UPDATED – Settlers IV Installation Guide

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After quite some time, it’s finally time to update my installation guide. I’ve not only updated the steps but also tried to keep the design and structure up-to-date with the rest of the blog.

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The Mayan Music Bug – Explained and Fixed

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A long time ago I wrote about the lost Trojan song that was released with the Community Pack. I also mentioned two unused Viking tracks that were in the game’s files. Turns out there is also a problem with the Mayan – which has been gathering a lot of interest from the community in the past few months!

So why not talk about this specific Bug a little more in-depth? Oh, and don’t worry; if you just want to fix it, – or any of the other two bugs- feel free to check my quick guide here.

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Changes to the Blog

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Just a brief entry about the current state of the blog, future plans and various changes I’m planning. Nothing directly related to the game.

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Hardware/Software 3D Error Fix

Hello there, Time Travelers! Welcome back!

Let me get you a fix for the infamous Hardware/Software 3D Error! More information behind one simple click.

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OLD – Settlers IV Installation Guide

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This guide has been updated. Please find the up-to-date version here.

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Change your language!

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I was playing some S IV with a Spanish friend today, and we had to go into the game’s files and tweak a little to get the game to work properly… He tweaked his own files, I minded my own business… But then I found a Language parameter.

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Settlers 1 reference!

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I found this little Easter Egg a little while ago: basically, one of the Roman’s Eyecatchers is a Medieval Knight… Which may seem a little out of place at first glance. If you take a closer look, however, you may notice that it’s Settler 1’s box art Knight! Nice detail, right?

(I wrote this entry as a means of having a source to quote when I posted this to Did You Know Gaming. That’s why this is so short.

 

Thanks for reading, and have fun playing!

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