View Full Version : No Sky?!?!!? What?!?!?!
09-22-2004, 08:04 PM
How come i cant see the sky and all i see is black and the sun blinking?!?! CAN YALLL HELP ME PLEEEAZE?
09-22-2004, 08:05 PM
You try messing with the settings?
09-22-2004, 08:05 PM
Fool around with the video settings, see what that does.
09-22-2004, 08:06 PM
The sky works fine for me. More information would help us help you. Try posting your specs, and anything else that would help.
09-22-2004, 08:11 PM
Windows XP Home Ed.
Dell Demension 4600C
Intel 82865G Graphics Controller
Direct X 9.0c
what else do you want to know? oh yea when i run the system check it also says TNL - Failed and Sound Device- Failed....
I definitly know my sound works fine, and second off what is TNL?
thanx for the help
09-22-2004, 08:22 PM
You really need a new video card because your current one doesn't support "texture and lighting" (TNL) so that's why you can see the sky box. You can try toning down the graphic settings a little more and see if that does anything.
09-22-2004, 08:40 PM
NightCast is correct. You need a graphics card. Sorry man. :confused:
09-22-2004, 09:05 PM
Can anyone recommend a good grafics card?? within a 200 dollar frame limit???
09-22-2004, 09:42 PM
After using many cards from many OEM's and retailers, may I suggest ATI Radeon 9600 XT Runs the game great...
I build PC's for a living and have actually used many/most of the top cards, ATI just seems to always jump in my pocket as a good quality card... when you purchase "built by ATI", not a 3rd party chipset manufactured card or onboard vid from a Motherboard.
Ok go ahead NVidia users....;)
09-22-2004, 10:56 PM
Your card is on the supported list for SW:BF but there is a note issue with it found in the Trouble shooting guide(trouble.rtf).
When playing Star Wars Battlefront on system with this chipset in Windows 2000 or Windows XP with driver version win2k_xp145.exe (6.14.0010.3865), you may experience the following issues:
• Light flare sprites may appear to flicker or sort in front of pillars and walls.
• Sky texture maps may display as solid black.
• You may experience a lockup when you attempt to start the game in Windows 98 or Windows ME. This occurs because there are no DirectX 9 compatible drivers available for this chipset in these operating systems.
Try this it is the latest driver for your video card.
09-23-2004, 02:06 PM
thanx for the info, is there any fix to this?! im really confused, I like the game and all but i hate having a black sky as the backround, kinda kills the realism. Any advice?
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