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Re: OS/2 - ArcaOS - Native Games
« Reply #15 on: March 10, 2019, 06:26:59 pm »
It is, sorry. I'll rebuild it later with a relative path.

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Re: OS/2 - ArcaOS - Native Games
« Reply #16 on: March 15, 2019, 03:03:34 am »
Hi

I'm trying to run Drilling Billy on OS/2, the native version (os2billy.exe), under an OS/2 full screen session, and I'm getting this error.
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Vesa ikke initialiseret.fatalfejl
engine.exit without initCEngine::exit() completed succesfully.

Here is the source:
http://drillingbilly.com/1997/uk/os2info.htm

Any tip or idea is welcome.

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Re: OS/2 - ArcaOS - Native Games
« Reply #17 on: March 15, 2019, 04:11:15 am »
Try doing SET VESADLL=VESA_IBM or SET VESADLL=VESA_ALL in your full screen session before running os2billy. Can also try vesatest.exe
Still doesn't quite work here. Vesa.txt includes instructions to patch your video bios if you're really adventurous.
PS Running "markexe NOTWINDOWCOMPAT os2billy.exe" will force it to open a full screen session.

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Re: OS/2 - ArcaOS - Native Games
« Reply #18 on: March 17, 2019, 04:17:09 pm »
Hi

Just in case I created the "ONE HUGE FILE OF WARP GAMES", where I put all the OS/2 native games (open source, shareware, freeware) I was able to get and organize them alphabetically. It is a 1.33GB size file, it may not make sense, but nothing makes sense these days :) 

Not everything is working, and it may not be complete, some icons are missing, maybe there are thing that you will not like, but feedback is welcome to improving it.

Check:
https://archive.org/details/OHFOWG

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« Last Edit: March 17, 2019, 04:23:50 pm by Martin Iturbide »
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