Thursday, 23 May 2013

Master of Orion 2 - Play on a Modern PC (without DOSBox)

Note: This information applies to the GamersGate and GOG releases.
Making it work on a modern PC

  1. Go to the game's folder where you installed it.
  2. Download the DPLAY.DLL file and save it into this folder.
  3. Download DirectDrawFix to any folder and run it.
  4. In the program, click Browse.
  5. Browse to the folder where you installed the game and select the "Orion95" application.
  6. Click the Apply button.
  7. A message should confirm that changes have been made. Click OK and close the program.
Adding as a non-Steam game
Unfortunately, the Steam overlay will not work with this game.
  1. In Steam, click Games (at the top), then "Add a Non-Steam Game to My Library".
  2. Click "Browse...".
  3. Add the "Orion95.exe" file from the folder where the game is installed.
  4. Click "Add selected programs".


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