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Silver

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Download silver_disc1.cdr_.sit (517.20 MB)
For Mac OS 8 - 8.1 - Mac OS 9
Download silver_disc2.cdr_.sit (451.32 MB)
For Mac OS 8 - 8.1 - Mac OS 9
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An RPG set in a medieval land where all the women have been kidnapped and it is up to you to get them back. What starts as a mission to save the women soon turns into a battle against good and evil to the death.

From Wikipedia:
Silver is a role-playing game. The story focuses around a young warrior called David and his quest to retrieve his wife from the clutches of the villain Silver. On his journey he gains a number of followers and visits many different landscapes.

The game features polygonal 3D characters drawn against a pre-rendered 2D background. The character design is inspired from Manga/Anime culture. The battle system of Silver is notable for being completely real-time opposed to many similar light role-playing games, which usually have turn-based combat. The player may choose any character in his adventuring party to control, and the rest of the characters are handled automatically by AI. The story focuses largely on collecting eight magic orbs representing different elements such as fire, ice and acid. Each orb is located at an area themed around the orb, and the player may use the collected orbs to cast different kind of spells against his enemies.

Hybrid Mac/PC .cdr images, compressed with StuffIt 5.5

Compatibility
Architecture: PPC

From the box -

Built for the iMac (G3) generation:

Minimum Specification:
233MHz G3 or faster
Mac OS 8.6 or later
64MB RAM
190MB free disk space
Apple Game Sprockets v1.7.4 (included)

Recommended Specification:
Any iMac 'any revision' 300MHz or higher
12 speed CD-ROM
190MB hard disk space
Apple Game Sprockets v1.7.4 (included)

I've not tried this under any emulator. Plays fine in Classic.

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scott Praed's picture
by scott Praed - 2016, February 4 - 6:05am
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I tested 5.2.3 toast and virtual CD/DVD ROM utility on Silver in mac os 9.2.2 on Power G4 1.25 Ghz mirror door 2003. 1st tested 5.2.3 toast on game. 5.2.3 Toast mounted the game and install the game but not play the game. It will said inserted the CD. 2nd tested Virtual CD/DVD ROM utility on game. It mounted and game and install the game and play the game. And after you burn the CDs. The CDs will mounted and install and play the game. All image are lock on CDs. Sorry I made mistake.

MikeTomTom's picture
by MikeTomTom - 2016, January 31 - 4:19am

   game don't work when you don't burn the game.

Not so. If you were to mount both images using the Virtual CD/DVD ROM Utility, both disk images will mount, including the Windows partitions. The game will then install and play without nagging about missing disks or any other possible issue. Have both images mounted when you play.

You can also unlock these images (to stop Finder nags about opening locked files), because the Virtual CD/DVD ROM Utility mounts images Read-Only by default. If you change the image's Toast Creator & File Types over to the Utility's Creator & File Types, then these disk images also become double-clickable to mount.

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by scott Praed - 2016, January 30 - 10:19pm
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I tested Silver again. Silver works in mac os 9.2.2 on Power Mac G4 1.25 Ghz Mirror door 2003.
But game don't work when you don't burn the game. The game don't read the CD the CD image is mounted and lock. When you burn the CD the game works in mac os 9.2.2 and it will read the CD.

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by scott Praed - 2015, September 4 - 9:33pm
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I have power mac G4 1.25 G with mac os x 10.4.11 and mac os 9.2.2. I tried the game in classic and mac os 9.2.2 directly. The Game don't work. The game said it need CD insert. The image is lock and mounted on desktop when I tried the game. Do have no CD crack for this game?

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by bertyboy - 2013, June 18 - 6:31pm

thx mrdav. This game is one very much worth playing.

by mrdav - 2013, June 18 - 10:59am

Thanks bertyboy. I will make new links for the page as promised.

EDIT: Done

bertyboy's picture
by bertyboy - 2013, June 18 - 6:29pm

Disc 1 re-uploaded to ..Direct Link Removed..
Disc 2 is uploading now.

These are Mac OS X .cdr CD Master images. Mount and burn them with O X Disk Utility. Toast images caused the game to fail to recognise the munted disc as the game cd - read the chatter above.

bertyboy's picture
by bertyboy - 2009, November 18 - 9:30pm

Definitely lock the images. Leaving them named with .cdr.
Then mount in Toast - Select the Copy tab in Toast, then select Image File, then drag the locked .cdr into the main Toast window. I use Toast 7, but shouldn't make any difference.

The two images mounted for each cd are the Mac and ISO partitions. That's what it does for me too. Again, I had it working perfectly, but I'm in OSX 10.3.9. Shouldn't make any difference to the images mounting.

Carl's picture
by Carl - 2009, November 18 - 8:25pm

Huh? I still can't get it to work. Using Toast 6, tried both with locked and unlocked images (the new ones).

Also, is there supposed to be two cds mounted by each image or is it an error?

bertyboy's picture
by bertyboy - 2009, November 16 - 9:22pm

Yeah, just tested. Lock the .cdr images and mount them with Toast (doesn't work if you use OSX's DiskImageMounter) and it works perfectly.

don't know if Toast 5 (in OS9) can mount them or not. Fingers crossed.

Attila's picture
by Attila - 2009, November 16 - 6:12pm

If I could get the .cdr (uncompressed) images to mount in OS 9 with Disk Copy 6.5b13, I could maybe then use Toast 5.2.3 to make an accurate image.

IIGS_User's picture
by IIGS_User - 2009, November 16 - 6:12pm

Any ideas on how to get usable disk images in OS9 ?
Are the .cdr disk images of any use ?

Disk Copy 6.4 or newer can handle/mount them in Mac OS 9, so creating .cdr, .toast, .nrg images is not a problem when using a real old-MacOS based Mac.

bertyboy's picture
by bertyboy - 2009, November 16 - 6:05pm

That might be my fault, I've used OSX Disk Utility to create "Master" images - aka .cdr to get it to work before. But I converted them to Toast 5 disk images (without thinking) to upload here for maximum compatibility. Pants.

Any ideas on how to get usable disk images in OS9 ?
Are the .cdr disk images of any use ?

-- Stupid question, I know you have OSX 10.4.11 on a PBG4.

Not looking forward to re-uploading the files again.

Good news is I'm about to try Pod Racer under Tiger. Fingers crossed.

IIGS_User's picture
by IIGS_User - 2009, November 16 - 5:59pm

Even if you burn the disk images to CDs, the game knows they're not the original ones. Sad

Maybe some invisible stuff on the original CDs, which not has been copied over to the images,
which is the game looking for?

Carl's picture
by Carl - 2009, November 16 - 5:47pm

Even if you burn the disk images to CDs, the game knows they're not the original ones. Sad