Dilbert's Desktop Games

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Dilbert's Desktop Games
Dilbert's Desktop Games cover
Developers
Cyclops Software
Publishers
DreamWorks Interactive
Release dates
Windows September 30, 1997
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General information

MobyGames entry

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM-free
The disc is required to get the endgame certificate.
Windows
A demo is available.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Cyclops Software\Desktop Toys Screensaver[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Dt05\ToySpr\Toys\widget.dat[Note 2]
<path-to-game>\Dt05\ToySpr\CEO\sim.dat[Note 2]
widget.dat saves your Game Machine parts acquired information.
sim.dat saves your CEO Simulator information.

Video settings[edit]

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native 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 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 Players Notes
Local play
2 Techno Raiders and Project Pass-Off only.
LAN play
Online play

Issues fixed[edit]

Installing on 64-bit versions of Windows[edit]

Use the InstallShield 5 32-bit Generic Installer.

Issues unresolved[edit]

Green shadows and boxes in Techno Raiders[edit]

Some graphics have green backgrounds on floors 1-8 when running on modern versions of Windows.[1]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95, NT 4.0
Processor (CPU) Intel 486 66 MHz
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 40 MB

Notes

  1. When running this game without Administrator elevation, 32-bit programs writing to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE will be redirected to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node (more details).
  2. 2.0 2.1 When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).

References