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Reply 120 of 136, by ZellSF

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SpinalBlood wrote on 2020-06-18, 02:15:
ZellSF wrote on 2020-06-16, 13:49:
Did you read the later post I made? There's a winmm patcher that might be easier: https://w.atwiki.jp/nectaris/pages/22.html Ass […]
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SpinalBlood wrote on 2020-06-08, 02:29:

I would like to write more about this since I had this problem for years in the past, until I followed the instructions in 2014 and they worked for me;

Did you read the later post I made? There's a winmm patcher that might be easier:
https://w.atwiki.jp/nectaris/pages/22.html
Assuming it forwards all other winmm events correctly (cdda music and gamepad support are often controlled by winmm) which I haven't had time to test.

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For Windows 7 64bit I manually did the modify in mciseq.dll in the Syswow64 folder

Overwriting the system file might not be necessary, it wasn't for Nectaris, I could just place a modified mciseq.dll in the game's directory.

Micro Machines V3 is another game that has the same problem.

Sorry I missed the post. Since my last OS reinstall I didn't tweak with the mciseq file yet, so I tried to put mciseq.dll in the screensavers (with midi included) folder and... it worked, I didn't think about this clever solution (it's true that often games can start with some dll in its folder rather than in windows system itself...) Thank you

About the winmm patcher I don't quite get how it works; I must patch that dll with the exe then put it in the app of choice folder?

You patch the game exe with winm_patcher (drag and drop the game's exe over the patcher) and then place winm_.dll in the game directory.

Reply 121 of 136, by SpinalBlood

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I have tried with a certain game but it doesn't seem to be working

Maybe the patcher is designed only for nectaris?

If I drag&drop the exe, after I press enter the windows closes and it looks like the exe file has not been touched

But anyway the mciseq.dll "in-folder "solution is very handy and seems working so that is more than enough (at least with the "freeze programs" that I have encountered so far)

Reply 123 of 136, by Discrete_BOB_058

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Jane's USNF doesnt work

YouTube Channel:
DEADHistory Walkthroughs

PC SPECS:-
CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 1600
GPU: ZOTAC NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti OC Edition
RAM: 8GB*2 Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400MHz
Motherboard: Gigabyte Aorus B450M
PSU: Corsair VX550
Sound Card: Realtek ALC892

Reply 125 of 136, by Discrete_BOB_058

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leileilol wrote on 2020-08-08, 15:12:
Discrete_BOB_058 wrote on 2020-08-08, 10:21:

Jane's USNF doesnt work

that's a dos game

that was released on 1996 for windows also. It starts and then crashes

YouTube Channel:
DEADHistory Walkthroughs

PC SPECS:-
CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 1600
GPU: ZOTAC NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti OC Edition
RAM: 8GB*2 Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400MHz
Motherboard: Gigabyte Aorus B450M
PSU: Corsair VX550
Sound Card: Realtek ALC892

Reply 126 of 136, by Discrete_BOB_058

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Well, you can play The Need for Speed Special Edition on Windows 10 and Windows 7, if you go Re: The Need for Speed Special Edition for Windows doesn't work
The problem my PC had was the headset DRIVER.

YouTube Channel:
DEADHistory Walkthroughs

PC SPECS:-
CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 1600
GPU: ZOTAC NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti OC Edition
RAM: 8GB*2 Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400MHz
Motherboard: Gigabyte Aorus B450M
PSU: Corsair VX550
Sound Card: Realtek ALC892

Reply 127 of 136, by Davros

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discrete bob i have a working janes usaf i cant remember where i got the patch from but i'm sure if you replace some of your files with mine you can get it working
make sure you've patched to 1.02
pm me your email address
edit : it may have been this
https://www.moddb.com/games/janes-united-states-air-force

Edit 2: I have the latest version

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Reply 128 of 136, by armani

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Gearhead Garage and NIRA Intense Import Drag Racing should be on this list for Windows 10 64-bit.

I managed to get GHG working after finding a backroads workaround on GOG forums. It's a huge hassle though. I haven't even managed to get NIRA to work, but some people apparently have, and the folks with that information were last online a long while ago.

Reply 129 of 136, by Discrete_BOB_058

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Add Jane's USNF'97 to the list. I couldn't find any patch for this game

YouTube Channel:
DEADHistory Walkthroughs

PC SPECS:-
CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 1600
GPU: ZOTAC NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti OC Edition
RAM: 8GB*2 Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400MHz
Motherboard: Gigabyte Aorus B450M
PSU: Corsair VX550
Sound Card: Realtek ALC892

Reply 130 of 136, by filipetolhuizen

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Discrete_BOB_058 wrote on 2020-10-06, 18:33:

Add Jane's USNF'97 to the list. I couldn't find any patch for this game

It needs 1.4 patch (as a matter of fact, this is already needed when running the game on Win98) + ACT custom fix + dgvoodoo2.

Reply 131 of 136, by Discrete_BOB_058

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filipetolhuizen wrote on 2020-10-10, 23:31:
Discrete_BOB_058 wrote on 2020-10-06, 18:33:

Add Jane's USNF'97 to the list. I couldn't find any patch for this game

It needs 1.4 patch (as a matter of fact, this is already needed when running the game on Win98) + ACT custom fix + dgvoodoo2.

Could you provide me the things, I havent fund any solution on a Google search?

YouTube Channel:
DEADHistory Walkthroughs

PC SPECS:-
CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 1600
GPU: ZOTAC NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti OC Edition
RAM: 8GB*2 Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400MHz
Motherboard: Gigabyte Aorus B450M
PSU: Corsair VX550
Sound Card: Realtek ALC892

Reply 132 of 136, by filipetolhuizen

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Discrete_BOB_058 wrote on 2020-10-11, 08:22:
filipetolhuizen wrote on 2020-10-10, 23:31:
Discrete_BOB_058 wrote on 2020-10-06, 18:33:

Add Jane's USNF'97 to the list. I couldn't find any patch for this game

It needs 1.4 patch (as a matter of fact, this is already needed when running the game on Win98) + ACT custom fix + dgvoodoo2.

Could you provide me the things, I havent fund any solution on a Google search?

This link has the official patch:
http://jkpeterson.net/fa/ufiles.php
My ACT fix is attached:

Filename
usnf97.rar
File size
1.76 KiB
Downloads
5 downloads
File license
Public domain

And dgvoodoo2 is easily found in this forum.

Reply 133 of 136, by Discrete_BOB_058

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filipetolhuizen wrote on 2020-10-12, 01:42:
This link has the official patch: http://jkpeterson.net/fa/ufiles.php My ACT fix is attached: usnf97.rar And dgvoodoo2 is easily […]
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Discrete_BOB_058 wrote on 2020-10-11, 08:22:
filipetolhuizen wrote on 2020-10-10, 23:31:

It needs 1.4 patch (as a matter of fact, this is already needed when running the game on Win98) + ACT custom fix + dgvoodoo2.

Could you provide me the things, I havent fund any solution on a Google search?

This link has the official patch:
http://jkpeterson.net/fa/ufiles.php
My ACT fix is attached:
usnf97.rar
And dgvoodoo2 is easily found in this forum.

Was nearly there but then got this

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YouTube Channel:
DEADHistory Walkthroughs

PC SPECS:-
CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 1600
GPU: ZOTAC NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti OC Edition
RAM: 8GB*2 Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400MHz
Motherboard: Gigabyte Aorus B450M
PSU: Corsair VX550
Sound Card: Realtek ALC892

Reply 134 of 136, by filipetolhuizen

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Discrete_BOB_058 wrote on 2020-10-12, 08:21:
filipetolhuizen wrote on 2020-10-12, 01:42:
This link has the official patch: http://jkpeterson.net/fa/ufiles.php My ACT fix is attached: usnf97.rar And dgvoodoo2 is easily […]
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Discrete_BOB_058 wrote on 2020-10-11, 08:22:

Could you provide me the things, I havent fund any solution on a Google search?

This link has the official patch:
http://jkpeterson.net/fa/ufiles.php
My ACT fix is attached:
usnf97.rar
And dgvoodoo2 is easily found in this forum.

Was nearly there but then got this

Maybe it needs something else under Win10. Did you try ATF Gold and FA?

Reply 135 of 136, by Thorvirr

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About win 7:
Unreal Tournament - "software rendering" setting makes the game very dark and immune to "brightness" setting. other renderers cause high input lag making the game unplayable/unenjoyable.
Worms Armageddon - weird graphics issue causing colors to flip in a completely unacceptable way making most details unreadable and the whole playing experience at least unpleasant (usually leading to a crash btw).

No matter what you call real
You don't see what you see

Reply 136 of 136, by Discrete_BOB_058

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Thorvirr wrote on 2020-10-20, 11:53:

About win 7:
Unreal Tournament - "software rendering" setting makes the game very dark and immune to "brightness" setting. other renderers cause high input lag making the game unplayable/unenjoyable.
Worms Armageddon - weird graphics issue causing colors to flip in a completely unacceptable way making most details unreadable and the whole playing experience at least unpleasant (usually leading to a crash btw).

Unreal Tournament software rendering lag is fixable by increasing the resolution in the ini file. High res makes the game brighter. Also other renderers' lag is fixed by setting a higher res.

YouTube Channel:
DEADHistory Walkthroughs

PC SPECS:-
CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 1600
GPU: ZOTAC NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti OC Edition
RAM: 8GB*2 Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400MHz
Motherboard: Gigabyte Aorus B450M
PSU: Corsair VX550
Sound Card: Realtek ALC892