Day of the Tentacle Remastered

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Day of the Tentacle Remastered
Day of the Tentacle Remastered cover
Developers
Double Fine Productions
Linux Josh Bush
Release dates
Windows March 21, 2016
macOS (OS X) March 21, 2016
Linux July 11, 2016
Day of the Tentacle Remastered at Wikipedia
Maniac Mansion
Maniac Mansion 1988
Day of the Tentacle 1993
Maniac Mansion Deluxe (unofficial) 2004
Maniac Mansion Mania (unofficial) 2005
Day of the Tentacle Remastered 2016

Key points

Includes a "classic" mode which faithfully recreates the original Day of the Tentacle
Includes the original Maniac Mansion, which can be played in-game (by accessing Weird Ed Edison's computer)

General information

Double Fine Action Forums
The International House of Mojo - In-depth article including developer interviews and game trivia
Hardcore Gaming 101 - Comprehensive feature on the series
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\savedata\settings.ini
%APPDATA%\Doublefine\DayOfTheTentacle\
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/doublefine/dott/
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\savedata\
%APPDATA%\Doublefine\DayOfTheTentacle\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/com.doublefine.dottosx/
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/doublefine/dott/savedata/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio settings (continued).
Audio settings (continued).
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, Sound Effects and Voice.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish
Russian
Fan translation by ENPY Studio/Old-Games.RU, Download

Issues fixed[edit]

Audio clipping/crackling/stuttering on Windows 10[edit]

Setting the game to Windows 8 compatibility mode may alleviate some of the audio issues.
Set Windows 8 Compatibility mode[1]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>
  2. To set the compatibility mode, right click Dott.exe, select Properties.
  3. Go to the compatibility tab, select "Windows 8" from the drop down list.
Use the --DisableFMODDSP parameter[1]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
OpenGL 3.0
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio FMOD

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Dual Core 1.7 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo 2.2 GHz
AMD Athlon 64 2.2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 3 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2.5 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 260
ATI Radeon HD 4870
Intel HD 3000
512 MB of VRAM
OpenGL 3.0 compatible
DirectX 9.0 compatible
Nvidia GeForce GTX 460
AMD Radeon HD 6850
DirectX 11 compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.7 10.11
Processor (CPU) Intel Core Duo Intel Core i3/i5/i7
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2.5 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 260
ATI Radeon HD 4870
Intel HD 3000
512 MB of VRAM
OpenGL 3.0 compatible
Nvidia GeForce GTX 460
AMD Radeon HD 6850
1 GB of VRAM
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 14.04
Processor (CPU) Dual Core 1.7 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo 2.2 GHz
AMD Athlon 64 2.2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 3 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 260
ATI Radeon HD 4870
Intel HD 4000
512 MB of VRAM
OpenGL 3.0 compatible
DirectX 9.0 compatible
Nvidia GeForce GTX 460
AMD Radeon HD 6850

References