Phantasmagoria 2: A Puzzle of Flesh

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Phantasmagoria 2: A Puzzle of Flesh
Phantasmagoria 2: A Puzzle of Flesh cover
Developers
Sierra Entertainment
Engines
SCI3
Release dates
DOS November 26, 1996
Windows November 26, 1996
Windows (ScummVM) March 2, 2010[1]
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Phantasmagoria
Phantasmagoria 1995
Phantasmagoria 2: A Puzzle of Flesh 1996

Key points

Can be run under ScummVM.
Also released as Phantasmagoria II: Fatal Obsessions, Phantasmagoria: A Puzzle of Flesh and Phantasmagoria 2.[2]

General information

Hardcore Gaming 101 - Comprehensive feature
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
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
Pre-packaged with ScummVM
DOSBox version is also available (when using GOG Galaxy).[3]
Windows
Steam
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Windows
The Steam release use DOSBox.

Essential improvements[edit]

Remove black scanlines in DOSBox[edit]

Removing black scanlines by using DOSBox SVN Daum[4]
  1. Download DOSBox SVN Daum and extract it into <path-to-game>\DOSBOX overwriting any files when asked.
  2. Download fixvideo.fx and move it to <path-to-game>\DOSBOX\SHADERS
  3. Edit dosboxPHANT2.conf with a text editor and change the line output=overlay to output=Direct3D.
  4. Add the line pixelshader=fixvideo.fx underneath and save.
Only works with the Direct3D renderer.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\RESOURCE.CFG
Windows
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/501970/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\P2SG.*
Windows
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/501970/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud
ScummVM 2.1+ supports cloud saves on third-party cloud storage services. See the ScummVM user manual for details.

Video[edit]

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 settings
Audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Movie, Music
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
Retail version.
German
Not available digitally. Use this patch. A Steam account is required to verify the game ownership.
Spanish
Fan translation. Download.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes SVGA
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 5.0
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 75 MHz
System memory (RAM) 12 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 16 MB
Video card (GPU) SVGA
Other 4x CD-ROM drive
Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium
System memory (RAM) 12 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) 640x480 resolution, 256 colors
Other 4x CD-ROM drive

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>/501970/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (501970) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References