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CnC-DDraw alpha released! - play C&C95 & RA95 in a window!
« on: November 09, 2010, 06:39:23 PM »
hifi, the person responsible for CnCNet v2, has released CnC-DDraw, an OpenGL reimplementation of the old DirectDraw API.

This not only allows you to play C&C95 and RA95 in a window, but contains options to stretch it to any size you want! It also fixes freezing and fast scrolling issues, and makes the game run better in WINE. In addition it has mouse adjustment and FPS limitation options.

There is a chance that it solves the multi-core CPU freeze bug some people have.



Click here for more information, screenshots and downloads
« Last Edit: November 09, 2010, 10:08:27 PM by Tore »

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Re: CnC-DDraw alpha released! - play C&C95 & RA95 in a window!
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2010, 09:15:22 PM »
I took the liberty of editing your post a little. you really need to construct better sentences, man :P

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Re: CnC-DDraw alpha released! - play C&C95 & RA95 in a window!
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2010, 09:17:35 PM »
I kind of rushed this, while having a headache. :P

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Re: CnC-DDraw alpha released! - play C&C95 & RA95 in a window!
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2010, 09:37:15 PM »
You didn't edit out the repetitive use of "It also".

Doesn't CnC-DDraw also support directdraw?

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Re: CnC-DDraw alpha released! - play C&C95 & RA95 in a window!
« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2010, 10:07:41 PM »
You didn't edit out the repetitive use of "It also".
Believe me, I did. There were just too many of them.

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Re: CnC-DDraw alpha released! - play C&C95 & RA95 in a window!
« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2010, 10:15:04 PM »
how do you make the screen bigger?

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Re: CnC-DDraw alpha released! - play C&C95 & RA95 in a window!
« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2010, 10:18:11 PM »
Englishman here, hello? :P

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Re: CnC-DDraw alpha released! - play C&C95 & RA95 in a window!
« Reply #7 on: November 09, 2010, 10:19:19 PM »
how do you make the screen bigger?

You read the manual :P

You didn't edit out the repetitive use of "It also".
Believe me, I did. There were just too many of them.

Then I removed the ones you left behind :D

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Re: CnC-DDraw alpha released! - play C&C95 & RA95 in a window!
« Reply #8 on: November 10, 2010, 03:01:05 AM »
i had lag when i played online with the ddraw and the other person didnt have it but once i took it off it worked great... didnt try playing with someone else having the ddraw with it online but owell maybe try it later...

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Re: CnC-DDraw alpha released! - play C&C95 & RA95 in a window!
« Reply #9 on: November 10, 2010, 07:07:16 PM »
Yeah, I've noticed quite a slowdown on my machine as well...

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Re: CnC-DDraw alpha released! - play C&C95 & RA95 in a window!
« Reply #10 on: November 10, 2010, 08:05:44 PM »
I got bugs too,

1° - The units where i'm trying to select, if i hit the mouse in the botton of screen, it looks like i've relased the mouse.
2° - Sometimes i need to restart C&C95 because i can't scroll down.
3° - After 5-8 Minutes of game, i have performance problems (slowdowns)
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Re: CnC-DDraw alpha released! - play C&C95 & RA95 in a window!
« Reply #11 on: November 10, 2010, 08:34:49 PM »
#1 is hardly a bug; it does the same thing if you touch the sidebar, and you can't scroll while selecting anyway.
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Re: CnC-DDraw alpha released! - play C&C95 & RA95 in a window!
« Reply #12 on: November 12, 2010, 01:42:16 AM »
On the whole, looks pretty impressive :D
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Re: CnC-DDraw alpha released! - play C&C95 & RA95 in a window!
« Reply #13 on: November 12, 2010, 02:33:12 AM »
Awesome work :)

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Re: CnC-DDraw alpha released! - play C&C95 & RA95 in a window!
« Reply #14 on: November 12, 2010, 11:12:48 PM »
Can't seem to debug in windowed mode though; IDA chokes on the on-the-fly hacks the dll does.

I should ask hifi to remake me one of the first versions, where all he did was make it not switch to fullscreen.