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'''Arthur's Birthday''' was an interactive storybook for children, created with the Mohawk Living Books player. The book is an interactive version of Marc Brown's children's book of the same name. Arthur is coming up on Saturday, and he hands out invitations to his friends. As the story is read, the objects in the background are clickable.
'''Arthur's Birthday''' was an interactive storybook for children in the [[Living Books series]], created with the [[Mohawk]] Living Books player. The book is an interactive version of Marc Brown's children's book of the same name. Arthur is coming up on Saturday, and he hands out invitations to his friends. As the story is read, the objects in the background are clickable.


In 1997, an updated version was released called ''Arthur's Birthday 2.0'', which included updated graphics and Windows 95 support.
In 1997, an updated version was released called ''Arthur's Birthday 2.0'', which included updated graphics and Windows 95 support.
 
==Required data files==
For more information on how ScummVM uses game data files, see the [https://docs.scummvm.org/en/latest/use_scummvm/game_files.html user documentation].
*The book outline file, which can have various different names:
**Windows v1: The .512 file, such as TORTOISE.512 or PAGES.512.
**Windows v2: The .LB file, such as GREEN.LB or GREEN32.LB (either is fine).
**Mac v1/v2: A text file named after the game, such as "The Tortoise and the Hare".
**Otherwise: OUTLINE, OUTLINE.TXT or BookOutline.
*The exe file or Mac application which goes with the outline.
*All the files listed in the book outline (which is a text file) - normally this is the whole DATA directory.
*SYSTEM.MHK (later v2/v3 games only).
''Note: Some Macintosh versions of games use file or folder names containing forward slashes. If your system does not allow this, ScummVM will still recognize the files if you change them to underscores. E.g. instead of '''EnR/O''', use '''EnR_O'''.''
==External links==
==External links==
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Living_Books_series Living Books series on Wikipedia]
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Living_Books Living Books series on Wikipedia]
* [https://www.mobygames.com/game/arthurs-birthday MobyGames entry for Arthur's Birthday]
* [https://www.mobygames.com/game/arthurs-birthday_ MobyGames entry for Arthur's Birthday 2.0]


[[Category:Supported Games]]
[[Category:Supported Games]]
[[Category:Mohawk Games]]
[[Category:Mohawk Games]]

Latest revision as of 23:53, 30 March 2021

Arthur's Birthday
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First release 1994
Also known as
Developed by Brøderbund
Published by Brøderbund
Distributed by (unknown)
Platforms MS-DOS, Macintosh, Windows 3.1
Windows 95
Resolution (unknown)
Engine Mohawk
Support Since ScummVM 1.3.0
Available for
Purchase
No. The unsupported 2.0 version
is available at CDAccess.com

Arthur's Birthday was an interactive storybook for children in the Living Books series, created with the Mohawk Living Books player. The book is an interactive version of Marc Brown's children's book of the same name. Arthur is coming up on Saturday, and he hands out invitations to his friends. As the story is read, the objects in the background are clickable.

In 1997, an updated version was released called Arthur's Birthday 2.0, which included updated graphics and Windows 95 support.

Required data files

For more information on how ScummVM uses game data files, see the user documentation.

  • The book outline file, which can have various different names:
    • Windows v1: The .512 file, such as TORTOISE.512 or PAGES.512.
    • Windows v2: The .LB file, such as GREEN.LB or GREEN32.LB (either is fine).
    • Mac v1/v2: A text file named after the game, such as "The Tortoise and the Hare".
    • Otherwise: OUTLINE, OUTLINE.TXT or BookOutline.
  • The exe file or Mac application which goes with the outline.
  • All the files listed in the book outline (which is a text file) - normally this is the whole DATA directory.
  • SYSTEM.MHK (later v2/v3 games only).

Note: Some Macintosh versions of games use file or folder names containing forward slashes. If your system does not allow this, ScummVM will still recognize the files if you change them to underscores. E.g. instead of EnR/O, use EnR_O.

External links