WCIII Open GL error

scem0

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I am running a 333 MHz iMac with 160 MB of RAM, with Mac OS 10.2. I am trying to play WCIII, I have it installed, and the CD is in, but when I open warcraft it has an error. A picture of this error is attached. I tried booting into OS 9.2, and that didnt work either (because of RAM). Any suggestions?
 

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scem0

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If anyone is having trouble with the attachment, the error reads 'Sorry, there was an error initializing Open GL." What does that mean?
 

scem0

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Nobody has had this error? Nobody knows how to fix it????? HELP!!! Sorry for my desperation, its just that I would like to be able to play WCIII on this iMac..... :(
 

scem0

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I knew I was forgetting to tell y'all something..... Im running the stock rage card that came with all the rev A-D iMacs.
 

FattyMembrane

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if you're running 10.2, you have the most recent ati drivers, they came bundled in the system. i know that it sounds like a long shot, but just for the hell of it, see if you can boot from the 10.2 cd and verify your disk permissions. for a while, i did not have access to the keyboard in my opengl games because of this (i did not think that it would work, but it did). did you have wcIII up and running before the 10.2 update, or did you install it afterwards?
 

scem0

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I dont, and i think the recommended is a 500 MHz g4, but I have heard of people playing WCIII on a 450 MHz g4 iMac. That made me believe I could on mine.
 

Catfish_Man

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It's the graphics card...

Originally posted by scem0
I dont, and i think the recommended is a 500 MHz g4, but I have heard of people playing WCIII on a 450 MHz g4 iMac. That made me believe I could on mine.
...not the processor. Rev A iMacs have a sh*tty graphics card and WarIII needs an awesome one.
 

scem0

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I can play it on my PowerMac which is 450 MHz running Jag and a Rage 128 pro graphics card, which is goint to get replaced soon.... hopefully:eek: . I just wanted it on my iMac so I could play my friend when he comes to my house, that would be pretty tight. Yeah it does have a pretty ****ty graphics card, but it played starcraft really well. I wouldnt call Starcraft's graphics anything near Warcraft's but still..... Oh well.... :(