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Jeff Wayne's War of The Worlds - Windows 10

Posted: September 15th, 2017, 7:47 pm
by Flakker
Hello,

dxgl works great with this game if i use the default resolution of 640 x 480.

Although the game allows higher resolutions, these are only used for some screens. So if I pick a higher resolution, there is a redraw e.g. when moving from the strategy map (1280 x 720) to the battle map loading screen (640 x 480) and the screen is rendered completely black.

If I alt+tab out of and back into the game, the screen renders fine.

Is there a way to get dxgl to automatically perform the redraw caused by the alt+tab? I couldn't find an appropriate config setting.

Thanks for any help.

Of course, I can just play in 640 x 480 but it would be nice to have the higher res without having to tab all the time.

Thanks,

flakker

Re: Jeff Wayne's War of The Worlds - Windows 10

Posted: September 16th, 2017, 9:25 pm
by William
Odd; I got it to work by setting Video mode in DXGL Config to either Stretch to screen or Aspect corrected stretch.

Oddly enough, it is actually ignoring the aspect correction.

Maybe for the new config program I am working on, I could have it set a specific resolution on launch, in order to get around that aspect issue.

Re: Jeff Wayne's War of The Worlds - Windows 10

Posted: October 20th, 2017, 4:49 am
by Oakman
Did you manage to get it to run in higher resolutions?

Re: Jeff Wayne's War of The Worlds - Windows 10

Posted: October 20th, 2017, 3:20 pm
by William
Oakman wrote:
October 20th, 2017, 4:49 am
Did you manage to get it to run in higher resolutions?
Actually using the particular modes in DXGL Config it seemed to work for me.