GOG version. The screen becomes semi-transparent white in the hangar and freeze the game. :hilfe:

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GOG version. The screen becomes semi-transparent white in the hangar and freeze the game. :hilfe:

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Post by slx » Wed Apr 11, 2018 4:12 pm

I use a GOG version.
I can start a custom flight in the 'Flight Simulator' and I can play.
BUT the screen becomes semi-transparent white in the hangar and freeze the game. :shock: Why?
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I use a fully updated Win10Ent. (x64) with a GTX1070 vidcard what uses the newest driver.
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Post by ual002 » Wed Apr 11, 2018 6:36 pm

Well the flight engine is clearly crashing. You should probably specify if its vanilla or you tried to add any mods... screen res patches, etc.

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Post by slx » Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:35 pm

It is vanilla and I added the 'DTM's Super Backdrops ' and after this I added the 'XWAU Craft Pack v1.5'. Nothing else changed nor added!

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Post by Darksaber » Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:01 pm

Vanilla mean nothing added, your's is modded

You no longer need to install DTM's Superbackdrop, as it's incorporated into the XWAUCPv1.5 it has been for a few versions now

All the XWAUCP will do is work in the background and uninstall DTM's Superbackdrop as it's replaced with a newer updated version

try uninstalling everything, reinstall gog, then test it to see if it works, only then install XWAUCP and test again, then if it still doesn't work i.e. it crashes, come back and report it

Can't help you much as I only use Win7
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Post by slx » Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:22 pm

Thanks!
Ok, it was vanilla and I added the 'DTM's Super Backdrops' and 'XWAUCPv1.5' and nothing else!

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Post by slx » Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:14 am

Ok, I uninstalled the whole and reinstalled but the same thing happens! Everything looks ok, the program changes the camera position etc. but the screen becomes semi-transparent white in the hangar and freeze the game and the program keep on changes the camera position etc. just before.
sadly, I can not use this great graphical upgrade! :'(

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Post by ual002 » Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:42 pm

Ok, after fresh vanilla, first install XWAUCPv1.5 (or DSUCP) and don't install the backdrops.

fully updated Win10Ent. (x64) with a GTX1070 shouldn't be an issue at least for the game itself.

What screen resolution were you hoping for?

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Post by slx » Thu Apr 12, 2018 5:51 pm

I use it on 1280x1024 resolution, now.
I used the XWAUCPv1.5, only this time!

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Post by JeremyaFr » Thu Apr 12, 2018 6:16 pm

Hello,
Does the work if you don't install any mod? I mean just install the GoG version without anything else. Don't install any craft pack or backdrops pack or patch, just the base game. Then try to run the game.

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Post by slx » Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:23 pm

Ok, i tried and the completely vanilla version does not works neither! So, I'm sorry I mentioned this error!
But I tried on my Win7 Ult. (x64) system and both versions work on there! :-/
So, my Win10 system has the problem with this WHOLE GAME!
PLEASE, TELL ME WHY CAN I PLAY WITH THE 'Flight Simulator' IN THIS GAME ONLY; AND WHY CAN I NOT WITH THE WHOLE GAME?

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Post by slx » Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:12 pm

The solution for this problem is
set the compatibility of the XwingAlliance.exe to Win7. :-/

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Post by Mark_Farlander » Fri Apr 13, 2018 6:43 am

I see that the GOG installer for X-Wing Alliance has been updated on 1/22/2018.
Did you download it before or after this date?

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Post by slx » Fri Apr 13, 2018 7:37 am

Before 1/22/2018!

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Post by Mark_Farlander » Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:26 am

The new version (GOG version) is dated 24 January 2018.
I've read the Changelog.
Internal Update (24 January 2018):
enabled DirectPlay on install (Windows 8 / 10)

I don't think this has something to do with this problem, but just give it a try downloading the new version now.

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Post by Reimar » Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:10 am

Becoming white in the hangar usually is because it detects the game does not check the Windows event queue.
The reason is that instead of doing that it gets input from DirectInput only.
Do you have any unusual input or controller drivers?
Could you try xwahacker (the GUI version) and check the "Fix keyboard not working in hangar" button?
Unfortunately none of the people who had the same issue reported back on whether this helps or not...

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Post by JeremyaFr » Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:28 pm

I've fixed the app hang in xwa_ddraw_d3d11 v1.3.2.

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Post by Reimar » Mon Sep 24, 2018 9:43 am

Thanks Jeremya for figuring it out! I merged your changes to my version as well, I expect to make a 1.5.5 release of my version some time next week, too, in case there is anyone who prefers that version :)
Feel free to PM me if you think we need to do things differently to avoid confusion between our versions.

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