Backyard Baseball

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Backyard Baseball
Backyard Baseball cover
Developers
Humongous Entertainment
Engines
SCUMM[1]
Release dates
Windows 3.x October 24, 1997
Mac OS (Classic) October 24, 1997
Taxonomy
Genres Sports
Sports Baseball
Series Backyard Baseball
Backyard Baseball on MobyGames
Backyard Baseball on Wikipedia
Backyard Baseball
Subseries of Backyard Sports
Backyard Baseball 1997
Backyard Baseball 2001 2000
Backyard Baseball 2003 2002
Backyard Baseball 2005 2004
Backyard Sports: Baseball 2007 2006
Backyard Baseball '09 2008

Warnings

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

Key points

Can be played on ScummVM.[1]

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM-free
Windows 3.x
Mac OS
A demo is available from ScummVM.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows C:\hegames.ini
Mac OS (Classic)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows C:\hegames
Mac OS (Classic)

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

ScummVM 2.1+ supports cloud saves on third-party cloud storage services. See the ScummVM documentation for details.

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Game runs at 640x480.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Press Space , select "Options", then check "Display in Window", then click OK or press Shift+F5 to toggle (otherwise Alt+ Enter in that case using ScummVM).
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Only available in ScummVM
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

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
Can only turn background music on/off
Surround sound
Subtitles
Only works in ScummVM
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
TextOn=1 does not work, but subtitles can be forced on via ScummVM.

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play

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 ScummVM.

Middleware[edit]

No middleware information; you can edit this page to add it.

System requirements[edit]

Windows 3.x
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 3.1
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 60
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) 256 colors
DirectX 5 compatible
Other 4x CD-ROM drive
Mac OS
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 7.0
Processor (CPU) PowerPC 601
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) 256 colors
Other 4x CD-ROM drive

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Backyard Baseball - ScummVM :: Wiki - last accessed on 2019-09-22