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help document lists the active and inactive web pages
that support the EAW PC Game in some fashion. Includes helpful links to find Wrapper,
Controller and OS support programs for use in game compatibility
as well as game reviews and MPS Official patch downloads. Much
WRAPPER PROGRAMS |
MENU REGISTRY FIXES
JOYSTICK / DEVICE
| COMPATIBLE GAMES
These are generally active or maintained sites in the current EAW
They fly with custom 352nd group plane skins, which you can download. (re-activated in: 2016).
Flight Sim Mods -
vonOben's site. Add-ons, skins, tools, terrain etc. (since 2002).
Moggy's Site. Contains complete add-ons.
LaunchPad (EAWPRO) -
VBH's Home Site. Discover details about the new FXEXE / EAWPRO patch
by viewing many effect examples in screenshots before you fly.
This is a special effects build of the original EAW game.
File Downloads -
Roy's files. Archive of EAW on Linux, and his many other
important files used with EAW.
EAW Foundation Pack and
CodeGroup Mediafire Downloads -
MrJelly's and CodeGroup Files.
Built upon the original EAW game with many planes and theaters
of operations newly introduced. Includes the official MicroProse registered ETO theater
gamedata files from the EAW CD.
Aces Over Europe Mod -
WIP , more work is put into a mod that was made for EAW back
some 15 to 20 years ago. The new and more recent additions
(2019) make for a more complete mod. It works with the newer EAW CodeGroup
unofficial version (v1.28c MP02), included.
Many of these remaining sites are no longer updated.
Just a few places to play EAW online. (The game uses DirectPlay6.)
These programs (DirectX (DX); DirectDraw and Direct3D Wrappers).
They translate the old DirectX6 game to newer DX or different API's.
Good for correcting the weird colors within the menu screens of EAW. They also allow you to avoid the 7217
EAW graphical error message and
menu screen tearing. Use with Win2000, WinXP and WinVista, some have possible use in Win7
If you only need to correct the messed up colored DirectDraw menu screens,
these programs will help without having to use a Wrapper program.
For WinVista and Win7 use.
Compatibility Tool -
creates a reg file based on specifications
of the eaw.exe file you choose. You then install that reg file
to create a DDRAW entry that Windows understands as a
w7ddpatcher / Updated
Source Code -
this one does very similar as the one above, but
writes directly to the registry.
Run EAW community made DOS tools on Win2000, WinXP, VISTA, Win7/8.1/10.
These programs / drivers allow you to combine more than one
controller into one Device ID, by way of a virtual device. Useful
for EAW v1.0-v1.2, FXEXE and when the source code modifications
don't cooperate with your devices.
Of course these programs do a lot more on top of just combining your
Some Elements of these Games are Compatible with EAW, primarily
some of the 3DZ models and 'skins'. (EAW was built off of the 1942
These are (1998-1999) EAW game reviews.
Just some links that didn't fit anywhere else.
These are the forum locations for the EAW community.