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Robots
Robots cover
Developers
Eurocom
Publishers
Sierra Entertainment
Vivendi Universal Games
Engines
EngineX
Release dates
Windows 2005
Robots on MobyGames
Robots on Wikipedia

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SecuROM DRM v5 Copy Protection on Disc 1
Windows

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %APPDATA$\Robots\

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Robots\

Save game cloud syncing

No save game cloud syncing information; you can edit this page to add it.

Video

Widescreen resolution

Modify the game executable for wider screen support
  1. Open Robots.exe with a hex-editor.
  2. Search for the hex value of 000466C74002000333D28A9178404300 and replace the 0004 with the desired width and the 0003 with the desired height in hex (using the related WSGF table as a reference).
  3. Save the file and start the game.
  4. Make sure the resolution is set to 1024x768 in the video settings.

Input

Audio

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Disabling subtitles may prevent some in-game instructions from showing.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German

Issues fixed

White screen at launch

Use compatibility mode
  1. Go to the game directory.
  2. Right-click "Robots.exe".
  3. Go to "Compatibility".
  4. Check "Disable fullscreen optimizations".

FMVs Show Black Screen in Windows 7

Use compatibility mode
  1. Go to the game directory.
  2. Right-click "Robots.exe".
  3. Go to "Compatibility".
  4. Check "Disable desktop composition".

Other information

API

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware

No middleware information; you can edit this page to add it.

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Windows(R) XP / 2000 / 98 Second Edition (SE)
Processor (CPU) Intel(R) Pentium(R) III processor or AMD(R) Athlon(TM) processor
System memory (RAM) 256 MB RAM
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.5 GB
Video card (GPU) NVIDIA(R) GeForce(TM), ATI(R) Radeon(TM), 64 MB 3D video card

References