Magical Drop V

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Magical Drop V
Magical Drop V cover
Developers
Golgoth Studio
Publishers
UTV Ignition Entertainment
Engines
Golgoth Engine
Release dates
Windows November 15, 2012
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Key points

Released in a broken state, the game is still marred with issues since the developers abandoned it, despite the various updates the game received. These issues range from minor to gamebreaking.

General information

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Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Steam
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Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/204960/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/204960/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Can be disabled.

Video settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.

Input settings[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
All dialogue is text-based.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play

Connection types

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Issues unresolved[edit]

Game randomly goes into demo mode even though you bought the game[edit]

The only solution of sorts to this issue is to relaunch the game and hope that it goes away.

Issues fixed[edit]

Game crashes upon launch[edit]

.xml tweak[citation needed]
  1. If you're not using a Nvidia GPU, skip to step 2. Open the Nvidia Control Panel, then in the Program Settings, select MagicalDropV.exe. Then disable anything related to anti-aliasing.
  2. Go to the installation folder.
  3. Open config.xml in your text editor of choice.
  4. Change <FullScreenWidth>1920</FullScreenWidth> to <FullScreenWidth>640</FullScreenWidth>, and <FullScreenHeight>1080</FullScreenHeight> to <FullScreenHeight>480</FullScreenHeight>, respectively.
  5. Launch the game.
  6. If successful, go to the game's settings menu and change the resolution to your desired resolution.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT or equivalent
DirectX 9.0c compatible

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>/204960/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (204960) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References