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Beneath a Steel Sky
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| This game is installed with an outdated version of ScummVM (version 1.4.1)! After installing visit ScummVM.org and download the latest version!
Current ScummVM version is: 1.7.0 (checked July 30, 2014)
|GOG Publisher||Revolution Software|
|GOG Release Date||Thu, December 18, 2008|
|- Additional Installers -|
|Original Release Date||Mon, April 11, 1994|
| Product Page on GOG.com|
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- 1 Official overview
- 2 Release information
- 3 Patches and modifications
- 4 Known issues
- 5 GOG trivia
- 6 Links
Robert Foster is an innocent outsider stranded in a vast city where oppressed civilians live and work in soaring tower blocks... while the corrupt, covetous and rich lie underground, shielded from all pollution. Alone, save for a robot circuit board, Foster must fight for survival... and discover the sinister truth behind his abduction...
Paranoid population. Psychotic criminals. Power hungry corporation. Big Brother government. Haves and have nots.
In the not so impossible future. In the melting pot of Union City. All man's social problems are coming to a boil. Under the claustrophobic lid of a steel sky.
From the pit of the industrial level to the belly of commercial sector, to the spheres where the rich and powerful play. It's Man against Man. Man against Machine. Man against Time. In an urban hell only you can liberate... Maybe.
Featuring Revolution's Software innovative Virtual Theatre system, Beneath a Steel Sky is a gripping science fiction point and click adventure game in the cyberpunk genre. Over 100 locations designed and art directed by award-winning comic book author Dave Gibbons (Watchmen fame). His comic book, inspired by the game itself, is included to complete the content.
The original CD version of the game, fully voiced. Packaged with ScummVM 1.4.1, including a menu shortcut that launches the game. There is no executable for Beneath a Steel Sky, and if the shortcut is removed, ScummVM must be opened manually.
|Manual (15 Pages) (1MB)|
|beneath_a_steel_sky_manual.pdf - 15 pages|
|HD Wallpapers (5MB)|
|Comic Book (12MB)|
|Beneath_a_Steel_Sky.pdf - 10 pages|
ESRB Rating: TEEN with Suggestive Themes, Animated Violence.
Minimum system requirements
Windows XP or Windows Vista, 1 GHz Processor (1.4 GHz recommended), 512MB RAM (1 GB recommended), 3D graphics card compatible with DirectX 7 (compatible with DirectX 9 recommended), Mouse, Keyboard.
Minimum system requirements (Mac)
OS X 10.6.8 or later. Processor: Intel Core Duo 2GHz+ Memory: 1GB of RAM Graphics: 64MB of video memory Recommended two-button mouse, or Apple mouse with Secondary Button / Secondary Click enabled.
Patches and modifications
A musician and journalist named James Woodcock produced a enhanced soundtrack for Beneath a Steel Sky. It requires ScummVM version 1.4.1 or later to work.
ScummVM can be upgraded to the latest version simply by downloading the latest Windows zipfile, navigating to your Beneath a Steel Sky installation directory and replacing the contents of the scummvm folder with everything from the zipfile.
- On some laptops and netbooks, you cannot save/load by pressing F5 without first changing the settings in the machine's BIOS, so that F* keys would not require a functional key pressed.