Windows 8 users download Classic Shell (or similar program):
Download and extract Nitro Patch III to your Nitro Pack installation directory:
Download and install FRAPS:
Users with NVidia chipset video cards download and install NVidia Inspector:
Users with ATI chipset video cards download and install DXTORY:
Navigate to your Nitro Pack installation folder, right click NITRO.EXE, choose Send To/Desktop Create Shortcut
Right click the Nitro Pack short cut and add -d3d to the executable line:
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"C:\Program Files (x86)\Activision\I76Nitro\nitro.exe" -d3d
Start DXTORY/nVidia Inspector and set framerate to 60.
Start FRAPS and configure to show FPS in game.
Start Task Manager and kill EXPLORER.EXE process tree.
Use File/Run/Browse and find and run the Nitro Pack desktop shortcut you created.
After the game starts:
Add BATTLEZONE1.COM to your server list.
Remove all other servers.
Join/Host games to your hearts content.
As a side note:
The game is still prone to crashing but that's Nitro!
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