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masamainio
03-13-2004, 08:16 AM
There have been so many excellent scripted campaigns and missions to download that I haven't relly seriously tried DGen or DCG campaigns before. DCG is a little confusing to set up and get working but after some tweaking it works ok.

DGen is completely different story, I remember that when first trying it in FB 1.0 I had constant feeling that it didn't work as supposed to be. Then I just quit trying to get it work and went to online play and downloaded missions.

Now I don't have cable for a while and have to play offline only.

During the last days I have tried clean installation of FB 1.0 and all the patched versions up to 1.22 also different sound and graphics configurations. No matter what tweaking and settings, I can't get DGen working properly. This is very strange because there hvaen't been any sound or graphic related problems with any other game before. I even managed to get Flying Corps Gold to run under XP after some minor tweaking and one new dll.

Everything else in FB works ok in all versions even in perfect mode (too slow to play though.

When starting new career, doesn't matter which country or year:

1. Get Windows error message about DGEn

2. FB freezes or goes to mission briefing that may have the map and briefing text. If map and text ok, it's possible to play the first mission otherwise freezes when pressing FLY.

3. If able to play the first mission something goes wrong when pressing APPLY. Game freezes or shows the briefing for previous mission or career ends 100% completed without any credited kills or sorties!

Sometimes DGen creates the first mission ok but after flying it does some of the above.

I belive this must be more common problem than we realise because all online and DCG players will not notice it or care about.

DCG is ok for me but to play Finnish campaigns at correct locations then DGen is the only option.

I hope someone has more information about this situation.


There are a couple of threads about somewhat similar problems:

http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums?a=tpc&s=400102&f=49310655&m=38610885

http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums?a=tpc&s=400102&f=49310655&m=344106562

http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums?a=tpc&s=400102&f=49310655&m=62110995


S!
Masa

masamainio
03-13-2004, 08:16 AM
There have been so many excellent scripted campaigns and missions to download that I haven't relly seriously tried DGen or DCG campaigns before. DCG is a little confusing to set up and get working but after some tweaking it works ok.

DGen is completely different story, I remember that when first trying it in FB 1.0 I had constant feeling that it didn't work as supposed to be. Then I just quit trying to get it work and went to online play and downloaded missions.

Now I don't have cable for a while and have to play offline only.

During the last days I have tried clean installation of FB 1.0 and all the patched versions up to 1.22 also different sound and graphics configurations. No matter what tweaking and settings, I can't get DGen working properly. This is very strange because there hvaen't been any sound or graphic related problems with any other game before. I even managed to get Flying Corps Gold to run under XP after some minor tweaking and one new dll.

Everything else in FB works ok in all versions even in perfect mode (too slow to play though.

When starting new career, doesn't matter which country or year:

1. Get Windows error message about DGEn

2. FB freezes or goes to mission briefing that may have the map and briefing text. If map and text ok, it's possible to play the first mission otherwise freezes when pressing FLY.

3. If able to play the first mission something goes wrong when pressing APPLY. Game freezes or shows the briefing for previous mission or career ends 100% completed without any credited kills or sorties!

Sometimes DGen creates the first mission ok but after flying it does some of the above.

I belive this must be more common problem than we realise because all online and DCG players will not notice it or care about.

DCG is ok for me but to play Finnish campaigns at correct locations then DGen is the only option.

I hope someone has more information about this situation.


There are a couple of threads about somewhat similar problems:

http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums?a=tpc&s=400102&f=49310655&m=38610885

http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums?a=tpc&s=400102&f=49310655&m=344106562

http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums?a=tpc&s=400102&f=49310655&m=62110995


S!
Masa

ZG77_Lignite
03-13-2004, 10:45 AM
I don't have very many good suggestions, my Dgen (the in-game 'boxed' campaign generator) has worked very well since its release with FB. I am assuming this is for the standard 'in-game' campaign system (known ad Dgen).

But, here are some things that come to mind.

Have you modified/edited the campaign files themselves? It is possible to mess up a campaign by changing some of its important aspects if you don't know just what you are doing. I'm guessing this isn't it, if your playing on a 'fresh install'.

What campaigns have you tried? If your only trying the Finnish campaign, its possible it may be too hardware intensive, causing these crashes. The map is Very large, couple that with ground and air targets and it chokes many computers. In the readme.txt there are instructions on how to dial back the intensity (by editing the conf.ini file).

I realize this probably isn't going to help you, but at least it'll go back to the top of the page. You might try posting in the tech support forum, many smart ladies and gentlemen over their.