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Dale1957 02-20-2020 02:38 PM

Steel Beasts won't load
 
I know steal beasts is old,but anyone know why it won't load?I run windows 7 with high end cpu fast nvidia card.:k_confused:

Sean C 02-20-2020 04:16 PM

Which version do you have and what is the specific error you are getting?

Dale1957 02-20-2020 04:42 PM

gold edition [2002] no errors,just won't load.

Sean C 02-20-2020 07:51 PM

What OS are you using? If it's anything past XP (I think), you're going to have to jump through some hoops to make it work. It can be done, but it might be tricky.


The Steel Beasts website has some threads on how to make it happen.


https://www.steelbeasts.com/topic/12...comment-191162



Good luck!

Dale1957 02-20-2020 08:07 PM

windows 7 64 bit

Sean C 02-20-2020 08:42 PM

Yeah ... you're going to have to do a bit of work to get that running.


Quote:

Originally Posted by Ssnake
Tech support for Steel Beasts Gold was suspended more than ten years ago. There's a multitude of factors to be considerred, starting with the fact that it's a DirectX 7.0A application, with 8 bit color mode (which graphics card drivers stopped supporting a decade ago), made for Windows 95 and 98 which could still be made to run under Windows XP in compatibility mode. Then there was the issue with the application launcher that the publisher created for it which alone caused extra trouble, and it's not even our own application.


Don't get me wrong, SB Gold was a great sim. I spent many hours on it. But you can get a time-limited license for SB Pro PE for as little as US$9.50 (for one month).


I don't know if you've checked out Pro PE, but it's leaps and bounds beyond SB Gold. There are now [IIRC] over one hundred playable vehicles and the new, highly detailed terrain is awesome. Those are just two of many, many new features that make it well worth the price.

Dale1957 02-20-2020 09:00 PM

thanks,maybe I will try steel fury or T-34 vs tiger.will they run on my system?

Sean C 02-20-2020 10:14 PM

I'm not really familiar with either of those, so I can't say for sure. But I think they probably would.


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