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Black Screen Problem
« on: July 09, 2017, 07:17:26 AM »
Hi there,

I downloaded your latest version of:
Warcraft II Battle.Net Edition 2.0 (Nostalgic)

Can you tell what was made to let the program run without DOSbox?

When I start the program I see there is no installation necessary to run and the install file coming with the package doesn`t work on Win8.
My problem is I can play Scenario without any issue, but when I start the campaign I get a BLACK SCREEN. Nothing happens and I have to quit with the task manager.

Personally I would assume a problem as there are video sequences in the campaign...? Any idea what I have to do or how the problem could be solved?
Compability mode was tested in any aspect, but without any result. Still black screen when starting campaign.

Thanks already in advance!
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Re: Black Screen Problem
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2017, 06:40:05 PM »
ive got a bne in dosbox but u have to boot a win98 etc...
but the diff is the original war2 is dos,bnet is win32

idk why your having a black screen.

if i was doing single player id probably use the 1.3/maybe its 1.5? beyond a dark portal and boot with dosbox.
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Re: Black Screen Problem
« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2017, 12:38:20 PM »
Did you try regular war2combat instead? War2nostalgia is old & obsolete now that war2combat includes the campaign by default (just make sure to select the option when you install) war2combat doesn't include the music though, but you can add a few of the tracks by dling & running the war2music file from the downloads page