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Grim Fandango

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Game Info

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Game version 1.01
Installer Works, no known problems
Game Works, but has some minor issues described below
Patch Works, no known problems
Download patch 3dgamers
Demo works Yes
Download demo 3dgamers
Requires no-cd patch No, although more fluent gameplay can be experienced, see below
Multiplayer works NA
Works with Cedega version(s) 4.3.2 (best), 4.2-FORSTEAM, 4.0.1, 4.0
Tested with Cedega version(s) 4.3.2, 4.2-FORSTEAM, 4.0.1, 4.0
Supported by TransGaming No
URLs Grim Fandango -- Official homepage

Issues

  • Game must be run via grimfandgo.exe rather than Grim.exe in order to bypass a DirectX version check - Point2Play users will need to manually create an icon pointing to grimfandgo.exe, as the one made by the installer runs Grim.exe.
  • Crashes in certain locations

Notes

  • There is a ScummVM Subproject named Residual which is designed to run Grim Fandango.

More info


  • For more fluent gameplay and less loading times:
Download a NO-CD patch, obtainable at megagames/gamecopyworld
Make a backup of the original EXE in case things go wrong. Then in each CD go to
the grimdata directory and copy for Year [X]:
movie0[X].lab
year[X]mus.lab
vox00[X].lab
data00[X].lab

The NO-CD patch can be left out but then you'll have to have one of the CD's in your
drive for the startup check. But the loading times will have decreased anyway.

Description

Something's rotten in the Land of Dead and you're being played for a sucker. Meet Manny Calavera, travel agent at the Department of Death. He sells luxury packages to souls on their four-year journey to eternal rest. But there's trouble in paradise. Help Manny untangle himself from a conspiracy that threatens his very salvation.

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Made an icon for Grim Fandango because I thought the orginal kinda sucked. Right click and save. Suitable for all icon sizes (even 128px).

Manny
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