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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #275 on: 2015-10-10 21:41:09 »
Have you gotten Aali's permission to redistribute a modified version of his work?

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #276 on: 2015-10-10 22:13:25 »
haven't asked, i thought he wasn't on the forum anymore.
if it's a problem i'll remove the link...

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #277 on: 2015-10-10 22:19:19 »
His profile does say he was active roughly 12 hours ago, so I expect he is still looking around. Surely he will reply if it is an issue, I was just making sure. :)

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #278 on: 2015-10-11 10:33:36 »
It would be better if you make a patcher for his driver.

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #279 on: 2015-10-11 12:44:43 »
i don't know how to do one, but if it's a problem for aali, i'll try to found how to

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #280 on: 2015-10-11 13:11:13 »
Dup2 could be useful for it, but I far away from being an expert with file patching.

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #281 on: 2015-10-12 02:12:40 »
It would be better if you make a patcher for his driver.
This is a good time to bring up beat.

Some users here crossover with the SNES rom hacking scene and will be familiar with the tool.
It's known for rom patching, but it can be used on any binary file to make patches.

I'd really like to make beat patches for some of the other modifications, which would be much more reliable to apply than what many of the installers are doing and it would even work in linux.

satsuki: Can you confirm that your change is in this patch (~38 bytes)?
« Last Edit: 2015-10-12 04:42:20 by quequotion »

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #282 on: 2015-10-23 23:23:51 »
So the link in the OP  doesn't work anymore? It's not working for me right now at any rate.

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #283 on: 2015-10-24 12:39:34 »
Link is broken.

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #284 on: 2015-10-24 20:06:22 »
There is an alternate download link @ Reply#243.

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #285 on: 2015-11-05 17:52:11 »
as I can manually change the internal resolution? the 7th heaven I can not.

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #286 on: 2015-11-15 21:37:16 »
Just about all the mods on this site are for the English version only. You could try renaming all the files for your language to the English file names, but I doubt that's going to actually work.

Found the mod I was thinking of: http://forums.qhimm.com/index.php?topic=16321.0

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #287 on: 2015-11-25 17:51:06 »
For some reason I can't download any of the updates. Every time I try with any of them it just times out or says the Web page is unavailable. Tried with multiple browsers at different times. Same thing happen with 0.8.1, 0.8.0, etc.

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #288 on: 2015-11-27 05:17:52 »
link broken

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #290 on: 2015-12-02 20:48:18 »
Alright, here's the thing. I've done 4 complete re-installs and only on the 2nd to last did my window size actually increase, without changing settings, but the coloring and textures were messed up. Suffice to say, I reinstalled again and now it the normal minuscule window in the middle of a black background which is perpetually fullscreen. It seems as though the game is completely ignoring both the config and the driver settings for resolution. It's becoming excruciatingly frustrating. I just want the game to be bigger, that's all... any ideas?

Windows 10 running in compatibility mode for winxp sp3


EDIT: I'm an idiot. It was the compatibility mode...
« Last Edit: 2015-12-02 20:58:45 by storesinab »

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #291 on: 2015-12-04 11:46:40 »
To storesinab ;

I can help you a little.
http://forums.qhimm.com/index.php?topic=16328.msg233665#msg233665

First I used Tom's Installer for installing FF7 in Windows 10.
And I got Aali's Graphic driver work in Windows 10 64bit, but needed old ff7config.exe from v0.7.11b to make Aali's driver effective.
« Last Edit: 2015-12-04 11:49:52 by Toppanzoo »

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #292 on: 2015-12-04 15:34:02 »
Hey guys, is it just me or do these links not work?????  I have been trying to get this updated version of Aali's driver but NONE of the links are working at all................ If someone has a working link MAY I PLEASE HAVE IT?????

I just got FF8 and would like to have the graphics driver for it

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #293 on: 2015-12-04 17:44:46 »
Is there any way to get this working the the JP international version?

I recently purchased the download version and can't seem to get this to work by itself. I can use bootloader that comes with bootleg, and it will run an English version (JP versions comes with a number of different languages), so I'm guessing it's not a technical limitation. However, I'd really like to get this running with the JP version.

Any help would be appreciated.

This a bit old but I've had experience with this as well so thought I'd offer some input. Basically the International version works the same way as the Steam version. I honestly have no idea how the JP files work though. I've tried everything I could think of to get them to work with the converted English game, but none of the text works correctly, and the conversion tools need to be updated to actually support the JP files. Instead what I did was just mod the .lgp's to update all the models, and replace the audio files with the Anxious Heart files. In the end the only thing you cant really install are background and effect png textures that go in the Mod folder, or anything that relies on 7H to work. The game will be noticeably different with more jagged backgrounds, but it's a minor trade off to play the game in Japanese.

On a site note, do not alter the JP Kernel or Flevel. I have no idea why, but they seem to be formatted differently or something, and although Wallmarket and Makou Reactor or supposed to be able to support Japanese it wont work correctly. The original JP files wont work at all anymore, even with the most minor change. You also cant replace the text with either tool, once you save the files the perfect Japanese (that will paste in correctly) will no longer display properly in a jumbled mess of jibberish. 

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #294 on: 2015-12-04 18:16:29 »
Nevermind saw reply#243 sorry guess I should have been more observant  :roll: 8-) 8-)

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #295 on: 2015-12-06 04:17:03 »
Hey guys I need some help.  I've just installed Aali's driver for FFVIII along with all of the HD mods and GeDoSaTo and Microsoft Visual C++.  When I try to run the game after installing Aali's driver, I am met with the following error:

Runtime error
FF8_EN.exe
r6030

Does anyone have any idea?  Or maybe a place to look? 

I've tried to re-install both the game and Visual C++ with no luck : (

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #296 on: 2015-12-06 04:20:41 »
Forgot to add

CRT not initialized

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #297 on: 2015-12-06 07:03:26 »
Has anyone ran into this error before?

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #298 on: 2015-12-06 07:16:53 »
You need the steam version to use the HD mods. Tonberry is a DirectX hack this driver use OpenGL.

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #299 on: 2015-12-06 07:25:14 »
I have the steam version installed