https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SoulTrap/vg/ I implore your help. I can't for the love of god find ANY video of this game bar the first level. I played this game 20 years ago and i never manged to find what the game had to offer beyond the second level. Has anyone any kind of hint on where can i find ANYTHING about this game?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5zihwHwYgAHere's one of the few video i have found
Why not play the game again?
>>5198497I tried but it seems every configuration i try simply breaks the game.
>>5198508Thats a shame... Try a virtual box maybe? Either way, the game looks interesting. I'm surprised I never heard of it
>>5198517>>5198517First thing I tried;It didn't work
>>5198523What steps exactly did you follow? What sort of error messages did you receive? If you can transcribe or screenshot them, you might get useful advice.
>>51989081) intalled W95 on the VB2)took the ISO/bin from the archive3)installed the game4)did't work
>>5199943Compatibilty mode of Windows 10 Simply doesn't boot the cd, virtual mode on Windows Is the same
Virtual box kinda sucks for old 3d game
Have you tried PCem?
>>5199956PCem is only good up to 486-era hardware.
Why not DosBox my dude?
>>51984811) Use a win98 SE virtualbox setup, i'm sure you can find a win98 SE iso. I gave it 512 MB ram2) setup scitech display doctor so you can get better colors and install a sound driver using the included instructions. shit upload sitelink: ufile.io/ouli33) full install and let it install directX, i got my bin/cue from archive.org4) once in game set it to high detail in the setting otherwise it flickers.not sure if the sound driver is necessary but my setup has it.
>>5200368Forgot to mention that virtualbox has a slight sound delay issue for me in games, shouldn't be too unbearable.Also no music, but I can't even find BGM music on the disc or install dir. I might be blind.
>>5200368Tnx i will try as soon as possibile.In the case you menaged to make It run Can you please post a screenshot of the third level?It's something i've wanted for 20 years
>>5200392Level 2 is floaty block hell.Level 3 looks similar to level 1 (tutorial), but you can ride a hot air balloon, granted it works the exact same as any other floaty transport block.
>>5200434Power ups don't respawn unless you die, so save often if you get it working (F5 save F9 load).This jump potion is a nice example, it last for 4 seconds. You need to jump towards a platform above you immediatly or you are stuck.
here's a one-eyed penguin.if you'd like to see anything else just ask. Might as well complete the game now.
>>5200434Sorry i meant the level after the circus one but THANK YOU SO MUCH NOW I HAVE HOPE
You get an option of two levels it seems.Waterworks or Breakfast of champions?
>>5200473BY THE NINE DIVINES THANK YOU THIS FUCKING BLOCKY HORROR WILL NOW LEAVE MY PSYCHE JUST PICK BREAKFAST AND WE WILL BE DONE FINALLY
And here is Breakfast of Champions
>>5200495I don't know where and who you are but you are now welcome in my family
>>5200495Gameplay wise are they still horrible? I feel an early christmas in my heart THANK YOU AGAIN
The guy moves rather quickly so precision platforming is a hassle. shooting is basic and the puzzles are basic as well.I have been on a binge of terrible davilex games lately so I'm used to it, so I think it's better if you play it yourself. It's mediocre at best.
>>5200528also most of the levels require "precison" platforming as well so it can become a reloadfest.
>>5200368i can't find the sound driver
>>5200532Well then it's just as i remember
>>5200535there's a rar inside the rar, in that rar is a .iso with a folder on it, in that folder you'll find the sound driver. point it to that folder when you install it manually. plug and play should give you a name when the device install fails, look for that device name in the device list.Make sure that the virtualbox audio device is set to ICH AC97.Go to control panel -> system -> 2nd tab, mine is dutch so i'm guessing it should say device management -> it'll be one of the ones with a yellow ! mark.
To the anon playing:Record and post on YouTube. There are no video of this game anywhere
>>5200556But where Is the file to download?
>>5200571It was in the first post, but i guess a bit too hard to see.ufile.io/ouli3 >>5200558I'd have to make a different account first and replay some levels, but why not, beats doing useful stuff.
>>5200584Remember to post the links to your videos if you ever find the time to make some
>>5200698Will probably start to upload them in a few hours, got to edit out the exploratory deaths, otherwise it would be an even worse hassle to watch.
>>5200698Here's a link to the playlist, got 3 levels uploaded. Would've been four but forgot to clean up the capture, so have to re-render that one.I'll continue tomorrow and if the thread isn't buried i'll post again when they're all uploaded.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQIWDAMyBHg&list=PL9OvVAWF9jVEmQR5Wzbj03kOxsc9HT8_7
This games atmosphere looks rad, can you run it in dosbox or do you absolutely need to run it with a VM? I have a Windows 7 ultimate OS x86
>>5201347You are my hero. Thank you again!
>>5201347https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xq_miIFbovkAre there no checkpoints? How fucking hard is this shit?
>>5201358>>5201358https://www.microsoft.com/it-it/download/details.aspx?id=4580You can try Virtual PC 2007 and maaaaaaaaybe you will get some result
>>5201670There are no in-game checkpoints but you can save whenever you want so its not that bad.>>5201358Just tried to do a basic install in DOSbox, but it looks like the installer isn't compatible with DOS. Moved the files from the .vhd to my actual HDD so dosbox could use it and even pre-installed it doesn't allow DOS to run it.Win 2k also doesn't install it, so its safe to assume it and anything above it can't install and run the game normally.Maybe dualboot win95/98? I doubt external storage installs will work, you would require extra drivers for the storage medium from what I read. I doubt many of the manufacturers still supply win95/98 drivers. Best would be a unused trash hdd, but that's a lot of effort just for this game.
>>5201670>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xq_miIFbovk>Potions doesn't respawn>If you miss the lock with the throwable key you are fucked>Protag glide on soap>Flaming circle of unavoidable damageWho designed this incredible gem?
>>5201936This is why they give you 5 keys instead of just 1, they could've also made it like other key items, which have infinite uses.There's another similar situation, in one level they give you coins as an item, you can use them to buy shit. If you spend all your money it'll force you to play over because you need to buy a certain item, "mexican jumping beans".They are nice enough to give you some extra coins when you kill an enemy NEAR the unreachable platform, so that should be enough of a hint to figure it out.Another good one is that when you jump on a currently moving platform that velocity is added to the regular velocity for your jump. So if a platform goes up and you then decide to jump you'll jump higher.
>>5201947This game seems to be designed to kill Valve Playtesters.>UUUGH WHY KEY DO NO DAMAGE>WHERE KEY NOW>CHECKPOINT PLEEEESSEEE
That's one weird ass game man
>>5201965Nice atmosphere tho'
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0axcAUfmbQWhat a clusterfuck
>>5201985That level was such a fucking pain to deal with.Died many times trying to get it in one run or at least get a decent chunk of the level done.The egg and ham floaty letterblock puzzle also seems to solve itself, I shot it but i'm not even sure it did anything most of the time.If you get the first egg squashed you should get a gun which stops the eggs from moving. I'm not sure if you even need to be succesful in the puzzle to continue, at least one egg is enough.If you play the game, go for waterworks.
>>5201994I admire your determination. Some parts look absolutely untested by the developer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNiajqcV4ykthis one looks fun
Why is this game in third person? I'm 99% sure it would work better as a FPS.
>>5202152i'm pretty sure there's a way to change to FPV so it's just a metter of preference
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zT4jVytTKLsDutch-Anon I'm sorry you had to go through such an horrible level. What a fucking chore.Now I feel like a bad person for proposing a walkthrough
>>5202152Game has a camera positioned so you can see your jump apex, and then designs the jumping around that.And to do that, you need third person. Is it really that hard to think about it from a glance?
>>5202187https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5zihwHwYgAYou can play both ways.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNf72uJ0T_I&list=PL9OvVAWF9jVEmQR5Wzbj03kOxsc9HT8_7&index=12Well that was the last video edited and uploaded, I spent far more time ""editing"" the videos than I did playing the game.The final boss fight takes a gargantuan 25 seconds and the ending fits the game perfectly, the endings starts at 1:52 in the final video.
Are you still there full walkthrough anon? What was your favourite level? Do you belive the game crashed of its own volition in the end? How on earth did you menage to complete the flaming pile of garbage called level 6?
>>5202328Congrats on being probably the first person to complete the game
>>5202328What an unapologetic pile of garbage
>>5202336I'd say level 5, nice and simple. Level 6 was "interesting" but it amounted to "oh, you need this".The game probably didn't crash, that was the ending. You "wake up" and go back to your mundane life, thus the exit to desktop. Easy excuse to not make an ending.It might also be possible the archive.org dump is a RIP, but the image seems like a full disc.At least the game was stable, I didn't have a crash at all, kinda shocking.
Thank you for the 20 year trip into the past Anon. The game was just as bad as i remebered. Merry Christmas to you and all the people you hold dear
woah this is the definition of "game only you played"good find, I'm gonna give it a go myself
That game looks terrible but this is a great thread.
>>5202412it doesn't look any worse than LSDin fact it looks like LSD if it was an action game
>>5202412>>5202412it's a game from the 1996 what kind of graphical marvel did you expect? Also it's not that bad at what it does
>>5202517>it's a game from the 1996 what kind of graphical marvel did you expect?Chrash Bandicoot is a 1996 game just as SM64. Also motherfucking QUAKE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EbCHIYXBts0
>>5202407In the case that you manage to make it run please post your mystical setting so that we can contemplate as mere mortals
>>5202523it's very unique
>>5202532Check my earlier post, unless you are the guy with the x86 cpu >>5200368>>5202536Level 4B breakfast of champions, its just shit.
>>5202328the "Final Boss" has less health than some of the earlier enemies
>>5202558https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hhd4j4tzkDQ&index=9&list=PL9OvVAWF9jVEmQR5Wzbj03kOxsc9HT8_7So do the puzzles consist on shooting objects radomly hoping that some platforms will start moving?
>>5202567 meant for>>5202551
Now this is my kind of obscure jank
>>5202567Depends, some levels have movable platforms when shot, generally you are looking for shootable buttons or objects. The shootable platforms tend to be pretty "obvious", you will have no where to go so you'll shoot the platform.In that level certain buttons weren't triggerable until other buttons are pressed and it doesn't help that the tip states "break the computer's shield", so ofcourse you'd shoot it, turns out you randomly shoot the green and red buttons near the computer.As long as you just shoot everything you should be fine though, its not like running out of ammo is very likely.
Obscure as fuck
Nice thread !
Are there any other game like this? In the sense of third person platformer on PC?
>>5203494Sorry I meant 3d platformers created with a mouse+keyboard mentality and some light shooter elements
>>5202328Cheat code to go directly to the ending:Press alt-f4
Ok let's review how bad this game really is:>No respawnable run and jump Potions.Miss >No checkpoint.The game is constructed around savescumming>Limited throwable keys.If you miss the lock too much times you are fucked>The player moves gliding at hight speed.No way to go slower.The game is also full of precise jumping >Some items must be buyed with coins.If you buy too much ammo with said coins you will not be able to progress further in the game>The level Breakfast of Champions is so bad the game allows you to directly skip it
Figured out one last thing out about the game. There IS music, it's just not visible in explorer.Open the disk with a media player and it should find and play the tracks. Atleast on windows 7.I couldn't get them to work in game though. Maybe a sound driver/vbox/CD image issue. My win98 vbox can't play the mounted image as an audio cd, which might be why the music doesn't work for me. Maybe someone can try it with Vbox's default sound driver for win98, but the music doesn't seem that great anyways.
>>5203892I don't recall any kind of music in this game even in the one I played 20 years ago.Could you upload some tracks? I'm immensely curious on how they sound
>>5203898Here's all the tracks.https://mega.nz/#!yKJkTQaL!-pjSw5bHvRzaBzww73iXfjRGlfQEkAxwY6OE_p8M-NY
>>5203916I like it! They all fit the game perfectly!
>>5203916>>5203916vapoware as fuck
>>5203916Some are decent some are meeeeh
>>5200495I think I remember that part in the demo