Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy

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Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy
Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy cover
Developers
Eurocom
THQ Nordic
Publishers
THQ Nordic
Engines
EngineX
Release dates
Windows November 10, 2017[1]
macOS (OS X) November 10, 2017[1]
Linux November 10, 2017[1]
Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy guide on StrategyWiki
Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy on MobyGames
Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy on Wikipedia

Key points

Comes with restored original HD textures, mod support and other improvements.[2]
Lacks projected shadows from the PlayStation 2 and GameCube versions.[3]

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Gamesplanet
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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Steam integration (for achievements) is optional.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Soundtrack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Authoring Tools Free tools that were used to create the original game. Contains beta levels and previously-unseen content.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Essential improvements[edit]

Sphinx and the Shadow of Set[edit]

Mod for Sphinx where you can play the removed content of the game. Restoring the original storyline with the lost worlds of Akaria and Sakkara, and adding playable versions of the beta levels for Abydos, Heliopolis and Uruk.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Sphinx\Sphinx.ini
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/Sphinx/Sphinx.ini
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/Sphinx/Sphinx.ini
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\Sphinx\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/Sphinx/
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/Sphinx/
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.


Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
From 10 to 170° in 10° increments.
Keep the A/Cross buttons or Ctrl/Shift keys pressed for finer 1° increments.[4]
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
MSAA, any level supported by graphics card.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Frame rate is capped at 60 FPS. Tied to the game speed.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input settings[edit]

Control settings.
Control settings.
Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Remapping feature is planned.[5]
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
DualShock button prompts
For DualShock button prompts, open %APPDATA%\Sphinx\Sphinx.ini and put UsePlayStationButtonPrompts=1 under the [Graphics] section.
Light bar support
Connection modes unknown
Tracked motion controllers
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

Volume settings.
Volume settings.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music and master.
Surround sound
Makes use of OpenAL Soft. Up to 7.1 output.
Subtitles
All speech is text-based.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support
Through the EFX extension, enabled by default.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Korean
Spanish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
OpenGL 3.0 Having the ARB_clip_control extension improves depth precision over large distances, reducing z-fighting.
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
This 32-bit-only macOS game does not work on macOS Catalina (10.15) or later.
Linux

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) Intel or AMD 1.5 GHz supporting SSE2 instructions
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 3.0 Core Profile compatible like GeForce 8600
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.6
Processor (CPU) 1.5 GHz supporting SSE2 instructions
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 3.2 Core Profile compatible
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Processor (CPU) 1.5 GHz supporting SSE2 instructions
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 3.0 Core Profile compatible

References