bzflags for windows 98?

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bzflags for windows 98?

Post by baddmove » Tue Feb 08, 2005 8:58 pm

hey guys!! and gals!! wich is the correct version to DL for windows 98? i did win32.exe but it does'nt seem to work..i had it on my other p.c. but have forgotten wich version to DL..thanx for any replies

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Post by baddmove » Tue Feb 08, 2005 9:02 pm

here's what it is showing me.... BZFLAG caused an

invalid page fault in
module KERNEL32.DLL at 0167:bff7a4b2.
Registers:
EAX=00000000 CS=0167 EIP=bff7a4b2 EFLGS=00210206
EBX=00000000 SS=016f ESP=007ae58c EBP=007ae59c
ECX=01bc0038 DS=016f ESI=01bc0000 FS=6147
EDX=0000020c ES=016f EDI=01bc000c GS=0000
Bytes at CS:EIP:
8b 03 25 fc ff ff 0f 3b 45 0c 0f 83 81 00 00 00
Stack dump:
695c1dc0 01e37344 005b5d40 007ae5d8 007ae5b0 bff88dc4 01bc0000 0000020c 00000040 00000000 69588381 01bc0000 00000008 00000208 6957b4a9 01e36fdc

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Post by Sir Lance-A-Lot » Tue Feb 08, 2005 9:32 pm

what? Is that in an error messege you recieve when trying to run BZ?
Or is it in the setup.
Win32 should work for Win98 with no problem.
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Post by RPG » Tue Feb 08, 2005 9:52 pm

Sir Lance-A-Lot, do you have windows 98?

I sure did, and boy was BZFlag a nightmare! Every time I clicked on it, I got an 'illegal operation' box, and after a few more tries, it'd FINALLY open up. But it had to be played with EVERYTHING on low quality. Only then could you achieve your 5fps max.

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Post by Sir Lance-A-Lot » Tue Feb 08, 2005 9:53 pm

No Way man.
Windows XP with Service Pack 2

Thas the way to go wit Windows.
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Post by baddmove » Tue Feb 08, 2005 10:03 pm

That is the illegal pop-up box that comes up win i try to run BZ.. like i said..I had windows 98 before and played all the time..now it just gives me that pop-up....time to upgrade to XP?

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Post by RPG » Tue Feb 08, 2005 10:06 pm

Oh yes, Win98 is a "baddmove" :).

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Post by Sir Lance-A-Lot » Tue Feb 08, 2005 10:19 pm

RPG do u have XP now?
I sure did, and boy was BZFlag a nightmare!
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Post by the enemy » Tue Feb 08, 2005 10:42 pm

Are you sure it isn't just that you don't have a recent enough DirectX ?

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Post by bryjen » Tue Feb 08, 2005 11:45 pm

BZFlag should run on Windows 98 just as well as anything else does :wink: A clean system with a good 3D video card will do fine.

the enemy is probably on the right track. According to http://my.bzflag.org/builds/ the released BZFlag 2.0 requires DirectX 7 or later.

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Post by DTRemenak » Wed Feb 09, 2005 12:11 am

I run bzflag under Windows 98 (first ed) regularly, without problems. Make sure you have the latest video and sound drivers and a recent directx.

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Post by JeffM » Wed Feb 09, 2005 12:11 am

There may be other updates as well. The last relse was built with the current microsoft compiler, there may be updates to the runtime librarys on 98 to help support that. Run windows update, and get everything you can get.

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Post by RPG » Wed Feb 09, 2005 12:12 am

I have XP now, but our old compy used to run 98. I got the same stuff as baddmove did, I just didn't report it anywhere because I could play fine on the XP compy.

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Post by baddmove » Wed Feb 09, 2005 1:58 am

AHHHHHHHH!!! direct x...yep..forgot to do that...i will DL it tonite and see how it werx..thanks..

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Post by wegstar » Thu Feb 10, 2005 2:30 am

Windows 98 is stable enough to be a good bzflag server though ;)
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Post by RPG » Thu Feb 10, 2005 2:52 am

If you don't take into account the problems it has with suddenly bumping people off and not letting them join.

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Post by Supertanker » Sat Mar 26, 2005 2:40 am

I just wanted to drop by and say high. What might be his problem is that he did not download OpenGL compatable drivers. FOr example, my unit with win XP service pack 1a has a 32 meg Nvidia 256 in it. AT first, it ran as fast as a snail. Then i updated to the newest OpenGL drivers and now im getting 56 frames per second or more. Anyways, i just wanted to say that win98 is about the best OS a computer techie kid like me could own. All 11 of my units except my dell use 98 Second Edition. i have one with a 16 meg Nvida Vanta 16 using the Rive TNT 2 chip with 16 megs of onbored ram, and got a decent (for me, at least) 25-40 frames per second. It came with its own opengl drivers.

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Post by RPG » Sat Mar 26, 2005 3:24 am

Wow we had a win98 computer and every time I turned it on it took a dump on itself.

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I am still in 1998

Post by Supertanker » Sat Mar 26, 2005 3:47 am

My win98 unit is only 450 megahertz with a 16 meg vid card, but i made up to that with 416 megabights of ram

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