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Carmen Sandiego Math Detective

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Carmen Sandiego Math Detective
Carmen Sandiego Math Detective cover
Developers
Brøderbund
Engines
Mohawk Engine[1]
Release dates
Windows 1998
Mac OS (Classic) 1998
Taxonomy
Series Carmen Sandiego
Carmen Sandiego Math Detective on Wikipedia
Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? 1985
Where in the U.S.A. Is Carmen Sandiego? 1986
Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? (v2.0) 1988
Where in Europe Is Carmen Sandiego? 1988
Where in North Dakota Is Carmen Sandiego? 1989
Where in Time Is Carmen Sandiego? 1989
Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? (Enhanced) 1990
Where in the U.S.A. Is Carmen Sandiego? (Enhanced) 1990
Where in America's Past Is Carmen Sandiego? 1991
Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? Deluxe 1992
Where in the U.S.A. Is Carmen Sandiego? Deluxe 1993
Where in Space Is Carmen Sandiego? Deluxe 1993
Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? (CD-ROM) 1995
Carmen Sandiego: Junior Detective 1995
Where in the U.S.A. Is Carmen Sandiego? (1996) 1996
Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? (1996) 1996
Where in Time Is Carmen Sandiego?/Carmen Sandiego's Great Chase through Time 1997
Carmen Sandiego Word Detective 1997
Carmen Sandiego Math Detective 1998
Carmen Sandiego's ThinkQuick Challenge 1999
Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? Treasures of Knowledge 2001
Carmen Sandiego Returns 2015

Key points

16-bit installer.

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Windows
Mac OS

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\[Note 1]
Mac OS (Classic)

Save game data location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\[Note 1]
Mac OS (Classic)
Save game file is encrypted.

Video

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
The game runs at 640x480.
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)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
Full-motion video cutscenes are 10 FPS.
120+ FPS

Input

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
A mouse is required to play the game.
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Controller types

Audio

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Enabled by default, but only FMV sequences are captioned.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Other information

API

ExecutablePPC16-bit 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
Mac OS (Classic)

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Audio RSX 3D Audio

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95, 98
Processor (CPU) 133 MHz Pentium or faster
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 25 MB
Video card (GPU) SVGA video card 640x480, 256 colors
Sound (audio device) Windows compatible
Other 4X CD-ROM drive or faster
Mac OS
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 7.5.1
Processor (CPU) 100 MHz Power Macintosh required
System memory (RAM) 9.5 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 30 MB
Other 4X CD-ROM drive or faster
13-inch or larger color monitor, 256 colors


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).

References