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Re: Files Needed Run DosMugen on Modern Computers
#61  May 25, 2020, 10:55:48 PM
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Here are the four cwsdpmi.exe files you should try if you are having 'out of memory' crashes  or the more common 'crashes to a generic memory register errors' screen:
https://www.sendspace.com/file/zyhy9a
The pack contains:
1) option=0 version
2) option =4 high mem version
3) option =4 low mem version
4) option =4 ultra high mem version
Simply replace cwsdpmi.exe in your mugen folder to use the new memory parameters.
The one I would try first is the 'ultra high mem' version. If you are still getting memory crashes over and over again when you get to the same character, then that char must not like the option=4 so I would then try the 'option=0' version.
I guarantee one of these four cwsdpmi.exe will work for your old Dos-Mugen compilations/fullgames. If not send me the whole game and I'll take a look at it (I'm getting pretty good at this.........).

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option = 0 version parameters:

Full name of paging file ("" to disable) ? [c:/cwsdpmi.swp]
cwsdpmi.swp

Number of page tables to initially allocate (0=auto) ? [16]
32
Minimum application memory desired before 640k paging ? [4Mb]
8Mb

Paragraphs of DOS memory to reserve when 640k paging ? [30720]
61440

Paragraphs of memory for extra CWSDPMI internal heap ? [2048]
4096

Maximum size of swap file ? [1800Mb]
3600 Mb

Value of run option flags ?
0
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option=4 high mem version

Full name of paging file ("" to disable) ? [c:/cwsdpmi.swp]
c:/swap.swp

Number of page tables to initially allocate (0=auto) ?
63

Minimum application memory desired before 640k paging ? [512Kb]
60Mb

Paragraphs of DOS memory to reserve when 640k paging ? [3840]
61440

Paragraphs of memory for extra CWSDPMI internal heap ? [256]
8000

Maximum size of swap file ? [128Mb]
3904Mb

Value of run option flags ?
4
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option=4 low mem version

Full name of paging file ("" to disable) ? [c:/cwsdpmi.swp]
c:/swap.swp

Number of page tables to initially allocate (0=auto) ?
0

Minimum application memory desired before 640k paging ? [512Kb]
512Kb

Paragraphs of DOS memory to reserve when 640k paging ? [3840]
3840

Paragraphs of memory for extra CWSDPMI internal heap ? [256]
256

Maximum size of swap file ? [128Mb]
128Mb

Value of run option flags ?
4
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option=4 ultra high mem version

Full name of paging file ("" to disable) ? [c:/cwsdpmi.swp]
c:/swap.swp

Number of page tables to initially allocate (0=auto) ?
80

Minimum application memory desired before 640k paging ? [512Kb]
60Mb

Paragraphs of DOS memory to reserve when 640k paging ? [3840]
60000

Paragraphs of memory for extra CWSDPMI internal heap ? [256]
60000

Maximum size of swap file ? [128Mb]
3904Mb

Value of run option flags ?
4
Last Edit: May 25, 2020, 11:12:18 PM by dxwho
Re: Files Needed Run DosMugen on Modern Computers
#62  May 26, 2020, 06:13:15 AM
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Pocket Fighter Compilation (spack by Chloe Nov 25th, 2003 cutemugen.free.fr). (82 MB Zipped).
Contains 81 chibi type characters (many hidden off screen).
Used option flag = 4 and low memory settings.
All 81 chibi characters tested in one go and all work (no crashes).
https://www.sendspace.com/file/1jwaw2





MegaMan Compilation (spack by Calamix) (78 MB Zipped).
Contains 108 chibi characters (none hidden).
Used option flag = 4 and low memory settings.
All 108 chibi characters tested in one go and all work (no crashes).
https://www.sendspace.com/file/5neeic



Last Edit: May 27, 2020, 07:00:56 AM by dxwho
Re: Files Needed Run DosMugen on Modern Computers
#63  May 27, 2020, 09:34:30 AM
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Thanks for those Oldschool gems!

Megaman and Strider mini games by Falchion22

Also this "Bastard!" game

Already offline ^^;

Thanks.

and replace the old one in the LSB folder. I went through each character and tested each one. Works great!

BTW, what to do with this upgrade patch?
Is the game still online somewhere? I don't understand...
Last Edit: May 27, 2020, 09:41:35 AM by Nedflandeurse
Re: Files Needed Run DosMugen on Modern Computers
#64  May 27, 2020, 11:16:40 AM
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Glad you like them! I'll see about re-uploading those games later today.

As for LSB, that's the Last Samurai Battle game by Duracelleur. I simply replaced the cwsdpmi.exe file (located in the LSB folder where mugen.exe is located) with another one which had different parameters saved (parameters which gave Dos-Box even more memory to work with). This extra memory stopped those two characters from crashing the game when selected (would give a generic message and show memory register data).

The cwsdpmi.exe file holds the memory settings (parameters) to run these old Dos-Mugen games under Dos-Box LFN. I'm able to modify cwsdpmi.exe parameters using cwsparam.exe in the DosBox Command Line.

No need to do the 'patch' though as I've uploaded the 'patched' LSB game here:
https://www.sendspace.com/file/huhhzo
(cwsdpmi.exe is already saved with option flag = 4 and ultra high memory settings).

Simply drop the LSB folder in c:\ then replace dosbox.conf with the one I supplied (if you open it and scroll all the way to the bottom, you'll see it points to c:\LSB). Then start DosBox LFN and simply type mugen to launch the game. Any questions just ask!

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Samurai Shodown V compilation (spack by HataBow) (202MB Zipped).
Used option flag = 4 and low memory settings.
All characters tested in one go and all work (no crashes).
https://www.sendspace.com/file/nguk7v






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Megaman X Mini Game by Falchion22 and GcnMario Beta 1 Oct 16, 2003 (5MB Zipped).
Used option flag = 4 and low memory settings.
https://www.sendspace.com/file/33dn8k



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Strider Mini Game by Falchion22 Beta 1 Jan 27, 2003 (9MB Zipped).
Used option flag = 4 and low memory settings.
https://www.sendspace.com/file/4o8nmi



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Basard!! Full Game by TonyADV (82 MB Zipped).
Used option flag = 4 and low memory settings.
https://www.sendspace.com/file/moj60v



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Last Blade 2 Compilation (67 MB Zipped). Screenpack by ?
Used option flag = 4 and ultra high memory settings.
All characters tested in one go and all work (no crashes).
https://www.sendspace.com/file/ih5kg8





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Samurai Shodown 3 Compilation (202 MB Zipped). Screenpack by Shin.
Used option flag = 4 and ultra high memory settings.
All characters tested in one go and all work (no crashes).
https://www.sendspace.com/file/050x0p




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SamshoV Compilation (118 MB Zipped). Screenpack by Hatabow.
Used option flag = 4 and low memory settings.
All characters tested in one go and all work (no crashes).
https://www.sendspace.com/file/nfmo1d




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Rage of the Dragon Compilation (121 MB Zipped). Screenpack by Juan Carlos.
Used option flag = 4 and low memory settings.
All characters tested in one go and all work (no crashes).
https://www.sendspace.com/file/egtw0x





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Breakers Compilation (169 MB Zipped). Screenpack by Inverse.
Used option flag = 4 and ultra high memory settings.
116 characters...many hidden.
All characters tested in one go and all work (no crashes).
https://www.sendspace.com/file/3xx6vj





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Vampire Savior Compilation (50 MB Zipped). Screenpack by R.o.q.u.e.
Used option flag = 4 and low memory settings.
All characters tested in one go and all work (no crashes).
https://www.sendspace.com/file/kcmxdg




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Waku Waku 7 Compilation (22 MB Zipped). Screenpack by Mgbenz.
Used option flag = 4 and ultra high memory settings.
All characters tested in one go and all work (no crashes).
https://www.sendspace.com/file/j3ykub





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Primal Rage 1 Compilation (13 MB Zipped). Screenpack and chars by Lord Sinistro.
Used option flag = 4 and low memory settings.
All characters tested in one go and all work (no crashes).
https://www.sendspace.com/file/ym40bk















Last Edit: June 02, 2020, 07:37:37 PM by dxwho
Re: Files Needed Run DosMugen on Modern Computers
#65  May 29, 2020, 10:45:56 AM
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Thnaks again for that!
Re: Files Needed Run DosMugen on Modern Computers
#66  June 04, 2020, 04:10:40 PM
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I have like six or seven more, but I will upload the three of them first, all of the characters are working. I am using the option=4 ultra high mem version of CWSDPMI.EXE except for the first one, I took the CWSDPMI.EXE from dxwho's Messiah of Ambrosia which still works pretty well. Here are these three Mugen games:

MK vs SF (27.1 MB): https://mega.nz/file/JY4zHRiI#BJ-PE_GRAILQEw3dL-wXovFcg1hEPD9_7jy-o3U-AGg





Ehrgeiz (48.0 MB): https://mega.nz/file/ZMQyBQAL#sA6GDnEtv7YI1Zv-xEOK3hPtXwuTAgtWuzeoChxfJrk







DB vs SF (37.9 MB): https://mega.nz/file/BVIina5L#4TQYtCUYqkPZMRIJHbg5SuwE0RoW2bEpfTDaDUQ-Yjw









One of my Mugen game, I was trying to edit the CWSDPMI.EXE by increasing the memory but I do not know which program should I use to edit. I tried the ultra high memory version and some of the characters don't works  :S the two characters load in the versus screen and was stuck in that screen for so long while testing all the characters halfway through. After restarting it, it sometimes works and sometimes don't work
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Last Edit: June 04, 2020, 04:17:43 PM by hulkhogan
Re: Files Needed Run DosMugen on Modern Computers
#67  June 04, 2020, 11:02:03 PM
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Just tried them out and they all work great. Thanks for sharing! I especially like the Ehrgeiz screenpack. To mess with the memory settings, launch DosBoxLFN and instead of typing mugen to launch the game, type cwsparam (make sure cwsparam.exe is sitting next to mugen.exe. Then answer the memory setting questions it asks. I don't know if you'll be able to set it any higher. I notice that when I try to go higher with the values that either
(1) dosboxlfn won't 'see' cwsdpmi.exe anymore until you lower the values or (2) the sound will cut out.
Also, sometimes when setting the memory attributes very high, cwsparam will change them back to something lower without telling you (so always best to change the setting then launch cwsparam for a second time to make sure the values have stayed changed...simply pressing enter at each question will get you through them all without changing the previous setting.
Send me a link via pm for that game which is crashing randomly and I'll take a look. I've noticed that sometimes its the screenpack that is the problem and not the characters. Sometimes the fix is simply moving all the chars to a screenpack which you know has no issues.
Re: Files Needed Run DosMugen on Modern Computers
#68  June 09, 2020, 04:37:49 AM
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Sorry for the long wait, I have been busy lately

Just tried them out and they all work great. Thanks for sharing! I especially like the Ehrgeiz screenpack.
I am glad you like it, the Ehrgeiz screenpack was downloaded from the same site as Last Samurai Battle, all of the 2000.01.01 Mugen games and Mortal Kombat vs. Street Fighter in year 2008. I wished that site was still online so that I can download some of those that are destroyed in my corrupted CD rom

To mess with the memory settings, launch DosBoxLFN and instead of typing mugen to launch the game, type cwsparam (make sure cwsparam.exe is sitting next to mugen.exe. Then answer the memory setting questions it asks. I don't know if you'll be able to set it any higher. I notice that when I try to go higher with the values that either
(1) dosboxlfn won't 'see' cwsdpmi.exe anymore until you lower the values or (2) the sound will cut out.
Also, sometimes when setting the memory attributes very high, cwsparam will change them back to something lower without telling you (so always best to change the setting then launch cwsparam for a second time to make sure the values have stayed changed...simply pressing enter at each question will get you through them all without changing the previous setting.
I see, I tried out setting as highest as possible and this setting is the highest I can get and any value above these will get restarted:

I have not tried using this setting to the Mugen games yet because I am afraid my computer will blow up  :P

Send me a link via pm for that game which is crashing randomly and I'll take a look.
Okay sure, check your PM

I've noticed that sometimes its the screenpack that is the problem and not the characters. Sometimes the fix is simply moving all the chars to a screenpack which you know has no issues.
I tried using gcnmario's mega screenpack which was modified using the default screenpack: http://gcnmario.free.fr/mugen/addons.html for both of the Mugen, when I tested all characters in the mmrkof00 mugen game (the first link that I pm you), every characters work and after I have tested every character, I returned to the select screen and choose two characters which I have already tested who were Venom and Shin Iori then it crash. However after two or three days, I tried it again (using the gcnmario's mega default screenpack), every characters works  :S the same goes for using back the kof2k screenpack  :S As for the MugenCvS2 (the second link that I pm you), I tried them out using the gcnmario's mega screenpack and all the characters work except for sometimes only one or two characters which were mostly Evil Ryu and Evil Ken by Reu, Dark Chunli or Amakusa will crash with that Allegro error again. When I tried using the screenpack, some of the characters crash. I believe it is mostly the screenpack's issue.

The third link that I sent to your pm was my first Mugen game that I ever played in 2001. This Mugen engine was 31.07.2000 and it always have video error which I have already set it accordingly and it still give me video error message.  :S
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Re: Files Needed Run DosMugen on Modern Computers
#69  June 10, 2020, 02:13:47 AM
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Ok, I fixed all issues and uploaded the games!

#1) myfirstmugen
To fix the mugen 2000.07.31 problem, I moved everything to mugen 2001.04.14 (Messiah of Ambrosia screenpack). I tested all characters in one go and no crashes. Used option = 0 parameters (if anyone has any issues then just use option = 4 with ultra high memory parameters).
Get myfirstmugen here:
https://www.sendspace.com/file/3affg6




#2) mugencvs2
To fix the freezing issue, I disabled the mugen intro movie that plays when mugen starts and I set playercache = 0 under misc in the mugen.cfg file. All screenpacks using the cwsdpmi system should have playercache = 0 (setting it higher uses too much memory).  I tested all characters in one go and no crashes. Used option = 4 and ultra high memory attributes.
Get mugencvs2 here:
https://www.sendspace.com/file/fs8erd





#3) mmrkof00
I have no crashes or freezes. I tested all chars in one go. I used whatever cwsdpmi setting you have it set to. If your still having issues try to disable the mugen intro movie as that always helps!
Get mmrkof00 here:
https://www.sendspace.com/file/hgicq0




Last Edit: June 10, 2020, 02:21:53 AM by dxwho
Re: Files Needed Run DosMugen on Modern Computers
#70  June 17, 2020, 04:35:45 PM
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Thanks for your help as always  :8):

Ok, I fixed all issues and uploaded the games!

#1) myfirstmugen
To fix the mugen 2000.07.31 problem, I moved everything to mugen 2001.04.14 (Messiah of Ambrosia screenpack). I tested all characters in one go and no crashes. Used option = 0 parameters (if anyone has any issues then just use option = 4 with ultra high memory parameters).
Get myfirstmugen here:
https://www.sendspace.com/file/3affg6




I am surprised that 2000.07.31 Mugen engine don't works at all  :o I tried out other older Mugen Dos engines which I downloaded:
I notice there is also another Mugen engine that have the same problem, it is Mugen 06.27.2000. It is funny to see that those below 06.27.2000 are still working while those two don't work at all. The rest of the Dos Mugen engines above 07.31.2000 works well. Btw, when that Orochi is used in the latest Dos Mugen engine, he has problem where he cause glitch during match because there is a customized common.cns file in his folder that is used from the old version of Mugen which was 2000.07.31's common1.cns. His Mugen creator used that common1.cns from that Mugen engine. I remembered decade and seven years ago, I moved him to be used in the latest Dos Mugen after I had internet connection at home in year 2003, he has that random float issue where he would float off the screen during his match. Now, when I test him in 29-11-2001's Mugen engine, he works perfectly, so I move all the characters, stages and edited the system.def for the select screen to be use on this Mugen engine. You can test him by fighting his AI by holding start on him and select him in select screen in by comparing both version of Dos Mugen:
https://mega.nz/file/5Apy0SjR#3IwzarS2Z4Xuji_FIEgpB1Hg2P7hJgQFumfqcxOP2sE



Here are other two of my oldest version of Dos Mugen games which I downloaded from somewhere in year 2008:

MugenK [153.1MB]: https://mega.nz/file/1QgkyIJZ#OtrKrJ4Tj2cOt35IGj9AbA0m3ev7ct_i_34gPR0HG0k






Mugen [35.6MB]: https://mega.nz/file/YQgCiSIS#XSgWX1BUH0cEeBbOW8IXFnAxBXqQmvpMJikoq0MWUJQ




@dxwho I wonder if it is ok to request certain Dos Mugen games from you here?  :deal2:
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Re: Files Needed Run DosMugen on Modern Computers
#71  June 17, 2020, 09:19:04 PM
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Thanks for the uploads. I love going through your packs as I always find characters and stages that I didn't have and that I didn't know existed.
Feel free to request any Dos-Mugen stuff you need. I have a very large collection of chars, stages, and screen-packs (I was a big hoarder back in the day). If it's in there then it's yours!

More Dos-Mugen Compilations:

Here is svc compilation (spack by Spiderboy...uses doubleres = 4 for lifebars to appear proper...177 MB)
Used option = 4 with ultra high memory settings
https://www.sendspace.com/file/ms5znz




Here is robocop compilation (spack and characters by Ryou Win). These chars are early betas for dos-mugen and therefore have some missing sprites..especially Ironsuit and Robocain. 18 MB
Used option = 4 with ultra high memory settings
https://www.sendspace.com/file/enab73




Last Edit: June 29, 2020, 03:00:59 AM by dxwho
Re: Files Needed Run DosMugen on Modern Computers
#72  July 22, 2020, 11:11:58 AM
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Hi, sorry for the long wait, I was busy with something else  :lipsrsealed2: I have yet to share the last oldest dos Mugen game of mine, but have to wait, sorry about it  --;

Thanks for the uploads. I love going through your packs as I always find characters and stages that I didn't have and that I didn't know existed.
Feel free to request any Dos-Mugen stuff you need. I have a very large collection of chars, stages, and screen-packs (I was a big hoarder back in the day). If it's in there then it's yours!
- Alright then  :8): do you have a Guilty Gear collection much similar to your epic awesome Samurai Shodown 3 and Last Blade that use Samurai Shodown V's screenpack Mugen games (btw, one of my friend complained that why no Hibiki Takane in your Last Blade that use Samurai Shodown V's Screenpack Mugen game? He is a big fan of Hibiki Takane in Last Blade 2 and Capcom vs. SNK 2) which there are several different versions of same character such as having Sol Badguy created by aoao, scott, wakarohi, yutomi, ggxsolaoao and so on where the same goes for the other casts as well?
- a robotic cyborg war like Mugen game similar to Gundam where there are character piloting those robotic and maybe having match ups like brocken from world heroes vs. politankz from waku waku 7, karakuri from kabuki klash vs sentinel from x-men and so on
- a real people battle Mugen game like Street Fighter The movie characters such as having Raul Julia as Dictator to fight on against Jackie Chan from Fist of Fire (btw, I am still waiting for the last two Jackie Chans' sprite rips from Fist of Fire from you  :chinese:)
- all boss Mugen game where all boss only characters are present such as having match ups like Onslaught (Mvc) vs. Justice (Guilty Gear), Amakusa (samurai shodown) vs. Gouki (ssf2x), Rugal (cvs2) vs. Rugal (kof) and so on?
- And also, do you happen to know this guy?: http://www.gohanssm.com/select.html he has got pretty cool Dos Mugen games as well, I am not sure if some of these Dos Mugen games can be requestable? I found out this website when I was typing "Dos Mugen" on google search engine just to hope that I am able to find back some of my lost Dos Mugen games that I saved in my poor damaged cd-roms  :mlol:
- and also, can you reupload this Mugen game: https://mugenguild.com/forum/msg.2437753
Thats all, Thanks

More Dos-Mugen Compilations:

Here is svc compilation (spack by Spiderboy...uses doubleres = 4 for lifebars to appear proper...177 MB)
Used option = 4 with ultra high memory settings
https://www.sendspace.com/file/ms5znz



lol, I was about to request an svc one that has snk vs capcom chaos characters  :8):
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Last Edit: July 22, 2020, 11:20:45 AM by hulkhogan
Re: Files Needed Run DosMugen on Modern Computers
#73  July 22, 2020, 02:44:50 PM
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Hi, good to hear from you. I've recently had a great personal tragedy and am now going through a rough time. It's going to take me a while to recover (I had a massive upload of really cool dos-mugen stuff ready to upload (well had to zip it all up)) but I just cannot concentrate at all right now on mugen). I'll probably just take a year off and see how I feel after that. Thanks for being so cool and I'm sorry for not being able to finish what I started. Feel free to upload that last dos-mugen game here in this topic for other to download and enjoy!