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War2 graphics for Win Vista/7/8/8.1/10/2012 fixed 61698  246

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Re: War2 graphics for Win Vista/7/8/8.1/10/2012 fixed
« Reply #240 on: April 04, 2019, 01:03:32 PM »
New release is out!

There was a bug where the cursor could leave the screen on multi monitor setups in Fullscreen and WindowedFullscreen modes.


https://github.com/FunkyFr3sh/Aqrit-DDraw-Hack/releases
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Re: War2 graphics for Win Vista/7/8/8.1/10/2012 fixed
« Reply #241 on: April 06, 2019, 07:57:11 PM »
hmm not working on war2combat44 standard install. still leaves screen on multiscreen setups
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Re: War2 graphics for Win Vista/7/8/8.1/10/2012 fixed
« Reply #242 on: April 06, 2019, 08:04:58 PM »
hmm not working on war2combat44 standard install. still leaves screen on multiscreen setups

It should be able to leave the screen on bnet (that's intentional), but once in game the cursor should be locked.
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Re: War2 graphics for Win Vista/7/8/8.1/10/2012 fixed
« Reply #243 on: April 06, 2019, 08:44:38 PM »
oh, in that case, that's awesome!
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Re: War2 graphics for Win Vista/7/8/8.1/10/2012 fixed
« Reply #244 on: May 30, 2019, 03:30:49 PM »
Hi, @fois
We made some tests with aqrits' ddraw versions and scaling:

1-st image is war2 windowed mode with your version 154 (based on test2), scaled to 800x600:

2-nd image is war2 windowed mode with aqrit's test4 version scaled to 800x600 (by 3-rd part software as it doesn't support scaling itself).
Interesting thing is it uses such smooth scaling on intel videocards only, but not so smooth on nvidias.


And we can see: test4 support smooth scaling, but your version have some distortions.
So:
is that possible to make your 154 version as beautiful as test4, keeping it based on test2?

Would be great to use such smooth scaling on your ddraw, also being kept compatible with all computers, even with no shader support
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Re: War2 graphics for Win Vista/7/8/8.1/10/2012 fixed
« Reply #245 on: May 30, 2019, 10:43:53 PM »
Yeah it's possible to have cubic/bilinear scaling without hardware acceleration, but it's very slow and might cause online games to lag if someone with a slow computer is trying to use it.

I think it's better to use cnc-ddraw instead for scaling, it can do smooth scaling and if no hardware acceleration is available it will automatically switch to nearest neighbor scaling.
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Re: War2 graphics for Win Vista/7/8/8.1/10/2012 fixed
« Reply #246 on: May 31, 2019, 06:43:01 AM »
cnc has a bug for me when i alt tab and alt tab back to the game..it loses a catch function and u cant type with keyboard.

just a good stable ru release as its what i give to all the gog users when they pop up,blizzard and other game companies are pushing that place to grow to compete with steam.