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Homeworld 2 in Vista

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#1 locally pwned

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Posted 10 June 2009 - 10:17 AM

Anyone had issues running Homeworld 2 in Vista 64?

The game doesn't support widescreen resolutions...which is too bad...but the game is quite unplayable because all you can see is the upper corner. It won't auto-fit my monitor.

It complains about video driver updates. While I haven't updated the driver since I built my new rig (a few months back), a 5+ year old game shouldn't know to complain about a few months of missing updates. More likely it doesn't recognize the driver at all.

I tried compatibility mode to no avail.

This is only game I have had issues running in the new OS thus far (knock on, er, silicon).
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#2 GalenG


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Posted 01 July 2009 - 11:52 PM

I think you can change the resolution that homeworld opens in by creating a shortcut to the homeworld2.exe.

Edit the target:
<example for running in 1680x1050> C:\Program Files (x86)\Sierra\Homeworld2\Bin\Release\Homeworld2.exe -w 1680 -h 1050

Just use that shortcut to run the .exe and you should be good. I hope this helps.

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