Installing Total Annihilation

Here’s how you get THE BESTEST TA SETUP EVAR (srsly it’s good)

This is easy. The directions are detailed.
Downloading
  1. Go buy TA downloadable edition from GOG Games, it’s 6 bucks: http://www.gog.com/game/total_anihilation_commander_pack
  2. Download the two files marked 1 and 2 here (and read the read me, omg): http://www.tauniverse.com/forum/showthread.php?t=43735
  3. Download the 6.8.1 TA Escallation mod here: http://taesc.tauniverse.com/?p=downloads
Installation
  1. Install TA GOG edition using the defaults, it’ll go into “C:\GOG Games\Total Annihilation – Commander Pack”
  2. Install TA_Patch_Resources.exe – deselect “record all games” unless you want that. Default the rest. Don’t check for updates or launch.
  3. Install TA_Patch_3902.exe – deselect “record all games” again, unless you want that. Default the rest. Don’t check for updates or launch.
  4. Install TAESC_BETA_6_8_1.exe – defaults etc. Don’t check for updates, don’t launch. Just close all those lil boxes.
Running
Go into the GOG TA folder, “C:\GOG Games\Total Annihilation – Commander Pack”, and you’ll see a TA Escalation folder. In there is the launcher, “TA Escalation.exe” That’s the joint right there. Run that. Set screen rez in the launcher. Get pwnd.
 

Aaron K.

Aaron Kondziela is a technologist and serial entrepreneur living in New York City.

 

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