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akicebear

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Download as zip
« on: August 15, 2019, 08:36:05 PM »

Is it possible to provide the game as a zip file, rather than EXE installer? I ask because I'm unable to use the latter on the work machine I take on business trips. Games like RimWorld provide a zip, which I've found I am able to use the included application without issue.
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Re: Download as zip
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2019, 09:20:44 PM »

Hi! As a workaround: if you're able to install the game on another computer, you can copy the installation folder and move it to another location or another machine without issue.
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Re: Download as zip
« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2019, 09:28:24 PM »

Out of curiosity, can't you just open the .exe file using 7-zip or the such?  I've just been able to do that now - open the Starsector install .exe with 7-zip, drag and drop the files into a folder, and it runs.  Or if it's an issue with downloading .exe files (I'm not familiar with how your business handles their PCs), then what Alex says is probably the best workaround.
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Re: Download as zip
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2019, 12:17:44 AM »

Thanks for the suggestions - I'll try installing elsewhere and copying ahead of the next trip. Unfortunately this machine doesn't let me run the downloaded version of 7zip to extract the EXE (didn't know that trick). No idea why it plays nice with a downloaded RimWorld exe, but I'll take that for the next few weeks I guess!
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