Yellow Brick Road

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Yellow Brick Road
Yellow Brick Road cover
Developers
Synergy Interactive
Engines
Macromedia Director
Release dates
Windows 3.x September 1995
Mac OS (Classic) December 10, 1995
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Series Yellow Brick Road
Yellow Brick Road on MobyGames
Yellow Brick Road
Yellow Brick Road 1995
Yellow Brick Road II: Glinda to Nishi no Majo 1996
Yellow Brick Road: Harapeko Tsuki To Hoshi Atsume 1997

Warnings

The Windows 3.x version of this game does not work on 64-bit versions of Windows (see Availability for affected versions).

Key points

Does not work on modern Windows, see this fix

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Windows 3.x
Mac OS
This game is not available digitally.

Video[edit]

Input[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[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Japanese

Issues fixed[edit]

Games doesn't work on Windows 10[edit]

Use "The Win 3.1 Fix Project"
  1. Download "The Win 3.1 Fix Project"
  2. Unzip the folder "Yellow Brick Road fix somewhere on your computer.
  3. Insert The Yellow Brick Road CD, on the disk is the file SETUP.EXE, keep this one in mind.
  4. Open your "Yellow Brick Road Fix" folder and find the program otvdm.exe.
  5. Drag SETUP.EXE from your CD into otvdm.exe.
  6. During install make sure to uncheck "Quicktime For Windows 2.03".
  7. After Install, go to the <path-to-game> you installed the game in.
  8. Drag YBR.EXE into otvdm.exe and the game should start.
The game is made for 640×480, set your resolution to that or 800x600 for full screen.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D
Executable16-bit 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
Made for Windows 3.1 and Windows 95, uses 16bit installers and files.

System requirements[edit]

Windows 3.x
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 3.1
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Mac OS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7.0
Processor (CPU) Motorola 68030
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) 256 colors
Other 2x CD-ROM drive

References