WC1 Deluxe CD - No Sound

NoMention

Rear Admiral
I installed the Wing Commander 1 Deluxe CD that includes both the Secret Missions and Secret Missions 2. I have the Sound Blaster AWE64 ISA card. Every other game seems to work fine with this card. I also turned off my CPU cache since the game was running way too fast. The only problem is that I am not hearing anything. I have gone through and selected all of the sound options - Sound Blaster, Ad Lib, Roland, etc and none actually produce any sound. I don't like that CD loader thing either. When I run the origin.bat file on the root of the CD and then select the game I want to play, it spits out an error about an incorrect DOS version. This I don't get since I am playing the game using a DOS boot disk. Maybe this is the problem? If I run the wc.exe from the subfolder (that origin.bat eventually shells out to), the game runs but I don't get sound.

Any help would be really appreciated!!
NoMention
 

THE_WUQKED

Spaceman
Could you post your autoexec.bat and your config.sys file? Perhaps some data there is mixed up. - Oh, and what OS are you (normally) on? - You could try DOSBox 0.61 if still nothing works.
 

NoMention

Rear Admiral
I am using a boot disk to pure DOS but the computer also has Windows 98 on it too. When I run Wing Commander 2 Deluxe CD, I get sound effects, music and speech. I have 610K of free DOS memory so I don't think it is that. I think it has to do with that stupid origin.bat loader program that then shells out to wc.exe. As for why it detects that I have an incorrect version of DOS is beyond me. Is it possible that my version of DOS that I am booting into is too new?

I'll post my autoexec bat and config sys files tonight when I get home and have access to that computer.

As far as DosBox 61 goes, for some reason I must have something configured wrong because it doesn't work at all for me. When I launch it, it shows the "Joystick detected" message in that background window but the main window just sits there and never comes up to the C: prompt. I tried adjusting the cycles both higher and lower but even after letting the computer sit there for 30 minutes, it was still stuck. I have uninstalled and reinstalled it. Don't know what is the problem...

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THE_WUQKED

Spaceman
You know you have to mount a C drive, so that the C: prompt appears? If you don't do that, the only drive will be Z:
Just an example:
mount C C:\Spiele\Dosbox\Games
This mounts "C:\Spiele\Dosbox\Games" as the DOSBox C: drive.

And why are you using the origin.bat loader instead of WC.exe itself? (Have got the Combo Deluxe CD only, but don't use a loeder bat file, although it's present, I think.) And to check what is wrong or if there is something wrong at all with the origin.bat, justcheck what it is doing (Just like your autoexec.bat, I mean)
 

NoMention

Rear Admiral
The problem with DosBox is that it doesn't ever get to the point where I get the Z: prompt. It just sort of sits there with a blank window, no text, nothing. I think that the app hangs. I know how to use DosBox since it works on my P4 computer. I really didn't want to use it as I would prefer to stay in native DOS. My WC2 Deluxe works fine after I turned off the CPU caching. I just don't know why the WC1 Deluxe doesn't work right. The game runs fine, just no sound or music. My setting for my AWE64 are Base 220, IRQ 5, DMA 1. This works on every other game, just not WC1 and I can't see anywhere to change it. All I can do is pick "Creative Sound Blaster". Does this assume a different configuration than what I have? Does WC1 assume to use Base 220, IRQ 7, DMA 1?
 

THE_WUQKED

Spaceman
Sorry, didn't know it was THAT serious (with DOSBox :( ) - I thought you just didn't realize the Z: thingy, cause I've already read some other posts with such a simple prob (in the DOSBox Forum that was, I think). Anyway, I'm sorry, no real idea what is going wrong there :( - Especially cause your Base/IRQ/DMA aren't unusual (in older DOS Games's point of view I mean)
 

NoMention

Rear Admiral
Here are my Autoexec.bat and config.sys settings:

[Autoexec.bat]
SET EXPAND=YES
SET PATH=C:\DOS
LOADHIGH C:\DOS\MSCDEX.EXE /D:mscd0001 /L:F
LOADHIGH C:\MOUSE\mouse.com
SET SOUND=C:\SB16
SET BLASTER=A220 I5 D1 H5 P330 E620 T6
SET MIDI=SYNTH:1 MAP:E MODE:0
SET CTCM=C:\CTCM
C:\SB16\DIAGNOSE /S
C:\SB16\AWEUTIL /S
C:\SB16\MIXERSET /P /Q
C:\CTCM\CTCU /S

[Config.sys]
DEVICE=C:\CTCM\CTCM.EXE
DEVICE=himem.sys /testmem:eek:ff /v
DEVICEHIGH=emm386.exe 16384 RAM D=48
DEVICEHIGH=oakcdrom.sys /D:mscd0001


The game loads up fine and will run. However, if I use the "origin.bat" file on the CD, the game will NOT launch properly. It gives me an "Incorrect DOS Version" error and then say that it can't run a redirect for WC.EXE. If I launch using WC.EXE, the game runs fine but there is not any sound. I don't understand how the CD version really works. Where does it save these configuration settings? I looking in my "Data Disk" folder and do not see any configuration file that I could make out. Is my install not doing something properly? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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THE_WUQKED

Spaceman
Normally teghre should be a config file in the Wing Commander Default Folder on hour HDD. No idea why you don not have any. I've already uploaded mine (the one for Crusader and the one for WC1) cause of a problem someone else had. You might want to try them out, but no idea if they work for you:
http://wuqked.setclan.com/wccfg/
 

NoMention

Rear Admiral
My CFG files are the same as yours. Unfortunately, I have not idea what they indicate since it must be some wacky format. I did find those on my computer. I guess I just don't really remember the CD version very much from a long time ago. When I first got the CD back in like 1991, I don't it accessing the A: drive. Nor do I remember it looking for files like append.exe, join.exe, etc. The WC2 CD works just fine for me. The installer is pretty different too. I guess I will just play around more with it. Does WC1 use CD-Audio? I don't know if I have the CD cable plugged directly into my sound card or not. I should probably check that as well. I just don't really get why WC1 would not work with my configuration but WC2 and every other game I have works just fine... Most strange.
 

THE_WUQKED

Spaceman
Well, my WC1&WC2 CD version doesn't need the CD at all after install. But can't tell about your version, though. Maybe this helps: my WC1 is 7.57MB big and contains 91 files (with SM1 and SM2 installed). - So if yours is the same size/number of files, the CD shouldn't be needed anyway.
 

NoMention

Rear Admiral
The WC1 CD version that I have shows 213 files in 9 directories for a total of 18,606,601 bytes, according to a dir /s command. How is mine different? It says on the cover of the disc "CD-Rom Deluxe Edition Plus The Secret Missions and The Secret Missions 2 Crusade". It has a little film like looking image strip on the cover as well with in game images. It also shows both an origin and a Software Toolworks logo on it. I haven't seen any versions online at ebay for a WC1 from Software Toolworks. Maybe this is the problem?? I can't figure out how to get the sound back.
 

THE_WUQKED

Spaceman
So definitely different from mine. Could you somehow post a list of all files included? - Or at least the directories, cause all files is quite a lot. No idea if it really helps, but who knows ;)
 

NoMention

Rear Admiral
Here are the files from the CD:


Volume in drive U is OSCDGP02101
Volume Serial Number is B7BF-F2CC

Directory of U:\

10/28/1991 07:31 AM <DIR> ORIGIN
10/14/1991 12:44 PM 596 ORIGIN.BAT
1 File(s) 596 bytes

Directory of U:\ORIGIN

10/28/1991 07:31 AM <DIR> .
10/28/1991 07:30 AM <DIR> ..
11/13/1991 09:38 AM 80,688 CDGAMES.EXE
11/25/1991 01:30 AM 9,907 CDGAMES.PAC
11/13/1991 09:40 AM 237 COPYRIT.SCR
11/22/1991 02:14 AM 14,376 T.EXE
11/13/1991 09:40 AM 299 VERSION.LST
10/28/1991 07:41 AM <DIR> WC
5 File(s) 105,507 bytes

Directory of U:\ORIGIN\WC

10/28/1991 07:41 AM <DIR> .
10/28/1991 07:31 AM <DIR> ..
11/06/1991 08:10 AM <DIR> GAMEDAT
11/05/1991 08:24 AM 55,056 INSTALL.EXE
11/06/1991 05:44 AM 305,024 SM2.EXE
11/06/1991 05:44 AM 71,200 TRANS2.EXE
11/06/1991 05:38 AM 71,088 TRANSFER.EXE
11/05/1991 08:23 AM 304,976 WC.EXE
5 File(s) 807,344 bytes

Directory of U:\ORIGIN\WC\GAMEDAT

11/06/1991 08:10 AM <DIR> .
10/28/1991 07:41 AM <DIR> ..
11/05/1991 08:37 AM 598 ARROW.EGA
11/05/1991 08:46 AM 579 ARROW.TGA
11/05/1991 08:26 AM 513 ARROW.VGA
11/05/1991 08:26 AM 222,366 BRIEFING.000
11/06/1991 07:31 AM 85,455 BRIEFING.001
11/06/1991 07:45 AM 91,173 BRIEFING.002
11/05/1991 08:40 AM 316,741 BRIEFING.EGA
11/05/1991 08:49 AM 543,090 BRIEFING.TGA
11/05/1991 08:30 AM 516,592 BRIEFING.VGA
11/05/1991 08:24 AM 651 CAMP.000
11/06/1991 07:31 AM 456 CAMP.001
11/06/1991 07:45 AM 422 CAMP.002
11/05/1991 08:38 AM 35,647 COCKPIT.EGA
11/05/1991 08:47 AM 70,658 COCKPIT.TGA
11/05/1991 08:28 AM 50,008 COCKPIT.VGA
11/06/1991 07:45 AM 12,320 COMMSM2.DAT
11/05/1991 08:25 AM 12,320 COMMUNIC.DAT
11/06/1991 07:46 AM 256 CONVERT.PAL
11/05/1991 08:23 AM 48 DISK.001
11/05/1991 08:24 AM 48 DISK.002
11/05/1991 08:26 AM 48 DISK.003
11/06/1991 07:31 AM 8 DISK.007
11/06/1991 07:32 AM 8 DISK.008
11/06/1991 07:45 AM 8 DISK.009
11/06/1991 07:46 AM 8 DISK.010
11/05/1991 08:23 AM 7,664 FONTS.FNT
11/05/1991 08:23 AM 1,120 GAME.PAL
11/06/1991 07:31 AM 1,184 INSTALL.DAT
11/06/1991 07:32 AM 687 INTRO.DAT
11/06/1991 07:46 AM 743 INTRO1.DAT
11/05/1991 08:41 AM 77,059 MIDGAME.E00
11/05/1991 08:41 AM 60,559 MIDGAME.E01
11/05/1991 08:40 AM 62,150 MIDGAME.E02
11/05/1991 08:41 AM 47,636 MIDGAME.E03
11/06/1991 06:08 AM 33,933 MIDGAME.E04
11/06/1991 06:08 AM 177,871 MIDGAME.E05
11/06/1991 06:12 AM 48,402 MIDGAME.E06
11/06/1991 06:13 AM 254,845 MIDGAME.E07
11/06/1991 06:13 AM 98,174 MIDGAME.E08
11/05/1991 08:49 AM 91,632 MIDGAME.T00
11/05/1991 08:50 AM 115,810 MIDGAME.T01
11/05/1991 08:49 AM 112,805 MIDGAME.T02
11/05/1991 08:50 AM 69,587 MIDGAME.T03
11/06/1991 07:33 AM 73,562 MIDGAME.T04
11/06/1991 07:33 AM 282,342 MIDGAME.T05
11/06/1991 07:47 AM 68,068 MIDGAME.T06
11/06/1991 07:47 AM 293,872 MIDGAME.T07
11/06/1991 07:48 AM 114,526 MIDGAME.T08
11/05/1991 08:30 AM 109,608 MIDGAME.V00
11/05/1991 08:30 AM 82,001 MIDGAME.V01
11/05/1991 08:29 AM 97,523 MIDGAME.V02
11/05/1991 08:30 AM 61,438 MIDGAME.V03
11/06/1991 05:40 AM 51,688 MIDGAME.V04
11/06/1991 05:40 AM 166,265 MIDGAME.V05
11/06/1991 05:45 AM 81,061 MIDGAME.V06
11/06/1991 05:45 AM 266,976 MIDGAME.V07
11/06/1991 05:45 AM 132,430 MIDGAME.V08
11/05/1991 08:24 AM 22,085 MODULE.000
11/06/1991 07:31 AM 18,595 MODULE.001
11/06/1991 07:45 AM 17,765 MODULE.002
11/05/1991 08:24 AM 139,707 MUSIC.MID
11/05/1991 08:38 AM 99,698 OBJECTS.EGA
11/05/1991 08:47 AM 108,980 OBJECTS.TGA
11/05/1991 08:28 AM 125,960 OBJECTS.VGA
11/05/1991 08:37 AM 78,449 PCSHIP.E00
11/05/1991 08:38 AM 88,627 PCSHIP.E01
11/05/1991 08:38 AM 66,501 PCSHIP.E02
11/05/1991 08:39 AM 80,070 PCSHIP.E03
11/05/1991 08:39 AM 17,451 PCSHIP.E04
11/06/1991 06:13 AM 92,991 PCSHIP.E05
11/05/1991 08:47 AM 131,083 PCSHIP.T00
11/05/1991 08:47 AM 151,010 PCSHIP.T01
11/05/1991 08:48 AM 132,324 PCSHIP.T02
11/05/1991 08:48 AM 143,150 PCSHIP.T03
11/05/1991 08:48 AM 32,991 PCSHIP.T04
11/06/1991 07:48 AM 143,064 PCSHIP.T05
11/05/1991 08:26 AM 139,788 PCSHIP.V00
11/05/1991 08:28 AM 151,825 PCSHIP.V01
11/05/1991 08:28 AM 123,317 PCSHIP.V02
11/05/1991 08:28 AM 157,968 PCSHIP.V03
11/05/1991 08:28 AM 27,574 PCSHIP.V04
11/06/1991 05:45 AM 182,409 PCSHIP.V05
11/05/1991 08:39 AM 109,785 PILOTANM.EGA
11/05/1991 08:48 AM 186,446 PILOTANM.TGA
11/05/1991 08:28 AM 139,984 PILOTANM.VGA
11/05/1991 08:38 AM 11,867 PLANETS.EGA
11/05/1991 08:47 AM 12,786 PLANETS.TGA
11/05/1991 08:27 AM 15,583 PLANETS.VGA
11/06/1991 06:12 AM 8,133 PLANETS1.EGA
11/06/1991 07:47 AM 9,609 PLANETS1.TGA
11/06/1991 05:44 AM 12,422 PLANETS1.VGA
11/05/1991 08:41 AM 135,084 RECROOM.EGA
11/05/1991 08:49 AM 233,086 RECROOM.TGA
11/05/1991 08:30 AM 262,789 RECROOM.VGA
11/05/1991 08:26 AM 6,624 SAVEGAME.WLD
11/05/1991 08:39 AM 220,181 SCRAMBLE.EGA
11/05/1991 08:48 AM 404,065 SCRAMBLE.TGA
11/05/1991 08:28 AM 301,503 SCRAMBLE.VGA
11/06/1991 06:08 AM 23,764 SERIES.EGA
11/06/1991 07:33 AM 24,443 SERIES.TGA
11/06/1991 05:40 AM 24,674 SERIES.VGA
11/06/1991 06:07 AM 94,487 SHIP.E04
11/06/1991 06:07 AM 94,356 SHIP.E05
11/05/1991 08:37 AM 92,106 SHIP.E06
11/05/1991 08:38 AM 80,330 SHIP.E07
11/05/1991 08:38 AM 94,689 SHIP.E08
11/05/1991 08:38 AM 108,649 SHIP.E15
11/06/1991 06:07 AM 102,908 SHIP.E16
11/05/1991 08:38 AM 99,709 SHIP.E17
11/05/1991 08:39 AM 95,967 SHIP.E18
11/06/1991 06:12 AM 82,822 SHIP.E19
11/06/1991 06:08 AM 102,651 SHIP.E20
11/05/1991 08:39 AM 46,907 SHIP.E21
11/06/1991 07:32 AM 115,510 SHIP.T04
11/06/1991 07:33 AM 118,461 SHIP.T05
11/05/1991 08:47 AM 99,945 SHIP.T06
11/05/1991 08:47 AM 112,886 SHIP.T07
11/05/1991 08:47 AM 112,815 SHIP.T08
11/05/1991 08:47 AM 109,887 SHIP.T15
11/06/1991 07:33 AM 110,909 SHIP.T16
11/05/1991 08:47 AM 104,770 SHIP.T17
11/05/1991 08:48 AM 101,959 SHIP.T18
11/06/1991 07:47 AM 98,376 SHIP.T19
11/06/1991 07:33 AM 123,233 SHIP.T20
11/05/1991 08:48 AM 57,325 SHIP.T21
11/06/1991 05:39 AM 148,513 SHIP.V04
11/06/1991 05:40 AM 160,192 SHIP.V05
11/05/1991 08:27 AM 139,615 SHIP.V06
11/05/1991 08:27 AM 131,031 SHIP.V07
11/05/1991 08:27 AM 148,101 SHIP.V08
11/05/1991 08:27 AM 154,183 SHIP.V15
11/06/1991 05:40 AM 148,816 SHIP.V16
11/05/1991 08:27 AM 134,941 SHIP.V17
11/05/1991 08:29 AM 132,555 SHIP.V18
11/06/1991 05:45 AM 120,946 SHIP.V19
11/06/1991 05:40 AM 155,135 SHIP.V20
11/05/1991 08:29 AM 71,664 SHIP.V21
11/05/1991 08:39 AM 51,904 SHIPTYPE.E00
11/05/1991 08:39 AM 57,877 SHIPTYPE.E01
11/05/1991 08:39 AM 45,249 SHIPTYPE.E02
11/05/1991 08:39 AM 53,729 SHIPTYPE.E03
11/05/1991 08:39 AM 50,945 SHIPTYPE.E09
11/05/1991 08:40 AM 57,240 SHIPTYPE.E10
11/05/1991 08:40 AM 61,461 SHIPTYPE.E11
11/05/1991 08:40 AM 60,048 SHIPTYPE.E12
11/05/1991 08:40 AM 54,611 SHIPTYPE.E13
11/06/1991 06:12 AM 56,844 SHIPTYPE.E14
11/05/1991 08:38 AM 9,578 SHIPTYPE.E29
11/05/1991 08:48 AM 56,463 SHIPTYPE.T00
11/05/1991 08:48 AM 62,114 SHIPTYPE.T01
11/05/1991 08:48 AM 50,015 SHIPTYPE.T02
11/05/1991 08:48 AM 57,275 SHIPTYPE.T03
11/05/1991 08:48 AM 52,308 SHIPTYPE.T09
11/05/1991 08:48 AM 60,071 SHIPTYPE.T10
11/05/1991 08:49 AM 62,015 SHIPTYPE.T11
11/05/1991 08:49 AM 58,746 SHIPTYPE.T12
11/05/1991 08:49 AM 53,258 SHIPTYPE.T13
11/06/1991 07:47 AM 57,545 SHIPTYPE.T14
11/05/1991 08:47 AM 10,942 SHIPTYPE.T29
11/05/1991 08:29 AM 64,522 SHIPTYPE.V00
11/05/1991 08:29 AM 75,274 SHIPTYPE.V01
11/05/1991 08:29 AM 60,523 SHIPTYPE.V02
11/05/1991 08:29 AM 72,291 SHIPTYPE.V03
11/05/1991 08:29 AM 66,046 SHIPTYPE.V09
11/05/1991 08:29 AM 76,725 SHIPTYPE.V10
11/05/1991 08:29 AM 75,045 SHIPTYPE.V11
11/05/1991 08:29 AM 73,145 SHIPTYPE.V12
11/05/1991 08:29 AM 65,060 SHIPTYPE.V13
11/06/1991 05:45 AM 71,007 SHIPTYPE.V14
11/05/1991 08:28 AM 12,754 SHIPTYPE.V29
11/05/1991 08:24 AM 4,869 STRAX.DRV
11/05/1991 08:26 AM 65,281 SUPERTM.DRV
11/05/1991 08:40 AM 173,942 TALKING.EGA
11/05/1991 08:49 AM 209,289 TALKING.TGA
11/05/1991 08:30 AM 228,237 TALKING.VGA
11/06/1991 06:12 AM 42,650 TALKING1.EGA
11/06/1991 07:47 AM 45,568 TALKING1.TGA
11/06/1991 05:44 AM 56,027 TALKING1.VGA
11/05/1991 08:41 AM 266,728 TITLE.EGA
11/05/1991 08:50 AM 445,016 TITLE.TGA
11/05/1991 08:31 AM 271,553 TITLE.VGA
11/06/1991 06:12 AM 24,245 TITLE1.EGA
11/06/1991 07:47 AM 43,244 TITLE1.TGA
11/06/1991 05:44 AM 50,118 TITLE1.VGA
11/05/1991 08:26 AM 29,779 TM.DRV
11/05/1991 08:24 AM 5,596 WINGLDR.TIM
11/05/1991 08:40 AM 36,387 WINGMEN.EGA
11/05/1991 08:49 AM 48,372 WINGMEN.TGA
11/05/1991 08:29 AM 57,211 WINGMEN.VGA
11/06/1991 06:12 AM 2,556 WINGMEN1.EGA
11/06/1991 07:47 AM 3,281 WINGMEN1.TGA
11/06/1991 05:44 AM 3,774 WINGMEN1.VGA
192 File(s) 17,693,154 bytes

Total Files Listed:
203 File(s) 18,606,601 bytes
9 Dir(s) 0 bytes free
 

THE_WUQKED

Spaceman
OMG, you really did it :O - I hope you didn't write that manually. If yes, wow, respect ;)
I'll try to look through those stuff and will hopefully find something out that helps you. I guess I should be able to report back tomorrow or Tuesday.

EDIT: Ah, now I got how you did it :)

Here is the list of files I have installed in my Wing Dir on the HDD:

WING\
=====

21.04.2004 21:32 <DIR> .
21.04.2004 21:32 <DIR> ..
07.03.2004 15:32 11 CRUSADE.CFG
08.03.2004 17:31 <DIR> GAMEDAT
07.03.2004 15:01 55.056 INSTALL.EXE
07.03.2004 15:32 305.024 SM2.EXE
07.03.2004 15:32 71.200 TRANS2.EXE
07.03.2004 15:31 71.088 TRANSFER.EXE
07.03.2004 15:01 304.976 WC.EXE
07.03.2004 15:31 11 WINGCMDR.CFG
7 Datei(en) 807.366 Bytes
3 Verzeichnis(se), 26.529.832.960 Bytes frei

WING\GAMEDAT\
============

08.03.2004 17:31 <DIR> .
08.03.2004 17:31 <DIR> ..
07.03.2004 15:01 513 ARROW.VGA
07.03.2004 15:01 222.366 BRIEFING.000
07.03.2004 15:31 85.455 BRIEFING.001
07.03.2004 15:32 90.407 BRIEFING.002
07.03.2004 15:01 516.592 BRIEFING.VGA
07.03.2004 15:01 651 CAMP.000
07.03.2004 15:31 456 CAMP.001
07.03.2004 15:32 437 CAMP.002
07.03.2004 15:01 50.008 COCKPIT.VGA
07.03.2004 15:32 12.320 COMMSM2.DAT
07.03.2004 15:01 12.320 COMMUNIC.DAT
07.03.2004 15:32 256 CONVERT.PAL
13.03.2004 21:54 6.624 CRUSADE.WLD
07.03.2004 15:01 48 DISK.001
07.03.2004 15:01 48 DISK.002
07.03.2004 15:01 48 DISK.003
07.03.2004 15:31 8 DISK.004
07.03.2004 15:32 8 DISK.005
07.03.2004 15:01 7.664 FONTS.FNT
07.03.2004 15:01 1.120 GAME.PAL
07.03.2004 15:32 1.120 INSTALL.DAT
07.03.2004 15:31 687 INTRO.DAT
07.03.2004 15:32 743 INTRO1.DAT
07.03.2004 15:01 109.608 MIDGAME.V00
07.03.2004 15:01 82.001 MIDGAME.V01
07.03.2004 15:01 97.523 MIDGAME.V02
07.03.2004 15:01 61.438 MIDGAME.V03
07.03.2004 15:31 51.688 MIDGAME.V04
07.03.2004 15:31 239.200 MIDGAME.V05
07.03.2004 15:32 81.061 MIDGAME.V06
07.03.2004 15:32 266.976 MIDGAME.V07
07.03.2004 15:32 132.430 MIDGAME.V08
07.03.2004 15:01 22.085 MODULE.000
07.03.2004 15:31 18.595 MODULE.001
07.03.2004 15:32 17.765 MODULE.002
07.03.2004 15:01 139.707 MUSIC.MID
07.03.2004 15:01 125.960 OBJECTS.VGA
07.03.2004 15:01 139.788 PCSHIP.V00
07.03.2004 15:01 151.825 PCSHIP.V01
07.03.2004 15:01 123.317 PCSHIP.V02
07.03.2004 15:01 157.968 PCSHIP.V03
07.03.2004 15:01 27.574 PCSHIP.V04
07.03.2004 15:32 182.409 PCSHIP.V05
07.03.2004 15:01 139.984 PILOTANM.VGA
07.03.2004 15:01 15.583 PLANETS.VGA
07.03.2004 15:32 12.422 PLANETS1.VGA
07.03.2004 15:01 262.789 RECROOM.VGA
01.07.2003 15:34 6.624 SAVEGAME.WLD
07.03.2004 15:01 301.503 SCRAMBLE.VGA
07.03.2004 15:32 24.674 SERIES.VGA
07.03.2004 15:31 148.513 SHIP.V04
07.03.2004 15:31 160.192 SHIP.V05
07.03.2004 15:01 139.615 SHIP.V06
07.03.2004 15:01 131.031 SHIP.V07
07.03.2004 15:01 148.101 SHIP.V08
07.03.2004 15:01 154.183 SHIP.V15
07.03.2004 15:31 148.816 SHIP.V16
07.03.2004 15:01 134.941 SHIP.V17
07.03.2004 15:01 132.555 SHIP.V18
07.03.2004 15:32 120.946 SHIP.V19
07.03.2004 15:31 155.135 SHIP.V20
07.03.2004 15:01 71.664 SHIP.V21
07.03.2004 15:01 64.522 SHIPTYPE.V00
07.03.2004 15:01 75.274 SHIPTYPE.V01
07.03.2004 15:01 60.523 SHIPTYPE.V02
07.03.2004 15:01 72.291 SHIPTYPE.V03
07.03.2004 15:01 66.046 SHIPTYPE.V09
07.03.2004 15:01 76.725 SHIPTYPE.V10
07.03.2004 15:01 75.045 SHIPTYPE.V11
07.03.2004 15:01 73.145 SHIPTYPE.V12
07.03.2004 15:01 65.060 SHIPTYPE.V13
07.03.2004 15:32 71.007 SHIPTYPE.V14
07.03.2004 15:01 12.754 SHIPTYPE.V29
07.03.2004 15:01 4.869 STRAX.DRV
07.03.2004 15:01 65.281 SUPERTM.DRV
07.03.2004 15:01 228.237 TALKING.VGA
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07.03.2004 15:01 29.779 TM.DRV
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07.03.2004 15:01 57.211 WINGMEN.VGA
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That's it. I installed the VGA version, so that's why you have got more files on the CD ;) The size difference should be cause I'm using the German version and you the English one. As far as I can tell you don't have got the SM2 missions on the CD, right? Would explain the missing files
 

NoMention

Rear Admiral
No, I didn't do it all manually. I ran the following line from my C prompt:

dir /s >> C:\files.txt

This wrote out the entire contents of the CD to a text file. Then I just copied and pasted. I think that somehow this CD is not really that compatible with my system. First off, if I run Origin.bat, which the system tells me it must do, it errors out saying "Incorrect Dos version" and then jumps back to Dos. If I run the WC.exe, it runs the game but I do not get sound nor can I save game in the barracks. When I try, it says disc read error. When I run Origin.bat, it attempts to make a "data disc" on the hard drive but since I can launch the game (origin.bat opens up to a menu to pick whether to play WC1 or SM1 or SM2) I don't think it recogizes this data drive and probably why I do not get any sound. I guess I'll just have to play Kilrathi Saga instead. I prefer the DOS version over the windows version though... As I said before, I don't have these problems with the WC2 Deluxe CD. Only the WC1 Deluxe CD. I think because it was packaged by Software Toolworks, it might be somehow different from other ones. I can't think of any other ideas...

NoMention
 

THE_WUQKED

Spaceman
Ah, ok, another way to do so :) See my edited post - I just listed mine for better comparison ;)

EDIT: You might want to try to copy the files I listed manually to your HDD and launch WC.exe from the HDD drive instead of origin.bat - maybe that works with sound.
 

NoMention

Rear Admiral
No, it contains the Secret Missions 1 and Secret Missions 2. As for copying it all to the hard drive, I tried that as well but the program somehow checks for a CD Drive or something because it says to insert the CD into the first CD drive in the chain. For a game made in 199x, it sure is a tough one to get working properly. Do you know anything about this "Incorrect Dos Message" error? I noticed that when I run the origin.bat file, it somehow shells out to either WC.exe or WC2.exe based on which menu option I pick. The funny thing is that it passes several parameters to executable. Things like the path to the data disk and path to the CD game files. Very strange indeed.

The other strange thing is that it only copies the minimum to the harddrive. It plays pretty much the entire game from the CD. I put up the list of files from the CD. I also selected the VGA option when "installing" and it looks like it is using it but it doesn't recognize the sound. I wish there was a way to play this whole thing from the hard drive. Every time you autopilot, it takes like 5 seconds to load the nav point from the CD. That's kind of aggrevating. I'll look to see if I still have another copy of this game since at one point I had the Ultima VI/WC Cd lying around here somewhere.
 

THE_WUQKED

Spaceman
This is just a guess, but maybe another "install.dat" might help to allow you to play it from the HDD. - Cause our config-file is already the same. But what me really makes wondering, is that you have got some files missing (disk.004 and disk.005) but then again you've got some others I don't have: DISK.007 DISK.008 DISK.009 DISK.010
Other than that, only the crusade savegame file is missing on your CD. So might also be possible that those tiny files are the prob.
One question: Were you ever abel (since you bought the game) to play it with sound? (If you already mentioned it, sorry, forgot already some parts of the Thread :( )
 

THE_WUQKED

Spaceman
Argh, I'm an idiot! :(
I don't have the German version, just the English version as well. Only diff is mine is a bit newer n(at least if I remember the date correctly. Will look it up when I'm bnack at home). - So that does NOT explain why my files have a diff size. They are just diff. cause you got another version. One thing that is def. diff. in your version is SM2 (just look at the mssing savegame-file, other disk-files and diff. size of briefing2.) Hmm. Guess it is best to really make a comparision and a list of all files which have different sizes. I'll do that when I'm home, not enough time now (currently at university). But on the other hand, no diea how it will help, execpt that I could send you the different files - if they are not too many, that is.

One more thing: I'm just getting into those sound setting commands and their effects in DOS, but you might try out whether you get sound with a different "T" setting - T6 is maybe too new for WC1 - just a guess, though. But guessing is the only thing at the moment that might help. I'll look up the exact names later.
 
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