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== Introduction ==
 
== Introduction ==
This article explains how to install official releases and semi-official compiled SVN snapshots for Win32.
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This article explains how to install official releases for Win32.
  
 
== Download and installation ==
 
== Download and installation ==
# Download the [[Download_section#Stable|latest stable version]] from the download section.
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# Get [http://downloads.activestate.com/ActivePython/releases/2.7.1.3/ActivePython-2.7.1.3-win32-x86.msi ActivePython 2.7 32bit] and install it. Make sure you do '''NOT''' install the 64bit version of it, even if you're running a 64bit Windows! FIFE is currently not compatible with 64bit Python distros, but will work fine with 32bit Python even on a 64bit Windows system.
# Start the downloaded installer (selfextracting [http://www.7-zip.org/ 7zip] archive)
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# Download the [[Download_section#FIFEngine_downloads|latest stable version]] from the download section.
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# Start the downloaded installer
 
# Install FIFE to a location of your choice, e.g.: {{folder|C:\FIFE}}
 
# Install FIFE to a location of your choice, e.g.: {{folder|C:\FIFE}}
# Get [http://downloads.activestate.com/ActivePython/windows/2.5/ActivePython-2.5.1.1-win32-x86.msi ActivePython 2.5]
 
# Install ActivePython to a location of your choice.
 
 
# Install the Open AL driver (oalinst.exe).
 
# Install the Open AL driver (oalinst.exe).
  
== Testing FIFE ==
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== Running FIFE demos ==
Information about how to test FIFE can be found in our [[Launch FIFE|how to launch FIFE]] article.
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Information about how to run the demos that ship with FIFE can be found in our [[Run FIFE demos]] article.
 
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== Key bindings of the current release ==
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See our separate [[Key bindings|key bindings]] article.
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Latest revision as of 23:40, 15 January 2013

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The following passage contains information that is specific to Windows operating systems.

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Introduction

This article explains how to install official releases for Win32.

Download and installation

  1. Get ActivePython 2.7 32bit and install it. Make sure you do NOT install the 64bit version of it, even if you're running a 64bit Windows! FIFE is currently not compatible with 64bit Python distros, but will work fine with 32bit Python even on a 64bit Windows system.
  2. Download the latest stable version from the download section.
  3. Start the downloaded installer
  4. Install FIFE to a location of your choice, e.g.: Folder.png C:\FIFE
  5. Install the Open AL driver (oalinst.exe).

Running FIFE demos

Information about how to run the demos that ship with FIFE can be found in our Run FIFE demos article.