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Revision as of 06:11, 13 November 2019

The 11th Hour
The 11th Hour cover
Developers
Trilobyte
Publishers
Virgin Interactive
Engines
Groovie
Release dates
DOS December 1, 1995
Windows December 1, 1995
Mac OS (Classic) January 1, 1996
macOS (OS X) October 19, 2013[1]
The 11th Hour on Wikipedia

Warnings

The macOS (OS X) version of this game does not work on macOS Catalina (version 10.15) or later due to the removal of support for 32-bit-only apps.
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Key points

Ctrl++ and Ctrl+- increase and decrease game speed.
Starting a game requires you to click the X inside the eye of the right-most skull.
Starting a game requires you to click the X inside the eye of the right-most skull.
Menu can be found by hovering mouse at top of screen, and exiting can be done by clicking 'Power'.
Menu can be found by hovering mouse at top of screen, and exiting can be done by clicking 'Power'.

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM-free
Use DOSBox.
DOS
Windows
Mac OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Included with soundtrack, manual and other extras.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Humble Store
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Packaged with The 7th Guest.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Steam
Icon overlay.png
Windows
macOS (OS X)

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
DOS
Windows <path-to-game>\*.ini[Note 1]
Mac OS (Classic)
macOS (OS X)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/255940/pfx/[Note 2]
Configuration files include ddraw.ini, groovie2.ini

Save game data location

System Location
DOS
Windows <path-to-game>\s11h.*[Note 1]
Mac OS (Classic)
macOS (OS X)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/255940/pfx/[Note 2]
Save games follow naming convention: s11h.1, s11h.2, etc.

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings

Only option is between 'High' and 'Quarter' resolution videos.
Only option is between 'High' and 'Quarter' resolution videos.

Widescreen resolution

Uses the "Windowed" and "Borderless" window hacks. Tops and Bottoms will be cut off, although Cursor still has access to these areas.
Edit ddraw.ini to set borderless windowed mode[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Open ddraw.ini.
  3. Edit windowed=true
  4. Edit border=false
  5. Edit boxing=false
  6. Edit width and height to the desired resolution.
    • Edit width=1280 and height=960 for 1280x720
    • Edit width=1366 and height=1025 for 1366x768
    • Edit width=1600 and height=1200 for 1600x900
    • Edit width=1920 and height=1440 for 1920x1080

Windowed

Edit ddraw.ini to set windowed mode[2]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Open ddraw.ini.
  3. Edit windowed=true

Borderless fullscreen windowed

Technically possible, but only at 640x480 resolution.
Edit ddraw.ini to set borderless windowed mode[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Open ddraw.ini.
  3. Edit border=false

Vertical sync (Vsync)

Edit ddraw.ini to set vsync[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Open ddraw.ini.
  3. Edit vsync=true

Input settings

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
For DOSBox use the DOSBox Mapper (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
Mouse acceleration
Disabled by default, optional by editing sensitivity=0.0 in ddraw.ini
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support

Audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
German

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)

System requirements

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 5.0
Processor (CPU) 80486DX2 66 MHz
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4 MB
Video card (GPU) 1 MB of VRAM
Sound (audio device)
Other 2x CD-ROM drive
Mac OS
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 7.5.3
Processor (CPU) PowerPC 601
System memory (RAM) 12 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Other 4x CD-ROM drive
Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) 80486DX2 66 MHz
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4 MB
Video card (GPU) 1 MB of VRAM
Sound (audio device)
Other 2x CD-ROM drive
The game is incompatible with older Intel graphics devices. Only GMA and HD-series cards are considered compatible.[3]

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).
  2. 2.0 2.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/255940/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (255940) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References