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  1. Halo CE uses a Depreciated API for the Hardware Acceleration of sound, if you have Windows 2000/XP with a Creative Sound Blaster Card from that era (2001-2005) it's natively supported, other whys the "Hardware Acceleration" & "EAX" options will be disabled, but you can Emulate the API calls with one of many different ways. we will use "Creative ALchemy" here to install: simple copy the extracted files of EAX Enabler.zip to Halos main folder. in the games sounds settings Enable "Hardware Acceleration" then "EAX" for it to take affect. note that the Emulation of EAX is worse then real EAX. you can tweak the settings by Modifying the values of 'dsound.ini" detailed below about why we are using ALchemy in this way i made this post to help clear up things for any one who might have questions. more information in my above post.
  2. I'm here to thank you(again) & i have a few things i think i should add This is based on Zetren's old post on Bungie.net OpenSauce & HAC2 can work together(sometimes) if you use this work-around, but the ideal solution is to make two installs; one for Single-player (OpenSauce) & another one for Multi-Player (HAC2) ReShade can Beautify things greatly, here's a Video (note that SPv3 Looks great anyway) The PC-gaming-Wiki Has good Information on things others miss Halo CE has an ever Evolving Community, so bookmark this page & check back some time! I'm here to to improve what i see, feel free to contact me if you need anything
  3. well i have done some detective work & found out they credited them selfs as to the source some google searching for `Creative ALchemy Universal` leads to https://community.pcgamingwiki.com/files/file/28-creative-alchemy-universal/, it states & upon installation you get the same `dsound.dll` (it hashes out the same), meaning the author is "Creative Technology Ltd." & it's patched by "Daniel Kawakami". now on to the whole reason i started this; one can patch later versions of Creative ALchemy from Creative Technology Ltd. to work with all sound chips, which i have done & here is the dll: dsound From patched CreativeALchemy 1.45.03 .7z (made by "Creative Technology Ltd." patched by "MST") this also works with Halo CE(at least on my Realtek chip) but what is the difference? did they improve it? that's what i wan't to know. in MST's words also for those who have surround around speakers look into http://www.indirectsound.com/ found a comparison of Real EAX vs ALchemy Universal emulation (the one linked from OP) to me ALchemy sounds too echoey & in the authors own words "noisy and extremely exaggerated" so i'm questioning how good the EAX emulation is on Halo with non Creative sound cards, i know that 99% of you will not care but if you do what to go down the Rabbit whole....
  4. Are you the author of this? i think not, you should know better then reposting something without proper crediting. also helps us in are research you know. i don't what to sound mean or hold anyone back from improving just because they can't reasonably get crediting information but i expect an administrator to set a good example. thanks for posting it as i would not have found it until SPv3 used it.
  5. A collection of Menu UI's for Halo CE & batch scripts to easily use them, about every UI ever made is in it (well just the ones still available for download) i have organized, tested, & screen-shotted everyone of them, if you have ever wanted to try something different as a menu then this will allow you to easily do so. Now about the batch scripts, i made these my self in about 20 hours of leaning & writing, so that using any UI is as easy as two clicks, i hope you enjoy trying the many made in those 14 years of mod-ing. Download here: Halo CE UI collection.7z (though mega.nz) 7-Zip will extract it. i wish i organized them better but with zero feed back it's hard to guess what you might like, if you do give me positive feed back i might make a 'favorites' version with like 20 of the coolest, most nostalgic & creative of them, so do tell which ones you like the most.
  6. The problem: Mouse acceleration (& we all know it's the worst) The fixes: https://www.reddit.com/r/halospv3/comments/5dk9ta/finallyhalo_ce_mouse_fix_tool_v10_also_open_source https://www.reddit.com/r/halospv3/comments/6aoxu0/halo_ce_mouse_tool_released_fine_tune_your_mouse AWilliams17 & Grogel have made progress & there fixes work ok some of the time but they are noobs compared to you, plus i really don't like using external Tools & fiddling with HEX values in Cheat engine, if you could add a command to disable Mouse Acceleration that would be great. P.S. thanks for making chimera! P.P.S. i know you've been asked this before: Raw Mouse Input Hack, Croire98 requested. if you can't maybe someday when it's open-Source.... -SomeGreatfullFan
  7. Is Halo Anticheat 2 causing your game to crash? Well you can thank OpenSauce for that, because they are not compatible with eachother! Here i will detail how to fix this with a little history, for posterity. On Mar 3, 2015 Btcc22 Released a dll to fix Halo CE crashing when using HAC2 with OpenSauce v4 installed. As of November 8, 2016 he stopped hosting it, but thanks to an Internet archive you can still download version (saved March 4, 2016) only Windows 7 is supported by this version. Rîshî Rãj made this video to help people understand how to use it. How to install 1. Download hac.dll from: The Internet Archive , also mirrored here: OpenSauce v4 & HAC2 compatibility fix for Halo CE v10.zip 2. unziping if necessary, copy hac.dll & place it in Halo CE's main folder 32 bit OS's "%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Games\Halo Custom Edition" 64 bit OS's "%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Microsoft Games\Halo Custom Edition" Running as administrator might help map downloading On April 9, 2017 (SBB) Storm & (SBB) Michelle Released their own fix, but this one uses a completely different method to fix the problem then Btcc22's version. They did not intend to make one, but accidentally did in the process of trial and error! This version supports Windows 8 and 10. How to install Download hac.dll from there discord channel, also mirrored here OpenSauce v4 & HAC2 fix for WIN 10.zip Copy hac.dll to your Halo CE's installations main folder "%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Games\Halo Custom Edition\" (you will see haloce.exe in there). Add -no_os_gamestate to your shortcut's "property target" as shown: http://i.imgur.com/sp4UEwE.png Un-tick map downloading in Open Sauce to avoid irregularities: http://i.imgur.com/jayKXGZ.png, please note that these will not work for some, sorry that i don't know the reason but i'm willing to try & fix your issue. these are also open-source so You can make it your own: Open-Sauce source, HAC2 source.