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Code-Name: ICEMAN's original requirements:

MS-DOS 5.0 or greater
286 8 mHz or better
640 kB RAM
2.5 MB Hard drive space
Tandy Graphics, CGA (greyscale only), EGA, MCGA (PS/2), VGA or Hercules Monochrome
Roland MT-32, AdLib, Game Blaster, IBM Musica Cards, and other music synthesizers
Mouse or Joystick recommended

 

Audio Problems

Audio problems are common in the later Sierra DOS SCI games. There's no single fix for all these games.

Problem - Poor Quality / No Sound (Win9x and XP):
The game has no sound or the music is of poor quality.

Solution 1 (preferred):
Play the game in DOSBox. It also will work with the MT-32 sound module, if you are fortunate to have one.

Solution 2:
Use VDMSound. The game work well with VDMSound. The sound will be as good as your audio hardware, and as with DOSBox, it works with the MT-32 sound module.

Solution 3:
Play the game with FreeSCI, a third party Interpreter for Sierra's early SCI games.

Solution 4 (DOS/Win9x):
Install DOS drivers for your soundcard. Without DOS drivers installed you won't have sound in a DOS window in Windows 9x. If you can't find DOS drivers for your soundcard, there is an alpha (developmental) version of VDMS that you can try.

 


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