Tass Times in Tonetown

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Tass Times in Tonetown
Tass Times in Tonetown cover
Developers
Interplay Entertainment
Brainwave Creations
Publishers
Activision
Release dates
PC booter 1986
Mac OS (Classic) 1986
Tass Times in Tonetown on MobyGames
Tass Times in Tonetown on Wikipedia

Key points

Requires serial mouse (see DOSBox serial mouse support).

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Prompts for answers from manual, code wheel, etc.
Prompts for answers from exclusive newspaper.
PC booter
Mac OS

Essential improvements[edit]

DOSBox serial mouse support[edit]

This game requires a serial mouse (not supported in the official DOSBox builds).
Use DOSBox-X[1]
  1. Download DOSBox-X.
  2. Edit the DOSBox-X configuration file.
  3. Change serial1=dummy to serial1=serialmouse
  4. Save your changes and close the file.
  5. Run the game using DOSBox-X. The mouse will now work in-game.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
PC booter A:\
B:\
Mac OS (Classic)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
PC booter A:\
B:\
Mac OS (Classic)

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
For DOSBox toggle with Alt+ Enter (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
For DOSBox use an unofficial build (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
60 FPS
120+ FPS

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
All speech is text-based.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
For DOSBox change the priority background value in the DOSBox configuration file.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes CGA, CGA Composite

System requirements[edit]

PC booter
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 1.0
Processor (CPU) Intel 8088
System memory (RAM) 128 KB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 550 KB
Video card (GPU) CGA, CGA Composite

References

  1. Verified by User:Garrett on 5 September 2021