August 17, 2011

How to Install Telepath RPG: Servants of God

Since the release of the AIR build of Telepath RPG: Servants of God, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about how to install the game. This post will stand as the definitive guide to doing just that. This post primarily concerns installation of the game in Windows, but the process for installation in Mac and Linux is similar.

Step 1. Download Adobe AIR.

Note for Linux users: Telepath RPG: Servants of God runs on Adobe AIR 1.5, which is supported on Linux. AIR support for Linux is only discontinued starting with AIR 2.7–simply download and install AIR 2.6 and you should be fine.

Step 2. Install Adobe AIR. If the installer says that you already have Adobe AIR, skip to Step 3.


Step 3. Download the game. As you can see in the picture above, the file name should be Telepath RPG Servants of God.air. If your file looks at all different from that, make sure you are downloading the demo from this link.

NOTE: if you are using Internet Explorer, it will download the file as if it were a .zip file! You can see this stupid behavior in the picture below. Avoid downloading the game with Internet Explorer if you can.

If you must download it using IE, however, here is how you can run the installer:

(1) right-click the downloaded file and roll over the option Open With; (2) select Choose Program from the bottom of the list; (3) pick Adobe AIR Application Installer as the program to open the .zip file with. You should then see the “Getting ready to install” dialog from Step 4.



Step 4. Open the file once it finishes downloading. You should see the dialog box above, with the words “Getting ready to install the application …”


Step 5. It will ask you if you want to install–click the button that says Install.


Step 6. By default, the installer will put the game in C:\Program Files (x86) and add a shortcut to your desktop after it finishes installing. It will also run the game automatically after installation. Hit Continue.


Step 7. Wait a minute or two while it installs the game.


Step 8. You’re done! The game will launch automatically. If you’re in Windows and you need to launch Telepath RPG: Servants of God again later, it’ll be in the Start Menu (as shown above). You can also go in and run the game’s executable from the install folder (as shown below).


That about covers it. If you follow all of these instructions and you still encounter a problem, send me an email and I’ll do my best to help you.


  • Samuel L F Mckee

    Would like to note that explorer will not download the file as .air but rather as .zip and so will not work

  • Anonymous

    Hey Sam, thanks for the heads-up! I’ve just updated the guide with this information and a way you can still get the installer to work.

  • Daniel

    Another way, that I used to get the game to work is just simply change the title of the game after download from .zip to .air. For those who can’t figure out how to change titles, just click on the title portion of the fill a few times.

  • Karry

    “Since the release of the AIR build of Telepath RPG: Servants of God, Iu2019ve been getting a lot of questions about how to install the game.”nnAnd did that make you think ?

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  • nick

    i downloaded with internet explorer not knowing bout zip now i got the game instructions on desktop and zip folder that is for instructions somebody how do i download the game!?!?! 

  • Anonymous

    Nick: follow Step 3 above to get the actual game. The zip with instructions just tells you how to unlock the full version after you’ve downloaded and installed the demo.

  • nick

    i cant get the demo downloaded though everytime i try i get a page that says connecting but it never loads

  • nick

    also when i get the run/save screen and i right click nothing pops up

  • Anonymous

    You mean, you click the link and Internet Explorer gives you the option of running the file or saving it? Just hit “Save.”

  • nick

    now apparently i downloaded all of the soundtract

  • nick

    i downloaded adobe air but cant find it with the open with

  • Anonymous

    Try following Daniel’s suggestion below and just rename the file from Telepath RPG Servants of to Telepath RPG Servants of God.air.

  • nick

    it doesnt have zip or air it is just a little icon on my screen that says TSoG it appear when i somehow ended up getting half my desktop filled with icons leading to different sounds and music in game..also when i did finally find air it told me the application installer was damaged i went and found post in different area where you suggested to remove air and reinstall it i tryed that 4 times still nothing and some reason my air only takes up 30mb

  • nick

    alright i finally got it and i would like to share this for anybody who ends up trying to download with internet explorer.. adobe air was not working for me so instead of continuing to try and open with air i opened it with internet explorer instead and worked

  • Usaboy95

    every time i download the telepath servant of god notepad shows up help!

  • Spencer

    It just keeps downloading the demo. How do I put in my product ID and password to open the full game?

  • CraigStern

    You need to follow the instructions you received when you purchased the game. It should tell you exactly how to activate the full game. If you have any problems, just email me.

  • Cerzak78

    i really could use soem help on how to activate the game because i bought it and i am not sure what to do

  • CraigStern

    Shoot me an email and I’ll help you out.

  • Morry

    Telepath RPG: Servants of God was installed again later. Click “Windows Start” to see look this application

  • japeth