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Buzz Aldrin's Race Into Space - Interplay (1993)
Tested By: petq

runnable  -  playable  -  supported
98% (supported)
  DOSBox version: 0.72 (supported)

runnable  -  playable  -  supported
95% (supported)
  DOSBox version: 0.61 (supported)

runnable  -  playable  -  supported
80% (supported)
  DOSBox version: 0.60 (supported)

runnable  -  playable  -  supported
80% (supported)
  DOSBox version: 0.58 (supported)


0.72 (2007-12-02 14:14) Kyosuke Aoki
Perfectly fine except the blackout transition is rather slow, and there are some very minor pauses during certain areas.
BARIS CD Missing GAMEDAT files (2007-03-24 18:15) dgml
Hi,

I tried Nicodevil solution but used MICROSOFT VIRTUAL PC 2007 with a virtual Windows 98SE. I installed BARIS CD there and retrieved those 6 files.
After that I copied those files to the BARIS\GAMEDAT directory on my WINDOWS XP. Finally I tried the game on DOSBOX. Guess what, now I can play the game with those mission videos working like a charm.
Videos are working fine now (2005-03-02 02:30) paylas
I had the same problem. There were no mission videos just some fuzzy pictures. Choose another CDROM Emulation level by typing "intro cdrom" maybe that will help?
cant Inst (2005-01-18 09:45) Redeagle
in XP it just don't start with install.exe (i klick but window closes without errormessage) and in DOSBox it says i have no CD-Rom although i mounted the drive :(
Works ALMOST fine... (2005-01-07 18:57) BakNBlack
As mentioned by go4tli, newscasts play fine, missions crash with sound on. I cannot get missions to play even in the still picture mode, with digital sound on. I have to turn the digital sound off (MIDI still works) and then it works.

And I do not think I could run a Dos 6.22 boot disk : DOS does not like NTFS.

But man, I miss those pretty movies. :(
Version 0.63, WinXP, and EMS (2004-11-23 05:39) go4tli
Sorry, Nicodevil, no joy. Newscast animations play fine in 0.63, mission animations don't. I followed your instructions for installing BARIS under WinXP; attempts to run it now complain about insufficient EMS. (Is there a memory manager in WinXP I can get to?) If animations don't matter to you, though, the game is still playable.
works fine (2004-05-26 13:43) holy_moly
The game works perfectly well for me. I don't have sound enabled but it apears in working order.
At last really playable on XP (CD version) (2004-05-01 09:35) Nicodevil
if you cannot install the game it's because you don't have any FAT hard drive...
no movies and other bug ? the problem is related to some missing files in the gamedat folder (missing FRM files, missing KEY files and 4 files without extension...), these 6 files are created during install (so there is no way to find them on the CD, that's why it doesn't works...)
boot your computer using a DOS 6.22 Bootdisk with CDROM support, install a ramdrive using XMSDSK (set it to 10 Mo, it's enough), install the game and copy the 6 following files in the floppy drive (there are less than 50 ko all together) :
ALTFSEQ.KEY
ALTSEQ.KEY
AUDIO
BARIS
GAMEDAT
ROM
do a "dir /s > a:\list.txt" in the baris folder, in order to create a list of all the files
then reboot, create the different folder according to the list.txt files and copy the 6 files to the gamedat folder and the others files according to the list.txt, launch setup and then play it !!!!!!
Fully playable on WinXP (2004-04-13 05:21) Cthulhus
Tested from versions 0.50 and older, Buzz Aldrin's doesn't work fine ... but now, with the new version of DosBox, it's fully playable ! Just some wav sound are slow...

Thanks DosBox !!
CD version playable on WinXP (2004-03-02 11:36) go4tli
Installed from version 0.60 executable. Frame rate a trifle slow, and movies work only occasionally. Game still perfectly playable, though. Too many cycles causes graphics crash.
Playable on x86 Linux with 0.60 (2003-11-04 18:59) wintermind
Did not run on Mandrake 9.1 with 0.58 built from source. D'oh!

Playable using 0.60 built from source on same machine. Woohoo!



Compatibility statistics (3881 games in database)
Version: Games broken: Games runnable: Games playable: Games supported:
DOSBox 0.74-2 (961) 41 (4.27%) 20 (2.08%) 36 (3.75%) 864 (89.91%)
DOSBox 0.73 (619) 14 (2.26%) 13 (2.10%) 13 (2.10%) 579 (93.54%)
DOSBox 0.72 (710) 41 (5.77%) 20 (2.82%) 28 (3.94%) 621 (87.46%)
DOSBox 0.71 (152) 28 (18.42%) 5 (3.29%) 7 (4.61%) 112 (73.68%)
DOSBox 0.70 (944) 21 (2.22%) 13 (1.38%) 30 (3.18%) 880 (93.22%)
DOSBox 0.65 (714) 35 (4.90%) 26 (3.64%) 39 (5.46%) 614 (85.99%)
DOSBox 0.63 (912) 75 (8.22%) 43 (4.71%) 45 (4.93%) 749 (82.13%)
DOSBox 0.62 (391) 54 (13.81%) 24 (6.14%) 27 (6.91%) 286 (73.15%)
DOSBox 0.61 (998) 87 (8.72%) 58 (5.81%) 68 (6.81%) 785 (78.66%)
DOSBox 0.60 (768) 109 (14.19%) 67 (8.72%) 72 (9.38%) 520 (67.71%)
DOSBox 0.58 (1141) 263 (23.05%) 14 (1.23%) 19 (1.67%) 845 (74.06%)






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