Windows - 2001
Description of Car Tycoon
Here is the video game “Car Tycoon”! Released in 2001 on Windows, it's still available and playable with some tinkering. It's a simulation game, set in a managerial theme.
Comments and reviews
mg 2021-10-03 0 point
Got it working with the results above but some button clicks throw an error like the minus button and the exit game button. tried a bunch of things but havent found a way around the issue. makes the game unplayable sadly
Tackle 2021-04-11 1 point
Also, make sure that the first sound is named "sound" then "sound1" "sound2" and so on. Mine was being iffy when clicking and I found I had to have the sound files in both /Car Tycoon/Sound as well as /Car Tycoon/ , so copy and paste the .wav files instead of simply moving. I have it running in Windows XP Service Pack 2 compatibility mode, and the only issue is the minimap is blackened out.
Cheers ~ Tackle
Tackle 2021-04-11 5 points
2021 Fix for all those trying to run it on Windows 10.
Download the original .zip for Car Tycoon and extract.
In the folder you will find a "setup.bat", double click that an it will extract the other folders.
Download the EN_Fix and move those in, replacing them
Now go into CarTycoon/Sound/
You will see a bunch of "1.wav" or "2.wav"
Use a mass file renamer (I used Advanced Renamer) and have it so it renames them to "Sound" with incremental numbering. Now go in and rename Sound01.wav thru Sound09.wav to not include the .wav
Move those sound files into CarTycoon/ (the .exe should be in the folder)
Run the .exe (You may need windows 98 or xp compatability)
It might flicker and you will need to just click on the task, but it should run now!
Msb12i 2021-04-06 0 point
VMWARE + XP = unplayable
VMWARE + WIN98SE = works great.
i7 with GTX1050Ti
selo 2021-01-23 0 point
a0Mia0a you need a mode for windows me 98 2000
the mode from windows 10 have no function for car tycoon
a0Mia0a 2020-09-11 2 points
Using Windows 10:
1. I extracted with: https://www.ultraiso.com/
2. I installed the game
3. i installed patch 1.28: https://www.4players.de/4players.php/download_info/Downloads/Download/3441/Car_Tycoon/Patch_128_dt.html
4. i made both exe´s in compatibility-mode win98 and resolution 640*480
Getting black flickerin screen with the word "label" in the top left :(
bugsy 2020-05-31 -1 point
how can i installation in windows 10?
i just get 3 document but not one is to start up the game
el mocambo 2020-04-27 -2 points
install using virtual drive, before running game; set compatibility for all users to win98 and tick the resolution 640x480 box. Enjoy
mohit 2020-03-28 1 point
did anyone solve the issue of screen flicker in the start? i am unable to start the game on win 10.
Gastong 2019-07-31 4 points
Same problem with win 10 It would just flash in the loading screen with a word "label" in the top left.
Firsk 2019-06-10 3 points
FYI - In order to run older games, you need to activate DirectPlay (Programs Functions for Windows Legacy Components)
Mark Langdahl 2019-01-13 4 points
I remember reviewing this game for the largest Danish games website at the time, Jubii Games. I wasn't kind to it. Probably the laziest excuse for a tycoon game I have ever seen.
Shawn 2018-12-20 0 point
Agreed with Jeffrey, had the exact same issue. Flickering small screen that said label on the upper left. Running it on Windows 10 with Windows 98 compatibility on.
Jeffrey 2018-05-23 6 points
I was unable to get the game to work. It would just flash in the loading screen with a word "label" in the top left.
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