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"Could not initialize graphics system....DirectDraw"

 RazorbladeJay


Join Date: 29 April 2019
Posts:3
Posted 9 May 2019 - 12:20 am
I have AOE2HD on steam
Iv followed a youtube video to install voobly and aoe2tools
Create or join a lobby on voobly then entering a game i am receiving this message
Could not initialize graphics system. Make sure that your video card and driver are compatible with Direct Drive
Thanks
ps my computer is working perfectly fine
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 RazorbladeJay


Join Date: 29 April 2019
Posts:3
Posted 9 May 2019 - 1:09 am
restarted my computer...
I created and joined a game with AI in the new players lobby and i got into the game but it was zoomed in and wasn't wide screen tried changing in the in-game settings but nothing worked.
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 RazorbladeJay


Join Date: 29 April 2019
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Posted 9 May 2019 - 1:10 am
oh and no expansion-packs even though AOE2Tools has all 4 ticks.
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 GregStein


Join Date: 4 September 2012
Posts:476
Posted 9 May 2019 - 5:53 am
Your desktop resolution must be set to your preferred wide resolution before you change in-game settings.
e.g. Change your desktop resolution to 1920x1080 then launch the game through Voobly and press F10 > Options > choose 1920x1080.



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