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#1 SHADOW-XIII

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Posted 28 November 2007 - 11:49

I found very nice program and since I haven't found any info at NeoWin I thought I will share with you what I have found.

D3DWindower is application to emulate DirectX behaviour - It's capable to run games written DX9 too.
If you like to often switch between apps, internet browser, instant messenger and game this app is for you !

Unfortnately D3DWindower is in Japaneese but little bit translated version (optionss) exists aswell

You can download D3DWindower from homepage: http://www.geocities.jp/menopem/
You can download English version here: http://rapidshare.co...nglish.rar.html

Enjoy as I do:
I enjoy playing Fallout 2 in window, and after applying to F2 resolution hack it looks great. ;)
I attachd my example.

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#2 Kushan

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Posted 28 November 2007 - 12:28

This is an EXCELLENT application find! I hate running in fullscreen, I'm always doing too many things and alt-tabbing takes too long. I've been looking for something like this for ages.
Now all I need is one to do the same for OpenGL apps.

#3 Victor V.

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Posted 28 November 2007 - 12:37

These kind of applications are made to use hacks without need to ALT+TAB. Actually, the first I saw was made to hack Maplestory since it doesn't allow switching fullscreen.

#4 Kushan

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Posted 28 November 2007 - 12:44

That's a bit of an ignorant statement to make. While I'm sure a lot of people will use something like this for that purpose, a lot of people (including myself) will use it for much more practical reasons.
Particularly in this day and age of multicore processors, multitasking is much better than it used to be. Plus, a lot of older games (Think games like Theme Hospital) just don't support windowed mode, I guess it just wasn't the done thing a few years ago and it has actually prevented me from playing them just because I can't easily switch back and forth from application to application.
Perhaps I'm just too casual a gamer these days, but I need that ability or I just can't play the game and this tool is perfect for it.
So for as much as it may harm some online games, it'll also benefit them because people like me will be more likely to play them.

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Posted 28 November 2007 - 13:11

alt tabbing takes to long ? get more ram its cheap and i have to agree some people will use a little program like this to cheat there ass off in games

#6 Kushan

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Posted 28 November 2007 - 13:14

RAM isn't the only factor, a lot of games like to dump and reload all of their Video data when they are alt-tabbed. Plus, even if it only takes a few seconds longer, I'm an impatient ****** =P

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Posted 28 November 2007 - 13:56

RAM isn't the only factor, a lot of games like to dump and reload all of their Video data when they are alt-tabbed. Plus, even if it only takes a few seconds longer, I'm an impatient ****** =P



if you cant wait 1 or 2 sec please walk outside and get some fresh air

#8 Kushan

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Posted 28 November 2007 - 13:59

The 1 or 2 seconds gets annoying. I typically alt-tab several times a minute. It's a bit mad, but it's just how I've always done things, it works better for me. SO in the course of 10mins, I end up waiting for about 1 or 2mins, so it's a big deal to me.

#9 Huleboeren

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Posted 28 November 2007 - 14:53

if you cant wait 1 or 2 sec please walk outside and get some fresh air

1-2 seconds is 1-2 seconds too long :p
Especially if the enemy is attacking
TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE!

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Posted 28 November 2007 - 14:55

1-2 seconds is 1-2 seconds too long :p
Especially if the enemy is attacking
TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE!



:rolleyes:


if you alt tab out in a fight you need to die lol

#11 Spookie

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Posted 28 November 2007 - 14:57

people will use a little program like this to cheat there ass off in games


You've never cheated in a online game have you? :/

edit:

Back on topic- Nice programme. Tempted to dig up some classics like Rollercoaster Tycoon now! :p

#12 Huleboeren

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Posted 28 November 2007 - 15:00

:rolleyes:
if you alt tab out in a fight you need to die lol

If that is not reason enough - if you stay alt-tabbed too long your connection to the server will timeout or in some SP games, it will simply crash
Crash and fail

#13 damainkilla

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Posted 30 December 2007 - 00:25

Uh hi, I just got this program too. I'm having problems w/ it though. I'm trying to change the Freestyle Basketball Online from full screen to window screen like that. However, when I choose the options box after choosing the program, I put 800x600 and click OK. Somehow it doesn't work. Just wondering if I have to do anything else besides putting the lengthxwidth. Thanks.

#14 gx2041

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Posted 08 April 2009 - 05:47

It's amazing! I need this for online games, I can play 2 roles at the same time.

#15 Yusuf M.

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Posted 09 April 2009 - 03:24

Interesting, but I'm guessing this was intended for older DirectX games. A version that works with OpenGL games would be nice.