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Old 07-05-2006, 07:56 PM   #1
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Not sure where to post this, but...

Trying to take screenshots in Master of Orion 2. Using the Printscreen keyboard button + irfanview (or MS word, same muck).

I get/capture 'something', but colors are all wrong/black/invisible... hard to actually tell what is in the picture.

But in Ravenloft:StoneProphet this works just fine, as does MtG:Planeswalker and lots of others.

There are other games where this 'mess' also happens.

Any free programs that will help ? Or, even commercial ones ?

I could of course use a digital camera(!), but.... ''
I've seen screenshots of it, so I know it should be possible, but I'm lost atm...

Anyone have any idea ?

I'm using both Win98FE/SE and XP SP1.
Or would I have to boot into a genuine DOS 6.22 installation, and install the games there (?)

(never used DOSbox.... yet.... 'LOL' )

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Old 07-05-2006, 08:02 PM   #2

...ooops, double post, sorry ! :whistle:
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Old 08-05-2006, 12:02 AM   #3
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Moved to Technical stuff.

I can't really help you here, but I think you should try to find special programs which capture what you see on the screen as an independent image. ScreenThief might be one of those.
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Old 08-05-2006, 01:02 PM   #5
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Screen Thief worked perfectly under DOS, I used it to take screenshots from Space Hulk.

Win98 (any) has the option to reboot into DOS... that will suffice in most cases.

DosBox has a built-in screenshot tool.

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