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Latest: Future Boy! 1.06 patch

This latest patch should be downloaded to update the full purchased version of the game to the latest version. It addresses all known technical and gameplay issues.

Please note that saved-game files from earlier versions of the game are not compatible with patched or updated versions of the game. Please also ensure that the version of the Hugo Engine you are using is up to date.

(Older patches)

Supported Platforms

The following is a list of those operating systems supported directly by The General Coffee Company Film Productions and recommended for playing Future Boy!.

Operating system Recommended/supported versions Graphics Sound/music Video
Windows Windows XP or later recommended; 95, 98, ME, 2000 also supported. DirectX 6 or later required. Yes Yes Yes
Macintosh Mac OS X 10.2 or later recommended; Mac OS 9.1 or later also supported. Quicktime 5 or later required. Yes Yes Yes
Linux X11 or console; source and compiled x86 binaries are available. wxGTK 2.4.0 or later required for X11. Yes Yes No
BeOS R5 or later recommended; R4.5 or later also supported. Yes Yes Yes
Palm Palm OS 3.5 or later required. No No No
Windows CE/
Pocket PC
Pocket PC 2000 or later required. ARM, MIPS, and SH3 processors supported. Yes* No No
*Additional memory required

Additional requirements and recommendations

  • 64MB required for most operating systems; 128MB or more recommended (excluding portable devices)
  • CD-ROM required for installation
  • up to 250MB hard disk space required for full installation (or play from CD-ROM)
  • 16MB video card with 800x600 resolution and 24-bit color or better recommended for graphics
  • 350 MHz processor or better recommended for video playback
  • 16-bit sound card or better recommended for sound/music
  • mouse recommended for Windows, Macintosh, BeOS, and X11

Unsupported Platforms

Additional operating systems for which the Hugo Engine is available are either not supported directly by The General Coffee Company Film Productions or are not recommended for playing Future Boy!. To see if one of these versions meets your playing requirements on a given platform, download the appropriate package, and try it with the game data from the Future Boy! demo. (Please note that version 3.1 or later of the Hugo Engine is required.)

More Support

For additional support, help, and information, please visit the Future Boy! Forum.

Another good resource (as well as for Interactive Fiction games in general) is the newsgroup rec.games.int-fiction.

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