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Star Trek: Generations

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Star Trek: Generations
Star Trek: Generations cover
Release dates
Windows May 21, 1997
Monetization One-time game purchase
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives First-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Adventure, Puzzle
Art styles Realistic
Themes Sci-fi, Space
Series Star Trek
Star Trek: Generations on MobyGames
Star Trek: Generations on Wikipedia
Star Trek: The Kobayashi Alternative 1985
Star Trek: The Promethean Prophecy 1986
Star Trek: The Rebel Universe 1987
Star Trek: First Contact 1988
Star Trek: The Next Generation - The Transinium Challenge 1989
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier 1989
Star Trek: 25th Anniversary 1992
Star Trek: Judgment Rites 1993
Star Trek: The Next Generation - A Final Unity 1995
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Harbinger 1996
Star Trek: Klingon 1996
Star Trek: Borg 1996
Star Trek: Generations 1997
Star Trek: Starfleet Academy 1997
Star Trek Pinball 1998
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Klingon Honor Guard 1998
Star Trek: The Game Show 1998
Star Trek: Starship Creator (series)
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Birth of the Federation 1999
Star Trek: Starfleet Command (series)
Star Trek: Hidden Evil 1999
Star Trek: Armada (series)
Star Trek: ConQuest Online 2000
Star Trek: Klingon Academy 2000
Star Trek: New Worlds 2000
Star Trek: Elite Force (series)
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - The Fallen 2000
Star Trek: Away Team 2001
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Dominion Wars 2001
Star Trek: Bridge Commander 2002
Star Trek: Legacy 2006
Star Trek DAC 2009
Star Trek Online 2010
Star Trek (2013) 2013
Star Trek Timelines 2016
Star Trek: Bridge Crew 2017
Star Trek Adversaries 2018
Star Trek: Legend‪s‬ 2021
Star Trek Fleet Command 2021
Star Trek Prodigy: Supernova 2022
Star Trek: Resurgence 2023
Star Trek: Infinite 2023

Star Trek: Generations is a singleplayer first-person adventure and puzzle game in the Star Trek series.

The game is difficult to get running natively on modern operating system. Virtual machine usage may be required.[1]

General information

Official website (archived)


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

Essential improvements

Compatibility profile

Compatibility profile[2]
  1. Download Compatibility Profile archive and extract it.
  2. Launch SDB-Drag-And-Drop.exe to add the compatibility fixes to compatibility database.

Alternative installer

  • As original installer doesn't work on modern systems, alternative installer created by Suicide_Machine was developed to make the process of installation on modern systems easier. It contains custom compatibility profile for the game, missing video codec and files. It may not work with all releases.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Sgens.cfg[Note 1]

Save game data location

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


General settings.
General settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Only 640x480 supported.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
High-fidelity upscaling
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Enable by Default
60 FPS
120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)



Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Brazilian Portuguese

Other information


Technical specs Supported Notes
DirectDraw 3
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

System requirements

Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 90 MHz
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 75 MB
Video card (GPU) 2 MB of VRAM
DirectX 3.0a compatible


  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).


  1. Verified by User:Suicide machine on 2019-09-05
  2. Verified by User:Suicide machine on 2019-09-12
  3. BraSoft (archived). - last accessed on May 2023
  4. Nostalgia Pixelada (box shots) - last accessed on May 2023
  5. Official Spanish intro with voices - last accessed on May 2023