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18-10-2016 12:19 PM
Having a bad day
FALLOC NOMEM 0:_fmalloc(o) error

I have done the memory usage stuff and more and its not helping any tips...
05-03-2016 07:25 PM
Originally Posted by The Fifth Horseman View Post
The error seems to be memory-related. Try playing with memory size and changing XMS/EMS/UMB settings (this will help you with doing the latter without leaving DosBox for a second).
I decided to ditch the batch file which came with the .zip. Apparently mounting in the bat doesnt work, or atleast it causes something to go wrong. Here is what i did to get this to work :

start dosbox
mount a [x:\path here where\your simearth\install files are\located] ex. my line would look like this -> mount a c:\games\old\tmp
install.exe [DONT run the setup.bat]
select drive A: [where you are installing from]
select drive C: [where you are installing to]
after this you can select screen resolutions and sound devices you like the most.
select preferred language
you can check the setup once more before programs copies the files.
press SPACE after copying is done.
once installation is complete, go to your new simearth folder and run simearth.exe.

I assume reader has allready mounted hes/hers game directory to c: or similiar, so the final path might look somethign like this -> c:\simearth.

For some reason i didnt realize i replied to a post from page 9. Oh well, if someone still has this problem, this might help them
28-02-2015 07:26 AM
TGLS You want to win the Mars scenario? OK. First stick down a few CO2 generators and then hit the planet with a few ice comets. Then, provided the ice caps are not to massive, place down a few biome factories. When there are a few stable biome zones, place down a few information age cities, and max agriculture and drop science to zero. Then just wait for requirements to be passed and you win.
20-02-2015 11:24 AM
Some Anonimus I'm start in Mars, place nine vaporator in a planet and open graphs->air sample window. And vaporator affect to nothing. No mater how long i wait, water vapor in atmosphere is always zero (air sample window). WTF?
10-01-2015 03:23 PM
The Fifth Horseman You should run this game in DOSBox. It was never meant for modern Windows versions.
09-01-2015 02:52 PM
Originally Posted by Person012345 View Post
Getting this.
Same. Windows 7, 64-bit.
03-11-2012 03:14 PM
Originally Posted by Guest_monika_* View Post
FALLOC NOMEM 0:_fmalloc(0)
Getting this.
02-08-2012 09:47 PM
The Fifth Horseman That's great, but let's adress two things you should know.
First, DOSBox should be installed into its' own directory. There's no adverse results keeping it where you put it, but it can get annoying later on when you want to play other games using it.

Second, don't mount the game directory as your C drive - instead mount its' parent directory. In this case, rather than mount c c:\games\simearth use mount c c:\games . Again, it's a matter of long-term practicality (when you automate the mounting by placing the commands into the DOSBox config file) over immediate convenience.

Finally, you can also automate the mounting of directories and switching to the C drive by editing the DOSBox options file and putting these commands at the end. Whatever's placed there is automatically ran when DOSBox starts.
02-08-2012 09:45 PM

YAY! My game is up ad running, I'm playing the game now!
02-08-2012 08:58 PM
Originally Posted by prettykity26 View Post
OMG Sorry I'm stupid, you must be really annoyed at me. Here's The inside of the C:\Games\SimEarth folder:
Attachment 1636

And here's the inside of the C:\Games\SimEarth\SimEarth folder:

Attachment 1637

In case you wanted to see that.
Oh wait...oh God I'm stupid. Never mind...let me just do something...
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