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When will we see the updated DB so we can add Contra, Half-Life, Deathsmiles, etc.?

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Just finished testing the more obscure ones. Some problematic:

Far Cry doesn't get past the 'searching for dongle' screen

HL2 - runs great but in 720p - i.e. just floats over desktop - can't get to run fullscreen

Silent Hill Arcade - won't run above windows 7. Read you can run on a virtual machine, but beyond the scope of this app. 

Pop n'Music - couldn't get past boot

I'l buy you a pint, Draco if you can get any of those buggers working...

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HL2 is set in stone for the display resolution so nothing much you can do about that, but still good to have for those that are Half-Life fans.

Far Cry - YGM that may or may not get you closer to getting it working. Not much can be done about SH.

 

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What's done?

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The app. Just final testing left before release. I'll let you know when hear back from resilio...

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@Lamaman1971 - hi - recognise you from byoac. Guessing you found the alpha links

There's a brief overview in Help>Next Steps. 

It relies on specific modified game files which aren't distributed with TypeXtra itself. You'll have to source these.

Thanks for trying it out and let me know any difficulties. 

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Hmmmm... OK

So tested this in the wilds this holiday season (read: tried to get it working on my main rig).

On the whole it's tickety-boo, however, one thing reared it's ugly type-x head... Windows placements on multi-display setups...

For those who don't know, Type-X exes often change the resolution of the main screens and move around the windows. This left me with the problem of GameEx coming back on the wrong display!

I've got the display arrangement/resolutions etc covered via multimonitor.exe, but I'm left with the problem of Type-X games re-arranging windows on screens and not putting them back again! One work around is to use the disable display feature in TypeXtra, but, well ya know me... if it's worth doing...

So in the middle of a class to record and restore all the window states either side of the TypeX launch. 

Sure some of you guys have experience of this - any tips?

 

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I haven't encountered that but I only have a single display at this time.

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Hmm - turning out to be a bit of a beeeattchh this one... walk away for another day.

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Heh. Whoda thunk it. An app of mine made it to EmuCR:

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Bonkers, 

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Congrats! You're an All Star!

 

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Hi,

 

Thanks very much for your work on this app... setting up type x is very confusing!

Every time I launch typextra I get the following error on windows 10 x64:

 
See the end of this message for details on invoking 
just-in-time (JIT) debugging instead of this dialog box.

************** Exception Text **************
System.Data.ConstraintException: Failed to enable constraints. One or more rows contain values violating non-null, unique, or foreign-key constraints.
   at System.Data.DataSet.FailedEnableConstraints()
   at System.Data.DataSet.EnableConstraints()
   at System.Data.DataSet.set_EnforceConstraints(Boolean value)
   at System.Data.DataSet.ReadXml(XmlReader reader, Boolean denyResolving)
   at System.Data.DataSet.ReadXml(String fileName)
   at TypeXtra.TypeXtra.LoadDbs()
   at TypeXtra.TypeXtra.Initialise()
   at TypeXtra.TypeXtra.Form1_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e)
   at System.EventHandler.Invoke(Object sender, EventArgs e)
   at System.Windows.Forms.Form.OnLoad(EventArgs e)
   at System.Windows.Forms.Form.OnCreateControl()
   at System.Windows.Forms.Control.CreateControl(Boolean fIgnoreVisible)
   at System.Windows.Forms.Control.CreateControl()
   at System.Windows.Forms.Control.WmShowWindow(Message& m)
   at System.Windows.Forms.Control.WndProc(Message& m)
   at System.Windows.Forms.Form.WmShowWindow(Message& m)
   at System.Windows.Forms.NativeWindow.Callback(IntPtr hWnd, Int32 msg, IntPtr wparam, IntPtr lparam)


************** Loaded Assemblies **************
mscorlib
    Assembly Version: 4.0.0.0
    Win32 Version: 4.7.2600.0 built by: NET471REL1LAST
    CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/Microsoft.NET/Framework64/v4.0.30319/mscorlib.dll
----------------------------------------
TypeXtra
    Assembly Version: 1.0.0.0
    Win32 Version: 1.0.0.0
    CodeBase: file:///E:/emulation/roms/TypeXtra/TypeXtra.exe
----------------------------------------
Microsoft.VisualBasic
    Assembly Version: 10.0.0.0
    Win32 Version: 14.7.2556.0 built by: NET471REL1
    CodeBase: file:///C:/windows/Microsoft.Net/assembly/GAC_MSIL/Microsoft.VisualBasic/v4.0_10.0.0.0__b03f5f7f11d50a3a/Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll
----------------------------------------
System
    Assembly Version: 4.0.0.0
    Win32 Version: 4.7.2556.0 built by: NET471REL1
    CodeBase: file:///C:/windows/Microsoft.Net/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System/v4.0_4.0.0.0__b77a5c561934e089/System.dll
----------------------------------------
System.Core
    Assembly Version: 4.0.0.0
    Win32 Version: 4.7.2600.0 built by: NET471REL1LAST
    CodeBase: file:///C:/windows/Microsoft.Net/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Core/v4.0_4.0.0.0__b77a5c561934e089/System.Core.dll
----------------------------------------
System.Windows.Forms
    Assembly Version: 4.0.0.0
    Win32 Version: 4.7.2556.0 built by: NET471REL1
    CodeBase: file:///C:/windows/Microsoft.Net/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Windows.Forms/v4.0_4.0.0.0__b77a5c561934e089/System.Windows.Forms.dll
----------------------------------------
System.Drawing
    Assembly Version: 4.0.0.0
    Win32 Version: 4.7.2556.0 built by: NET471REL1
    CodeBase: file:///C:/windows/Microsoft.Net/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Drawing/v4.0_4.0.0.0__b03f5f7f11d50a3a/System.Drawing.dll
----------------------------------------
System.Configuration
    Assembly Version: 4.0.0.0
    Win32 Version: 4.7.2556.0 built by: NET471REL1
    CodeBase: file:///C:/windows/Microsoft.Net/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Configuration/v4.0_4.0.0.0__b03f5f7f11d50a3a/System.Configuration.dll
----------------------------------------
System.Xml
    Assembly Version: 4.0.0.0
    Win32 Version: 4.7.2612.0 built by: NET471REL1LAST_B
    CodeBase: file:///C:/windows/Microsoft.Net/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Xml/v4.0_4.0.0.0__b77a5c561934e089/System.Xml.dll
----------------------------------------
System.Runtime.Remoting
    Assembly Version: 4.0.0.0
    Win32 Version: 4.7.2556.0 built by: NET471REL1
    CodeBase: file:///C:/windows/Microsoft.Net/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Runtime.Remoting/v4.0_4.0.0.0__b77a5c561934e089/System.Runtime.Remoting.dll
----------------------------------------
stigzler.utility.logger
    Assembly Version: 1.0.0.0
    Win32 Version: 1.0.0.0
    CodeBase: file:///E:/emulation/roms/TypeXtra/stigzler.utility.logger.DLL
----------------------------------------
stigzler.utility.updater
    Assembly Version: 1.0.0.0
    Win32 Version: 1.0.0.0
    CodeBase: file:///E:/emulation/roms/TypeXtra/stigzler.utility.updater.DLL
----------------------------------------
System.Data
    Assembly Version: 4.0.0.0
    Win32 Version: 4.7.2556.0 built by: NET471REL1
    CodeBase: file:///C:/windows/Microsoft.Net/assembly/GAC_64/System.Data/v4.0_4.0.0.0__b77a5c561934e089/System.Data.dll
----------------------------------------
stigzler.utility.DisplaysManager
    Assembly Version: 1.0.0.0
    Win32 Version: 1.0.0.0
    CodeBase: file:///E:/emulation/roms/TypeXtra/stigzler.utility.DisplaysManager.DLL
----------------------------------------
System.Management
    Assembly Version: 4.0.0.0
    Win32 Version: 4.7.2556.0 built by: NET471REL1
    CodeBase: file:///C:/windows/Microsoft.Net/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Management/v4.0_4.0.0.0__b03f5f7f11d50a3a/System.Management.dll
----------------------------------------
System.Numerics
    Assembly Version: 4.0.0.0
    Win32 Version: 4.7.2556.0 built by: NET471REL1
    CodeBase: file:///C:/windows/Microsoft.Net/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Numerics/v4.0_4.0.0.0__b77a5c561934e089/System.Numerics.dll
----------------------------------------
System.Data.DataSetExtensions
    Assembly Version: 4.0.0.0
    Win32 Version: 4.7.2556.0 built by: NET471REL1
    CodeBase: file:///C:/windows/Microsoft.Net/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Data.DataSetExtensions/v4.0_4.0.0.0__b77a5c561934e089/System.Data.DataSetExtensions.dll
----------------------------------------
Accessibility
    Assembly Version: 4.0.0.0
    Win32 Version: 4.7.2556.0 built by: NET471REL1
    CodeBase: file:///C:/windows/Microsoft.Net/assembly/GAC_MSIL/Accessibility/v4.0_4.0.0.0__b03f5f7f11d50a3a/Accessibility.dll
----------------------------------------
Gma.System.MouseKeyHook
    Assembly Version: 5.6.130.0
    Win32 Version: 5.6.130.0
    CodeBase: file:///E:/emulation/roms/TypeXtra/Gma.System.MouseKeyHook.DLL
----------------------------------------
System.ServiceProcess
    Assembly Version: 4.0.0.0
    Win32 Version: 4.7.2556.0 built by: NET471REL1
    CodeBase: file:///C:/windows/Microsoft.Net/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.ServiceProcess/v4.0_4.0.0.0__b03f5f7f11d50a3a/System.ServiceProcess.dll
----------------------------------------

************** JIT Debugging **************
To enable just-in-time (JIT) debugging, the .config file for this
application or computer (machine.config) must have the
jitDebugging value set in the system.windows.forms section.
The application must also be compiled with debugging
enabled.

For example:

<configuration>
    <system.windows.forms jitDebugging="true" />
</configuration>

When JIT debugging is enabled, any unhandled exception
will be sent to the JIT debugger registered on the computer
rather than be handled by this dialog box.


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If I select continue typextra launches ok but I am unable to import any games (from two different sources) - I think that might have to do with this error?

Any idea on what could be causing this? 

 

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