File Details

Download this file | Go to files list

--------------------------------------------
"Brian Lara International Cricket 2005" Demo ReadMe - 17/05/05
--------------------------------------------

I. Introduction
II. Installation
III. Running the Game
IV. Controls
V. Memory and Performance
VI. Graphic and Sound cards
VII. Known Issues
VIII. Brian Lara International Cricket 2005 Web Sites
IX. Technical Support

--------------------------------------------
I. Introduction:
--------------------------------------------

Thank you for trying Brian Lara International Cricket 2005. This
file contains detailed technical information so please read it through
carefully.

---------------------------------------------
Minimum Specification:
---------------------------------------------
- Windows 98SE/ME/XP/2000
- DirectX 9.0c
- Pentium III or Athlon at 1GHz
- 256mb RAM
- Supported Graphics card
- DirectX 9 Compatible Sound Card
- 1.2GB Hard Drive Space

---------------------------------------------
Recommended Specification:
---------------------------------------------
- Windows XP/2000
- Pentium 4 at 2GHz or AthlonXP 2000+
- 512Mb RAM
- Graphics Card: GeForce FX 5xxx or Radeon 9xxx
- DirectX 9 Compatible Sound Card

---------------------------------------------
Supported Graphics Cards:
---------------------------------------------

- ATi Radeon 7200, 7500, 8500/LE, 9000, 9100, 9200, 9500, 9600 SE/Pro/XT,
9700Pro, 9800 Pro/XT, X700, X800, X850

- nVidia GeForce 2 MX/GTS/Ultra, GeForce 3/Ti200/Ti500, GeForce4 MX420/MX440
GeForce4 Ti4200/Ti4600
GeForce FX5200, FX5600 XT/Ultra, FX5700, FX5800, FX5900, FX5950
GeForce 6800GT.

Not compatible with all integrated sound/graphics solutions (inc. Laptops)

--------------------------------------------
II. Installation
--------------------------------------------

Run 'Setup.exe'.
You will then be asked to enter the directory you wish to install the game to.
After this the game will install to the chosen directory.

--------------------------------------------
III. Running the Game
--------------------------------------------

After you install the Brian Lara International Cricket 2005 Demo there will be
a Brian Lara International Cricket 2005 Demo shortcut on your desktop.
Double-click this to start the game.

Alternatively you can start the game by going to:
Start Menu -> Programs -> Codemasters ->
Brian Lara International Cricket 2005 Demo ->
Brian Lara International Cricket 2005 Demo.

--------------------------------------------
IV. Controls
--------------------------------------------

The default keyboard controls are given below.

Basic Batting,

Numpad 7 / 9 Move batsman in crease
W / S / A / D Aim shot
Numpad 4 Defensive/Deflected shot
Numpad 6 Lofted shot
Numpad 2 Attacking shot along the ground/Cancel run
Numpad 8 Start run

Basic Bowling,

W / S / A / D Set angle of approach/Set pitch point marker
Numpad 4 A left moving delivery after bounce
Numpad 6 A right moving delivery after bounce
Numpad 2 Start run-up/Normal delivery
Numpad 8 Bowl a straight ball
Numpad 7 / 9 Add swing/drift to ball in air
Numpad 1 / 3 Special delivery

Basic Fielding,

Numpad 2 Throw/Catch ball
Numpad 4 Change fielding settings

--------------------------------------------
V. Memory and Performance
--------------------------------------------

Brian Lara International Cricket 2005 requires at least 256MB of RAM and a
1Ghz processor;the performance of the game will improve if you have more RAM,
a faster processor and graphics card. Regardless of your machine specs, you
can maximise your available memory and increase the overall performance
of the game by doing the following:

- Shut down all non-essential Windows programs especially online
chat programs, virus checkers and screen layout utilities.
- Regularly defragment your hard drive.
- Increase your amount of free hard drive space

--------------------------------------------
VI. Graphics and Sound cards
--------------------------------------------

GRAPHICS CARDS

Brian Lara International Cricket 2005 requires a graphics card with 3D hardware
acceleration and at least 64 MB of RAM. The drivers for your
graphic card must support DirectX 9 or higher. If you are having any
problems running the game,please ensure you have updated your graphic
card drivers before contacting technical support.

SOUND CARDS

If you are experiencing sound abnormalities such as clicking and popping,
you may need to turn off sound hardware acceleration. Go to Start, Control
Panel, Sound, then find the sound/audio hardware acceleration setting and
turn it off.

Occasionally, some users may experience poor audio quality when using an
onboard nForce sound card in conjunction with certain graphics cards.
Please update your nForce drivers and if the problem persists, switch over
to the on-board graphics card.

--------------------------------------------
VII. Known Issues
--------------------------------------------

1. Some mouse cursor inaccuracies in the Front End of the game at
1280x1024 and higher resolutions.

2. Occasional framerate drops on higher detail graphics settings and
higher resolutions

--------------------------------------------
VIII. Brian Lara International Cricket 2005 Web Sites
--------------------------------------------

Codemasters
http://www.codemasters.com/

Brian Lara International Cricket 2005
http://www.codemasters.co.uk/brianlara/

Swordfish Studios
http://www.swordfishstudios.com/

If you are having problems running the game, you may want to try updating
your graphics card / sound card drivers from one of the following web sites
before contacting technical support:

ATI Technologies
http://www.ati.com/

NVIDIA
http://www.nvidia.com/

Creative Labs
http://www.creative.com/

Microsoft DirectX
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/directx/default.aspx

--------------------------------------------
IX. Technical Support
--------------------------------------------

All requests for technical support should be made using our technical
support request form: http://www.codemasters.co.uk/support/contact.php

Any queries regarding e-shop orders, game release dates, availability etc.
can be sent to custservice@codemasters.com.


2005 The Codemasters Software Company Limited ("Codemasters"). All rights
reserved. "Codemasters" is a registered trademark owned by Codemasters. "Brian
Lara International Cricket 2005" and "GENIUS AT PLAY" are trademarks of
Codemasters. Made by Codemasters in England under Licence from
ICC Development (International) Limited/Global Cricket Corporation Pte
Limited. ICC Cricket World Cup and ICC Champions Trophy are the
trademarks/property of ICC Development (International) Limited. Exclusively
endorsed by Brian Lara. Statistical information provided by Wisden
Cricinfo Ltd. All other copyrights or trademarks are the property of their
respective owners. References to players or teams in the game do not imply any
association between them and the game. Profiles of individual players are based
on opinions held in good faith and are not statements of fact. Unauthorised
copying, adaptation, rental, lending, re-sale, arcade use,
charging for use, broadcast, cable transmission, public performance,
distribution or extraction of this product or any trademark or copyright
work that forms part of this product is prohibited. Developed by Swordfish
Studios Limited. Published by Codemasters.

Download this file | Go to files list