Nicky Boom

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Nicky Boom
Nicky Boom cover
Developers
Microïds
Windows DotEmu
macOS (OS X) DotEmu
Publishers
DOS Microïds
Windows, OS X DotEmu
Release dates
DOS 1992
Windows April 26, 2010
macOS (OS X) January 22, 2011
Nicky Boom on Wikipedia
Nicky Boom
Nicky Boom 1992
Nicky Boom 2 1993

General information

Official site

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
DOS
Publisher website
DRM-free
Native port (not DOSBox). Also available in a pack with Nicky Boom 2.
Windows
Mac App Store
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Native port (not DOSBox).
macOS (OS X)
A Windows demo is available.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows <path-to-game>\SETTINGS.DAT[Note 1]
macOS (OS X)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows <path-to-game>\SAVE*.SAV[Note 1]
<path-to-game>\SAVE*.INF
macOS (OS X)
Each save slot for the Windows version is a pair of *.SAV and *.INF files.

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Windows port is 800x600, DOS is 320x200.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
For DOSBox toggle with Alt+ Enter (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
For DOSBox use an unofficial build (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, Sounds for Windows and OS X. DOS version is on/off only (S).
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU) 8086, 80x86
System memory (RAM) 512 KB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) VGA
Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) 1.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 15 MB
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.6.0
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD)

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 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