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Backyard Baseball 2001

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Backyard Baseball 2001
Backyard Baseball 2001 cover
Developers
Humongous Entertainment
Engines
SCUMM
Release dates
Windows April 25, 2000
Mac OS (Classic) April 25, 2000
Backyard Baseball 2001 at Wikipedia
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Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM-free
If fully installed, the game does not require the CD to play.
Windows
Mac OS
This game is not available digitally. Evergreen has gone on record saying it likely will never have one, due to rights issues regarding retired pro players.


Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\
Mac OS (Classic)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Coaches
Mac OS (Classic)

Video settings[edit]

General and sound card options, accessed from pressing Space and selecting "Options...".
General and sound card options, accessed from pressing Space and selecting "Options...".
Game options. The interface around the Options "tab" can change depending on what the player selected.
Game options. The interface around the Options "tab" can change depending on what the player selected.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Game runs at 640x480.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Press Space, select "Options...", then check "Display in Window", then click OK.
On modern operating systems, game launches and adjusts the display to 640x480, with the game running at fullscreen. It does not save the "Display in Window" option.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Color blind mode

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Required to navigate the menus.
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
It is possible to move the cursor and select using a controller, but only when the Gamepad option is selected from the Single Game or Season Play modes. Even then, you can't use it outside of those modes, such as in the Club House (main menu).
Controller remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Button prompts
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
Game previously offered online play through Humongous Sports Network, but the servers have long since shut down.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 95/98
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 166
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
32 MB (for online play)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5 MB uncompressed
Other 4x speed (or faster) CD-ROM drive
33.6K Modem (for online play)
Internet service provider (for online play)
Mac OS
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 7.5.3
Processor (CPU) 132 MHz PowerPC
System memory (RAM) 32 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Other 4x speed (or faster) CD-ROM drive

References