Tinker

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Tinker
Tinker cover
Developers
Fuel Industries
Publishers
Microsoft
Release dates
Windows September 23, 2008
Tinker guide on StrategyWiki
Tinker on Wikipedia
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Key points

Originally released as a Windows Vista Ultimate Extra, later updated as a free download.
Download Microsoft Tinker Game For Windows 7, Vista & XP
The Games for Windows - LIVE version is no longer available for new players.[1]

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Requires online activation
Install through Windows Update (wuapp.exe). Ultimate only.
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

A Title Update is available for the Games for Windows - LIVE version. Tinker should automatically prompt for the update when using a LIVE profile; the update can also be downloaded manually (extract the contents and run TinkerUpdate.exe).
The Windows Vista Ultimate Extras version is updated through Windows Update.

Level Builder[edit]

The Level Builder lets you make and share your own custom puzzles.
Only works with the Vista Ultimate Extras version; it cannot detect the Games for Windows - LIVE version.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows
The Games for Windows - LIVE version saves in %LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\XLive\Content\E000073940850FD2

Video settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
On/off only.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Everything is text-based.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Always mutes (no option).

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Brazilian Portuguese
Czech
Dutch
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Norwegian
Polish
Russian
Spanish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

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

References