Shivers 1

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Shivers 1

Post by wonderbob »

Hi I would like to know if there is any way to play the old sierra game shivers 1 not the 2nd game?
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Post by KuroShiro »

It is an SCI game, so it will eventually be supported by ScummVM (though probably not for a while yet). Until then, it might be a bit tough. You could try installing and running it in compatibility mode. This page should help a bit.
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Post by wonderbob »

KuroShiro wrote:It is an SCI game, so it will eventually be supported by ScummVM (though probably not for a while yet). Until then, it might be a bit tough. You could try installing and running it in compatibility mode. This page should help a bit.
I have tried that and it does not work. is there anyway to see what games are being converted next
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Post by KuroShiro »

You can find as much information as there is to be had on the wiki. Shivers is an SCI2.1 game, which is still in the early stages of development I believe. You would have to wait for a dev to give you a better estimate on exactly how far away it is from being supported, but based on the SCI team's previous work, probably anywhere from a few months to a year.
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Post by wonderbob »

I hope that they make shivers compatble beaucse I have been look for 6 months to find a way to play it
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Post by scoriae »

I have played it by installing Windows 3.1 inside of dosbox, and then installing it to that environment. There are some tricks involved, but it is possible. The most difficult part is most people don't own a copy of win 3.1 anymore.
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Post by wonderbob »

I REALLY want to play shivers
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Post by scoriae »

then I suggest installing dosbox, procuring a copy of win 3.1, and going that route. worked for me.

If your on XP you could try this:
http://home.earthlink.net/~infernofilec ... _Setup.htm

This thread seems to have found it is possible to play without much screwing around:
http://www.adventuregamers.com/forums/s ... hp?t=22435

And finally, you could always run a virtual machine and install win95 or 2in98 if you have one of those.

Lots of options buddy
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Post by wonderbob »

Well lets see I'm on a windows 7 and I can't install a virtual machine beacuse I dont know where to get a copy of windows 97 or 95 or 3.1
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wonderbob wrote:Well lets see I'm on a windows 7 and I can't install a virtual machine beacuse I dont know where to get a copy of windows 97 or 95 or 3.1
If you got Windows 7 Professional, Enterprise or Ultimate, you can get Virtual PC bundled with an image of Windows XP SP3 from Microsoft itself here:
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/virtua ... nload.aspx
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md5 wrote:
wonderbob wrote:Well lets see I'm on a windows 7 and I can't install a virtual machine beacuse I dont know where to get a copy of windows 97 or 95 or 3.1
If you got Windows 7 Professional, Enterprise or Ultimate, you can get Virtual PC bundled with an image of Windows XP SP3 from Microsoft itself here:
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/virtua ... nload.aspx
I have windows basic so that wont work
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Post by wonderbob »

as anyone heard anymore about when shivers will be compatable with scumm
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wonderbob wrote:as anyone heard anymore about when shivers will be compatable with scumm
In the 7 days since you last asked, do you think everyone stopped their lives for you to work on Shivers support?

Forum Rule #11 - Have some patience.
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Post by wonderbob »

clone2727 wrote:
wonderbob wrote:as anyone heard anymore about when shivers will be compatable with scumm
In the 7 days since you last asked, do you think everyone stopped their lives for you to work on Shivers support?

Forum Rule #11 - Have some patience.
I'm so sorry it's just I have been looking for 2 years for a way to play shivers. I wish my windows xp meichine never crashed beauce I can't play shivers on windows7
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Post by marticus »

Well you could always use a VM (VMWare or VirtualPC) and install an older windows in that.
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