DCoTEPatch

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Description

This is an executable for patching the dark corners of the earth executable and script files.
Only the original retail executable can be patched for most of the changes due to the Steam and D2D executables being protected.
The blue light bug and extended cut scene feature works on all versions.

New in 1.5 are:
Options to unlock all difficulty levels and all cinematics after you next start a new game.
Give all weapons at the start of every level.
Double the amount of time given for each stage of the escape sequence.



41 comments:

  1. Hi! i have a problem bro :/ i don't know how to use the patch, i put on the engine folder and execute it and load teh .exe file and then I choose the features i want to put but when i start the game the features are not activate, i really want help, thanx a lot :)

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    1. Are you remembering to save your changes?

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  2. when I save the changes this message appears:

    ERROR
    Patch failed most likely file (CoCMainWin32.exe, 01_house.bat, 02_streets_one.bat, etc...) is currently in use.

    http://6.ultrapix.com.ar/747error.jpg

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  3. Got this game recently, and was greatly enjoying it until the truck chase, and then greatly enjoying it between the truck chase and the 'shoot the lights' sequence on the destroyer. (I did not enjoy the truck chase.)

    I thought I was basically doomed, but actually found your patch on the TVTropes page for the game, and thanks to that, I managed to finished it. Therefore, I thought it might be worth it to drop in and say, Thank you so very much for this patch. You managed to save a very cool game for me.

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  4. hi, i have this error when i try to save changes. it reads something like this: "Access denied to access route" followed by the route of the "CoCMainWin32.exe"
    by the way, i'm mostly using the patcher as a solution for the running thing, i can only walk... maybe there is another solution! please! i'll apreciate some help!

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  5. I know this is old but I wanted to say thanks. I had a glitch that caused the game to crash whenever I went into the vent to get to the Captain's quarters. Using this I was able to replay the deck battle without being able to see the blue lights and then when I got back to the vent, my game didn't crash.

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  6. Some features are greyed out.

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  7. Hello,

    thanks for the awesome patch. You can remove the cutscene overlays, but you can't remove the sneak mode overlay sadly. This is so distracting and immersion breaking. Any chance for a fix?

    Would a widescreen fix be possible? A widescreen resolution merely stretches the 4:3 ratio.

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  8. This doesn't work properly unfortunately.

    FOV resets in the next mission, or if I change is messed up, unless I use FOV 80.0 and sneak FOV 90.0.
    I give the walk the running speed values and the run walking speed values (so I walk by default and have not this ugly sneak overlay, but nothing of it works.

    That sneak overlay is a real headache.

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  9. whene use weapens from first part of game, the game is Crash
    can fix this....

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  10. Ok triangle shape drop rain solved, Ati card problem. But now I get stock on the upper floor in the first map... does anyone know how to solve it? thank you

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    1. Hey mate! I have the same buggy triangle raindrops... would you like to share how did you fix that? I have a ATI HD4890
      LOL such an old post... Hope you reply ;)

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  11. Attempted to patch on steam version for double escape time, did not seem to actually affect time more than a second.

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  12. I do get the "Access Denied" error when trying to save. Is there a way to fix it? What am I doing wrong?

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  13. Right click and Run as administrator this applies to any program that needs to access and edit files in system folders in win7 and 8

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  14. I keep getting a "Wrong File Size" error when trying to load the CocMainWin32.exe

    Any way of fixing this?

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  15. Many thanks for this! I shelved this game years ago after running into the ship's gun and invisible chanters bug, this patch allowed me to finally finish. I also ran into another bug at the ending escape sequence and this patch didn't help, although setting the cpu affinity to a single core for the game allowed me to finish. Thanks again for the patch!

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  16. Keep getting a "wrong file size" error. I'm guessing this patch doesn't work with the Direct2Drive/GameFly digital version?

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  17. I am trying to use the blue light fix but every time that I try to save it says access denied. I have been stuck because of bug for hours.

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  18. For some reason the player speed settings are grayed out for me, and I need those because I can't make it past the second jump in the hotel chase scene.

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  19. when i hit save i get an "unhandled exception has occured in your application. if you click continue, the application will ignore this error and attempt to continue.
    access to path "(dont feel like typing it)" is denied.

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  20. All I want to do is get past the boat. Can't figure out why I can't use what seems to be an awesome patch. Would love it if you are still around to advise.
    System.UnauthorizedAccessException: Access to the path 'C:\Program Files (x86)\R.G. Mechanics\Call of Cthulhu\Engine\CoCMainWin32.original.exe' is denied.
    at System.IO.__Error.WinIOError(Int32 errorCode, String maybeFullPath)

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    1. That's a permission error on later versions of windows.
      Try copying CoCMainWin32.exe to CoCMainWin32.original.exe yourself and then re-run the patch.

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    2. Thanks so much for replying. I'll see if I can do that.

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  21. Trying to get the patch, but every time i try to download it it times out :(

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    1. Hi Sorry I think my free webspace has expired. I'll try and find somewhere else to host it.

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    2. It's hard to find, but I found it and uploaded it here:
      http://www.mediafire.com/download/kmcfk9aadc77fbw/DCoTEPatch.exe

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    3. Have updated the page with new download link.

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  23. Can't download, the connection times out every single time.
    I've been trying for days

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    1. Hi sorry my hosting has expired I'll sort out a new location tonight.

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    2. Have updated the page with new download link.

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  24. The patch fixing the big glitch seems to save fine for me, but the other areas are greyed out. I am specifically looking for God mode.

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  25. Too bad, the patch does not recognize the exe's size as proper for the digital download version (legally bought along with the unique activation code)... I understand this is due to the lack of cd-protection in such a digital release, therefore the modified exe length. The patch won't install in such a case.

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    1. The only difference in the various distributions is the main exe so if you replace it with the original one you are good to go. You shouldn't find it hard to find on the web. I've stayed away from providing it to avoid potential legal issues.

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  26. Disable film grain/letterbox doesn't affect healing scenes.
    I'd greatly appreciate a setting that completely removes film grain from the game, the effect is clearly visible in darker scenes and seems to be a pattern making it more obnoxious. Do you know if film grain can be disabled?

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    1. You don't install it you just run it from where ever you downloaded it to.

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