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Broken Sword
Homepage Homepage
Latest Version 1.4.1
Downloads Plain Files
Release Date 01/27/2012
Author Marcus Comstedt
Based on ScummVM
by ScummVM Team
Systems Emulated Classic games by
LucasArts, Revolution,
AdventureSoft, Coktel
Vision, and more!
Best Available Emulator
For this system(s)?
Active Yes
Refresh Rate Unknown


ScummVM is a program which allows you to run certain classic graphical point-and-click adventure games, provided you already have their data files. The clever part about this: ScummVM just replaces the executables shipped with the game, allowing you to play them on systems for which they were never designed!


Among the systems on which you can play those games are regular desktop computers (running Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, ...), game consoles (Dreamcast, Nintendo DS & Wii, PS2, PSP, ...), smartphones (Android, iPhone, PocketPC, Symbian ...), and more.

Day of the Tentacle Dreamcast ScummVM menu Sam & Max: Hit the Road


Controller Action Keyboard/Mouse Action

  • A Left mouse button
  • B Right mouse button
  • Y Spacebar
  • X 5
  • X+Dpad 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9
  • Dpad Slow mouse movement, virtual keyboard movement
  • Analog Stick Fast mouse movement
  • L Virtual keyboard toggle
  • Start F5

Ini Support

v1.2.0, and up.

The easy way;

  • Place all your required files for game 'n' in it's own folder. Where 'n' is the name of the game.
  • Using a desktop port such as the Windows, Linux, or Mac OSX, add that game folder through the main ScummVM menu.
  • Exit the launcher, and locate the scummvm.ini. It is created by default in these locations.
  • Strip down all entry lines for the game, except these three gameid, path, and description.
  • Examples;
description=Drascula: The Vampire Strikes Back (DOS/English)
description=Myst (Windows/English)
  • Now change the 'path' variable to reflect the path where it'll be located on the disc. (ie - "path=FullThrottle" would be a sub-directory named "FullThrottle" located in the root of the cd-r structure)
  • Leave the 'cd' root off the paths. (ie - Do NOT use "path=cd\Full Throttle")


  • 1. If you find ANY issues while playing supported games, please report the issues to the bug-tracker!
  • 2. If you do not do the above (ie - posting bug in the forums), your problem will never be officially acknowledged by the developers.

Known limitations

  • Possible audio lag in "cdda" enabled versions of games.
  • Possible voice lag in the "talkie" versions of games.
  • Due to system requirements these games aren't compatible, or are only partially compatible.
    • The Curse of Monkey Island
    • The Dig
    • Full Throttle



Nightly Builds

ScummVM Tools

Tools for game specific compression, extraction, etc.