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Reply 3762 of 3949, by Cyrem

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Tested it and it no-longer freezes! perfect.... but then found another issue that I'm hoping you could test. […]
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Tested it and it no-longer freezes! perfect.... but then found another issue that I'm hoping you could test.

I was just playing the level "Driller Night!" upon discovering a new cavern after drilling northward the game camera seems to fly go way out of bounds and the map goes black. Everything else works though.

This is what happens after opening a new cavern: http://prntscr.com/kuaq7y

Thanks mate!

Just an update on this, after switching the video card to the 5700 Ultra, this stopped. Even after switching it back to dg's Virtual 3D card it didn't come back. Not sure whats going on, but if it happens again will let you know.

Reply 3763 of 3949, by FANTOMAS

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0 problem with Hydro Thunder (2001)...........frame rate seems limited to 30.
Dgvoodoo 2.55 @1600x1200 @MSAAX8 enhanced with 8x Sparse Grid Supersampling (nvidia inspector)

Config : ASUS PRIME H270 PRO / CORE i7-7700/ 16 GB DDR2400 / MSI GTX1060 6GT OCV1 @391.01/ Moniteur @1080p ...WINDOWS 10 64 bits V1803 @17134.285

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Reply 3764 of 3949, by RJ8

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Hello guys,

Aquanox 1 has been reported working here with DGVoodoo2 and Google was no help at all, so i post this here.

The game works without DGVoodoo2 , tested with WIN7/64 GTX970,
but when running with DGVoodoo2 it crashes with the following error:

D3DUtil::BuildAdpatorInfoArray() num of display modes overflow

any idea what i can do about that ?

UPDATE: Ive just tried Aquanox 2 with the same error on DGVOODOO2 .

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Reply 3766 of 3949, by RJ8

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@lowenz - I cant confirm that, the cover sais DX8 and when throwing a corrupt DX9 dll into the game folder the game does not crash. I also tried enbs D3D8to9 wrapper. The game crashes with another error which confimes that a its DX8. Not DX9. Thanks though for answering.
I wonder how the other folks got it to work with DGVoodoo2.

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Reply 3767 of 3949, by ZellSF

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Aquanox 2 is D3D9:

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Aquanox isn't and works with dgVoodoo2, but since dgVoodoo2 adds some extra resolutions (and maybe orders them differently than Windows?) then it crashes because as the error message says: too many resolutions. To fix either create a dgVoodoo.conf in the game directory (by clicking "Add" in dgVoodooCpl.exe) or edit the global one (in %appdata\dgVoodoo) and find this section:

DefaultEnumeratedResolutions = all
ExtraEnumeratedResolutions =

Set DefaultEnumeratedResolutions to "none" and add your the resolutions you want comma seperated to ExtraEnumeratedResolutiom. For example:

DefaultEnumeratedResolutions = none
ExtraEnumeratedResolutions = 640x480,1600x1200

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Reply 3768 of 3949, by RJ8

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@ZellSF - THAT was helpfull ! Thank you so much.

I finally found out the following that might be interesting.
At least some retail (boxed) versions of AQ2 are DX8 , using the same engine as AQ1.
Ive got them both to work with DGVoodoo2 now after making the conf settings you have described.

There is a patch that updates AQ2 to DX9, probably download- versions are patched to DX9 already.

Thanks again !

RJ

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Reply 3769 of 3949, by Dege

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RJ8 wrote:

@lowenz - I cant confirm that, the cover sais DX8 and when throwing a corrupt DX9 dll into the game folder the game does not crash.

A tip for such cases: you can always use the spec-release versions of dgVoodoo to see if any of its components is touched by the game. 😉

Reply 3771 of 3949, by ZellSF

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Ghost Temple has issues (textures?):

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Natively is fine:

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One of the few games that need MSD3DDeviceNames = true

Edit: Apparently there's an English demo:
https://www.gamepressure.com/download.asp?ID=1433
But I can't find any evidence the game was actually released in English.

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Reply 3772 of 3949, by UCyborg

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I was messing with the old WON version (1.1.1.0) of Half-Life recently. Direct3D renderer works in windowed mode, but craps out in fullscreen since dgVoodoo requires SetCooperativeLevel to be called with valid (non-null) hWnd. Why is that even allowed natively?

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Reply 3773 of 3949, by Peixoto

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UCyborg wrote:

I was messing with the old WON version (1.1.1.0) of Half-Life recently. Direct3D renderer works in windowed mode, but craps out in fullscreen since dgVoodoo requires SetCooperativeLevel to be called with valid (non-null) hWnd. Why is that even allowed natively?

Fullscreen mode also requires a valid window handle on MS DirectDraw. A null handle is only valid on windowed mode. Half-Life is not working for another reazon

Reply 3774 of 3949, by Dege

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Peixoto wrote:

Fullscreen mode also requires a valid window handle on MS DirectDraw.

MS DDraw only requires valid wnd handle for exclusive cooperative level. A true fullscreen flipping chain can only be created in exclusive mode.
But both DDraw::SetDisplayMode and fake-fullscreen with the blitting model can be implemented in normal cooperative level with a NULL window.

Reply 3776 of 3949, by ZellSF

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Asterix and Obelix Take on Caesar black screens (audio and input is responsive). Works natively. Terrible game though. If you want to try it, the installer won't work and you need to copy the game directory to HDD and run the game like "asterix.exe 0 HDD".