1) Even though I use a Creative Labs Soundblaster card, I was able to make
SS2 think that it was an Adlib card, by substituting 'ADLIB' for 'IBM' in
the command in the file 'Silent.bat', as in 'SS2 VGA ADLIB HARD'
Then the sounds and music worked through the sound card.
2) I wondered why digitized speech didn't work, though, and experimented a
little. I tried a few ideas, without success, but then I noticed
that most or all of the files in your distribution have the 'Read Only'
attribute set. As a hunch, I decided to remove it, at the DOS
prompt, by typing 'attrib -r *.*'. Then, when I played the game
again, I had digitized speech. For instance, when I order the sub to
dive, now I hear 'Clear the bridge' (usually), and always 'Dive'.
Also, when diving or surfacing, I usually hear 'Aye, aye, sir'. I
also had to turn up my sound card volume to hear it clearly, though.
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