Silverball

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Silverball
Silverball cover
Developers
Digital Extremes
Epic MegaGames
Publishers
MicroLeague
Europe Team17
Release dates
DOS 1993
Silverball on MobyGames
Silverball on Wikipedia

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM-free
DOS

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Nova Only available after sending in a brochure.
DOS

Version differences[edit]

Silverball is the original release. Includes Fantasy, Blood, Snooker Champ and Odyssey.
Silverball Plus 2 in addition to the former tables, it also included Duel and Warbot.
An additional table titled Nova was available if you sent in a brochure included in the retail package, both for the original release and Plus 2.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\CONFIG.PIN

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\HISCORE.PIN

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Gameplay in 320x240, menus in 320x200.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Toggle with Alt+ Enter (when using DOSBox).
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Set fulldouble = true in the configuration file of DOSBox.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Frame rate is capped at 60 FPS.

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
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]

In-game options.
In-game options.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound FX and Music can be toggled.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

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

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes VGA, SVGA (VESA)

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD)

References