The Sting!

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The Sting!
The Sting! cover
Developers
Neo Software Produktions
Publishers
JoWood Productions
Release dates
Windows July 1, 2001
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General information

Official game site (via Archive.org)
MobyGames entry

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SecuROM DRM
Windows
GamersGate
DRM-free after installation (requires an internet connection during installation)
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\neoSoftware\TheSting!\Settings\

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Savegame\[Note 1]

Video settings[edit]

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State 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 feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Effects, Music
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
German
Polish
Local retail version only.
Russian
Local retail version only.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 7
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 95 / 98 / 2000 / Me
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II 300 MHz
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 90 MB
Video card (GPU) 16 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8.0 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX 8.0 compatible
Other 4x CD-ROM drive

Notes

  1. When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).

References