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Breathing New Life Into Old DirectDraw Games

September 6th, 2010 09:33 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

An anonymous reader writes “I bought a bunch of old Wing Commander games for Windows, but they use DirectDraw, which Microsoft has deprecated. They don’t work too well under Windows 7, so I ended up reimplementing ddraw.dll using OpenGL to output the games’ graphics. I wrote an article describing the process and all the fun workarounds I had to come up with, and released all related source code for others to hack on.”

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