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0001062Dwarf FortressTitle Screenpublic2010-04-12 16:432014-07-13 20:49
normalminorhave not tried
x86_64Windows 7uh... latest.
0001062: Blank screen, but sound
After starting DF, the screen stays black, but sound's still working. My video card is an Intel G965 Express integrated thingy.
I've tried toggling various stuff in the init file (changing fonts, switching between fullscreen and windowed, disabling the intro, enabling graphics), but the screen still stays blank.
- Start DF.
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Issue History
2010-04-12 16:43ApoNew Issue
2010-04-12 16:45QloosNote Added: 0003151
2010-04-12 16:52Logical2uNote Added: 0003152
2010-04-12 16:52ApoNote Added: 0003153
2010-04-12 16:54ApoNote Added: 0003154
2010-04-12 16:54ApoNote Deleted: 0003154
2010-04-12 16:54ApoNote Edited: 0003153bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0003153#r1015
2010-04-12 17:02Logical2uNote Added: 0003155
2010-04-12 17:15ApoNote Added: 0003159
2010-04-12 17:19ApoIssue Monitored: Apo
2010-04-12 17:19ApoIssue End Monitor: Apo
2010-04-12 17:41FootkerchiefNote Added: 0003164
2010-04-12 17:59ApoNote Added: 0003167
2010-04-12 18:06FootkerchiefNote Added: 0003168
2010-04-12 18:07FootkerchiefNote Edited: 0003168bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0003168#r1021
2010-04-12 18:15ApoNote Added: 0003171
2010-04-12 18:17FootkerchiefNote Added: 0003173
2010-04-12 18:24ApoNote Added: 0003174
2010-04-12 18:27ApoNote Edited: 0003174bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0003174#r1027
2010-04-12 19:09FootkerchiefNote Added: 0003178
2010-04-12 19:11ApoNote Added: 0003180
2010-06-06 10:51FootkerchiefNote Added: 0007808
2010-06-06 10:51FootkerchiefIssue Monitored: Footkerchief
2014-07-13 20:49FootkerchiefStatusnew => resolved
2014-07-13 20:49FootkerchiefFixed in Version => 0.31.04
2014-07-13 20:49FootkerchiefResolutionopen => fixed
2014-07-13 20:49FootkerchiefAssigned To => Baughn

2010-04-12 16:45   
I once tried changing my font to 16x16 squares. Then I got the same problem.
2010-04-12 16:52   
If you download a new, clean version of the game, and just run that without modifying anything ,does the problem persist, Apo?

If not, then it's probably just a problem with the tileset/graphics/init settings.
2010-04-12 16:52   
(edited on: 2010-04-12 16:54)
Well, my current settings are

(My graphics drivers are up to date, by the way. Forgot to mention that in the report.)

Edit: Logical2u: This is on a clean version.

2010-04-12 17:02   
So no graphics, no partial print?

The only possible thing I can think of that might cause that is the .bmp not being in the correct format - should be 24 bit I think.
2010-04-12 17:15   
Yup, it's 24 bit. As I said, this is fresh from the zip.
Just tried converting the font files to png and using those, but that didn't do much either.
2010-04-12 17:41   
Try updating your graphics drivers. Win 7 drivers were very shaky for a while after launch, so if you haven't updated recently, yours probably have problems.
2010-04-12 17:59   
Graphics drivers are up to date, did the update yesterday.
2010-04-12 18:06   
(edited on: 2010-04-12 18:07)
Oops, I didn't read carefully.

Does DF 40d do the same thing? What about 40d16? There was a bug report a while back where nothing worked except turning off the SINGLE_BUFFER option in 40d16 init: http://www.bay12games.com/forum/index.php?topic=42419.0 [^]

2010-04-12 18:15   
Didn't even occur to me to test with old versions...
Is http://www.bay12games.com/dwarves/df_28_181_40d.zip [^] 40d16? It has the same problem.
I tried copying "[SINGLE_BUFFER:NO]" (and OFF) to the top of my init, but that didn't do anything.
2010-04-12 18:17   
Nope, that's regular 40d. This is 40d16: http://www.bay12games.com/forum/index.php?topic=40349.0 [^]
2010-04-12 18:24   
(edited on: 2010-04-12 18:27)
40d16 doesn't stay black, it doesn't even overwrite whatever was under the window before (so I still see the explorer stuff in it)
After turning SINGLE_BUFFER *on* instead of off and switching to fullscreen instead of windowed mode, I do get (flickering) graphics.

(Texture compression is turned off, by the way.)

2010-04-12 19:09   
Hmm. 0.31 might not work for you until the 40d# merge, then. I can't think of anything else to try.
2010-04-12 19:11   
I hope I'll get my fixed video card back soon, then. =P
2010-06-06 10:51   
Are you still having problems in 31.05? http://www.bay12forums.com/smf/index.php?topic=58651.0 [^]