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Compatibility issues

The games Blown Away and Panic in the Park have big issues in regards to compatibility, even on older Windows 95 systems. I still search for the reasons of the incompatibility and maybe I can create a patch someday.

If the game keeps crashing, please make sure that you have tried following:

  • Run the game at Windows 95 or Windows 98. It might not work Me. If you have no native machine, you can try a Virtual Machine.
  • Set the Graphics Hardware Acceleration to level 0 or 1, but not to 2 or 3.
  • Do NOT install the Virtual PC 2007 Addons
  • If you have an ATI graphics card, edit or add following in WIN.INI:
  • Copy the contents of the CD to your hard disk and edit the Config.ini
  • If nothing helps, try to disable fullscreen mode in the Config.ini file.

If it is still not working, you can try setting up a Virtual Machine. I have described how to setup a DOSBox as well as a PCem Virtual Machine. The games both work perfectly on these machines.

Please also see my test results for other VMs / computers.

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Please also see my pages for other Imagination Pilots games:
Blown Away | Panic in the Park | Waldo at the Circus | Waldo Exploring Geography | Eraser Turnabout | Virtual K'Nex