The Typing of the Dead

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The Typing of the Dead
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Developers
Wow Entertainment
Smilebit
Publishers
Sega
Release dates
Windows September 23, 2001
The Typing of the Dead guide on StrategyWiki
The Typing of the Dead on MobyGames
The Typing of the Dead on Wikipedia
The Typing of the Dead
The Typing of the Dead 2000
The Typing of the Dead 2 2008
The Typing of The Dead: Overkill 2013

Key points

There is no way to change graphical options.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Simple disc check.
Windows
The game is not sold digitally.

Essential improvements[edit]

Change blood color[edit]

The option to change blood color is absent from the in-game settings of the PC version, but the data files for red blood are still included in the game.
Swap the file names of blood graphics
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\tex\.
  2. Switch the filenames of scr_blood_green.bin, and scr_blood_red.bin.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
See the WSGF entry.
Multi-monitor
See the WSGF entry.
Ultra-widescreen
See the WSGF entry.
4K Ultra HD
See the WSGF entry.
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Force-able with dgVoodoo 2. Use Alt+Enter to toggle.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Force-able with dgVoodoo 2. Use hidden options.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Force-able with Nvidia Control Panel or dgVoodoo 2.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Force-able with Nvidia Control Panel or dgVoodoo 2.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Force-able with Nvidia Control Panel or dgVoodoo 2.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Frame rate is capped at 60 FPS.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input settings[edit]

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

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Cannot be disabled.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 580 MB
Video card (GPU) 8 MB of VRAM
Sound (audio device) DirectX compatible sound card

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
2 Arcade Mode only (listed as "Network mode")
Online play
2 Arcade Mode only (listed as "Network mode")
Asynchronous multiplayer

Connection types

References