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FINALLY!! A Cursor Fix!!

So after awhile of not existing at all, I decided to look into Dungeon Siege 2 and play once again. I was just starting to get repulsed again by the cursor and "fullscreen" crap that came along with the Windows 10 Creator Update so I Googled for a long while. Right under my nose.. I didn't even realize that Killah released this .exe with his Steam fix. I checked it out and it really works. Dungeon Siege 2 started working fine on Steam. I mean, like NORMAL!
So I started thinking.. What if I can take this shit and make it work with the retail copy? Well, lo and behold.. a simple copy and paste worked fine and it was golden! Retail Dungeon Siege 2 worked like normal again. Weird thing I experienced though was pasting over the Vanilla DS2 .exe made it into the Broken World version. Still, somehow, it performed correctly so I paid it no mind. Though if you're only using Broken World, I'd recommend only pasting this .exe over the Broken World .exe.
Anyway, long story short, this is the fix that we've all been waiting for.

EDIT: I originally reuploaded Killah's files for convenience, but to avoid any possible complications, go here-- https://pastebin.com/Gcg9qLLp
That's his original pastebin with links. Just download the Broken World one and take out the .exe file within.
Anyway :P

Please give me your thoughts people! How cool is this? When I figured this out I had to share it here lol

Glad that's working out for you, DrakeLyon. Smile

I'm a little iffy on uploaded executables due to that most likely being a violation of the developer's Eula. I mean, just be aware that there might be a possible complication. It's pretty remote that there *would* be an issue, so call me paranoid, I guess (don't call me paranoid, it isn't nice). Tongue

Butttt.... I don't want to rain on your parade and I guess it's a legit "fix" for the problem if you got it from the Steam forum. I hope it keeps working for you and can maybe help other folks w/ similar problems.

Lol! Well, regardless. I'm just proud to have found this capability :P I'll do some editing to the OP.

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For those looking for more cursor fixes, try a program that makes windows borderless, like "borderless gaming" which is free. It's going to remove the borders and the taskbar and stretch the game across the whole screen, indirectly zooming out as well (you can see further in game).
Downside: your must play with resolutions supported by the game originally, which kinda sucks. If you go higher, like 1920x1080, the borderless gaming program won't make the necessary cursor alignments in menus and inventory (basically everything clickable that's not directly in game world), so the cursor won't click where you point it, or in other words, the clicking margins of buttons won't be translated from window to fullscreen, instead will remain as if the game was in a little window, in the upper left corner of you high res screen :/
The game at 1280x1024 looks quite bad compared to 1920x1080, but it is the only way I managed to get it to be fullscreen, have the cursor on startup and have the camera on a normal max zoom level...