ipxemu

The following games are known to work with ipxemu:


Dune 2000

DLL to use: wsock32.dll

Problems and workarounds:

No known problems related to ipxemu.

Needs DirectPlay, which has been removed from Windows since Windows Vista.

On Windows 9x and Windows NT4, the DirectPlay IPX socket library (dpwsockx.dll) loads the system `wsock32.dll' library instead of the ipxemu `wsock32.dll' library. To fix this, one can use the provided tool to patch the `dpwsockx.dll' library. See `tools\win_9x-nt4_dpwsockx_patch\README.txt' for more information.


Command and Conquer: Red Alert 1

DLL to use: thipx32.dll

Problems and workarounds:

No known problems related to ipxemu.

One may not see a `Network' button in the `Multiplayer Game' menu. This is because Red Alert 1 only loads the `thipx32.dll' library on Windows versions prior to Windows NT. To fix this, go to the properties of the `RA95.EXE' executable (or its shortcut, if any), and select `Windows 95' as the `Compatibility mode' on the `Compatibility' tab.


Command and Conquer: Red Alert 2

DLL to use: wsock32.dll

Problems and workarounds:

No known problems related to ipxemu.

It may occur that pressing the `Network' button in the main menu does not work. The fix for this is to either press `OK' once in the game's `LAN Settings' (under `Options', then `Network'), or delete the line that starts with `NetCard=' from the `[Network]' section of the `ra2.ini' file.


Command and Conquer: Tiberian Dawn

DLL to use: thipx32.dll

Problems and workarounds:

No known problems.


Command and Conquer: Tiberian Sun

DLL to use: wsock32.dll

Problems and workarounds:

No known problems related to ipxemu.

It may occur that pressing the `Lan' button in the main menu does not work. The fix for this is to either press `OK' once in the game's `IPX Options' (under `Options', then `Network'), or delete the line that starts with `NetCard=' from the `[Network]' section of the `SUN.INI' file.


Command and Conquer: Tiberian Sun - Firestorm

DLL to use: wsock32.dll

Problems and workarounds:

No known problems related to ipxemu.

It may occur that pressing the `Lan' button in the main menu does not work. The fix for this is to either press `OK' once in the game's `IPX Options' (under `Options', then `Network'), or delete the line that starts with `NetCard=' from the `[Network]' section of the `SUN.INI' file.


Command and Conquer: Yuri's Revenge

DLL to use: wsock32.dll

Problems and workarounds:

No known problems.

It may occur that pressing the `Network' button in the main menu does not work. The fix for this is to either press `OK' once in the game's `LAN Settings' (under `Options', then `Network'), or delete the line that starts with `NetCard=' from the `[Network]' section of the `RA2MD.INI' file.


Warcraft II Battle.net Edition

DLL to use: wsock32.dll

Problems and workarounds:

When trying to join an IPX network game, the game probably does not get past the `Waiting for response' message. In a sense, it is related to ipxemu; but ultimately a design flaw (or bug) in Warcraft II BNE. To fix this, one can use the provided tool to apply a bugfix to the `Warcraft II BNE.exe' executable. See `tools\warcraft_2_bne_bugfix\README.txt' for more information.

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