Oddballz: Your Wacky Computer Petz

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Oddballz: Your Wacky Computer Petz
Oddballz: Your Wacky Computer Petz cover
Developers
PF Magic
Publishers
Virgin Interactive
Release dates
Windows 1996
Mac OS (Classic) 1996
Taxonomy
Series Petz
Oddballz: Your Wacky Computer Petz on MobyGames
Oddballz: Your Wacky Computer Petz on Wikipedia
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Oddballz: Your Wacky Computer Petz 1996
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Dogz II: Your Virtual Petz 1997
Catz II: Your Virtual Petz 1997
Dogz 3 1998
Catz 3 1998
Dogz 4 1999
Catz 4 1999
Dogz 5 2002
Catz 5 2002
Dogz 2006
Catz 2006
Horsez 2006
Petz Dogz 2 2007
Petz Catz 2 2007
Petz Horsez 2 (2007) 2007
Petz Horsez 2 (2008) 2008
Petz Horse Club 2008
Petz Sports 2008

General information

Official website (archived)
Eli's Software Encyclopedia entry

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Windows
Mac OS
This game is not available digitally.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows C:\ODDBALLZ\ODDBALLZ.INI
Mac OS (Classic)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows C:\ODDBALLZ\EGGZ\name of your pet\Name of your pet.INI
Mac OS (Classic)

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
only 320x480 or 800x600
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
in DOSbox and native application
Borderless fullscreen windowed
The game support a "screensaver game mode"
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
only tool hints
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
only text, non-human sounds

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 3.1
Processor (CPU) Intel 80486DX2 66 MHz
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 33 MB
Video card (GPU) 256 colors
Sound (audio device) A sound card is recommended but not required
Other
Mac OS
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 7.0
Processor (CPU) Motorola 68040 33 MHz
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 33 MB

References