First post, by Osprey
Hi. I'd like to share a little patch that I've been working on for The Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes: The Case of the Serrated Scalpel (the 1992 point-and-click adventure).
I recently started playing the game again for the first time in years and was disappointed to find that most of the game's music plays only once at each location or "room." Many of the music pieces are only a minute long, so they often finish long before you're done at each location, leaving you to play in silence until you leave. Interestingly, when Mythos Software ported the game to the 3DO a few years later, they set the same music to repeat. Perhaps they decided that that was better for the atmosphere of the game than having long periods of silence.
This patch causes the music to repeat at each location, like the 3DO version. You can choose to have it repeat immediately or after 20, 40 or 60 seconds. I made the latter variations just in case some people wish to give their ears a bit of a break before hearing the music again. The patch is pretty simple, but there's a little more information in the included Readme.
Hopefully, this helps people enjoy this wonderful game a little more.
Edit: I've fixed a bug with the intro when played in ScummVM.