Is Soul Caliber incompatible with VGA?

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Is Soul Caliber incompatible with VGA?

Post by galbaldy » Tue Oct 18, 2005 2:05 am

Because I keep getting an error message telling me to switch to a different video cord.

And while we're on the subject, does the same thing apply for airforce delta and skies of arcadia? I'm getting the message as well.

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Post by crc73 » Tue Oct 18, 2005 2:13 am

Soul Calibur (PAL) works with VGA.

Both JAP and PAL (Deadly Skies) versions of Airforce Delta do not work with VGA.

Dunno about Skies of Arcadia or US versions of above.
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Post by Darkfalz » Tue Oct 18, 2005 3:13 am

SOA PAL doesn't work on VGA. Good thing I bought the US version. My Soul Calibur (PAL) also works in VGA.
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Post by crc73 » Tue Oct 18, 2005 5:24 am

I smell a list coming along:

"The list of DC games which have differing VGA compatibility between regions".
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Post by Gameholic » Tue Oct 18, 2005 8:14 am

Lol.. I never had any problems with VGA - SC(PAL/JAP)
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Post by Snayperskaya » Tue Oct 18, 2005 10:45 am

Try loading the game with codebreaker. It "unlocks" the game VGA mode capability.
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Post by royhubbs » Tue Oct 18, 2005 3:11 pm

soulcalibur plas perfect on my VGA... hmmm NTSC U too...
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Post by Tall Israeli » Tue Oct 18, 2005 4:04 pm

Doesn't work on mine.
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Post by doragasu » Tue Oct 18, 2005 4:56 pm

Both SoulCalibur PAL and NTSC work perfect with my VGA Box. I haven't tested NTSC version...
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Post by Gmc » Tue Oct 18, 2005 6:00 pm

doragasu wrote:Both SoulCalibur PAL and NTSC work perfect with my VGA Box. I haven't tested NTSC version...
...that makes no sense!
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Post by dj898 » Tue Oct 18, 2005 8:00 pm

maybe he's referring to NTSC-J and NTSC-U?
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Post by Sweater Fish » Wed Oct 19, 2005 1:36 pm

There shouldn't be any difference between Japanese and North American releases as far as VGA compatibility go. The reason why there's sometimes a difference between the PAL and NTSC versions is because some Dreamcast games don't support RGB, but since RGB SCART is widespread in Europe, the PAL releases had to support RGB and apparently the easiest way to add RGB support to those games involved removing VGA support. I'm not sure why that would be, but it does seem to be.

Weird that some people's Soul Caliburs seem to work in VGA and others' don't, though. Could there a actually be different builds of the game in circulation? Wasn't there a Greatest Hits release of Soul Calibur? Mine works in VGA and was purchased in late 1999.


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Post by doragasu » Wed Oct 19, 2005 3:36 pm

Gmc wrote:
doragasu wrote:Both SoulCalibur PAL and NTSC work perfect with my VGA Box. I haven't tested NTSC version...
...that makes no sense!
Doh! I wanted to write:

Both SoulCalibur PAL and J-NTSC work perfect with my VGA Box. I haven't tested U-NTSC version...
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Post by Smurph » Thu Oct 20, 2005 9:50 pm

NTSC-U works fine for me.
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Post by impetus » Thu Oct 20, 2005 10:06 pm

Discrepancies may lie in VGA cables vs VGA boxes.

Soul Calibur (US) works fine on my VGA Box.
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