Ticket #11357 (new defect)
Mouse Lag in Age of Empires 2
|Reported by:||BryceSteiner||Owned by:|
|Version:||VirtualBox 4.2.6||Keywords:||mouse lag age of empires 2d|
|Host type:||Mac OS X|
I had this problem several years ago on virtualbox but it was fixed. In the last two public releases 4.18 4.20. The problem seems to have reappeared, and that is the mouse lags on Age of Empires II AOE2 during game play no matter which computer I use. Several months ago it was working fine. I've tried it on 4 different machines some are better, but none are right.
Host MacOSX Mountain Lion 10.8 Guest Windows XP SP3 DirectX 9c
It's only in game play that the mouse lags by .5 to 1 second. The game menu is fine. Network versus standalone is exactly the same.
Medal of Honor Breakthrough runs perfect. I've never had it run on a real PC as well as it does on Virtualbox
the latest 4.2.6 still has the mouse lag in Age of Empires 2 in Windows XP. Same problem in both SP3 and SP2. I also did a clean install with no better results. Because it runs so well with 3d it makes me think it's in the 2d part of the directX video driver or something with the mouse driver
BUT I think I figured out what is going on. The video driver appears to have gained a bug in 4.18 or thereabouts and forward.
If I turn off all acceleration on the slide bar in troubleshooting in Windows XP advanced settings (even keeping Enable Write combining checked) it will play without any lag. I don't know how to address the issue though. It's not smooth anymore, but the lag is gone and makes it useable.
I don't have a log, but I could get one if needed. It doesn't crash at all or give any errors so I'm not sure what I would send.