Barnyard

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Barnyard
Barnyard cover
Developers
Blue Tongue Entertainment
Publishers
THQ
Engines
TOSHI
Release dates
Windows August 1, 2006
Taxonomy
Series Nickelodeon
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Barnyard on Wikipedia
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Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM-free
CD-ROM used only for installation.
Windows
This game is available to buy on Amazon and eBay websites as new or second hand.
This game is not available digitally.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\THQ\Barnyard\

Save game data location[edit]

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

Video[edit]

Video Options
Video Options

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Only 4:3 aspect ratio resolutions. See Widescreen resolution.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
See Widescreen resolution.
4K Ultra HD
See Widescreen resolution.
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
This game supports up to 60 FPS
120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Widescreen resolution[1][2]
Hor+
Reference this page if values for your aspect ratio or screen resolution are not listed here.
  1. Make backup copies of <path-to-game>/Barnyard/Barnyard.exe and <path-to-game>/Barnyard/Setup/Setup.exe.
  2. Right-click on Barnyard.exe, select Properties, and uncheck the Read-only box. Repeat for Setup.exe.
  3. Open Barnyard.exe in a hex editor such as HxD.
  4. Search for the hex-value 44 68 00 00 48 44. (It should be at offset 0x235638.)
  5. Replace the 00 00 48 44 value with:
    • 00 40 85 44 for 16:9.
    • 00 00 70 44 for 16:10.
    • 00 80 3B 44 for 5:4.
    • 00 80 6A 44 for 25:16.
    • 00 00 7A 44 for 15:9.
  6. Search for the hex-value 28 20 03. (It should be at offset 0x262DFC.)
  7. Replace the 20 03 value with your desired width:
    • 00 05 for 1280.
    • 56 05 for 1366.
    • 80 07 for 1920.
    • 00 0A for 2560.
    • 00 0F for 3840.
  8. Find the nearby hex-value 58 02. (It should be at offset 0x262E05.)
  9. Replace the 58 02 value with your desired height:
    • D0 02 for 720.
    • 00 03 for 768.
    • 38 04 for 1080.
    • A0 05 for 1440.
    • 70 08 for 2160.
  10. Search for the hex-value 92 0A 86 3F C3. (It should be at offset 0x3081D6.)
  11. Replace the 92 0A 86 value with:
    • 62 10 A8 for 16:9.
    • 1D B9 9C for 16:10.
    • D6 83 7E for 5:4.
    • 91 95 97 for 25:16.
    • EE 8E 9F for 15:9.
  12. Save Barnyard.exe.
  13. Open Setup.exe in your hex editor.
  14. Search for the hex-value 20 03 00 00 58 02. (It should be at offset 0xB06C.)
  15. Replace the 20 03 value with your desired width and 58 02 with your desired height. (See above.)
  16. Save Setup.exe and close your hex editor.
  17. Run Setup.exe and your new resolution should now appear in the Screen Size drop-down list. Select it and click Apply.

Input[edit]

Control Options
Control Options

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 Options
Audio Options

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
Works on latest versions of Windows without any problems.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) 128 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0 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

  1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HB0yvDiOiXE Barnyard - Widescreen Tutorial
  2. https://pastebin.com/1yNxyQt6 Barnyard - Widescreen Patches