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DM Macabre

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I just see white :/
« on: May 23, 2009, 06:22:21 PM »
Tried everything to my knowledge. At least I think that my laptop should be able to show textures. But in game I just see white instead of a lot of textures. I see not all VFX I see not all placeables - or I see them white - I see many areas in white and also many creatures.

My laptop is a Fujitsu Siemens and my graphic card is supposed to be a

SIS 672 - Mirage 3+
Softwareversion 5.05
file-version 7.14

Any ideas, how to fix that?

currently I run:
-: Curse of the Wolf :-
-: The Curse of von Zeklos :-

failed.bard

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Re: I just see white :/
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2009, 02:06:28 AM »
  Generally the white textures and missing placeables is a sign not all of the Haks got loaded into memory.  If it's a laptop with shared memory for the graphics card, see if you can set more memory allotment for it, or for caching.  That may be enough.

DM Macabre

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Re: I just see white :/
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2009, 08:19:50 AM »
How much do you suggest?

currently I run:
-: Curse of the Wolf :-
-: The Curse of von Zeklos :-

failed.bard

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Re: I just see white :/
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2009, 09:27:07 AM »
If you can find where it is, probably best to try either 64 or 128 meg increments.  You don't want to take too much away from the main ram either.

Khuzadrepa

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Re: I just see white :/
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2009, 09:43:17 AM »
Is this a first install on this pc? Was it already installed, working fine before and stopped? If so, did you do any recent changes to your pc?

Have you tried setting your game to video compatibility mode? It will downgrade trying to view .dds textures down to .tga textures which are easier for the card to translate.
If it is already in compatibility mode, you may need .tga textures for the custom content included in the CEP and Ravenloft haks.  That will be more difficult to address.

Something else to try is increasing the cache for your game (not just video cache.)
You can up the amount by changing the nwnplayer.ini setting under [Game Options] and adding "Max Memory Usage=64" (the game's default is 16MB, so you could set it to 32MB, or a usable max of 64.)
You should do this change anyway if you have the spare memory to run it, since it will improve your game experience.
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Re: I just see white :/
« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2009, 01:42:04 PM »
Is this a first install on this pc? Was it already installed, working fine before and stopped? If so, did you do any recent changes to your pc?
yes

Have you tried setting your game to video compatibility mode? It will downgrade trying to view .dds textures down to .tga textures which are easier for the card to translate.
yes - but it didn't work

If it is already in compatibility mode, you may need .tga textures for the custom content included in the CEP and Ravenloft haks.  That will be more difficult to address.
How or where can I get those?

Something else to try is increasing the cache for your game (not just video cache.)
You can up the amount by changing the nwnplayer.ini setting under [Game Options] and adding "Max Memory Usage=64" (the game's default is 16MB, so you could set it to 32MB, or a usable max of 64.)
You should do this change anyway if you have the spare memory to run it, since it will improve your game experience.
Tried all modes. Didn't work.

currently I run:
-: Curse of the Wolf :-
-: The Curse of von Zeklos :-

Khuzadrepa

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Re: I just see white :/
« Reply #6 on: May 24, 2009, 09:31:10 PM »
If it is already in compatibility mode, you may need .tga textures for the custom content included in the CEP and Ravenloft haks.  That will be more difficult to address.
How or where can I get those?
For this, can you name some specific creatures, placeables, etc that are having the problem?

Something else... video drivers.  You might need to check on those, see if there is an older or newer version you might to roll to.
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