pace. On top of being able to access event stuff if I ever want to or correct a really dumb fatal mistake if it ever were to happen. Like I dunno, wanting to do a perfect MAG and because I'm zoning out OOPS got a lvl too much in one stat and etc for example.
 
Those are the answers I got throughout the day from our extremely generous and patient Soly! ❤️ (If you see this again Soly, thank you so freakin much yet again. I was loosing sleep and completely obsessed with this over the past 3 days because of my OCD and it all got put to rest finally).

For the 4k native res + Virtual Fullscreen integration:

Essentially outside form the Ephinea and Ultima versions of the game/setup there doesn't seem to be any easy fix/solution for that unless I can code it/rework it myself (which I obviously can't). The best I can obtain currently with my offline setup is with Tofu's general release widescreen launcher from years ago which still enables a nice 2K resolution with widescreen support. And for the virtual fullscreen, it is to continue using borderless gaming.

BUT like he mentioned a good while ago somewhere in a forum thread (can't remember where) he has a project in the works to do a custom launcher + DLLs of his own that could virtually work with any client/PSOBB install from what I understand. That implements all the advantages of the best ones out there and more potentially. But because of his work and just busy life in general he really doesn't have time to work on it until further notice! Which I understand 100%. ! wouldn't want him to impact his quality of life in any way for this so I respect that.

So yeah that's about it. Unless someone else has some knowledge we don't to do it in an easier way or wants to start making it's own version of what Soly is making...that's that!
 
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