However, I ended up doing something that looked silly but in fact worked. Feb 5, Posts: While Creative’s EAX used a fixed set of standard reverb filters for different environments at that time like “living room”; “cathedral” etc.. No game has made nearly as much of an impression on me as HL did on the Monster The lawsuit was simply the final nail in the coffin, the company was simply a reincarnation of an already bankrupt company fighting an uphill battle against a well entrenched competitor. It doesn’t work in Vista, but my onboard audio does, so I’m fine with that. Fri Feb 09,

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Riso Ars Praefectus Registered: OK, I hope you’ve got the point.

No music, no SFX. Darkseid “Let there be Bacon.

Wed Feb 07, 8: But it probably is not that simple Thu Feb 08, 1: I may also test it in 98SE sometime soon. You just unpack the driver to somewhere on your Windows 98 machine.

A lot vorttex people have gotten the Windows beta drivers to work. Fri Feb 23, 1: Jun 8, Posts: Just in case – since I mentioned Alsa a lot I guess I should be more specific: It doesn’t work in Vista, but my onboard audio does, so I’m fine with that.


It’s likely not nearly as good of an implementation, and many of the EAX games probably aren’t using it, voortex it’s there. Yes, my password is: It was already configured for SB from my previous tests though.

Diamond Monster (Vortex 2) + Windows XP = Waaaah

Go read the documents your self, read what Environmental Reflections does, and compare it to the wave-tracing descriptions done my Aureal, they read fairly similarly. For Linux, there is also a driver available which offers basic stereo functionality.

Any Aureal based card is a dust collector in Vista. Creative Labs bought all assets, know how and technology of Aureal.

Writing an alternative Win XP/ Win 7 driver for Aureal Vortex 2 /AU8830

Board index All times are UTC. Wed Feb 07, 3: I saw some betas, I saw some reference to a “hack” on Vortex of Vortex site that is long dead It’s interesting to remember the history of sound on the PC. I had set up phils dos mode starter pack beforehand so i had to add both of these lines myself, i got it to work having last vortdx DOS when i was 7 or 8 close to 20 years ago so it wasn’t exactly hard.


However, Microsoft apparently did a serious rewrite of the drivers for XP. The same applies to filters and panners.

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Which driver is recommended for DOS? It’s a wonderful soundcard, but it doesn’t do A3D v2. Dec 7, Messages: Originally posted by Belzebuth: If you aren’t interested in late 90’s gaming, just ditch the Vortex, it’s not worth the hassle.

I’m a gamer and I have no idea what the difference is between EAX 2. Users browsing this forum: This disclaimer is brought to you thanks to the Wundows.