Pinball Dreams Deluxe

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Pinball Dreams Deluxe
Pinball Dreams Deluxe cover
Developers
Pinball Dreams DICE
Rockstar Lincoln
Publishers
21st Century Entertainment
GOG.com Rebellion Developments
Release dates
DOS 1994
Windows (DOSBox) March 18, 2013[1][2]
macOS (OS X) (DOSBox) April 22, 2013[3]
Linux (DOSBox) August 18, 2014[4]
Taxonomy
Genres Pinball
Series Pinball Dreams
Pinball Dreams Deluxe on MobyGames
Pinball Dreams
Pinball Dreams 1993
Pinball Dreams 2 1994
Pinball Dreams Deluxe 1994
Pinball Dreams HD 2011

Key points

Enhanced version of Pinball Dreams and its sequel with higher resolution (640x350) and Redbook audio tracks.
Released as Pinball Arcade in the United States.

General information

Pinball Dreams at Digital Illusions (archive)
Pinball Gold Pack at 21st Century Entertainment (archive)
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
DOS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Bundled with Pinball Fantasies, Pinball Mania and Pinball Illusions.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
ZOOM Platform
DRM-free
Bundled with Pinball Fantasies, Pinball Mania and Pinball Illusions.
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\DDPCOPTN.BIN
Windows <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
macOS (OS X) <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
Linux <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\HISCORES.PD1
<path-to-game>\HISCORES.PD2
Windows <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
macOS (OS X) <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
Linux <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video[edit]

In-game general settings.
In-game general settings.
Graphics settings (GOG.com version)
Graphics settings (GOG.com version)

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
640×350 or 320×200 only.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Toggle with Alt+ Enter (when using DOSBox). Unplayable if it's windowed in Windows 95/98.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
For DOSBox use an unofficial build (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
60 FPS
Videos are capped at 24 FPS.
120+ FPS
Locked to 70 FPS.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Set in DOSBox Configurator (GOG.com).
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]

Available languages for The History of Pinball.
Available languages for The History of Pinball.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Red Book CD audio

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
German
The History of Pinball only.
Italian
The History of Pinball only.
French
The History of Pinball only.
Spanish
The History of Pinball only.

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
8 Hot seat
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

Middleware[edit]

No middleware information; you can edit this page to add it.

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 7 compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.6.8
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 14.04, Linux Mint 17
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 File/folder structure within the installation folder reflects the path(s) listed for DOS game data.

References