Mario's Time Machine

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Mario's Time Machine
Mario's Time Machine cover
Developers
The Software Toolworks
Release dates
DOS 1993
Windows 3.x 1994
Mac OS (Classic) 1994
Mario's Time Machine guide on StrategyWiki
Mario's Time Machine on MobyGames
Mario's Time Machine on Wikipedia

Warnings

The Windows 3.x version of this game does not work on 64-bit versions of Windows (see Availability for affected versions).
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General information

Super Mario Wiki - game page

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM-free
Floppy and CD-ROM release. The CD version has voice acting and includes a multimedia reference library.
DOS
Windows 3.x
Mac OS
This game is not available digitally.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

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

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\MARIOSTA.*
Windows <path-to-game>\SAVEGAME\[Note 1]
Mac OS (Classic)
Save game labels are stored in MARIOSAV.NAM.

Video[edit]

In-game general options (CD version)
In-game general options (CD version)

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
For DOSBox set in the DOSBox configuration file.
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
Music and Sound Effects can be set to high or low.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Speech in CD version only.
French
German

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes VGA
Executable16-bit 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
Windows 3.x version might be playable on a 64-bit OS using winevdm.

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU) Intel 80286 12 MHz
System memory (RAM) 1 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 8 MB
Video card (GPU) VGA
Windows 3.x
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 MB
Video card (GPU) VGA
Other 1x CD-ROM
Mac OS
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD)

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).

References