SimTower

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SimTower
SimTower cover
Developers
OpenBook
Publishers
Maxis
Release dates
Windows 3.x November 1994
Mac OS (Classic) November 1994
SimTower guide on StrategyWiki
SimTower on MobyGames
SimTower on Wikipedia

Warnings

The Windows 3.x version of this game does not work on 64-bit versions of Windows (see Availability for affected versions).
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Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM-free
Entire game can be copied to hard drive.
Windows 3.x
Mac OS
This game is not available digitally.

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Patch 1.1 #2 will updates retail versions to the latest version.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Mac OS (Classic)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Mac OS (Classic)

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Game window can be stretched to any arbitrary resolution. Making the window too large on high-resolution displays can crash the game or cause other runtime errors.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Elevators, Background and Event sounds can be toggled independently.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
WinG
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Executable16-bit 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
Windows 3.x version might be playable on a 64-bit OS using winevdm.

System requirements[edit]

Windows 3.x
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 25 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 3.0 compatible
Other Requires a 4x or faster CD drive

References

  1. WinG - Wikipedia - last accessed on 2020-03-20