WCDX Update Improves Kilrathi Saga Compatibility Update ID

Stinger has released a long-awaited update to his WCDX patch for Kilrathi Saga. The program makes a number of critical updates to the game's DirectX implementation in order to improve compatibility on modern computers. WC1 has been the primary focus, but the last couple updates provide initial support for Wing Commander 2. This update refines that and improves stability and smoothness of your WC2 game in Windows. Grab the files here and give it a try!

General changes:

  • Patcher internals have been completely overhauled. Ideally, you won't notice any difference, but you should now get better error messages when things go wrong.
  • Due to implementation divergence in the underlying platform, wcdx now handles scaling of the game's graphics internally instead of relying on the operating system.
  • Restored mouse cursor positioning for all games.
  • Much better multi-monitor support.
WC2:
  • Fixed a couple of crashes in WC2.
  • WC2 saved games are now saved in the user's Saved Games directory, alongside wcdx WC1 saves.
  • Characters can now be transferred from wcdx WC1.
WC1:
  • Volume settings persist between games.

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