PC Gaming / SW Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II Video Fix
So here I was mapping the game for secret areas halfway through, and constant back and forth from game to menu finally yielded the following annoying screen.
Really... a VERY OLD game telling me I should try a lower setting. The GALL of it all!
Yes, my PC with Windows 7 is far more than capable of running this game! Hell, it ran Dark Forces ONE with no problems for crying out loud!!! Absolutely unacceptable, and I refuse to take No for an answer. Lower settings my a$$!
And hence begins my journey to look for a fix. I didn't have to go far. Some kind soul at the Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II community hub on Steam shared a solution. Simply unpack the following fix into your game folder.
If you are using Steam, unpack the content (ddraw.dll) into
[whatever drive]:/Steam/steamapps/common/Star Wars Jedi Knight
DO NOT RENAME! Anyway, no more problems for me thus far, so I am guessing the fix did the trick... on Valentine's Day! Hah! :)
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Tagged as: Star Wars Jedi Knight Dark Forces II, unable to set video mode, video card, may not have enough memory, not enough memory, try a lower setting