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playxp 10-22-2007 01:52 AM

Major error on XP
 
I spend ages buying all the Dark Forces and jedi knight game on various trading and games shops. I win Dark Forces and install Dark Forces 2.

AND IT DOESN'T WORK!?

It's weird. It worked fine at first, except the movies which were a bit pixelated (?) and when I saved the game crashed and asked to send an error report. But I lived round that because the saves were fine when I loaded up. Now none of my saves work and it won't let me start a new game! Please help, I ***need*** to play outcast.

Maxstate 10-22-2007 06:25 AM

Install the latest Direct X versions and see if there are any codecs, drivers or the likes on the CD that you need to install. Scourge the internet for people with similar problems and see what they cooked up.

playxp 10-22-2007 03:13 PM

Already have checked for other problems like this. Most people say upgrade to vista.

Thanks for direct X advice. will try later.

JKLE_Cougar 10-22-2007 04:06 PM

ok go here.... www.jkhub.net

and look for the unoffical patch and install it

this will fix the windows error report

playxp 10-24-2007 03:30 AM

Ok will try that thanks.

P.S. I love the way there always seems to be some guy who makes an XP patch.

playxp 10-24-2007 04:41 AM

The unofficial patch worked brilliantly. I can save and it doesn't crash now thanks. Still have problem with parts of the videos appearing black though.
Thanks for the patch

JKLE_Cougar 10-24-2007 02:30 PM

No Problem thats what im here for :)

as for the video im not entirely sure

perhaps you could ask around over at the #jkhub channel over at zirc they may know

playxp 10-24-2007 03:23 PM

Ok thanks anyway

JKLE_Cougar 10-24-2007 08:22 PM

hey if you find anything out please post it here cause i think i may have the same problem as you ;)

plus there could be more with the same problem

playxp 10-25-2007 03:44 PM

One last question, what is #jkhub channel?!

JKLE_Cougar 10-26-2007 10:52 AM

download and irc chat program like MIRC

then connect to ZIRC

once its connected a window will pop up and type in #jkhub

and youll be able to chat to all the jkhub peeps :)

playxp 10-28-2007 04:40 PM

ok thanks

playxp 10-28-2007 04:47 PM

There was no one on #jkhub. Think software was working fine.

JKLE_Cougar 10-28-2007 08:08 PM

yea this is why..."The chat room is temporarily at #jkhub on irc.synirc.net."

posted on jkhub.net

sorry about that I just got the word today that they moved temporarily

playxp 10-29-2007 03:09 PM

Ok, so how do I get onto it now? I'm a n00b in the chat room respect.

JKLE_Cougar 10-29-2007 04:48 PM

when using the irc program choose irc.synirc.net instead of zirc.org

then when your connected go to #jkhub

and you should be all set :)

playxp 10-29-2007 10:22 PM

Ok I think I got in because there were other people there but none of them seemed to be talking. Sorry for taking up your time.

JKLE_Cougar 10-29-2007 10:57 PM

yea they are more active during the day try tomorrow ;)

no problem at all :)

playxp 11-03-2007 03:13 AM

Been trying for several days on #jkhub with no answer from anyone.

JKLE_Cougar 11-03-2007 10:43 AM

is your name gandalf? cause i saw you say is anyone there? but that was really late into the night what time zone are you in?

playxp 11-04-2007 05:30 PM

Yeah Gandalf is me. I'm in the pacific time zone. so probably the complete Opposite of everyone on #jkhub!

JKLE_Cougar 11-04-2007 08:45 PM

im in eastern (RI) i noticed that most people are active around my time try a few hours before it is too late over here lol

playxp 11-20-2007 02:52 PM

Can't seem to get through at any time really. I tried 10:00 am here which according to the international clock website should be about 5:00pm over there.

JKLE_Cougar 11-23-2007 11:06 AM

i think 10 am there would be 5 AM here.... alittle too early lol

playxp 11-26-2007 02:22 PM

5am, aha, that my be the problem. I'll try at 9pm down here tonight.

JKLE_Cougar 11-26-2007 08:15 PM

actually no... hmmm it would be 4 here?

ahh this is too confusing

dam time zones!!!


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