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The Even More Incredible Machine

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The Even More Incredible Machine
The Even More Incredible Machine cover
Developers
Jeff Tunnell Productions
Publishers
Sierra Entertainment
Release dates
DOS 1993
Windows 1993
Mac OS (Classic) 1993
The Even More Incredible Machine at Wikipedia
The Incredible Machine
The Incredible Machine 1992
The Even More Incredible Machine 1993
Sid & Al's Incredible Toons 1993
The Incredible Toon Machine 1994
The Incredible Machine 2 1994
The Incredible Machine 3 1995
Return of the Incredible Machine: Contraptions 2000
The Incredible Machine: Even More Contraptions 2001

Key points

Re-release of The Incredible Machine. Includes all the original levels, plus new puzzles, music and parts.

General information

Sierra Gamers - Game page on Ken Williams' official website
Hardcore Gaming 101 - Comprehensive feature on the series
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Prompts for answers from manual, code wheel, etc.
Floppy and CD-ROM release with speech and CD-audio music. The manual is required to pass in-game copy protection.
DOS
Windows
Mac OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Included in The Incredible Machine Mega Pack, with The Incredible Machine 3, Return of the Incredible Machine: Contraptions, and The Incredible Machine: Even More Contraptions. Pre-packaged with DOSBox.[1]
Windows
The GOG.com re-release does not include speech or CD-audio tracks.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\RESOURCE.CFG
Windows <path-to-game>\
Mac OS (Classic)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\TIM.CFG
<path-to-game>\*.TIM
Windows <path-to-game>\
Mac OS (Classic)
TIM.CFG stores progress, while *.TIM are user levels.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video settings[edit]

General options
General options
Graphics settings (GOG.com version)
Graphics settings (GOG.com 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
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
In Freeform (sandbox) mode, keys 1 - 9 and A - L can be used to select a music track.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
CD-ROM version includes speech
French
German

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes VGA 640x448 in 16 colors[2]
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 5.0
Processor (CPU) Intel 386SX
System memory (RAM) 1 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) VGA
Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) 1 GHz 1.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 7 compatible DirectX 9 compatible

References