Sanitarium Bug Fix Patch

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A patch is a set of changes to a computer program or its supporting data designed to update, fix, or improve it. This includes fixing security vulnerabilities and other bugs, with such patches usually being called bugfixes or bug fixes, better source needed and improving the functionality, usability. Bug description: the game works but you can't access the bottom / right corner of the game. So you can't quit the menu. This bug is now fully fixed (i hope so!). Here is the way to fix: 1. Launch the game and see that your game isn't runing well - your screen is cut and you can access to the bottom of the right corner.

Theme Hospital
Developers
Publishers
Release dates
DOSMarch 31, 1997
WindowsMarch 31, 1997
Windows (DOSBox)April 12, 2012
macOS (OS X) (DOSBox)October 18, 2012[1]
Theme Park
Theme Park1994
Theme Hospital1997
Theme Park World1999
Theme Park Inc.2001

General information

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GOG.com Support Page
  • 1Availability
    • 1.1Version differences
  • 2Essential improvements
  • 3Game data
  • 6Audio settings
  • 7Network
  • 8Other information

Availability[edit]

SourceDRMNotesKeysOS
Retail Native Windows version has compatibility problems.
GOG.com DOS version pre-packaged with DOSBox.[2]
Origin DOS version pre-packaged with DOSBox.

Version differences[edit]

CorsixTH[edit]

CorsixTH is an open source clone (a game engine recreation) of Theme Hospital that aims to get the game running on modern platforms, since the original release was only developed for DOS/Windows 9x (Origin and GOG use the DOSBox compatibility layer). You can download the installer from GitHub here and point it to the location of the original game. Once you have this installed, you won't need to run HOSPITAL.EXE anymore; if you choose to put CorsixTH as a shortcut on the desktop, it should effectively replace the original game. Also note that you usually get better results using a 'clean' version of the original, i.e. one that isn't patched.

While the recreation's stables have every feature implemented, the update cycle is very slow. The latest fixes and features are on the development branch, which doesn't have builds and doesn't receive as much testing. However, it may solve bugs you encounter with the current stable. The GitHub repository's wiki has a page detailing how you can compile it for your system.

Retail Version[edit]

Getting the game to run at all on modern machines is difficult due to the age of the game. However, there are several steps you can follow that may get it working. It is suggested to check if the game works after each paragraphs as different users will have different settings.

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The first is to transfer the HOSP folder from your CD copy onto your storage device, making sure to save the files close to the root of the drive (the entire folder location needing to be under 8 characters, e.g. C:ThemeH. You will also need to edit the configuration file to allow saves to work (see Game data). Wisin y yandel songs.

Now change your EXE compatibly settings (which may depend on what OS you are using). Right click HOSPITAL.EXE and click properties. going over to Compatibility and choose Windows 95. Then, under Settings check Run in 256 colours, Run in 640 x 480 screen resolution as well as Run this program as an administrator. Fiddle around with these options for the one that suits you if you know what you are doing.

There is also a patched version available, which you can download here. Copy and paste it over to your HOSP folder (replacing any existing files, remembering to edit the configuration file again if you replace that too). If this now gives you mouse lag, see Patches.

If none of those steps work for you, then you will have to use CorsixTH. (see 'CorsixTH').

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Mouse Lag Patch - this sets the CPU affinity to 3 instead of 1, though you may need to fiddle with this number. Save this file where your HOSP folder is and run it instead of Hospital.exe.

Music Fix[edit]

[1] Follow the instructions to fix the music in the GOG version

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

SystemLocation
DOS <path-to-game>HOSPITAL.CFG
Windows <path-to-game>HOSPITAL.CFG[Note 1]
macOS (OS X) <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

SystemLocation
DOS <path-to-game>Save
Windows <path-to-game>Save[Note 1]
macOS (OS X) <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 2]
Edit HOSPITAL.CFG after where it says INSTALL PATH= to the installation folder, making sure to put a trailing backslash () at the end of the folder name. This tells the game where to save the save files.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

SystemNativeNotes
GOG Galaxy
Origin

Video settings[edit]

Graphics settings (GOG.com version)
Graphics featureStateNotes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
WindowedToggle with Alt+ Enter (when using DOSBox).
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)For DOSBox use an unofficial build (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouseStateNotes
RemappingFor DOSBox use the DOSBox Mapper (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller supportFor DOSBox use the DOSBox Mapper (see the glossary page for other workarounds).

Audio settings[edit]

Audio featureStateNotes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
SubtitlesAll speech is text-based.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

LanguageUIAudioSubNotes
English
German
Spanish
French
Italian
Swedish
RussianUnofficial translation, download

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

TypeNativePlayersNotes
LAN play4 Added in the last patch.
Online playFor DOSBox use DOSBox IPX/modem emulation.

Connection types

TypeNativeNotes
Matchmaking
Peer-to-peer
Dedicated
Self-hosting
Direct IP

Other information[edit]

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API[edit]

Technical specsSupportedNotes
DOS video modesSVGA

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum
Operating system (OS)6.2
Processor (CPU)66 MHz
System memory (RAM)8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)20 MB
Video card (GPU) SVGA
Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS)95
Processor (CPU)Intel Pentium
System memory (RAM)16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) SVGA
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS)10.6.8 or later
Processor (CPU)Intel Core Duo 2 GHz+
System memory (RAM)1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)200 MB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM

Notes

  1. 1.01.1When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%VirtualStore (more details).
  2. 2.02.1File/folder structure within the installation folder reflects the path(s) listed for DOS and/or PC booter game data. For the GOG.com release, file changes in DOSBox are redirected to <path-to-game>/cloud_saves/ even if GOG Galaxy is not used (this folder contains all redirected files, so some files in the cloud_saves folder might be temporary files or other files that do not contain saves or settings).

References

  1. GOG.com goes Mac ● GOG.com
  2. List of GOG games using DOSBox, page 1 - Forum - GOG.com

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FULL / CUSTOM install:

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The full mod. All content is available.
Available installation types:
Fixes Only [Purist], Standard [Half-Purist], Full [Purists Not Allowed], Custom [Everything customizable].

Goal of Fallout Fixt:
To enhance, fix and improve the Fallout 1 experience. This includes fixing bugs, restoring features, modifying balance, adding features, and many fixes to text/dialog. In addition to that, all other available mods and patches are rolled into Fixt (see below), meaning that Fallout Fixt is the only thing needed for 'the best' Fallout 1 experience. As of the most recent version, this mod fixes roughly 150 bugs still present in the unofficial patches, and adds roughly 170 features. In addition, there are hundreds if not thousands of text&dialog fixes.
Major or 'non-canon' changes to the game by Fallout Fixt are usually optional during installation. If such changes aren't optional at the moment, they will be made optional in a future release. If you notice things that are included that you think shouldn't be, send me an angry email. I will cry for hours due to my feelings being hurt, and then respectfully consider your opinions.

These are all included with my mod; do NOT download or install them:

FULLY INTEGRATED PATCHES:
- Official Interplay patches (1.1, 1.2)
- TeamX patches (1.2, 1.21, 1.3.5)
- No Children Fix
- Cathedral Crash Fix (and other fixes by Sduibek for the Cathedral, Military Base and The Glow crashes)
- Nimrod's Dialog Fixes
- FreeSpace variable is set to 0 by default, so you won't have to worry about that crash either.
FULLY INTEGRATED MODS:
- Fallout 1 Restoration Mod, version 1.0b1 [Created by Wasteland Ghost. Portions by Mynah, hamster, Wasteland Hellbringer.]
--- Invasions are now entirely optional (including Necropolis), and invasion dates can be customized, anywhere from instant to 4x their default values.
--- Deathclaw status is no longer linked, i.e. killing it on the world map or in the cave does not prevent it from appearing at the other.
- Extended Flamer Attack Mod [Created by .Pixote.]
- Endgame Mod [Created by Corpse]
- TeamX NPCs 3.5
- Sfall ddraw 1.19 (Timeslip & sfall team, + many improvements by Crafty)
- hi-res patch [Created by Mash]
OPTIONAL MODS:
- Weapon Drop Mod [Created by Josan12 and MIB88]
--- Customizable distance values.
- 'Nixie Numbers' for GUI
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MISC:
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