Marble Drop

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Marble Drop
Marble Drop cover
Developers
Maxis South
Publishers
Maxis
Release dates
Windows February 28, 1997
Marble Drop at Wikipedia

General information

MobyGames entry

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Windows
Demo

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

The latest patch for the game (v1.1) can be found on EA's FTP server.

Note that the patch cannot be installed on 64-bit Windows as the installer is 16-bit only.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Maxis\Marble Drop

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows

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
No speech.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Issues fixed[edit]

Cannot change resolution[edit]

Enable the following compatibility settings: Compatibility mode (Windows XP (Service Pack 3))[citation needed]

Notes

Even with the fix, the game cannot be set to 1024x768 without crashing

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 3.1
Processor (CPU) Intel 486 66 MHz
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 MB
Video card (GPU) SVGA
512 KB of VRAM

References