PQ4 General MIDI in DOSBox

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PQ4 General MIDI in DOSBox

Postby notbobsmith » Mon Jul 24, 2017 7:19 pm

I've been going through my DOS titles and updating the sound configuration to use general MIDI whenever possible. When I came across PQ4, I get no music when I set soundDrv to GENMIDI.DRV. I can hear the voices though. The MT-32 driver works just fine. I've tried two different versions of DOSBox. I found this so I guess it is a known issue:

https://www.vogons.org/viewtopic.php?f= ... 99&start=0

I was wondering if there is a solution. I am using the original PQ Collection Series CD-ROM and VirtualMIDISynth for MIDI playback.
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Re: PQ4 General MIDI in DOSBox

Postby notbobsmith » Tue Jul 25, 2017 8:38 pm

It seems that the driver from the floppy version of PQ4 works with the CD version and does not have the same issue. Can someone send me a copy of GENMIDI.DRV from the PQ4 floppy? Thanks.
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Re: PQ4 General MIDI in DOSBox

Postby Collector » Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:22 pm

Let me know if it works.
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Re: PQ4 General MIDI in DOSBox

Postby notbobsmith » Wed Jul 26, 2017 12:03 am

It does indeed! Thank you very much!
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