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Steam Overlay Problem in SMBX

Postby Rolim » Mon May 25, 2015 2:24 pm

Hello everyone! Many time i'm not here. Has i can see many things have changed and keep going! I like to see everything is going well.

So i have a little problem about SMBX not sure if i should post here but anyway...
Basically i want to put SMBX in Steam to my friends see me playing it. But idk why it doesnt work... I put the game Non-Steam (ofc) in the list. When i go open the game the Steam overlay when i press "HOME" it doesn't show up. Also my Friends can spy wat i play but they don't see nothing.

Any idea to put SMBX working correctly in Steam?
Thank you!
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Re: Steam Overlay Problem in SMBX

Postby XerX » Mon May 25, 2015 2:28 pm

Steam overlay only works with games that run DirectX. SMBX doesn't run with DirectX.

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Re: Steam Overlay Problem in SMBX

Postby Rolim » Mon May 25, 2015 3:27 pm

XerX wrote:Steam overlay only works with games that run DirectX. SMBX doesn't run with DirectX.
Oh Thank you for the answer i didnt really know it!
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Re: Steam Overlay Problem in SMBX

Postby Axiom » Sat Jun 20, 2015 10:57 pm

XerX wrote:Steam overlay only works with games that run DirectX. SMBX doesn't run with DirectX.
to be fair, it works in OpenGL games too and worked in OpenGL games before Steam for Mac/Linux

and to clear it up, SMBX uses ActiveX to render the graphics. Steam overlay doesn't support ActiveX despite (IIRC) it being backed up by DirectX.
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Re: Steam Overlay Problem in SMBX

Postby XerX » Sun Jun 21, 2015 1:54 am

Luigifan2010 wrote:
XerX wrote:Steam overlay only works with games that run DirectX. SMBX doesn't run with DirectX.
to be fair, it works in OpenGL games too and worked in OpenGL games before Steam for Mac/Linux

and to clear it up, SMBX uses ActiveX to render the graphics. Steam overlay doesn't support ActiveX despite (IIRC) it being backed up by DirectX.
I think that's new though, and only works with the newer OpenGL.


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