Sentient

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Sentient
Sentient cover
Developers
Psygnosis
Release dates
Windows April 1997
DOS April 1997
Reception
IGDB 50
Taxonomy
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives First-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Adventure, Simulation
Art styles Realistic
Themes Sci-fi, Space
Sentient on IGDB
Sentient guide on StrategyWiki
Sentient on MobyGames

Sentient is a singleplayer first-person adventure and simulation game.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail (unavailable)
DRM details are not known
DOS
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Video[edit]

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
For DOSBox set in the DOSBox configuration file.
Mouse input in menus
Must use mapped Cancel key to go back in menus.
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support

Audio[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 7 Game must be launched with /+d3d command line argument.[2][citation needed]
DirectDraw
Software renderer
DOS video modes SVGA
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
[1]

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Miles Sound System

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) Creative Labs 3D Blaster
Matrox Mystique
1 MB (SVGA), 4 MB (Direct3D) of VRAM
Sound (audio device) Creative Labs SoundBlaster
DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 6.22
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) SVGA-compatible
1 MB of VRAM

References

  1. Verified by User:Expack3 on 2020-10-10
    Tested using Windows GNU port of Linux file command.
  2. Verified by User:Expack3 on 2020-10-10
    Launcher batch files use /+d3d to enable Direct3D support.