Ace Ventura

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Ace Ventura
Ace Ventura cover
Developers
7th Level
Publishers
Bomico Entertainment Software
Release dates
Windows 3.x October 21, 1996
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Flip screen
Controls Point and select
Genres Adventure, Puzzle
Art styles Cartoon
Themes Comedy, Contemporary
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Warnings

The Windows 3.x version of this game does not work on 64-bit versions of Windows (see Availability for affected versions).

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
On a 64-bit OS use winevdm, or alternatively on W10 32 bit you'll need to add NTVDM support via Windows Features.[1]
Windows 3.x

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\7THLEVEL.INI[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\ACEGAME.SAV[Note 1]

Video[edit]

Input[edit]

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

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Speech and sound effects, music
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

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

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable16-bit 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
Windows 3.x version might be playable on a 64-bit OS using winevdm.

System requirements[edit]

Windows 3.x
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 3.1
Processor (CPU) Intel 80486DX2 66 MHz
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 70 MB
Other 2x CD-ROM drive

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).

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