The New Adventures of the Time Machine

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The New Adventures of the Time Machine
The New Adventures of the Time Machine cover
Developers
Cryo Interactive
Publishers
Europe Cryo Interactive
North America DreamCatcher Interactive
Russia 1C Company
Release dates
Windows 2000
Reception
IGDB 90
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Adventure, Puzzle
Art styles Realistic
Themes Sci-fi, Steampunk
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The New Adventures of the Time Machine is a singleplayer third-person adventure and puzzle game.

Key points

Problems that prevent game to be played directly with modern systems. For workaround, see here.

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Windows

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\timequake.ini[Note 1]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Save[Note 1]

Video

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound effects, Music, Volume
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Dutch
French
German
Italian
Polish
Local retail version only.
Russian
Local retail version only.
Spanish
Swedish

Issues fixed

Running with modern systems

Use DxWnd[1]
  1. Download DxWnd and extract it.
  2. Launch DxWnd as administrator.
  3. Set the path to <path-to-game>\TimeQuake.exe.
  4. Choose Edit, and Add.
  5. Type in the name for it (e.g. Time Machine).
  6. Under position specify the X, Y position of a window for the game and Width (W) and Height (H) of the window.
  7. Go to Compat tab.
  8. Under Tweaks, check Disable CPU MMX support.
  9. Go to Hook tab.
  10. Under Injection mode, check Inject suspended processes.
  11. Click OK to save the settings.
  12. Minimize DxWnd and launch the game.

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 7
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II 233 MHz
System memory (RAM) 32 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 60 MB
Video card (GPU) 2 MB of VRAM
DirectX 6.0 compatible

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).

References