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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #375 on: 2019-09-23 16:20:01 »
are donations allowed for this project or is this a labor of love?

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #376 on: 2019-10-13 00:40:48 »
Is it possible for plugins loaded with "load_library" to draw custom diagnostic messages to the game screen?

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #377 on: 2019-10-13 16:11:55 »
are donations allowed for this project or is this a labor of love?
This is a labor of love.  However, Jusete really could use a hand with the rendering farm costs on the from-scratch models being created here.

Is it possible for plugins loaded with "load_library" to draw custom diagnostic messages to the game screen?
Not unless you're a code wizard.  The current version of the driver isn't exactly abandoned, but it's not being worked on, either (it used 2010 build tools).  There is a crew working on bringing the code into a modern tool-chain and updating the embedded libraries (e.g. ffmpeg), but there are still a couple of kinks (like actually getting it to work) to sort out before any thought can be given to new features.
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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #378 on: 2019-11-10 17:05:57 »
That is, using this mod, you can attach to the game (FF VII (Steam ver.) Without downgrade and 7 Heaven) Remako mod?  :?

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #379 on: 2019-11-10 18:11:32 »
That is, using this mod, you can attach to the game (FF VII (Steam ver.) Without downgrade and 7 Heaven) Remako mod?  :?
This is not a mod.  It's a replacement graphics driver.  Remako wouldn't work without it.
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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #380 on: 2019-11-10 18:37:57 »
This is not a mod.  It's a replacement graphics driver.  Remako wouldn't work without it.

With this graphics driver, can I make Remako mod work with the current version of the game? That would not be necessary to use 7th Heaven and did not need to patch the game to the 1998 version.

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #381 on: 2019-11-10 18:43:39 »
With this graphics driver, can I make Remako mod work with the current version of the game? That would not be necessary to use 7th Heaven and did not need to patch the game to the 1998 version.
Yes, but...
1.  That you're even asking this means you wouldn't know how.
2.  Your question doesn't even belong in this thread.

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #382 on: 2020-02-19 19:17:34 »
Hey. I've got a problem with anything related to this drivers.
Before updating windows, i had remako and New Threat mods installed running great.

But after installation, everything crashed

Ive made a new fresh install, removed the keys in registry using the .exe from forum

Copying a steam ver of ff7 to another location, ive applied a game converter and then installed The Reunion mod

Whichever exe i choose, game runs only in window mode and changing .cfg doesnt do anything.

There is no difference when i start it with 7th heaven. I get only a small window.

Has any1 had a problem like this?

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #383 on: 2020-02-24 15:41:05 »
Hey. I've got a problem with anything related to this drivers.
Before updating windows, i had remako and New Threat mods installed running great.

But after installation, everything crashed

Ive made a new fresh install, removed the keys in registry using the .exe from forum

Copying a steam ver of ff7 to another location, ive applied a game converter and then installed The Reunion mod

Whichever exe i choose, game runs only in window mode and changing .cfg doesnt do anything.

There is no difference when i start it with 7th heaven. I get only a small window.

Has any1 had a problem like this?

Your problem is with Reunion. It takes over your graphics settings whether you like it or not.

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #384 on: 2020-02-24 16:20:17 »
It states it in the help file and on first post of The Reunion that there is no way to make 7h and The Reunion compatible.  The solution is to disable The Reunion when using 7h or aali's driver here- or to copy needed files across to The Reunion's folders.

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #385 on: 2020-02-24 23:14:08 »
To clarify

IF reunion takes over, then it's settings should work, but still they don't.
They are in Reunion folder and ini file.

I tried to start it without reunion, still i got a window no matter of my settings

I spent several hours trying and i have no motivation to spend another day trying to get things to work.

Thx for replies.


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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #386 on: 2020-02-24 23:45:09 »
As always, check app.log, reunion.log, every other log and also the help file.

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #387 on: 2020-03-06 17:25:59 »
To clarify

IF reunion takes over, then it's settings should work, but still they don't.
They are in Reunion folder and ini file.

I tried to start it without reunion, still i got a window no matter of my settings

I spent several hours trying and i have no motivation to spend another day trying to get things to work.

Thx for replies.

7th Heaven 2.0 has been released which totally and properly disables Reunion's driver when using 7H to launch the game. After game is launched, Reunion driver is back to normal so you can choose to play with Reunion later outside of 7H if you want. Your graphics settings are determined in 7H under Settings>Game Driver. For Reunion, they're in the ini file somewhere which you need to manually edit. But one will no longer affect the other now.

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #388 on: 2020-03-06 17:28:32 »
7th Heaven 2.0 has been released which totally and properly disables Reunion's driver when using 7H to launch the game. After game is launched, Reunion driver is back to normal so you can choose to play with Reunion later outside of 7H if you want. Your graphics settings are determined in 7H under Settings>Game Driver. For Reunion, they're in the ini file somewhere which you need to manually edit. But one will no longer affect the other now.

I d'ed 7thH 2.0 yesterday and it works flawlessly.

The problem occured not only with Reunion, but base game as well.
Still, problem solved by 2.0 version

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Re: Custom graphics driver for FF7/FF8 [v0.8.1b]
« Reply #389 on: 2020-03-30 15:09:48 »
I never played it and since we're in quarantine I think I'll try it