Jack Orlando

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Jack Orlando
Jack Orlando cover
Developers
Toontraxx
Publishers
TopWare Interactive
Nordic Games
Release dates
DOS 1997
Windows 1997
macOS (OS X) June 18, 2013[1]
Linux (Wine) March 20, 2017[2]
Jack Orlando on MobyGames
Jack Orlando on Wikipedia

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
DOS
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Includes Director's Cut.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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Includes Director's Cut.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Version differences[edit]

Director's Cut version of the game includes additional content, improved audio and visual quality and difficulty selection.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\TopWare Poland\Jack Orlando[Note 1]
macOS (OS X)
Linux
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>\Savegame
Windows <path-to-game>\Savegame[Note 2]
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Director's cut launcher settings.
Director's cut launcher settings.

Windowed[edit]

Force using DxWnd[citation needed]
  1. Download DxWnd.
  2. Extract it and launch it.
  3. In DxWnd, choose Edit and Add.
  4. In a Main tab, type in Name - Jack Orlando.
  5. For Path click on a button ....
  6. Go to <path-to-game> and choose JackOrlando.exe.
  7. Check fields in a Generic area: Hook Enabled, Run in Window, Hook all DLLs and Remap Client Rect.
  8. Under Position check Keep aspect ratio.
  9. Now, go to a DirectX tab.
  10. Under Emulation check field: Primary Buffer.
  11. Go to Input tab.
  12. Check fields Force cursor clipping.
  13. Click OK to close a configuration window.

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
For DOSBox use the DOSBox Mapper (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
For DOSBox use the DOSBox Mapper (see the glossary page for other workarounds).

Audio[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
German
Polish
Russian
Not available in the Steam version.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 5.0
Processor (CPU) Intel i486
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 30 MB
Video card (GPU) SVGA
Other 4x CD-ROM drive
Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel i486
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) 640x480 resolution
1 MB of VRAM
Other 4x CD-ROM drive
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.6.8
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM
Sound (audio device) 5.1 support
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, SteamOS
Processor (CPU) Single Core
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1300 MB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM
Sound (audio device) 5.1 support

Notes

  1. When running this game without Administrator elevation, 32-bit programs writing to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE will be redirected to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node (more details).
  2. When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).

References