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{{Infobox game/row/date|Windows|October 1996|ref=<ref>{{Refurl|url=https://web.archive.org/web/20170525012909/http://globaldocuments.morningstar.com/documentlibrary/document/6f403374ff1c85e2.msdoc/original|title=Annual Report of Wanderlust Interactive for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1997.  Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, D.C.  20549|date=2017-05-25}}</ref>}}
 
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{{ii}} Files on the CD may be hidden.
 
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[https://drive.google.com/file/d/1wE9y263c_prWWhIl2pNbLGcqm6edXG9g/view Use Windows Xp Patch]
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Latest revision as of 02:34, 21 July 2021

The Pink Panther's Passport to Peril
The Pink Panther's Passport to Peril cover
Developers
Wanderlust Interactive
Publishers
BMG Interactive
Simon & Schuster Inc.
Engines
OxCart Runtime[1]
Release dates
Windows October 1996[2]
The Pink Panther's Passport to Peril on IGDB
The Pink Panther's Passport to Peril on MobyGames
The Pink Panther's Passport to Peril on Wikipedia
The Pink Panther
The Pink Panther's Passport to Peril 1996
The Pink Panther in Hokus Pokus Pink 1997

Availability[edit]

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


Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Wanderlust\The Pink Panther's Passport to Peril

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\*.ptp[Note 1]
Save game data location can be changed during saving.

Video settings[edit]

Launcher display configuration.
Launcher display configuration.

Input settings[edit]

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

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Polish
Danish
Dutch
Spanish

Issues fixed[edit]

Installer does not work[edit]

Setup executable is 16 bits and won't work on 64 bits OS.
Copy the game files from the CD[3]
  1. Go to the INSTALL folder on the installation CD.
  2. Copy the following files: ALLSONGS.PTP, BATCHMAN.EXE, BCKGND.GIF, LOGO1.GIF, LUST.HTM, MSS32.DLL, PINK.HTM, PNKSTD1.GIF, PPTP.BRO, PPTP.CNT, PPTP.EXE, PPTP.HLP, PPTP.ICO, QA.HTM, README.WRI, SUPPORT.HTM and WINNER.HTM
  3. Paste them on your hard drive.
  4. Use the PPTP.exe file to launch the game.
Files on the CD may be hidden.

Game no Launch (Spanish Version)[edit]

For some reason the Spanish version does not run on windows xp or higher.

Use Windows Xp Patch

Sound does not play[edit]

Enable the following compatibility settings for the PPTP.exe file: Compatibility mode (Windows XP Service Pack 2 Compatibility mode (Windows XP Service Pack 2 And Compatibility mode (8 bits (256 colores))[4]

Stuck at 640x480 when closing game[edit]

Enable the following compatibility settings for the PPTP.exe file: Run in 640x480 screen resolution

Crackling sound[edit]

Enable the following compatibility settings for the PPTP.exe file: Compatibility mode (Windows 98 / Windows ME)[5]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DirectDraw 6 Apparently uses DirectDraw 6
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Miles Sound System

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 3.1
Processor (CPU) 486 66 MHz
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 MB
Video card (GPU) 256 color, 640x480 capable
Sound (audio device) 8-bit, 22 kHz Windows compatible

Notes

  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