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Sherlock Holmes: Secret of the Silver Earring

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Sherlock Holmes: Secret of the Silver Earring
Sherlock Holmes: Secret of the Silver Earring cover
Developers
Frogwares
Publishers
Ubisoft
Digital Jesters
Release dates
Windows September 28, 2004
Sherlock Holmes: Secret of the Silver Earring at Wikipedia
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General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Steam
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Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete or rename video files[1]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\movies\
  2. Delete or rename logo_bink.bik and logo_frog.bik

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\setup.ini
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/11150/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\save\
<path-to-game>\game.log
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/11150/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game options menu.
In-game options menu.

Anti-aliasing (AA)[edit]

Improve anti-aliasing[1]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\
  2. Open setup.ini
  3. Change Antialiasing(4) to Antialiasing(8)
  4. Save changes.

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
effects, music, dialog
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Bulgarian
Czech
French
German
Italian
Polish
Russian

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 8
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Bink Video 1.5t

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 2000, XP, Vista
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III 600 MHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.2 GB
Video card (GPU) 32 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8.1 compatible

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>/11150/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (11150) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Verified by User:Orzelek303 on 2018-02-06