European release (Worms Armageddon)

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Identifying information

This version of the game can be identified by the contents of a certain file on the game CD.

Contents of /Data/Resource/version.txt:


Technical information


InstallShield installer located at /Install/Install.exe. The files seem to be extracted from /Install/ InstallShield cabs can be extracted manually with unshield or i5comp.

The installer appears to do the following:

  • Extract group "Program Executable Files" from to APPDIR
  • Copies /Install/Install/WA.exe from cd to APPDIR
  • Copies /Data/Resources/LANGUAGE/readme.rtf to APPDIR
  • Copies /Data/Resources/LANGUAGE/names.wdb to APPDIR/User
  • Copies the directory /Data/User/Speech/English/ to create APPDIR/User/Speech. does this change if the language changes?
  • Creates empty directories Fanfare, SavedLevels, Schemes, and Support in APPDIR/User.
  • Writes the following to the registry:
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\Worms2.Exe]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Team17 Software Ltd.]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Team17 Software Ltd.\Worms Armageddon]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Team17 Software Ltd.\Worms Armageddon\1.00.000]



  • Sets up an uninstaller at APPDIR/Uninst.isu and makes an entry for Add/Remove programs
  • Installs DirectX 6 without asking?
  • Adds links to its group in the start menu:
  • Read Me
  • Sound Bank Editor
  • Uninstall Worms Armageddon
  • Worms Armageddon
  • Adds a desktop shortcut to Worms Armageddon

Unshield appears to incorrectly rename Graphics/Background Stuff to Graphics/Background_Stuff.

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