Earthworm Jim 3D

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Earthworm Jim 3D
Earthworm Jim 3D cover
Developers
VIS Entertainment
Publishers
Interplay Entertainment
Release dates
Windows May 24, 2000
Taxonomy
Perspectives Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Platform
Series Earthworm Jim
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Earthworm Jim
Earthworm Jim: Special Edition 1995
Earthworm Jim 1996
Earthworm Jim 2 1996
Earthworm Jim 3D 2000

Key points

Offers high-resolution support natively, and runs fine in modern Windows.
The Steam release lacks all in-game music.[1]

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Steam
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Lacks all in-game music. Bundled with Earthworm Jim and Earthworm Jim 2.
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/41600/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\GameSave.SAV[Note 2]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/41600/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Native 4:3 ratio is stretched to fill widescreen resolutions.
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)
Use dgVoodoo2.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Use dgVoodoo2.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
no fps cap
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.

Audio[edit]

General settings.
General settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
All speech is text-based.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Red Book CD audio
On Windows, CD music might not play correctly; see the troubleshooting guide for solutions.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Polish
Local retail version only.

Issues fixed[edit]

No Music in the Steam Version[edit]

Replace EXE and Add Missing Files[1]
  1. You need to download the missing music files, the DLL the game needs to play them, and a version of the game's EXE that can recognise the DLL and the music files.
  2. Put the DLL into the game's folder, replace the EXE, and put the music in a folder within the main folder, called "Music".

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
vorpX
Game currently crashing after 1 minute with DGVoodoo2.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Miles Sound System

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium
System memory (RAM) 32 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 100 MB
Video card (GPU) 3D Accelerator
DirectX 7.0 compatible
Other 8x CD-ROM drive

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/41600/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (41600) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.
  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