Monopoly (1995)

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Monopoly
Monopoly cover
Developers
Westwood Studios
Publishers
Hasbro Interactive
Release dates
Windows September 30, 1995
Mac OS (Classic) 1996
Monopoly (1995) at Wikipedia
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Key points

Installer is 16-bit only, but a workaround is available. See Running the game on 64-bit Windows

General information

MobyGames entry

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Windows
Mac OS

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Patch 1.3 are the latest patch available

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\MONOPOLY.INI
Mac OS (Classic)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\*.MNO
Mac OS (Classic)
This is the default path used by the game. The save file location can be determined by the user

Video settings[edit]

Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Can set window size to desktop resolution, but actual game renders in 640x480 area.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
By default.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Unless the MIDI device can output surround sound.
Subtitles
No speech.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
6 Hot seat
LAN play
6
Online play
6
Asynchronous multiplayer

Connection types

Ports

Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP 4850-4860
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) support status is unknown.
These are the default ports used. The starting port can be changed by the user via config file editing (an initial port is selected and the game reserves the next 9 ports afterwards). Full details can be found in the README.txt file

Issues fixed[edit]

Running the game on 64-bit Windows[edit]

Although the game installer is 16-bit, the actual game is 32-bit. There are two ways of running the game:

Method 1: Run the game directly from the disk[edit]

Running the exe from the disk[citation needed]
  1. In the Monopoly CD, go to the MONOPOLY folder.
  2. Run the MONOPOLY.EXE file to play the game.

Method 2: Manually install the game[edit]

Setting up the game manually[citation needed]
  1. Somewhere on the computer (ex. the Desktop), create a new folder called Monopoly.
  2. In the Monopoly CD, go to the MONOPOLY folder.
  3. Copy the contents of the folder and paste them into the folder that was created before.
  4. (Windows 8.1) In the Monopoly CD, go to the SETUP WING folder.
  5. (Windows 8.1) Copy WING32.DL_ to Windows System32.
  6. (Windows 8.1) Open a COMMAND PROMPT as Administrator.
  7. (Windows 8.1) CD to Windows System32
  8. (Windows 8.1) Enter 'expand WING32.DL_ WING32.DLL' without typing the single quotes.
  9. (Windows 8.1) Then 'regsvr32 WING32.DLL'. Once that has been registered and you keep the CD in the drive, you can:
  10. Go into the installation folder and run the MONOPOLY.EXE file to play the game.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 3.1, 95
Processor (CPU) Intel 486 33 MHz
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 MB
Video card (GPU) SVGA

References