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Desperate Housewives: The Game

Windows - 2006

Alt names Отчаянные домохозяйки, Täydelliset Naiset, Született Feleségek: A Játék, Gotowe na wszystko, Desperate Housewives: O Jogo, Desperate Housewives: Le jeu, Desperate Housewives: Das Spiel
Year 2006
Platform Windows
Released in France, Germany, Russia, United States
Genre Simulation, Strategy
Theme Cards, Real-Time, TV Series
Publisher Buena Vista Games, Inc., Noviy Disk, Snowball.ru
Developer Liquid Entertainment, LLC
Perspectives Bird's-eye view, Free-roaming camera
4.25 / 5 - 49 votes

Description of Desperate Housewives: The Game

If you haven't played Desperate Housewives: The Game or want to try this strategy video game, download it now for free! Published in 2006 by Buena Vista Games, Inc., Snowball.ru, Noviy Disk, Desperate Housewives: The Game is still a popular real-time title amongst retrogamers, with a whopping 4.2/5 rating.

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Comments and reviews

higherx 2023-01-27 0 point

I was able to make it work and play in november, however after reinstalling i am experiencing the issue of it closing when you click on the .exe. Also, does anyone know how to fix it so your character and family don't get reset when you start actually playing?

Rah 2023-01-24 0 point

I am having the same issue as Jude. I made sure to follow instructions and install it into the right folder.. so im not sure what the issue may be

Jude 2023-01-15 3 points

whenever i launch the game, it closes after a second of being open. how are people even playing this beyond that? i followed scomo and lili's instructions and the game launches, it just closes immediately. i installed the lili's patch to the correct folder as well (not the folder with the shortcuts)

Alek 2023-01-04 0 point

Thank you to SCOMO and LILI!!!
Ive put both their steps in this comment to avoid any confusion. Just follow as it is pasted.

SCOMO:
"Here is how I got this game to install.
Download the file linked here and extract the archive.
Download and install Daemon Tools Lite.
Double click on DH Disk1.mdf in the Desperate Housewives Disk Images folder (that you extracted)
Disk 1 will mount to a new drive letter.
Double click on DH Disk2.bin and Disk 2 will mount to a new drive letter.
Run the setup.exe from Disk 1. It should install a bit and ask you to choose Disk 2. Browse on your computer and find the drive that mounted image 2.
Setup should proceed and finish. Choose to never register and not to launch the game."

Once the game is installed and you launch it for the first time you will most likely get an error telling you to put the original disk in. This is where you now follow LILI'S steps below.

LILI:
"I found a fixed version of the No-CD patch. Just follow SCOMO's instructions up until the "gameburnworld desperate housewives 1.4" and instead of downloading gameburnworld's patch, download my patch here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1w6dc6-Tt2pwCyV7zdBAYxz6dqBRGgTKK/view?usp=sharing

Then unzip it and paste it in your game folder replacing 'DesperateHousewives.exe'. After, just run it and the game should work fine."

harsh 2022-12-24 0 point

Following scomo and lili worked, thank you both! The game works if you follow Lili's instructions. However, does anyone know how to save the game?

It won't let you save and I'm not sure I can play it all in one go and do it continuously/leave my laptop on.

grxce 2022-12-17 0 point

it keeps switching saying that it will take 30 mins then it will take 7 days to download, how do I download it quicker?

gumikyuu 2022-09-27 0 point

so hi guys I got this working by follow scomo's comment and followed also the comment by syd which made the game work, I didn't use the patches scomo provided but I used the one on this websites so try and follow scomo's comment and if confused to why crashing follow syd's comment.

Lili 2022-08-08 6 points

I found a fixed version of the No-CD patch. Just follow SCOMO's instructions up until the "gameburnworld desperate housewives 1.4" and instead of downloading gameburnworld's patch, download my patch here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1w6dc6-Tt2pwCyV7zdBAYxz6dqBRGgTKK/view?usp=sharing

Then unzip it and paste it in your game folder replacing 'DesperateHousewives.exe'. After, just run it and the game should work fine.

syd 2022-08-02 2 points

found a fix for the instant crash on scomo's. for the instant crash youre probably installing it to the wrong folder (the one with the shortcut and not the exe). follow their instructions and then when the game opens a folder with the 4 shortcuts (i forgot what they were, but it opens), dont drag the patch into that folder. instead, go to the actual program files folder where the .exe is (directory would be my pc/programfiles(x86)/bueno vista games/desperate housewives). then drag all of the patches into that one, as it actually holds the exe application and not just the shortcut. hope this fixes it.

Melancholist 2022-07-28 -1 point

Followed SCOMO's instruction and the game crashes at launch

Melancholist 2022-07-28 0 point

I have the same problem as Mish. Someone please help !

Mish 2022-07-27 0 point

I followed SCOMO guide and can't get it to work, I click play and it just shuts down. Anyone have any fixes?

kari 2022-07-22 0 point

i really want this game, but like i don't understand how to install it... super confusing and i tried following instructions from the comments but yeah can't do it

ScoMo 2022-06-08 1 point

Here is how I got this game to install.
Download the file linked here and extract the archive.
Download and install Daemon Tools Lite.
Double click on DH Disk1.mdf in the Desperate Housewives Disk Images folder (that you extracted)
Disk 1 will mount to a new drive letter.
Double click on DH Disk2.bin and Disk 2 will mount to a new drive letter.
Run the setup.exe from Disk 1. It should install a bit and ask you to choose Disk 2. Browse on your computer and find the drive that mounted image 2.
Setup should proceed and finish. Choose to never register and not to launch the game.
Search google for - gamepressure desperate housewives 1.4 patch - and go to gamepressure to download it.
Extract the patch and paste it in the Desperate Housewives folder you install (where the installed program DesperateHousewives.exe is located, probably Program Files (x86)\Desperate Housewives).
Run the patch and it will update the game to 1.4 fixing some issues.
If you run the game now it will still nag you about locating the CD and warn that you must have the original copy. The Daemon Tools images downloaded here will not work.
Search google for - gameburnworld desperate housewives 1.4
This will find a site that has a no cd patch for 1.4.
Download DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES: THE GAME v1.4 [US] FIXED EXE (3.25MB) or maybe the other file if you aren't in the US.
In your game folder with exe rename the exe game file to something like DesperateHousewives-backup.exe to be safe.
Paste the patched DesperateHousewives.exe from gameburnworld into the game directory.
Launch it and profit!

mya 2022-04-30 1 point

how do you get it to run? i have the file and everything but then i get a pop up saying i need to insert the original disc instead of a backup

The common man 2022-03-15 1 point

how to play this its really a nightmare

lexy 2021-12-30 -1 point

I love this game I hope this works for windows 11...

Criken Made Me Do This 2021-08-23 1 point

This was a nightmare to SetUp as I kept getting an original dics error but PINNACLE OF VIRTUE's advice in the comments worked, Thank you~ Must mount as a SCSI this finally prevented the error but nothing seemed to happen. I genuinely walked away from my computer for my sanity when 10 minutes later I heard the theme music. Played in one play through because I was too afraid to start it up again.

That being said I had a lot of fun. It had all the nostalgic vibes of Sims 2 with the well fleshed out ridiculous story line we always wanted the sims to explore further. I only have passing memories of the show from when I was a kid but interacting with the characters was really fun. Weird trip down memory lane.

mehdi 2021-07-24 -3 points

Hey guys

how did some of you guys manage to CRACK the game and play it ? It won't tell the instructions on Readme or on this website :/

slooshii 2021-06-07 1 point

keeps asking me to insert disc 2 :-(

Alysswed 2021-05-09 -1 point

I'm not getting this Daemon tools, and the option to mount doesn't show up... sucks, same thing for oldgamesdownload. At least they have directions, unlike you guys... but still it doesn't work either way

Pinnacle of virtue 2021-04-10 12 points

I made the game work using Daemon Lite Tools, by mounting it on a drive of type SCSI. The game wouldn't let me save at first, but it worked when I ran it in Compatibility mode for Windows XP (Service Pack 3), and as an Administrator. When doing it like this it sometimes takes a bit longer before it starts running, but it works.

The game was a lot of fun :)

Tox 2021-02-11 1 point

This must be a joke for sure. Right??!

malak 2021-01-22 -2 points

i cant seem to find the option to mount. What do i do?

CallMeKevin 2020-11-11 50 points

This is where I downloaded the game from for my videos

Mordius 2020-07-21 4 points

How do you mount the disks?

Ashley 2020-06-27 10 points

Has anyone else had issues where it won't let you play and is asking for a disk?

p4ig333 2020-05-10 -1 point

Does this work on macbook?

Lunamitza 2020-04-28 1 point

Having same issue asking for original disk :(

AegonsConquest 2020-04-11 2 points

I Managed to fix the other problem I was having but Now its saying put the original disc instead of a backup disk.. great just when i fixed my other issue

AegonsConquest 2020-04-11 1 point

I keep getting an error with a cabinet file and because its a cabinet file I cannot fix it with compatibility- this is with disk 2.

Big Sis advice 2019-08-26 1 point

dunno anything about this game but looks good

Mikey's 2019-08-16 3 points

I couldn't get it to work, it asked for disk 1 repeatedly, even after I mounted disk 1 :( help please?

Bogo 2019-08-13 -4 points

I diddled the neighbors wife while the husband slept through it.

martin 2019-08-13 1 point

even the them is similer

Retro Pixel Lizard 2019-08-11 2 points

The Sims, but they speak English, with dialog, you can walk around the neighborhood, commit adultery, unleash your inner psychopath, burglarize your neighbors and watch them in their sleep.

Worth a try if you liked the Sims at some point in your life.

bigboye200000000000000000000000000 2019-08-07 -2 points

now you tell me this isnt a sims clone

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