[Wine] ancient directx version support

Samium Gromoff _deepfire at feelingofgreen.ru
Sun Jan 7 06:23:55 CST 2007

At Sun, 07 Jan 2007 12:07:21 +1100,
Dean Hamstead wrote:
> I just had a missionforce cyberstorm moment last week
> It *needs* 256 color's - even in windows. Also FWIW in
> windows 2000 and xp the intro movies dont work :)

Hmm... i seem to remember that when you install cyberstorm
on windows, it says it wants a 8bpp screen depth,
because "otherwise some visual effects will not be available"
or something along these lines.

This seems to suggest that alternate screen depth is possible... 

> Anyway i quenched my cyberstorm twinge in windows, to get
> it running i had to set it to win95 emulation and run in
> 256 colors (you right click and one of the tabs has the
> options)
> So in wine, try win95/win98 and have X in 256 colors.
> For this very reason i was going to ask people if it
> were possible to have a color depth translation layer.
> However im sure it would be a nightmare with variable
> palettes.
> Dean

> > regards, Samium Gromoff

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