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Vladimir Berkov 03-20-2008 11:24 AM

Flying towards planets/sun bug?
 
I just reinstalled XWA after many years and noticed that for some reason I can never fly directly at the center of a planet or sun graphic. It is wierd, it is as if there is a "dead zone" or area pushing your ship and joystick away from flying directly in the direction. Is this a known bug or some problem with Windows XP? I don't remember this happening when I first played through XWA years ago.

Keyan Farlander 03-20-2008 11:48 AM

I have experienced something like that in other X-Wing games. I never associated it with a planet or sun graphic, though, but it's possible. It's like you're trying to aim at something and it just doesn't let you.

VPR 06-03-2008 03:10 PM

I've noticed this as well outside of the original DOS X-wing and Tie Fighter versions. I was on Windows 98 then so it could be just an issue with XP as Keyan mentioned above as I'm pretty sure it never happened when I was playing on Windows 98.

K_Kinnison 06-03-2008 04:19 PM

This has to do with the game engine. It does not all your to stay on the "zero" points on any of the 3 Axis. Slightly off, but never on.

Kuuki 12-31-2008 07:11 PM

play freelancer

there you can enjoy yourself in flying into planets n such...


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