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=== Download and installation ===
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* Download the [[Download_section#Stable|latest stable version]] from the download section.
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* Start the downloaded installer (selfextracting [http://www.7-zip.org/ 7zip] archive)
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[[Category:Install Instructions]]
* Install FIFE to a location of your choice:
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C:\FIFE
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* Copy the ''master.dat'' & ''critter.dat'' files from your Fallout 1/2 CD to:
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C:\FIFE
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== Testing FIFE ==
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== Introduction ==
* Move to:
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This article explains how to install official releases for Win32.
C:\FIFE
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* Run the ''fife.bat'' to start FIFE.
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* You can use every map you find in the ''maps_fo1.txt'' | ''maps_fo2.txt'' | ''maps_xml.txt'' files instead of ''newr1.map'' by editing ''fife.bat''.
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== Key bindings of the current release ==
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== Download and installation ==
"r" -> toogle roof rendering off / on
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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.
"o" -> toogle object rendering off / on
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# Download the [[Download_section#FIFEngine_downloads|latest stable version]] from the download section.
"f" -> toogle frames per second counter off / on
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# Start the downloaded installer
"+" -> increase brightness *
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# Install FIFE to a location of your choice, e.g.: {{folder|C:\FIFE}}
"-" -> decrease brightness *
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# Install the Open AL driver (oalinst.exe).
"p" -> create screenshot
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"e" -> switch between elevations
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"x" -> increase the degree of alphablending
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"s" -> decrease the degree of alphablending
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"t" -> toggle tile grid off / on
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"g" -> toogle object (hex) grid off / on
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"F10" -> toggle console on / off
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*  we need feedback if this works for the majority of the users
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== Running FIFE demos ==
 
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Information about how to run the demos that ship with FIFE can be found in our [[Run FIFE demos]] article.
[[Category:Players]]
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[[Category:Install Instructions]]
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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.