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by thunderchero
Mon Sep 21, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Submit a support ticket for Windows (all versions)
Topic: Galaxy Display Area limited
Replies: 1
Views: 9

Re: Galaxy Display Area limited

smallaxe0217 wrote: Mon Sep 21, 2020 3:04 pm Can this be adjusted? If so, how?
you need to apply the res patch when higher resolutions, see this topic for file link and instructions

viewtopic.php?p=30780#p30780
by thunderchero
Fri Sep 11, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Game Installation, Technical Support, & Tutorials
Topic: BOTF All in One installer 2.0.0 (Released 7-10-2020)
Replies: 155
Views: 73441

Re: BOTF All in One installer 2.0.0 (Released 7-10-2020)

in order to install this, should I remove the previous one or can they both coexist? correct, you need to uninstall previous version before installing new version (even tools some command line prefixes changed) Can I keep my previous saved games and copy them in the new folders? no, UDM had changes...
by thunderchero
Sat Sep 05, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: Supremacy
Topic: how do i get the latest version
Replies: 7
Views: 282

Re: how do i get the latest version

downloaded and tested good
by thunderchero
Sat Sep 05, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: Site Information
Topic: Site updated
Replies: 0
Views: 103

Site updated

Hi Everyone, last night 9-4-2020 I did some site maintenance, PHPBB has made some change to the style code, so if you see any out of place or something that does not look correct for your current style please post an image here and I will make needed adjustments. some of the changes you might see; 1...
by thunderchero
Fri Sep 04, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: Submit a support ticket for Windows (all versions)
Topic: How to get windows "event viewer log"
Replies: 0
Views: 97

How to get windows "event viewer log"

when you have a crash or game will not start the info in the windows event viewer might be helpful to narrow down the issue. To get info, use windows search box and type; eventvwr.exe in new window select "windows log" on left in sub tabs select "application" your screen should look like this event....
by thunderchero
Fri Sep 04, 2020 2:16 pm
Forum: Submit a support ticket for Windows (all versions)
Topic: How to check "Windows scale" setting
Replies: 0
Views: 57

How to check "Windows scale" setting

If you only see a portion of the game your windows scaling might be your issue.

This is how to check if you windows scaling is set properly to allow BOTF to run

windows scale must be set to 100%
go to windows "Settings"
in display tab (default tab) you will see windows scale
scale1.jpg
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by thunderchero
Fri Sep 04, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Submit a support ticket for Windows (all versions)
Topic: How to check if directplay is active on your system
Replies: 0
Views: 52

How to check if directplay is active on your system

Directplay is required for BOTF to run so if game will not even start you should check if it is enabled. This how to check if legacy components/directplay is active on your system enter this in any folder window Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Programs and Features on left select "Turn Windows...
by thunderchero
Fri Sep 04, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Submit a support ticket for Windows (all versions)
Topic: How to check if resolution is supported by BOTF
Replies: 0
Views: 54

How to check if resolution is supported by BOTF

if BOTF stats in upper left corner then closes the resolution you selected might not be supported. This is how to check your system if your adapter supports available resolution for BOTF select 'PC settings" select "system" on "display" page at bottom select "Advanced display settings" in new window...
by thunderchero
Fri Sep 04, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: Submit a support ticket for Windows (all versions)
Topic: Win 10 Not starting
Replies: 4
Views: 68

Re: Win 10 Not starting

you should check what resolution is supported, see this topic
viewtopic.php?f=303&t=3789#p50055

you should re-download installer if you plan on re-installing, you might have gotten a corrupt download?
by thunderchero
Fri Sep 04, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: Submit a support ticket for Windows (all versions)
Topic: Win 10 Not starting
Replies: 4
Views: 68

Re: Win 10 Not starting

I tried looking for "Direct Play" to make sure was enabled but I cannot find it. enter this in any folder window Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Programs and Features on left select "Turn Windows features on or off" in new window scroll down until you find "Legacy Components" and select box. ...
by thunderchero
Thu Sep 03, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Supremacy
Topic: how do i get the latest version
Replies: 7
Views: 282

Re: how do i get the latest version

when Iceman get next release ready, we will host file here.
by thunderchero
Tue Sep 01, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: Submit a support ticket for Windows (all versions)
Topic: Game does not start after launch
Replies: 19
Views: 1973

Re: Game does not start after launch

well at least it is not an installer issue, but it acts like a video/DirectX issue.
smallaxe0217 wrote: Tue Sep 01, 2020 5:32 pm Success! That solution seems to work, it puts it as a Windowed version. I can play it now. Thank you so much!
F8 key will take it to fullscreen or a permanent solution is to edit MPR++.ini in MPR++ folder
by thunderchero
Tue Sep 01, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: Submit a support ticket for Windows (all versions)
Topic: Game does not start after launch
Replies: 19
Views: 1973

Re: Game does not start after launch

since error above is ddraw.dll I sent you a link to mpr++ in PM let me know how that works
by thunderchero
Tue Sep 01, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: Submit a support ticket for Windows (all versions)
Topic: Game does not start after launch
Replies: 19
Views: 1973

Re: Game does not start after launch

the 1920 image looks like "windows scale" setting not set at 100% your crash is strange, I expect some kind of crash log. double check you crash log in install folder and also check the event viewer again. one other things you can try would be to edit the stbof.ini and on the lines; SOUNDON=ON MOVIE...
by thunderchero
Tue Sep 01, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: Submit a support ticket for Windows (all versions)
Topic: Game does not start after launch
Replies: 19
Views: 1973

Re: Game does not start after launch

1. did you uninstall "tools" and re-install "tools" 2. when you said "When I installed the 1920 patch" was this a separate patch or installer 1920 option? 3. can you post a screen shot of the point just before it will crash and any other details or info might be helpful. 4. try running game from Dxw...

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