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1  The Ur-Quan Masters Re-Release / Technical Issues / Re: Installed but won't run on: May 02, 2009, 12:15:53 am
Well, I did some poking around and found that someone with a similar situation had success by yanking out the joystick.  Voila!  It works!
2  The Ur-Quan Masters Re-Release / Technical Issues / Re: Installed but won't run on: May 01, 2009, 10:53:45 pm
Looks like a regular old window to me.  It's totally black except for the header bar and a thin gray border.  No blinking cursor or anything.  My mouse pointer turns to a white outline.

Here's the logfile:


argv[0] = [C:\Program Files\The Ur-Quan Masters\uqm.exe]
argv[1] = [--logfile]
argv[2] = [logfile.txt]
The Ur-Quan Masters v0.6.2 (compiled Jan 15 2007 13:56:34)
This software comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY;
for details see the included 'COPYING' file.

Netplay protocol version 0.3. Requiring remote UQM version 0.5.4.
Initializing base SDL functionality.
Using SDL version 1.2.12 (compiled with 1.2.Cool
Warning: %APPDATA% is not set. Falling back to "%USERPROFILE%\Application Data"
Warning: %USERPROFILE% is not set. Falling back to ".\userdata" for %APPDATA%
Using config dir 'C:/Program Files/The Ur-Quan Masters/userdata/uqm/'
Using 'C:/Program Files/The Ur-Quan Masters/content' as base content dir.
0 available addon packs.
Saved games are kept in C:/Program Files/The Ur-Quan Masters/userdata/uqm/save/.
Initializing Pure-SDL graphics.
SDL driver used: windib
SDL initialized.
Initializing Screen.
Set the resolution to: 640x480x32
Screen scalers are using SSE/MMX-Ext/MMX code
1 joysticks were found.
The names of the joysticks are:
    CH Flightstick
VControl opened joystick: CH Flightstick
3 axes, 2 buttons, 0 hats.
3  The Ur-Quan Masters Re-Release / Technical Issues / Installed but won't run on: May 01, 2009, 09:37:43 pm
Hello, all!
I'm new to this game, but been messing with computers since the days of DOS.  I've installed v.0.6.2 and when I run it, it opens a window, but goes no further.  Just a black box.  What am I doing wrong?

System is a 1.2GHz Athlon, with  ATI Radeon 9200, running W98.

Thanks!
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