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TOPIC: Max Payne 2 with ReShade 3 does not work

Max Payne 2 with ReShade 3 does not work 6 months 4 days ago #1

I remember Max Payne 2 working with ReShade Bet a 0.19.x buut now cant get it to work at all. First of all I don't understand why DX8 would be removed and is completely unclear how to make it work with dx9. I used REshade on the .exe but there is no indication taht it is working and Shift+F2 has no effect. I also tired adding the d3d8.dll file with no change. I have no idea if this is correct as there is no documentation I can find. Games section list the games as Perfect yet it doesn't work at all. What is the proper way to set up ReShade in this case?
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Max Payne 2 with ReShade 3 does not work 6 months 4 days ago #2

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Use d3d8to9 and install ReShade with Direct3D 9 selected. You will then have a d3d8.dll and a d3d9.dll in the fame directory.
d3d8t9 used to be build into ReShade but was removed and made standalone because it was open sourced before ReShade was.
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Max Payne 2 with ReShade 3 does not work 6 months 4 days ago #3

What does "Use d3d8to9" mean exactly? I already placed it in the .exe directory of the game but like I said it still doesn't work (no reshade in game). And yes I do have both d3d8.dll and a d3d9.dll in the same dir as the games .exe
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Max Payne 2 with ReShade 3 does not work 6 months 4 days ago #4

d3d8to9 converts DX8 games to DX9 and makes reshade working, Reshade is not working on vanilla DX8, you need DX8 to DX9 converter
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Max Payne 2 with ReShade 3 does not work 5 months 4 weeks ago #5

Of course I used the file from the github link, it made no difference, no indication reshade is working whatsoever.
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