Star Trek: Generations

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Star Trek: Generations
Star Trek: Generations cover
Developers
MicroProse
Release dates
Windows May 21, 1997
Taxonomy
Series Star Trek
Star Trek: Generations on MobyGames
Star Trek: Generations on Wikipedia
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: 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: Legend‪s‬ 2021
Star Trek Fleet Command 2021

Key points

Hard to get running natively on modern operating system. Virtual Machine may be required.[1]

General information

Official website (archived)

Availability[edit]

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

Essential improvements[edit]

Compatibility profile[edit]

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[edit]

  • 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[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

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

Save game data location[edit]

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

Video[edit]

General settings.
General settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Only 640x480 supported.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
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.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Enable by Default
60 FPS
120+ FPS

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Brazilian Portuguese
BraSoft.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
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

Notes

  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).

References

  1. Verified by User:Suicide machine on 2019-09-05
  2. Verified by User:Suicide machine on 2019-09-12