What happened? The developers of a program to play many classic computer games on modern computers have released a major patch to celebrate its 20th anniversary. This update adds support for more games like Grim Fandango, adds new features, and a few other things are great again.
Over the weekend, ScummVM made an announcement that included a long list of changes and new features. Also related to sales of GOG.com, which runs on classic games that support ScummVM. ScummVM, which stands for Script Creation Utility for the Maniac Mansion Virtual Machine, has been used to update hundreds of classic PC games, adapting them to modern operating systems, most of which are adventure and role-playing games. The first version was released in October 2001.
The latest version 2.5 adds support for 2.5D games to the desktop version including Grim Fandango, The Longest Journey, and Myst 3: Exile. In addition to 2.5D games, the annual update adds support for titles like Little Big Adventure, Red Commers 1 and 2, Crusader: No Remorse, Glulx Interactive Fiction, and more. This version also increases support for non-English versions of many games. IMPORTANT UPDATE ">
According to the announcement, the main GUI ScummVM process has ended and now supports Unicode characters everywhere, as well as higher resolutions for HiDPI displays. More games support KeyMapper, and many Wintermute games now support GOG achievements and Steam.The Nintendo DS ScummVM port has been significantly rewritten.
GOG sales' ScummVM games include titles such as Blade Runner, Myst, Riven, The 7th Guest, Space Quest, King's Quest, The Dig, Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis And more.
ScummVM celebrates 20 years of an important update
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