NHL 97

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NHL 97
NHL 97 cover
Developers
EA Canada
Publishers
EA Sports
Release dates
DOS August 31, 1996
Windows August 31, 1996
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NHL
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Key points

Cannot be installed on modern Windows due to installer issues
Alt+Tab is disabled

General information

MobyGames entry

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
DOS
Windows

Game data[edit]

In-game options menu.
In-game options menu.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows <path-to-game>\User[Note 1]

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.

Input settings[edit]

In-game keyboard settings.
In-game keyboard settings.
In-game mouse settings.
In-game mouse settings.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Alt+Tab is disabled.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
German
Swedish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4 2v2
LAN play
2
Online play
2
8 player support is available (requires the Gravis GrIP Multiport)

Connection types

Issues unresolved[edit]

Installer does not run on modern Windows[edit]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 2
DOS video modes SVGA
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 5.0
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 75 MHz
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 25 MB
Video card (GPU) SVGA
1 MB of VRAM
Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 75 MHz
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 40 MB
Video card (GPU) 1 MB of VRAM
DirectX 2 compatible
Compatible sound cards (DOS version): Creative Sound Blaster 2.0, Creative Sound Blaster Pro, Creative Sound Blaster 16, Gravis Ultrasound, Ensoniq Soundscape

Notes

  1. When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).

References