MechWarrior 2 XP patch (MW2Hook)

Now at the fourth version, this patch/hook allows you to play MechWarrior 2, Ghost Bear's Legacy and Mercenaries Win95 under XP.

Currently it fixes the startup/BitBlt issue, mech lab 8.3 filename problem, trial heap crash and the frame rate issues (missiles, jump jets and the heat management system).

It might work with the Rage/Direct3d editions, if it does please email me telling me so, you can contact me at chris at_symbol warp13.co.uk.

You can get a copy of the source code from my mercurial repo; if you add any additional fixes/hooks/shims, please mail them to me so I can include them here (the shim/patch code is in MW2Shim/patches.c), to compile it you'll need a copy of Microsoft's Detours library installed.


There are currently two versions, one for normal Win95 (try this one first), and one for Titanium (currently incomplete), the old version is here for posterity.


If you feel the need to mirror the executable, please put a link to here so people can find updated versions!

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