Epic Pinball

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Epic Pinball
Epic Pinball cover
Developers
Digital Extremes
Publishers
Epic MegaGames
Release dates
DOS 1993
Windows (DOSBox) November 30, 2017[1]
macOS (OS X) (DOSBox) November 30, 2017[1]
Linux (DOSBox) November 30, 2017[1]
Epic Pinball on MobyGames
Epic Pinball on Wikipedia

General information

Epic Pinball at Epic Games (archive)
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM-free
Shareware or The Complete Collection.
DOS
GOG.com
DRM-free
The Complete Collection. Pre-packaged with DOSBox.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Version differences[edit]

The original floppy registered version does not contains the Pack 3 (Cyborgirl, Pangaea, Space Journey, Toy Factory).
"Crash & Burn" (Pack 1); "Jungle Pinball", "Deep Sea", "Enigma" (Pack 2); and "Cyborgirl" (Pack 3) were sold as standalone games.
The Complete Collection CD release by WizardWorks includes "African Safari", which is exclusive to this release.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Pinball Pack 1 Android/Super Android, Pot of Gold, Excalibur and Crash and Burn.
DOS
Pinball Pack 2 Magic, Pinball Jungle, Deep Sea and Enigma.
DOS
Pinball Pack 3 Cybor Girl, Pangaea, Space Journey and Toy Factory.
DOS

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

The v 2.1 patch updates the game to the latest version. The Complete Collection version is already patched. Incompatible with the 1.0 version (the version containing the original "Android" table).

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\CONFIG.PIN
Windows <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
macOS (OS X) <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
Linux <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\HISCORE.PIN
Windows <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
macOS (OS X) <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
Linux <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video settings[edit]

Graphics settings (GOG.com version)
Graphics settings (GOG.com version)
Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Gameplay in 320x240, menus in 320x200.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Toggle with Alt+ Enter (when using DOSBox). Cannot be windowed in Windows 95/98.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
For DOSBox use an unofficial build (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
60 FPS
120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
For DOSBox use the DOSBox Mapper (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Set in Graphic Mode Setup (GOG.com).
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
A launcher which requires keyboard is used in the GOG.com release.
Controller remapping
For DOSBox use the DOSBox Mapper (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
DualShock 4 controllers
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Tracked motion controllers
Generic/other controllers
Gravis GamePad
Button prompts
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

In-game settings.
In-game settings.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
FX, Music
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4 Hot seat
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes VGA, SVGA (VESA)
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
macOS (OS X)

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 5.0
Processor (CPU) Intel i386
System memory (RAM) 640 kB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) VGA
Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 7 compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.9
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 14.04
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL compatible
256 MB of VRAM

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 File/folder structure within the installation folder reflects the path(s) listed for DOS and/or PC booter game data.

References