Weird graphical glitches in games

Discussion in 'PC Gaming' started by Antallica, Mar 25, 2002.

  1. Antallica

    Antallica w00t

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    I'm wondering as to why games like Project IGI and Commanche vs. Hokum are goin all funny.

    Project IGI: The glock cannot be seen, it's just a hand that looks like it holding something but no gun visible. Also on the movie for the second mission the truck seems to dissapear and come back (flickering) while leaving the man driving.

    Commanche vs. Hokum is totally wasted, mostly everything doesn't look like it's supposed to with 2D shapes all over the place. The helecopter has bits missing in it etc.

    I suspect either lack of XP/NT support for these games or my nVidia Detonator drivers.

    Anyone got the same problem or solution?

    Cheers, Antz
     
  2. DrX

    DrX Guest

    what detonators are you running , IGI runs fine on my XP box.

    Have you run directX diags ?
     
  3. Antallica

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    So far it has occured in all detonators, makes no difference at all what ones I use.

    DirectX Diags? Please explain
     
  4. Misfire

    Misfire OSNN Addict

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    www.microsoft.com/directx

    he means direct x. have you ran the tests and see if the drivers, including system drivers are good. directx 8.1 is included with xp. go to start menu, run, and type in dxdiag
     
  5. xsivforce

    xsivforce Prodigal Son Folding Team

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    start->run->dxdiag
     
  6. Antallica

    Antallica w00t

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    All tests ran fine, no problems. Not sure what it is really, mabye just my crud Geforce. Very strange.
     
  7. Bytes Back

    Bytes Back Ex Police Chief

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    I'm also having a strange problem with Project IGI, I can't get a mouse cursor in the menu's or crosshair within the game.

    Ever tried shooting without knowing where ? Makes the game damned hard :rolleyes:
     
  8. Eolis

    Eolis Guest

    Do you happen to have "Clearfont" enabled???? If so, try it without. I had some probs with it in some games in the menus, like unreadable text and such.......
     
  9. eGoalter

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    Its because your vid card is overclocked, i had some moving lines in mine till i set the clock rate back to default.....;)
     
  10. Antallica

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    Nope, overclocking is not the problem, I tried reseting to defaults a while back and no change, it seems to happen anyway no matter what I do. Oh well a nice Geforce4 will do the trick I think.
     
  11. Antallica

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    I found the problem, it was Cleartype. Thanks for the help people, especially Eolis. I'm having problems with the mouse and some other video problems with Project IGI but I suspect the new nVidia Detonators as this wasn't the case before the update.

    Thanks again.
     
  12. scotty8

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    I had same problem but only came in after update to Xp SP1, fixed the menu font issues with the clear type fix but still no mouse pointer in menus or aiming cursor. Thanks Bill!