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@elishacloud elishacloud released this Oct 29, 2020

Instructions:

  1. Download the d3d8.zip file and unzip it to your Silent Hill 2 folder.
  2. Modify the d3d8.ini file as desired.
  3. Download and install other Silent Hill 2 Enhanced Edition packages, see the full Installation Guide.
  4. Start playing Silent Hill 2.

Note: This module only contains some of the Silent Hill 2 enhancements. For all of the features of Silent Hill 2 Enhanced Edition see the full Installation Guide.

What's New?

  • Added memory buffer support for high resolution textures
  • Added scaling support for high resolution textures
  • Added fullscreen map scaling
  • Added dynamic texture buffer size
  • Added full shader support by integrating ReShade into the module
  • Added basic screenshot support (stored in 'imgs' folder)
  • Added FlashlightFlicker fix
  • Added built-in AudioClipDetection
  • Added new option to lock speaker config
  • Added built-in AutoUpdate features
  • Added full DirectInput8 wrapper
  • Added full DirectSound wrapper
  • Added full Direct3D9 wrapper
  • Changed how d3d8, dsound and dinput is hooked
  • Updated Main Menu texture scaling
  • Update default fog values
  • Rewrote FullscreenImages feature
  • Sets SH2E to load delayed
  • Caches image addresses to improve performance
  • Logs video card that is being used
  • Logs joystick that is being used
  • Fixed multiple issues with quick save
  • Fixed several lighting issues, including room 312 lighting
  • Fixed speaker 5.1 and 7.1 config options
  • Fixed issues when using DSR
  • Fixed color flashing when loading a game
  • Fixed binary checksum for release build
  • Fixed image scaling when UAC window appears
  • Fixed issue with CustomModFolder by adding hook for FindFirstFileA
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@elishacloud elishacloud released this May 1, 2020 · 76 commits to master since this release

Instructions:

  1. Download the d3d8.zip file and unzip it to your Silent Hill 2 folder.
  2. Modify the d3d8.ini file as desired.
  3. Start playing Silent Hill 2.

Note: This module only contains some of the Silent Hill 2 enhancements. For all of the features of Silent Hill 2 Enhanced Edition see the full Installation Guide.

What's New?

  • Added High DPI Scaling fix
  • Added option to disable the screensaver while in-game
  • Added more natural fog movement to match PS2
  • Added new options for widescreen FMV handling
  • Added more logging to aid in troubleshooting
  • Default to second CPU core to improve performance on systems that have other processes using the first CPU
  • Rewrote Nemesis2000 fog fixes
  • Fixed camera bouncing issues
  • Fixed certain load issues by preventing game saves in certain locations
  • Fixed issues when using Nvidia's antialiasing
  • Fixed crash with 'GetModuleHandle' API hooking used for 'sh2e' CustomModFolder
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@elishacloud elishacloud released this Feb 14, 2020 · 98 commits to master since this release

Instructions:

  1. Download the d3d8.zip file and unzip it to your Silent Hill 2 folder.
  2. Modify the d3d8.ini file as desired.
  3. Start playing Silent Hill 2.

Note: This module only contains some of the Silent Hill 2 enhancements. For all of the features of Silent Hill 2 Enhanced Edition see the full Installation Guide.

What's New?

  • Added soft shadows and self shadows
  • Added support different main menu languages for 1.0 & 1.1 versions of the game
  • Added support for high resolution for several full screen images
  • Added UAC prompt if installed in administrator protected Folder
  • Restored motion blur, depth of field and bloom effects
  • Restored right stick camera functionality
  • Preserve effects in room 312 when the game is paused
  • Disable/enable game saving in certain spots that could cause issues
  • Prevent chainsaw spawning on beginner/easy
  • Updated the single core option to allow you to choose which core to use
  • Fixed lying figures that spawn under cars
  • Fixed light transition in Hotel suitcase room
  • Fixed Options menu to display the correct resolution
  • Fixed frame flicker fix that existed in some cutscenes
  • Fixed flicker during Special FX
  • Fixed issue with saving game on a drive larger than 2TB
  • Fixed noise grain issue with the closet cutscene
  • Fixed main menu alignment in version 1.1 of the game
  • Fixed room 312 chair shadow
  • Fixed room 312 subtitle bloom
  • Fixed blood pool to better match the PS2
  • Fixed vibration intensity
  • Fixed pillarbox color and hide map markings
  • Many other fixes
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@elishacloud elishacloud released this Jun 29, 2019 · 223 commits to master since this release

Check out the Silent Hill 2 Enhanced Edition Installation Guide webpage for more details.

What's New:

  • Add DisableGameUX option to prevent rundll32.exe high CPU from Microsoft Game Explorer
  • Add 'LoadD3d8FromScriptsFolder' option to allow loading a custom d3d8.dll file
  • Add timer for SingleCoreAffinity
  • Add ability to chose which core to use for SingleCoreAffinity
  • Add d3d8 wrapper debug logging
  • Disable loading modules from memory to fix issue on Linux
  • Minor performance updates
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@elishacloud elishacloud released this Apr 18, 2019 · 238 commits to master since this release

This is a major update of the sh2-enhnce module.

Check out the Silent Hill 2 Enhanced Edition Installation Guide webpage for more details.

The following features and fixes have been added to this release:

  • Closet Cutscene Fix - Adjusts visuals during the apartment closet cutscene to resemble the PS2 version.
  • Custom Hi-Res Font - Loads custom font texture font000.tga and fontwdata.bin as width data for the first 224 chars.
  • DPad Movement Fix - Allows movement with D-pad on DirectInput and XInput gamepads.
  • Fix Hang On Pause - Fixes an issue where the game will hang when Esc is pressed while transition is active.
  • Fog Parameter Fix - Adjusts the fog-of-war boundaries for specific areas to fix visual errors.
  • Halogen Light Fix - Fixes the prison hallway halogen lights
  • Hospital Chase Fix - Correctly syncs an attack animation to the rest of the cutscene that plays out during the Hospital chase.
  • Hotel Water Fix - Restores lighting values for the hotel water.
  • Improved Storage Support - Allows you to save the game when you have more than 2 TB of free space.
  • Lighting Transition Fix - Makes lighting transition smooth from one light source to another for a few particular areas.
  • Multi-Language Support - Restores the language selection in the Options menu.
  • Piston Room Fix - Hides a piston behind a door that should not be seen during a cutscene.
  • PS2 Flashlight Brightness - Adjusts flashlight brightness to resemble the PS2 version. Reduces flashlight intensity for environments, but keeps enemies and NPCs bright.
  • Room 312 Shadow Fix - Prevents distracting shadow flickering while in Room 312 of the Hotel.
  • Vibration Support - Enables force feedback vibration support for XInput and DirectInput gamepads.
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@elishacloud elishacloud released this Dec 4, 2018 · 284 commits to master since this release

This is a minor update of the sh2-enhnce module.

Check out the Silent Hill 2 Enhanced Edition Installation Guide webpage for more details.

What's New?

  • Removed the need for WineD3D with Nvidia graphics cards
    • Fixed 2D fog issue with Nvidia graphics cards
    • Fixed white shader issue with Nvidia graphics cards
    • Fixed missing wall chunks issue with Nvidia graphics cards
  • Added FullscreenWndMode feature
  • Added DisableRedCross to completely disable the red cross health indicator
  • Updated Widescreenfix and modupdater modules
  • Enabled SteamCrashFix by default
  • Reduced module load time
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@elishacloud elishacloud released this Aug 23, 2018 · 309 commits to master since this release

This is a major rewrite of the sh2-enhnce module. It is now released as d3d8.dll. It is recommended to remove all other plug-ins and updates to Silent Hill 2 before using this update.

Check out the Silent Hill 2 Enhanced Edition Installation Guide webpage for more details

New Features:

  • ASI Loader
  • Catacomb's Meat Cold Room Fix
  • Cemetery Lighting Fix
  • Custom mod folder support
  • DisableRedCrossInCutscenes
  • Increase Draw Distance
  • modupdater
  • Nemesis2000 Fog Fix
  • PS2 Style Noise Filter
  • Rowboat Animation Fix
  • SFX Address Fix
  • Widescreen Fix
  • WndMode
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@elishacloud elishacloud released this Dec 4, 2017 · 401 commits to master since this release

  • Fixed crash with Silent Hill 2 when using large sddata.bin files.
  • Include ini file in the release.
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@elishacloud elishacloud released this Dec 2, 2017 · 403 commits to master since this release

  • Added option to disable the CD check
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@elishacloud elishacloud released this Oct 19, 2017 · 408 commits to master since this release

Initial release. Supports the following:

  • Dynamically updates SH2 memory with correct index locations for the SFX from the sddata.bin file, required if you want to modify the sddata.bin file
  • Resets the display adapter on exit to fix issue when using WineD3D casing the screen to go dark
Assets 3
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