Common AstroSynthesis Problems

Disabling hardware accelleration in Windows
Many problems that produce 'PixelFormat' error messages, access violations, or cause the map area to go blank in AstroSynthesis can be traced back to the video drivers.  Often such problems can be gotten around by disabling hardware accelleration in Windows, which will cause the program to fall back to using software-only when rendering 3D scenes.  This topic describes how to disable hardware accelleration in Windows.

"File Not Found" Error when editing terrain with Fractal Terrains
If you're getting a 'File Not Found' error when editing a surface map with Fractal Terrains, you need a later build of FT. Builds of Fractal Terrains from October 2004 or later can work with AstroSynthesis. See the tech notice on ProFantasy's website.

Last edited by NBOS on 2007-12-02 02:45:29
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