The 11th Hour

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The 11th Hour
The 11th Hour cover
Developers
Trilobyte
Publishers
Virgin Interactive
Engines
Groovie
Release dates
DOS November 30, 1995
Windows November 30, 1995
Mac OS January 1, 1996
OS X October 19, 2013[1]
The 7th Guest
The 7th Guest 1993
The 11th Hour 1995
The 7th Guest: 3 2013

Key points

Ctrl++ and Ctrl+- increase and decrease game speed.
Starting a game requires you to click the X inside the eye of the right-most skull.
Starting a game requires you to click the X inside the eye of the right-most skull.
Menu can be found by hovering mouse at top of screen, and exiting can be done by clicking 'Power'.
Menu can be found by hovering mouse at top of screen, and exiting can be done by clicking 'Power'.

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail Use DOSBox. DOSMac OS
GOG.com Included with soundtrack, manual and other extras.
Steam

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows <path-to-game>\*.ini
Mac OS
macOS (OS X)
Configuration files include ddraw.ini, groovie2.ini

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows <path-to-game>\s11h.*
Mac OS
macOS (OS X)
Save games follow naming convention: s11h.1, s11h.2, etc.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Only option is between 'High' and 'Quarter' resolution videos.
Only option is between 'High' and 'Quarter' resolution videos.

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Uses the "Windowed" and "Borderless" window hacks. Tops and Bottoms will be cut off, although Cursor still has access to these areas.
Edit ddraw.ini to set borderless windowed mode[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Open ddraw.ini.
  3. Edit windowed=true
  4. Edit border=false
  5. Edit boxing=false
  6. Edit width and height to the desired resolution.
    • Edit width=1280 and height=960 for 1280x720
    • Edit width=1366 and height=1025 for 1366x768
    • Edit width=1600 and height=1200 for 1600x900
    • Edit width=1920 and height=1440 for 1920x1080

Windowed[edit]

Edit ddraw.ini to set windowed mode[2]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Open ddraw.ini.
  3. Edit windowed=true

Borderless fullscreen windowed[edit]

Technically possible, but only at 640x480 resolution.
Edit ddraw.ini to set borderless windowed mode[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Open ddraw.ini.
  3. Edit border=false

Vertical sync (Vsync)[edit]

Edit ddraw.ini to set vsync[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Open ddraw.ini.
  3. Edit vsync=true

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Disabled by default, optional by editing sensitivity=0.0 in ddraw.ini
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English
German

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 5.0
Processor (CPU) 80486DX2 66 MHz Intel Pentium 60
System memory (RAM) 8 MB 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4 MB
Video card (GPU) 1 MB of VRAM
Sound (audio device) 16-bit General MIDI compatible
Other 2x CD-ROM drive 4x CD-ROM drive
Mac OS
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 7.5.3
Processor (CPU) PowerPC 601
System memory (RAM) 12 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Other 4x CD-ROM drive
Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) 80486DX2 66 MHz Intel Pentium 60
System memory (RAM) 8 MB 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4 MB
Video card (GPU) 1 MB of VRAM
Sound (audio device) 16-bit General MIDI compatible
Other 2x CD-ROM drive 4x CD-ROM drive
The game is incompatible with older Intel graphics devices. Only GMA and HD-series cards are considered compatible.[3]

References

  1. Mac Game Update: 34 New Additions - GOG.com
  2. https://www.gog.com/forum/the_7th_guest_series/windowed_mode_for_11th_hour
  3. 11th Hour, The ● GOG.com