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Sam & Max Hit the Road

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Sam & Max Hit the Road
Sam & Max Hit the Road cover
Developers
LucasArts
Engines
Original SCUMM
Digital re-release ScummVM
Release dates
DOS November 1993
Mac OS (Classic) 1993[1]
Windows 2002
macOS (OS X) October 28, 2014[2]
Linux October 28, 2014[2]
Sam & Max Hit the Road guide at StrategyWiki
Sam & Max Hit the Road at Wikipedia
Sam & Max
Sam & Max Hit the Road 1993
Sam & Max Save the World 2006
Sam & Max Beyond Time and Space 2007
Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse 2010

Key points

Can be run under ScummVM

General information

Sam & Max Wiki
The International House of Mojo - In-depth article including developer interviews and game trivia
Sam & Max - Comprehensive fan site for the series
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.
Floppy release with manual-based copy protection and CD-ROM "talkie" version.
DOS
Mac OS
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Comes pre-configured with ScummVM.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
DRM-free after installation through Steam client (see notes)
Comes pre-configured with ScummVM.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
A demo is available.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS C:\SAMNMAX.CD\SETMUSE.INI
Mac OS (Classic)
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\LucasArts\Sam & Max Hit the Road\
<path-to-game>\samnmax.ini
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/355170/pfx/[Note 1]
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 C:\SAMNMAX.CD\SAVEGAME.*
Mac OS (Classic)
Windows %APPDATA%\LucasArts\Sam & Max Hit the Road\
<path-to-game>\samnmax.s**
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/355170/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

SCUMM video settings (Windows re-release).
SCUMM video settings (Windows re-release).
Toggle between colour and black & white with B
To access video settings in Windows re-release (not digital re-release), switch to windowed mode with Alt+ Enter and right-click the title bar.[3]

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
Toggle mouse support with Ctrl+M.
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Toggle with Ctrl+J.
Full controller support
Controller remapping
For DOSBox use the DOSBox Mapper (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings (CD-ROM release).
Audio settings (CD-ROM release).
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Adjust Music with ; and '. Adjust SFX with [ and ].
Press Control+F5 for ScummVM.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Toggle with Ctrl+T. Speed of text can be adjusted with - and +.
Use individual game options for ScummVM.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
This game supports General MIDI & MT-32 for music.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish
Russian
Unofficial translation by 7Wolf.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DirectDraw 6 Windows re-release.
DOS video modes VGA
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio iMUSE

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 3.1 6.22
Processor (CPU) Intel 286 Intel 386 33 MHz
System memory (RAM) 2 MB 4 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) VGA
Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 95 OSR2
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 133 MHz
System memory (RAM) 32 MB (9x/ME)
64 MB (2000/XP)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5 MB
Video card (GPU) 2 MB of VRAM
DirectX 6 compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 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, Linux 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>/355170/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (355170) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References