Category Archives: beneath a steel sky

ScummVM 0.8.0 Released and Beneath a Steel Sky Updated

ScummVM 0.8.0 has been released.  It comes with the following improvements:

  • New improved launcher and in-game GUI
  • Support for Inherit the Earth and Gobliiins
  • Playstation Portable, Playstation 2 and EPOC/SymbianOS ports
  • CGA and Hercules rendering modes for some games
  • Preliminary support for NES and C64 LucasArts games
  • Much improved support for Humongous Entertainment children games (Freddi Fish, Pajama Sam, Putt-Putt, Spy Fox, Fatty Bear, Backyard Sports and Buzzy)

In addition, the freeware CD edition of Revolution Software’s Beneath a Steel Sky has been updated to the last-known-released version, and it has been updated with the now-needed SKY.CPT file. You can download the latest version from  ScummVM’s downloads page.

ScummVM 0.5.0, and Beneath a Steel Sky is Free!

ScummVM 0.5.0 has been released.  It comes with the following improvements:

  • Extensive overhaul of the music subsystem, more games now support music
  • Support for the Enhanced (V2) versions of Maniac Mansion and Zak McKracken
  • Support for Beneath a Steel Sky, made possible thanks to Revolution Software supplying us with the original assembly source code!
  • Aspect Ratio correction added, by popular request

Even more awesome, Revolution Software’s excellent Beneath a Steel Sky is now available for free! You can download either the floppy or the CD version with full speech from ScummVM’s downloads page. Both versions work great in the Dreamcast version! 🙂