Leisure Suit Larry 6: Shape Up or Slip Out!

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Leisure Suit Larry 6: Shape Up or Slip Out!
Leisure Suit Larry 6: Shape Up or Slip Out! cover
Developers
Sierra Entertainment
Engines
SCI
Release dates
DOS November 1993
Mac OS (Classic) 1994
Windows 1994
macOS (OS X) January 17, 2013[1]
Linux December 17, 2015
Leisure Suit Larry 6: Shape Up or Slip Out! at Wikipedia
Leisure Suit Larry
Softporn Adventure 1981
Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards 1987
Leisure Suit Larry Goes Looking for Love (in Several Wrong Places) 1988
Leisure Suit Larry III: Passionate Patti in Pursuit of the Pulsating Pectorals 1989
Leisure Suit Larry 5: Passionate Patti Does a Little Undercover Work 1991
Leisure Suit Larry's Casino 1992
Leisure Suit Larry 6: Shape Up or Slip Out! 1993
Leisure Suit Larry: Love for Sail! 1996
Leisure Suit Larry's Casino (1998) 1998
Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude 2004
Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust 2009
Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards: Reloaded 2013
Leisure Suit Larry - Wet Dreams Don't Dry 2018

Key points

Can be run under ScummVM

General information

Leisure Suit Larry Omnipedia - Leisure Suit Larry Wiki
Al Lowe's Humor Site - The series on Al Lowe's official website
Sierra Gamers - Game page on Ken Williams' official website
Hardcore Gaming 101 - Comprehensive feature on the series
The Sierra Help Pages - Extensive troubleshooting guide
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Prompts for answers from manual, code wheel, etc.
The game had two different releases: VGA (original) and SVGA (remake). See: Version differences.
DOS
Mac OS
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Both releases are included in the Leisure Suit Larry bundle, comprising Leisure Suit Larry 1 - 6. For details see: Version differences.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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Windows

Version differences[edit]

The original 1993 "VGA" (low-resolution) version was released on floppies. It runs in DOS in 320x240 256-color mode. This version was also re-released on CD-ROM, with added speech.
The 1994 "SVGA" (high-resolution) remake was released on CD-ROM, with updated graphics and full voice acting. It runs in DOS and Windows in 640x480 256-color mode.
The GOG.com re-release is based on the 1997 Leisure Suit Larry: Collection Series. It includes the series' "carnal" predecessor Softporn Adventure, as well as all the main games:
The GOG.com re-release uses ScummVM for the VGA version of Leisure Suit Larry 6, and DOSBox for the SVGA remake.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\RESOURCE.CFG
Windows <path-to-game>\
Mac OS (Classic)
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/765910/pfx/[Note 1]
The GOG.com re-release uses ScummVM configuration file lsl6-cd.ini for the VGA version, and DOSBox configuration file dosbox_L6.conf for the SVGA remake.
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\LSL6SG.*
Windows <path-to-game>\LSL6SG.*
Mac OS (Classic)
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/765910/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

General options (VGA version)
General options (VGA version)

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
For DOSBox use the DOSBox Mapper (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
For DOSBox set in the DOSBox configuration file.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
For DOSBox use the DOSBox Mapper (see the glossary page for other workarounds).

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Only Master volume can be adjusted
Surround sound
Subtitles
CD-ROM version only
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Speech with subtitles in CD-ROM version only
German
Retail version only
Polish
Available in the retail collection Leisure Suit Larry's Greatest Hits & Misses!.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes VGA, SVGA VGA supported by the original release; SVGA by the remake
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 5.0
Processor (CPU) Intel 286 16 MHz Intel 386 16 MHz
System memory (RAM) 640 KB 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 MB
Video card (GPU) VGA
The SVGA remake requires an Intel 386 CPU, 4 MB of RAM and an SVGA card.
Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 3.1
Processor (CPU) Intel 386 16 MHz
System memory (RAM) 2 MB 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) SVGA
Mac OS
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 7.0
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 4 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.6.8
Processor (CPU) Intel Core Duo 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 14.04, Mint 17
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/765910/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (765910) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References