Blackwell Legacy

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The Blackwell Legacy
The Blackwell Legacy cover
Developers
Wadjet Eye Games
Engines
Adventure Game Studio
Release dates
Windows December 23, 2006
macOS (OS X) January 24, 2013
Linux September 23, 2014
Reception
Metacritic 80
IGDB 70
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Relaxed
Perspectives Flip screen, Side view
Controls Point and select
Genres Adventure
Art styles Pixel art
Themes Contemporary, North America, Supernatural
Series Blackwell
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Blackwell
Blackwell Legacy 2006
Blackwell Unbound 2007
Blackwell Convergence 2009
Blackwell Deception 2011
Blackwell Epiphany 2014

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Developer website
DRM-free
Demo also available.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GamersGate
DRM-free after installation (requires an internet connection during installation)
Demo also available.
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Includes the first four games.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Mac App Store
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macOS (OS X)
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\acsetup.cfg[Note 1]
macOS (OS X) <path-to-game>/acsetup.cfg
Linux <path-to-game>/acsetup.cfg
This game does not follow the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\Blackwell Legacy v1.7\
macOS (OS X) $HOME/Documents/My Saved Games/Blackwell Legacy v1.7/
Linux $HOME/.local/share/Blackwell Legacy v1.7/
Steam <path-to-game>/Saves/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Graphics options for Blackwell Legacy accessed through <path-to-game>\winsetup.exe.
Graphics options for Blackwell Legacy accessed through <path-to-game>\winsetup.exe.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Pixel-perfect 320x240. Scaling algorithm is either nearest-neighbor or bilinear.
Can be "Modded" to be scaled to fit modern resolutions without black borders by using Borderless Gaming using options "Full Screen" and "Auto Maximize"
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Set with winsetup.exe or use -windowed parameter.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Setting affects output resolution.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Frame rate is locked to 40 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
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio[edit]

General settings.
General settings.

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Spanish
Fan translation, download.

Issues fixed[edit]

"The requested adapter mode is not supported" error[edit]

Run the game in windowed mode[1]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
DirectDraw 5
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) ME
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 200 MB
Video card (GPU) 640x400, 32-bit colour: 700 MHz system minimum
128 MB of VRAM
DirectX 5 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. Verified by User:Shooterboss on 2018-04-19