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Reply 500 of 521, by marxveix

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RaVeN-05 wrote on 2021-03-14, 20:24:

Asghan: The Dragon Slayer - possible can use S3D , ATI 3D CIF, Matrox MSI, since it contains DLL's for that APIs.

Dll files this has in its game folder, i see ATi 3dcif.dll, but no exe file for that ATi CIF, exe files are for 3dfx, directx 3d and for 2d version, at least version 0.37 of the game is like that. Strange that they have the files, but no execute files, to use all these features.

Reply 501 of 521, by Gamecollector

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Well, Asghan uses glide2x but have glide1x dlls (glide.dll, sst1init.dll) on the game CD. For what purpose? Because WE CAN! 😀
So "there is a dll" isn't the correct method to detect.

P.S. Joint Strike Fighter and Speedboat Attack (the V2 patch) install glide1x dlls too.

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Reply 502 of 521, by Stiletto

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Stiletto wrote on 2013-07-27, 19:19:

Rendermorphics Reality Lab

Somehow I missed that Gona had acquired Criterion RenderWare release 1.3 and Rendermorphics Reality Lab demos for Matrox MGA Athena (Impression Plus/Lite) in 2018:
http://vogonsdrivers.com/getfile.php?fileid=1158&menustate=0

PS. Nice 1997 article: https://archive.gyford.com/1997/wired-uk/1.06 … es/three_d.html

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Reply 504 of 521, by RaVeN-05

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I don't know, i know Rendition Quake can remove dithering, for PowerVR or other probably possible trough Registry editing. Question really dificult.

Re: Fun with CGL (Creative Graphics Library) on 3D Blaster

Starfighter 3000 probably can use CGL

"/3dblaster"parameter exist in full version too as in demo.

strings in exe "\HOTCGL" "Error #%d loading CGL modules" "CGL successfully loaded" "HOTCGL" "*.cgl"

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Reply 506 of 521, by Pierre32

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gmipf wrote on 2021-05-06, 03:28:

Where is all green text for the exclusives? To me every entry is the same white.

Forum software upgrade nuked the colours! I think you can still see them on Wayback.

Reply 508 of 521, by RaVeN-05

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ATIQUAKE - "ATIQuake" miniGL for Q1 & Q2 on Rage Pro

ATI 3D Rage Quake and Quake II
something as
"
Official wrapper games:
Quake - Patch available. GLQuake wrapper. Guide with downloads to get it running here.

"

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Reply 511 of 521, by vetz

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I've replaced green text (which does not display any longer) with italic.

I've also started the work with replacing the dead dropbox links (and others), but that is a larger task.

Also on TO-DO is to test and verify the list/games by Raven-05.

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Reply 512 of 521, by Gona

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vetz wrote on 2021-05-07, 20:51:

I've also started the work with replacing the dead dropbox links (and others), but that is a larger task.

All of the patches I have here:
https://gona.mactar.hu/3D/files/

But I have no pictures at all. I have attached what I have.
If you send me the pictures too, I will upload them and all links you can replace to "https://gona.mactar.hu/3D/files/XYZ".

Attachments

  • Filename
    files.txt
    File size
    917 Bytes
    Downloads
    15 downloads
    File comment
    file list
    File license
    Public domain

Video card compatibility matrix for DOS games | ATI3DCIF compatibility matrix | CGL API compatibility matrix

Reply 513 of 521, by vetz

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Cheers Gona. I was planning on using the archive.org links from the old pictures (some already implemented), but I guess I can send them to you and it'll be quicker since I can just use replace function on the domain 😀

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Reply 515 of 521, by RaVeN-05

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Terracide--------------------------------------------------------------S3D in full version

In full version of Terracide i see S3DTKW function calls, probably full version can use S3D API too

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Reply 516 of 521, by RaVeN-05

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Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctors.-----glide,ddraw,msi95,ati3dcif,s3dtkw
G-Police.------------------------------ati3dcif,ddraw
International Rally Championship.------ddraw,ati3dcif(vogons mentioned)
M.I.A.-----------------------------------ddraw,matrox,redline,glide,ati3dcif,s3d,powervr
Overboard! (aka Shipwreckers!).---------------------------------ddraw,s3d
Plane Crazy.----------------------------------------------------ddraw, (suspicious PowerVR mentions)
Terminal Velocity-----------------------------------------------s3d

Fox Sports Soccer 99 - - sgl,glide,ddraw

The Nameless Mod (Windows) ddraw,opengl,a3d,eax,glide,metal,sgl

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Reply 517 of 521, by vetz

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And what are the sources for those games?

For M.I.A it's already on the debunked list for CGL (I've checked it out) and I only found Direct3D support which it also states on the backside of the box.

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Reply 518 of 521, by ntalaec

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Terminal Velocity (S3 ViRGE):
https://legacy.3drealms.com/tv/index.html

Dear Terminal Velocity Game Player: […]
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Dear Terminal Velocity Game Player:

This is a file that is intended for use only with the S3 Virge Video card.
If you do not have this video card, or if your video card chipset is not
based off this chip, *DO NOT USE THIS FILE*.

This file is only for people who have the registered CD-ROM version of
Terminal Velocity v1.2, and also have an S3 Virge Video board. If you
have any other version of Terminal Velocity or video board, this file is
not for you.

If you do have these, then all you need to do is place this game.exe
on top of your old one, and run it. If you experience any problems,
please restore your game.exe from before this file.

Please do not contact Apogee or 3D Realms for Technical Support for this
file; it is being released as a "test" version.

Reply 519 of 521, by vetz

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ntalaec wrote on 2021-06-10, 20:06:

Terminal Velocity (S3 ViRGE):
https://legacy.3drealms.com/tv/index.html

Dear Terminal Velocity Game Player: […]
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Dear Terminal Velocity Game Player:

This is a file that is intended for use only with the S3 Virge Video card.
If you do not have this video card, or if your video card chipset is not
based off this chip, *DO NOT USE THIS FILE*.

This file is only for people who have the registered CD-ROM version of
Terminal Velocity v1.2, and also have an S3 Virge Video board. If you
have any other version of Terminal Velocity or video board, this file is
not for you.

If you do have these, then all you need to do is place this game.exe
on top of your old one, and run it. If you experience any problems,
please restore your game.exe from before this file.

Please do not contact Apogee or 3D Realms for Technical Support for this
file; it is being released as a "test" version.

Thanks, but Terminal Velocity is already on the list.

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