Adventure Pinball: Forgotten Island

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Adventure Pinball: Forgotten Island
Adventure Pinball: Forgotten Island cover
Developers
Digital Extremes
Publishers
Electronic Arts
Engines
Unreal Engine 1
Release dates
Windows March 21, 2001
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Bird's-eye view
Controls Direct control
Genres Pinball
Art styles Cartoon
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Warnings

SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows Vista and later (see Availability for affected versions).

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
CD key
SafeDisc v2 DRM[Note 1].
Windows
SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows Vista and later (see above for affected versions).
This game is not available digitally.
A free demo can be downloaded here.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\System\PB.ini[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Video[edit]

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
Glide capped 63fps
120+ FPS

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

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Effects and Music.
Surround sound
Up to 7.0 output with DirectSound3D restoration software.
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support
DirectSound3D.[3]
Using DSOAL HRTF causes sounds to attenuate more rapidly than with software stereo audio.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Dutch
French
German
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4 Hot seat
LAN play
Online play

Issues fixed[edit]

Brightness slider not working[edit]

Use DDrawCompat[4]
  1. Download DDrawCompat.
  2. Extract the contents from the .zip file into <path-to-game>/System

Low Frame Rate[edit]

Use DDrawCompat[5]
  1. Download DDrawCompat.
  2. Extract the contents from the .zip file into <path-to-game>/System

Game speed inconsistency[edit]

Set monitor on 60hz[citation needed]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II 266 MHz
AMD K6 250 MHz
System memory (RAM) 32 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500 MB
Video card (GPU) 4 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8 compatible

Notes

  1. SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows 10[1] or Windows 11 and is disabled by default on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 when the KB3086255 update is installed.[2]
  2. 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