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Posted 04 May 2006 - 02:43 PM

Technical FAQ for Myst Games

All right, this is meant to be a collection of common tech problems with Myst games along with their solutions. There are also lists of minimum requirements in order to play the various games, links to websites where one can download drivers and official patches for the Myst games, and so on. Hopefully this thread will help people solve any problems they are having with running the games, in order to be able to enjoy them to the fullest.

Table of ContentsGeneral Information

System Updates
It is prudent to make sure that you are using the patches and updates that apply to your system, as such updates (especially graphics card updates) can help offset some of the problems with Myst games. Such update include:
  • Windows Updates and Mac OS Updates for your Operating System.
  • Graphics Drivers. The driver websites for the most popular graphics card companies are the following:
    ATi Drivers Page
    Intel Graphics Drivers Page
    nVidia Drivers Page
  • Sound Drivers. The driver websites for the most popular sound card companies are the following:
    Creative Labs Drivers Page
  • The latest version of DirectX can be downloaded from here.
  • The latest version of QuickTime can be downloaded from here.
  • The installation procedure of some of the later games uses Java. The latest version of Java can be obtained from here.
Game Patches
The following is a list of the official patches that are currently available in UbiSoft's support server. When there is a technical problem, one should check which version of the game they have (even games straight out of the box aren't always v1.0) and download the relevant patch if a newer version if available.Windows XP Compatibility Mode
It is essential to know how to use the Compatibility Mode in Windows XP, in order to manage to run older programmes and games. What the Compatibility Mode does is attempt to emulate an older system and OS. To run a programme in Compatibility Mode, use the following procedure:
  • Right-click on the programme in question, or on a shortcut to the programme, and select "Properties" from the menu.
  • Select the Compatibility tab.
  • Make sure that the checkbox reading "Run this program in compatibility mode for:" is checked.
  • Select the Windows OS version to emulate from the drop-down list below the checkbox.
  • You may also have to check some additional checkboxes, such as the "Run in 256 colors" or the "Run in 640 x 480 screen resolution" boxes. Running Myst requires to have both aforementioned checkboxes ticked, for example. In general, you should exercise trial and error on those options if none of the Windows version compatibility modes from the drop-down list work.
  • Click on "OK" in order to apply the changes and close the dialog window.
Running Windows on Intel Macintosh
With the advent of Intel-powered Macintosh machines, it is possible to install Windows XP so that one can dual-boot between Windows and Mac OS X in a single computer. This enables Mac users to run programmes which haven't been released for Macintosh, like Uru. ;)

The programme necessary for this process is Boot Camp, made by Apple. You can download it from here, along with installation procedures.

Running Myst Games on Widescreen Monitors
In some PC systems, some Myst games have a distorted display on widescreen monitors. Usually this problem can be ameliorated by the following procedure:
  • Right-click on the desktop and select Properties.
  • In the new window, find the Settings tab and click on the Advanced Button.
  • In the new window, there should be a tab controlling the display minutiae; usually it is appropriately named "Displays". Click on that tab.
  • What follows from there depends on the manufacturer of your graphics card and the driver version that you have installed. There should be an option described along the lines of "scale image to panel size", which you should uncheck. This will cause the game to run in its intended aspect ratio.

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Posted 04 May 2006 - 02:43 PM

Myst

Versions:
  • Myst (Macintosh version (1993), PC version (1994))
  • Included in Ages of Myst (PC version (1997))
Windows Technical Information & FAQ

System Requirements:

Processor: 386@33 MHz
Operating System: Windows 3.1 or Windows 95
Hard Drive Space: 4 MB
RAM: 4 MB
CD-ROM: 2x
Graphics: 640x480, 256 Colors
Sound: Windows Compatible

Frequently Asked Questions:

Problem: "Error: Myst Requires 256 Colors Setting"
Solution: Myst requires 256 colours to run, at a resolution of 640x480. In Windows versions prior to Windows XP, this means that you must adjust the desktop resolution and colour settings manually, by right-clicking on the desktop and selecting Properties > Settings.
In Windows XP, you should use Compatibility mode for Windows 95, with the additional "Run in 640 x 480 screen resolution" and "Run in 256 colors" settings enabled; there is more information on compatibility settings on Windows XP at the end of this FAQ.

Problem: Myst and QuickTime.
Solution: Myst requires the 16 bit version QuickTime 2, which comes with the game CD. When installing the game, choose not to install QuickTime. There should be a folder named "INSTALL.QTW\BIN" in your game CD. You need to copy the following files from that folder to the folder in your hard drive where you installed Myst:
  • DHIO_DH.QTC
  • QCMC.QTC
  • QTCVID.QTC
  • QTIM.DLL
  • QTIMCMGR.DLL

Macintosh Technical Information & FAQ

System Requirements:

Processor: 68020@16 MHz
Operating System: Mac OS 7.0.1 or greater (OS 9.x or higher not supported)
Hard Drive Space: 3 MB
RAM: 4 MB
CD-ROM: 1x
Graphics: 256 Colors
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Posted 04 May 2006 - 02:44 PM

Riven

Versions:
  • Riven (Macintosh version (1997), PC version (1997))
  • Included in Ages of Myst (PC version (1997))
  • Riven (DVD) (Macintosh version (1998), PC version (1998))
  • Included in Myst Trilogy (PC version (2002))
  • Included in Myst 10th Anniversary DVD (PC/Mac version (2003))
Windows Technical Information & FAQ

System Requirements:

For the CD version:
Processor: Pentium 100 MHz
Operating System: Windows 95 or higher
Hard Drive Space: 75 MB
RAM: 16 MB
CD-ROM: 4x
Graphics: 640x480, 16-bit colour quality
Sound: Windows Compatible

For the DVD version:
Processor: Pentium 166 MHz
Operating System: Windows 95 or higher
Hard Drive Space: 84 MB
RAM: 16 MB
DVD-ROM: 1x
Graphics: 640x480, 16-bit colour quality
Sound: SoundBlaster 16 or 100% compatible

For the Myst 10th Anniversary DVD version:
Processor: 233 MHz Pentium II or faster
Operating System: Windows 98 or XP
Hard Drive Space: 400 MB disk space
RAM: 64 MB RAM (256 MB recommended for XP)
DVD-ROM: 1x
Graphics: 8 MB DirectX 9 compatible video card capable of 32-bit color
Sound: DirectX 9 compatible sound card
Other: Microsoft DirectX 9, Quicktime 6.0

Frequently Asked Questions:

Problem: Riven doesn't start.
Solution: In the folder where Riven is installed, there should be a file named "mohawk.w32". Open that file with a text editor (e.g. Notepad) and find the line reading "fEnableAudioProxy=true". Change it to "fEnableAudioProxy=false", save the change and try running Riven again.

Problem: Riven and QuickTime.
Solution: Riven requires the 32 bit version QuickTime 2, which comes with the game CDs. When installing the game, choose to install QuickTime, even if you have a newer version already installed. You need to copy the following files from your WINDOWS\System (or WINDOWS\System32) folder to the folder in your hard drive where you installed Riven:
  • CMGR32.DLL
  • DHIO32.QTC
  • QTIM32.DLL
If you feel that installing QuickTime 2 just to get those files and then reinstall it is an arduous process, you can get the files from here.

The DVD version of Riven requires QuickTime 3 instead. When installing the game, choose to install QuickTime, even if you have a newer version already installed. You need to copy the "QuickTime.qts" file from your WINDOWS\System (or WINDOWS\System32) folder to the folder in your hard drive where you installed Riven.

If you feel that installing QuickTime 3 just to get those files and then reinstall it is an arduous process, you can get the files from here.

In either case, you need to run this patch in order to have Riven recognize those files.

PS: You may need to uninstall any existing QuickTime versions you have in your computer prior to venturing in installing and uninstalling those old ones.

Problem: How can the 5 CD version of Riven run without CD swapping?
Solution: There are some (large) files which you must copy from your CDs to the hard drive. In the folder where you installed Riven in your computer there should be a "data" subfolder. In each CD, there is a respective "data" folder where one or more files ending in "_data.mhk" are found. Copy all those files from the CDs to the "data" subfolder in your hard drive.

An exhaustive list of the files one needs to copy is this:
  • From CD 1: "b_Data.mhk" and "b2_data.mhk"
  • From CD 2: "t_Data.mhk"
  • From CD 3: "j_Data.mhk" and "j2_Data.mhk"
  • From CD 4: "g_Data.mhk"
  • From CD 1: "o_Data.mhk", "p_Data.mhk" and "r_Data.mhk"
If this method does not work immediately, you might also need to edit the "riven.cfg" in the Riven installation folder. Open that file with a text editor, and locate the sections of th file reading "[aspit]", "[ospit]", and so on for all sections ending in "pit". Under each of these sections, there should be a line starting with "Disc=" and a numeric value; change that value to the "0".
Again, it is not necessary to do edit the "riven.cfg" file; only do so if simply copying the .mhk files does not work.

Instead of this whole process, you could use this wizard that Jehon has made. It only works for the Riven CD version for PCs, though.

Macintosh Technical Information & FAQ

System Requirements:

For the CD version:
Processor: PowerPC 90 MHz
Operating System: Mac OS 7.5 or higher
Hard Drive Space: 65 MB
RAM: 9 MB
CD-ROM: 4x
Graphics: 640x480

For the DVD version:
Processor: PowerPC G3
Operating System: Mac OS 8.1 or higher
Hard Drive Space: 84 MB
RAM: 16 MB
DVD-ROM: 1x
Graphics: 640x480

For the Myst 10th Anniversary DVD version:
Processor: 233 MHz G3 or faster
Operating System: Mac OS 8.1 - 9.1
Hard Drive Space: 400 MB disk space
RAM: 64 MB RAM
DVD-ROM Drive: 1x
Graphics: 6 MB video card capable of supporting millions of colors
Other: Quicktime 6.0

Problem: How can the 5 CD version of Riven run without CD swapping?
Solution: There are some (large) files which you must copy from your CDs to the hard drive. In the folder where you installed Riven in your computer there should be a "data" subfolder. In each CD, there is a respective "data" folder where one or more files ending in "_data.mhk" are found. Copy all those files from the CDs to the "data" subfolder in your hard drive.

An exhaustive list of the files one needs to copy is this:
  • From CD 1: "b_Data.mhk" and "b2_data.mhk"
  • From CD 2: "t_Data.mhk"
  • From CD 3: "j_Data.mhk" and "j2_Data.mhk"
  • From CD 4: "g_Data.mhk"
  • From CD 1: "o_Data.mhk", "p_Data.mhk" and "r_Data.mhk"
If this method does not work immediately, you might also need to edit the "riven.cfg" in the Riven installation folder. Open that file with a text editor, and locate the sections of th file reading "[aspit]", "[ospit]", and so on for all sections ending in "pit". Under each of these sections, there should be a line starting with "Disc=" and a numeric value; change that value to the "0".
Again, it is not necessary to do edit the "riven.cfg" file; only do so if simply copying the .mhk files does not work.
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Posted 04 May 2006 - 02:44 PM

Myst Masterpiece Edition

Versions:
  • Myst Masterpiece Edition (PC version (1999), Macintosh version (2000))
  • Included in Myst Trilogy (PC version (2002))
  • Included in Myst 10th Anniversary DVD (PC/Mac version (2003))
Windows Technical Information & FAQ

System Requirements:

For the standalone and Myst Trilogy version:
Processor: Pentium 75 MHz
Operating System: Windows 95 or 98
Hard Drive Space: 30 MB Free Space
RAM: 16 MB
CD-ROM: 4x
Graphics: 640x480, 24-bit color (or higher)
Sound: Microsoft DirectX 6.1 Compatible
Other: Microsoft DirectX 6.1 (or higher), QuickTime 4.0

For the Myst 10th Anniversary DVD version:
Processor: 233 MHz Pentium II or faster
Operating System: Windows 98 or XP
Hard Drive Space: 400 MB disk space
RAM: 64 MB RAM (256 MB recommended for XP)
DVD-ROM Drive: 1x
Graphics: 8 MB DirectX 9 compatible video card capable of 32-bit color
Sound: DirectX 9 compatible sound card
Other: Microsoft DirectX 9, Quicktime 6.0

Frequently Asked Questions:

Problem: Running Myst Masterpiece Edition (the standalone or Myst Trilogy version) on Windows 2000/XP.
Solution: There is an unofficial patch for Myst Masterpiece Edition which will enable it to run on Windows 2000 or XP without problems. It can be downloaded from here.
It is also possible to run Myst Masterpiece Edition without the aforementioned patch, by using an appropriate (Windows 95 or Windows 98) Compatibility Mode. However, there have been reports on sound glitches in that solution.

Problem: Myst Masterpiece Edition and QuickTime.
Solution: As long as you have a QuickTime version 4.0 (6.0 for the Myst 10th Anniversary DVD) or later installed on your computer, there is no reason to install the version that comes with the game CD.

Problem: Clicking on the Myst book will cause the computer to lock up with a blank screen.
Problem: "Invalid Page Fault in Myst.exe".
Solution: Make sure that your desktop color quality is set to at least 24-bit. You can change the color quality output of your graphics card by right-clicking on the desktop and selecting Properties > Settings > Color Quality.

Macintosh Technical Information & FAQ

System Requirements:

For the standalone and Myst Trilogy version:
Operating System: Mac OS 7.5.5 or greater (OS 9.x or higher not supported)
Hard Drive Space: 75 MB
RAM: 16 MB
CD-ROM: 4x
Graphics: 640x480, 24-bit color (or higher).
Other: QuickTime 4.0

For the Myst 10th Anniversary DVD version:
Processor: 233 MHz G3 or faster
Operating System: Mac OS 8.1 - 9.1
Hard Drive Space: 400 MB disk space
RAM: 64 MB RAM
DVD-ROM Drive: 1x
Graphics: 6 MB video card capable of supporting millions of colors
Other: Quicktime 6.0

Frequently Asked Questions:

Problem: Myst Masterpiece Edition and QuickTime.
Solution: As long as you have a QuickTime version 4.0 (6.0 for the Myst 10th Anniversary DVD) or later installed on your computer, there is no reason to install the version that comes with the game CD.
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Posted 04 May 2006 - 02:45 PM

realMyst

Versions:
  • realMyst (PC version (2000), Macintosh version (2001))
Windows Technical Information & FAQ

System Requirements:

Processor: 450 MHz Pentium II or faster
Operating System: Windows 95 or greater
Hard Drive Space: 50 MB
RAM: 64 MB
CD-ROM Drive: 6x
Graphics: 16 MB video card capable of 3D acceleration
Other: Microsoft DirectX 7a or better

Frequently Asked Questions:

Problem: Running Myst Masterpiece Edition (the standalone or Myst Trilogy version) on Windows 2000/XP.
Solution: This is perhaps the most difficult technical problem that we are called to solve.

realMyst has been constructed to be "optimized" for nVidia graphics cards. Owners of computers with a graphics card made by another company are usually met with very persistent problems when trying to run the game. Unfortunately there is no strict walkthrough that one can follow in such cases. Here are some suggestions:
  • Make sure that you install the 1.11 patch. A link to get the patch is noted above.
  • Upgrade the drivers of your system, including graphics, sound and mainboard drivers. You might also want to try some unofficial graphics drivers, like the Omega Drivers (for ATi and nVidia cards).
  • Try reinstalling your current graphics drivers, or even roll back to a previous version of the drivers.
  • Select Start > Run.., type "dxdiag" and press Enter. A DirectX Diagnostil Tool window will come up. Navigate to the Sound tab, where there is a "Hardware Sound Acceleration Level". Changing the position of the slider (i.e. set it one notch to the left or one notch to the right), click on Exit and try running the game again.
  • Try running the game in various Compatibility Modes.
  • Try the full installation instead of a partial installation, and vice versa.
  • Try uninstalling and re-installing the game, in the same or in a different folder and/or hard drive.
  • Try uninstalling and re-installing the game from a different CD- or DVD-ROM drive. You might also want to upgrade the firmware of your optic drive before this point.
  • realMyst uses SafeDisc as a method to protect the game CD from malicious users who would want to create pirate copies of it. However, SafeDisc is also known to be problematic in Windows XP. There are certainly methods which one can follow to remove the SafeDisc protection from realMyst, however we cannot display links to such guides, patches or utilities because they are illegal. You are welcome to attempt it yourself, but please do not mention any links or specific utilities in this board, as that might get you banned.
  • Try creating a new user account (Windows 2000 and Windows XP are multi-account systems) and installing the game from within the account of that account.

If you managed to get realMyst to work via these or other suggestions, please drop a note mentioning the procedure and the specifications of your system. This might help future users who will come requesting troubleshooting.

Problem: In-game animation and/or journal pages are not shown.
Solution: Installing the Indeo Video 5 codec should fix this problem.
If your operating system is Windows XP, it is possible that you will also need to install this patch.
Some users have also reported that the in-game animation of realMyst fails because their computer was set to open .avi files with a player other than Windows Media Player. So if your .avi player is different to that one, you might want to try resetting it back to Windows Media Player, in case the problem is fixed in this way.

Macintosh Technical Information & FAQ

System Requirements:

Processor: 300 MHz G3 or faster
Operating System: Mac OS 8.6 or greater
RAM: 64 MB (128 MB for Mac OS X or greater)
CD-ROM Drive: 6x
Graphics: 16 MB video card capable of 3D acceleration

Frequently Asked Questions:

Problem: In-game animation and/or journal pages are not shown.
Solution: Installing the Indeo Video 5 codec should fix this problem.

Problem: The game fails to launch on Dual-Processor machines.
Problem: The game exhibits visual corruption on computers sporting ATi Radeon 9000 graphics cards.
Solution: An unofficial patch has been issued to address those issues. You can download it from here.
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Posted 04 May 2006 - 02:45 PM

Myst III: Exile

Versions:
  • Myst III: Exile (Macintosh version (2000), PC version (2000))
    Myst III: Exile - Collector's Edition (Macintosh version (2000), PC version (2000))
  • Included in Myst Trilogy (PC version (2002))
  • Included in Myst 10th Anniversary DVD (PC/Mac version (2003))
  • Included in Myst III/IV/V (PC version (2006))
Windows Technical Information & FAQ

System Requirements:

For the CD version:
Processor: 233MHz Pentium II or faster
Operating System: Windows 95 or greater
Hard Drive Space: 200 MB
RAM: 64 MB
CD-ROM: 4x
Graphics: 640x480, 24-bit color (or higher)
Sound: Microsoft DirectX 7 Compatible
Other: Microsoft DirectX 7 or higher.

For the Myst 10th Anniversary DVD version:
Processor: 233 MHz Pentium II or faster
Operating System: Windows 98 or XP
Hard Drive Space: 400 MB disk space
RAM: 64 MB (256 MB recommended for XP)
DVD-ROM Drive: 1x
Graphics: 8 MB DirectX 9 compatible video card capable of 32-bit color
Sound: DirectX 9 compatible sound card
Other: Microsoft DirectX 9, Quicktime 6.0

Frequently Asked Questions:

Problem: The game crashes when trying to load the final Age (applies to the UK version of the game)
Solution: Several copies of v1.21 of the UK version of the game were shipped with a faulty NACHnodes.m3a file. In order to continue playing the game, you either need to elsewise obtain a different version of this file, or request (or buy) a new game CD.

Problem: "A Possible Debugger Detected."
Solution: Myst III: Exile might be mistaking any anti-virus or other system review tools that you are running as invading software. Try shutting any such programmes currently running, and attempt to run the game again.

Macintosh Technical Information & FAQ

System Requirements:

For the CD version:
Processor: 233 MHz G3 or faster
Operating System: Mac OS 8.1 or greater
Hard Drive Space: 200 MB
RAM: 64 MB
CD-ROM: 4x
Graphics: 640x480, 16-bit color (or higher).
Other: QuickTime 4.0

For the Myst 10th Anniversary DVD version:
Processor: 233 MHz G3 or faster
Operating System: Mac OS 8.1 - 9.1
Hard Drive Space: 400 MB
RAM: 64 MB
DVD-ROM Drive: 1x
Graphics: 6 MB video card capable of supporting millions of colors
Other: Quicktime 6.0
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Posted 04 May 2006 - 02:46 PM

Uru

Versions:
  • Uru: Ages beyond Myst (2003)
  • Uru: Complete Chronicles (2005)
Windows Technical Information & FAQ

System Requirements:

Processor: 800 MHz Pentium III or faster
Operating System: Windows 98 SE or greater
Hard Drive Space: 2 GB
RAM: 256 MB RAM
CD-ROM Drive: 4x
Graphics: 32 MB video card; either nVidia GeForce 1 or better, or ATi Radeon 7000 series or better.
Sound: Microsoft DirectX 8.1 compatible or better (EAX 3.0 recommended)
Other: DirectX 8.1

Frequently Asked Questions:

Problem: "Please insert the correct CD-ROM."
Solution: It is likely that you are running a programme which creates a virtual CD-ROM drive, which in turn creates the problem. If you have any Virtual CD programmes like Alcohol 120, Norton Ghost or Demon Tools running, shut them down and tru running the game again.

If the problem is not solved in such a manner, you might need to install this unofficial patch.

Problem: No Linking Books appear where they should be appearing.
Solution: Try installing this unofficial patch.

Problem: Saving one's progress through the game.
Solution: Uru does not implement any process of saving and loading games. In case you need to archive your progress through the game (in order to revert to the same spot afterwards, or because you want to reinstall or move to a different computer), the vital files are the ones found in the "sav" subfolder of the folder in which you have installed the game. Simply copy those files elsewhere, or zip and burn them into a CD.
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Posted 04 May 2006 - 02:46 PM

Myst IV: Revelation

Versions:
  • Myst IV: Revelation (Macintosh/PC hybrid version (2004))
  • Included in Myst III/IV/V (PC version (2006))
Windows Technical Information & FAQ

System Requirements:

Processor: 700MHz Pentium III or faster
Operating System: Windows 98SE, ME, 2000 or XP
Hard Drive Space: 3 GB Free Space
RAM: 128 MB (256 MB for Windows XP)
DVD-ROM: 4x
Graphics: 32 MB DirectX 9.0-compliant video card
Sound: Microsoft DirectX 9.0 Compatible
Other: Microsoft DirectX 9.0 or higher.

Macintosh Technical Information & FAQ

System Requirements:

Processor: 700 MHz G4 or faster
Operating System: Mac OS X 10.2 or greater
Hard Drive Space: 3.5 GB
RAM: 128 MB
DVD-ROM: 4x
Graphics: 32 MB video card
  • ATi Radeon 7500 to 9600 or better
  • nVidia GeForce 2/4/FX families
Sound: Standard
Other: QuickTime 5.0
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Posted 04 May 2006 - 02:47 PM

Myst V: End of Ages

Versions:
  • Myst V: End of Ages (Macintosh version (2005), PC version (2005))
    Myst V: End of Ages - Limited Edition (Macintosh version (2005), PC version (2005))
  • Included in Myst III/IV/V (PC version (2006))
Windows Technical Information & FAQ

System Requirements:

Processor: 800MHz Pentium III or faster
Operating System: Windows 98SE, ME, 2000 or XP
Hard Drive Space: 4.5 GB
RAM: 256 MB
DVD-ROM: 4x
Graphics: 32 MB DirectX 9.0c-compliant video card
Sound: Microsoft DirectX 9.0c Compatible
Other: Microsoft DirectX 9.0c or higher.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Problem: "Main Branch" Error on Windows XP.
Solution: Try running the game in compatibility mode for Windows 2000.

Macintosh Technical Information & FAQ

System Requirements:

Processor: 1 GHz G4 or faster
Operating System: Mac OS X 10.2.8 or greater
Hard Drive Space: 4.1 GB
RAM: 256 MB
DVD-ROM: 4x
Graphics: 32 MB video card supporting 32-bit color
Sound: Standard
Other: QuickTime 4.0

Frequently Asked Questions:

Problem: The Myst V: End of Ages installer won't run on Intel-based Macintosh machines.
Solution: A patch has been issued which enables the installer to run on Intel-based Macintosh machines. It can be downloaded from here.
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Posted 04 May 2006 - 02:47 PM

Suggestions and Requests
If there is a frequent problem that you would like to have solved, please mention it by making a new thread in this forum; ideally along with a proposed solution.

This thread is striving to be a quasi-complete repository of tech FAQ for the Myst games. It can by no means be considered complete as of yet. If there is some definite information that you wish to be added or corrected in the FAQ, such as the minimum specifications or additional editions of games (and whether they are different game versions or not), please reply in this thread. However, Any other posts in this thread should be considered volatile, which means that I'll delete them as soon as I add the information in the main body of the thread. This will serve to keep this thread clean and orderly in order for those who are seeking help and information to be able to retrieve it quickly, if it exists.

Final Words
The aggregator should not be thanked. I have simply gathered and compiled such information as was already readily (or not so readily) available on the Internet.

Proper thanks should go to the UbiSoft tech support staff and Cyan Worlds, as well as to many members here, including Alahmnat, Jehon, Marck, GrayWolf, Chucker, and others; as well as the helpful people in this board, the UbiSoft board, the Guild of Greeters board and the COBBS board.

SBS ;)

[Last Updated: 04/05/2006]
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