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Star Wars: Yoda Stories

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Star Wars: Yoda Stories
Star Wars: Yoda Stories cover
Developers
LucasArts
Release dates
Windows March 1997
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Top-down view
Controls Point and select
Genres Adventure, Puzzle
Art styles Stylized
Themes Sci-fi, Space
Series Star Wars, LucasArts' Desktop Adventures
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Key points

Update WaveMix to resolve the Application Error (0xc0000142) crash at launch.

General information

Developer's site (defunct)

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM-free
Windows

Essential improvements

Patches

Install the Yoda Update patch to update Yodesk.dta. Specify the path if the installer does not show the correct one.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %WINDIR%\Yodesk.ini[Note 1]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows

Video

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Fixed-size window only.
Multi-monitor
Fixed-size window only.
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Always runs windowed.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Fixed-size window only.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Native Windows cursor.
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support

Audio

Options menu.
Options menu.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
On/off only.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Everything is text-only.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Spanish
Spanish retail release.
Japanese
Japanese retail release.
Brazilian Portuguese
BraSoft.

Issues fixed

Application Error (0xc0000142) crash at launch

Yoda Stories uses an outdated version of WaveMix that needs to be updated.
Update WaveMix version[1]
  1. Download the latest version of WaveMix.
  2. Extract the new WAVMIX32.DLL and WAVEMIX.INI into the installation folder, replacing both existing files when prompted.

"Failed to write block to device" or other errors

This occurs when the updated WaveMix version has not been used correctly. See Application Error (0xc0000142) crash at launch.

"2 WaveOut Devices have been detected" prompt at launch

Change ShowDevices in wavemix.ini[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Open wavemix.ini.
  3. Change ShowDevices=1 to ShowDevices=0.
  4. Save your changes. The game will now start without this information.

Other information

API

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) 486/66
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 8 MB

Notes

  1. When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).

References