Game crashes on “Press any key”
Right-click on the shortcut and set it to run in compatibility mode for the highest available mode. Example: If you’re running Windows 7, set it for Windows Vista Service Pack 2.
Black menu fix (missing HUD, kinetoscope):
This works on Intel HD Graphics, can likely work on other cards:
Open the Intel Graphics and Media Control Panel. Click the 3D tab, and check Custom Settings. For Vertex Processing, set to Enable Software Processing.