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Warcraft 2: BNE Cinematics not working
« on: January 06, 2018, 03:51:13 PM »
Hello, first post here. I figured this would be the best place to post this since the edition I downloaded isn't officially supported.

I downloaded the nostalgic Battle.net edition from the downloads section. I'd play the normal War2Combat, but no music and cinematics sorta killed my want for it, so I went to the standard download.

It works absolutely fine, minus the fact that cinematics don't work. I can launch a custom game, but if I start any campaign, be it ToD or BtDP the game locks, staying on a black screen. I have to use task manager to end it.

Anyone know what's wrong? I've tried compatibility mode and everything... as if that helps, hah.
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Re: Warcraft 2: BNE Cinematics not working
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2018, 07:17:21 PM »
HI .... WELCOME  :)

I believe the cinematics have been removed to reduce the size of the download, you can probably find it on YouTube, there is also a torrent of the original wc2 bne CD floating around that has them.

For your black screen problems the first thing I would try is the ddraw fix SEE HERE