C A R L I T O d 23 juin 2013 à 5h57
Compatibility Windows 8 RESOLVED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
No need to modificate the exe with compatibilities like 16bit colors, XP...

How to do that:
1) Download wined3d.exe from http://www.nongnu.org/wined3d/
2) Don't run the program! instead, extract it's contents with 7Zip or somesuch http://www.7-zip.org/download.html
3) Copy ddraw.dll, libwine.dll and wined3d.dll from extracted $SYSWIN folder into the root folder of your JA2 installation (e.g. C:\Games\Jagged Alliance 2 Gold\)
4) Run the game. It may take a bit longer to start
5) Enjoy one of the best games ever in as high FPS as your hardware can handle

(from site:http://www.bears-pit.com/board/ubbthreads.php/ubb/showflat/topic/20560/gonew/1.html) Thanks to us!!!!!!!
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Oathed 7 déc 2013 à 15h12 
Holy crap that was a fair amount of tinkering. I'll wait til something a bit simpler more in line with my limited abilities comes along. Yikes.
Filavandrel 9 fév 2014 à 8h47 
Hi, people. With this instruction I can start my JA2 on Windows 8, but after choosing difficulty of game, i see just a black screen and hear menu music. Please, can You help me solve this problem?
mo1n 4 mar 2014 à 11h01 
To get in run on Win 8.1, you only need to delete Intro.slf !

But, you need to do these steps with wined3d too. Because without wined3d the bullets fly very slow...
mo1n 4 mar 2014 à 11h01 
Btw, thx for this tip ! :D
WwieWaMBo 5 août 2014 à 4h09 
hi i tried that but the ddraw.dl isnt existing in these folders
kelotto 15 août 2014 à 1h19 
There is no files like "ddraw.dll" in this archive. There is dxgi.dll, d3d8.dll, еtс.
I copied all that were in the folder JA2 - at the start of the game had no effect, nothing has changed.
‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎ ‎‎ 26 août 2014 à 0h36 
Hope this would help someone.

1. Go to http://www.nongnu.org/wined3d/

2. Look for:
Full directory (with older versions, patches...): http://download.savannah.nongnu.org/releases/wined3d

3. Than look for v1.1.38 / 24-Jun-2013 20:02
4. Download the wined3d.exe
5. Extract It with 7zip.
6. Copy ddraw.dll, libwine.dll and wined3d.dll from extracted $SYSDIR folder into the root folder of your JA2 installation

7. ???????
8. PROFIT
hanzde 15 sept 2014 à 1h22 
danke für den tip TpycukuBKpoBu nun funzt es und ich kann mein altes save game weiter spielen spiel als admin starten unter win xp sp3 und die auflösung hab ich gelassen selbst das intro läuft
kelotto 5 mar à 22h44 
Thank you! With v.1.1.38 works for me.


Hope this would help someone.

1. Go to http://www.nongnu.org/wined3d/

2. Look for:
Full directory (with older versions, patches...): http://download.savannah.nongnu.org/releases/wined3d

3. Than look for v1.1.38 / 24-Jun-2013 20:02
4. Download the wined3d.exe
5. Extract It with 7zip.
6. Copy ddraw.dll, libwine.dll and wined3d.dll from extracted $SYSDIR folder into the root folder of your JA2 installation

7. ???????
8. PROFIT
rufusdufus 6 mar à 5h08 
Hope this would help someone.

1. Go to http://www.nongnu.org/wined3d/

2. Look for:
Full directory (with older versions, patches...): http://download.savannah.nongnu.org/releases/wined3d

3. Than look for v1.1.38 / 24-Jun-2013 20:02
4. Download the wined3d.exe
5. Extract It with 7zip.
6. Copy ddraw.dll, libwine.dll and wined3d.dll from extracted $SYSDIR folder into the root folder of your JA2 installation

7. ???????
8. PROFIT

That's great worked for mr, thanks.
NinjaNumber9 17 mar à 9h41 
This fix worked like a charme for me yesterday. But after rebooting my PC the game won't start up again like it used to before. Even after repeating those steps multiple times it does not work anymore. Max confused and annoyed. -_-"
Pepe di Sangro 17 mar à 20h17 
MAN, ty for the help! Finally i can play this wonderful nostalgic experience!
Btw: even those who got it working without the ddraw.dll I recommend downloading the version 1.1.38 of wined3d.exe, cause it improved the game's performance a lot!
Sir Fluffykins 21 mar à 10h45 
Mr. Rescue a écrit :
Hope this would help someone.

1. Go to http://www.nongnu.org/wined3d/

2. Look for:
Full directory (with older versions, patches...): http://download.savannah.nongnu.org/releases/wined3d

3. Than look for v1.1.38 / 24-Jun-2013 20:02
4. Download the wined3d.exe
5. Extract It with 7zip.
6. Copy ddraw.dll, libwine.dll and wined3d.dll from extracted $SYSDIR folder into the root folder of your JA2 installation

7. ???????
8. PROFIT

This worked, but there doesn't appear to be an intro
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