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General Discussion / Re: [land 2] save khazar, skip creature kidnapping
« Last post by uncleremus on Sep 18, 2017, 12:24 am »
omg this is awesome! i always knew there had to be a way to do it lol :D thanks for posting this
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Announcements / Re: Black and White 1, 2, BoTG Patches
« Last post by Inokis on Sep 17, 2017, 02:37 am »
I just decided to try to get Black & White up and running on windows 10 and found these patches.  Unfortunately I cannot get Creature Isle up and running.  I would love to see everything working in windows 10 if possible.
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Technical Help / Re: BW1 on Windows 7/8/10
« Last post by smldood on Sep 15, 2017, 07:41 pm »
Well hooray.  I managed to fix it by installing all of the patches in order -- I guess I misread somewhere back that you only needed to use 1.4
Tried everything, new install path to just c:/BnW, ran as admin after fresh installs, changed res around...and then saw this...did everything again but patched 1.1 / 1.2 then 1.4 and bam...no more .exe has stopped working, made it passed the loading screen it was crashing at. Hope others see this post as well.
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Technical Help / Re: BW2 (and BotG) on Windows 7/8/10
« Last post by Handsome Matt on Sep 14, 2017, 01:41 pm »
Sounds like a problem with graphics drivers / not having a graphics card at all - what are your system specs
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Technical Help / Re: BW2 (and BotG) on Windows 7/8/10
« Last post by gabe_reisinger on Sep 14, 2017, 10:06 am »
I am so confused. My brother who installed Black & White 2, without much hassle (Windows 10) tried to help me with installing it, since I felt the urge to play it. But when we tried to do everything we found about it I was greeted with the dreaded "Could not create 3D device". I did everything there, installed the game, installed the patches in order and all.

I use Windows 10 BTW.
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Technical Help / The game is laggy as HELL
« Last post by valgaav on Sep 11, 2017, 09:46 am »
Hey there!
I finally managed to run the game, but now it's very slow/laggy on certain occasions.
A lag starts upon certain actions and it freezes the game for 5-30 seconds, e.g. when I'm casting a miracle for the first time after loading the game/entering new land/etc., when I start a silver/gold scroll, when an even triggers where an NPC will talk to me, when a cinematic starts, when I start picking wood/food/etc for the first time (e.g. food-> fish, from the warehouse, from ground, each of these cause the game to freeze), when casting miracles.

What can be cause of this?
I have a good pc, definitely too good for BW1. I'm ruinning patch 1.1,.2,.4. I'm running the game on 1920x1080 resolution, maybe I should go with the game native resolution, i.e. 800x600 or whatever was the highest? Or maybe the grahpics quality is too high and I should go with lowest? Any other ideas?

Thanks in advance
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Modding and Scripting / Re: BW1 General Modding Discussion + Help
« Last post by herolich2 on Sep 08, 2017, 05:35 pm »
where can I find a file which shows all the codes you can use in land scripts, like:

CREATE_NEW_ANIMAL("2537.26,2692.93", 11, 4, -1, 5)
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Technical Help / Re: lots of issues
« Last post by Mummamomma on Sep 07, 2017, 04:26 pm »
Got my replacement disk, followed instructions for the patches and everything worked great.
However now that I'm trying to advance to the second land, the game is crashing.  Always in this spot.
Do you have any suggestions?
Thank you
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General Discussion / Re: Worshipers are dumber then rocks!
« Last post by S_Phil1690 on Sep 05, 2017, 03:28 am »
Did you check and make sure you have the most recent patches as well as the user patch?
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Technical Help / Re: lots of issues
« Last post by Handsome Matt on Sep 04, 2017, 09:31 pm »
Thanks.

I've gone ahead and ordered a new CD.  I'm going to do a full uninstallation.  Just so I know for when I'm reinstalling, where exactly do I save the patches to? Also which is the best compatibility mode to run in?

The patches are just exes, you can run them from anywhere regardless of where they're saved. Don't run anything in compatability mode - install the game & patches as admin, and just run the game normally with no compability mode and not as admin.
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