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What are the chances of being able to play this game 'cause it really looks like my cup of tea. How would I properly emulate Windows 95 for this to run?

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Um, I know this is late but here's the playlist of the soundtrack:

 

I didn't know the location themes, so I just improvised with the names.

Thanks again for getting the music!

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-There is a maybe a small financial advantage of doing it this way for Youtube, though that's irrelevant compared to donations. Fans are easily more important than Youtube metrics now. If a lot of people really want no splitting, I can do it, I was just sort of going with my instincts on this one. Most videos I prefer not to split, this one felt more worthy of it.

I've also heard that, say, if you upload, say, a 3 hour long video, you're harming your discoverability on YouTube. Because YouTube looks at if people stop watching a video before it's finished, and factor that into their algorithms. So if people watch a stream upload that's 3 hours long, and stop watching after an hour or so, that harms that video's discoverability and maybe the whole channel's. Doesn't matter how long it is, doesn't matter if they come back and finish it. Not sure exactly how much this would be determined and weighted.

 

I could be wrong on this, I don't have a reliable source or any way to confirm it, but I could see it being true. Not much to be done about it given the video chats, but oh well.

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I tweeted at the lead programmer for this game (Gareth Lewin) asking about running this game. Apparently, the Installer checks if you're using an OS that's based on NT and won't work if it does. I'm gonna try installing on Windows 95 and moving the installed files over to a newer OS and seeing what happens. Maybe it'll be playable on Windows 10 if you're into that sort of thing.

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I realized that the fact the game only works on Windows 95 turns out to be a myth. I actually got the game working on Windows 98 within VMware Player which surprised me and I have proof of it.

 

My guess for the reason why this game worked for me on Windows 98 is that I used a different sound card driver. Windows 98 does not have sound working for me with VMware Tools installed so I found this solution. The download link to the driver is found on the "Correct Answer" post by WoodyZ.

 

But perhaps I was lucky and it miraculously worked on me so I'm not sure if this is definitely the solution for playing this game on Windows 98 so it could be worth a try for someone else out there. This was after my attempts on trying to get Windows 95 installed on a virtual machine to play this game but I couldn't get it working because the drivers are too much of a pain in the ass to get working in Windows 95.

 

Comparing to the walk through of this game found on YouTube made by someone else, who also used Windows 95 to play this game, the game actually sounds better on Windows 98 with those sound drivers. You can still hear certain sound effects and dialog on the left but it's a little more subtle and there are a little less "fuzzing" from the sounds in this game as well.

 

Also, unlike Windows XP, it doesn't crash at parts where it tells you to change the disc on Windows 98. So the experience would be much the same as it would be on Windows 95 minus the instability of Windows 95. So you could possibly beat the game on 98 as well.

Edited by ge4rsh0t

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