Alone in the Dark

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Alone in the Dark
Alone in the Dark cover
Developers
Infogrames
Publishers
Original EU Infogrames
Original NA Interplay Entertainment
Current Atari
Release dates
DOS January 1, 1992
Mac OS 1994
Windows April 14, 2011[1]
OS X November 29, 2012[2]
Alone in the Dark
Alone in the Dark 1992
Alone in the Dark 2 1993
Alone in the Dark 3 1994
Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare 2001
Alone in the Dark (2008) 2008
Alone in the Dark: Illumination 2015

For the 2008 sequel, see Alone in the Dark (2008).

Key points

Use DOSBox to run on modern systems.

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail DOSMac OS
GOG.com Includes Alone in the Dark 2 and Alone in the Dark 3. Pre-packaged with DOSBox.[3]
Steam

Game data[edit]

Alone in the Dark settingsTo change an option, set the values and click Update.
Alone in the Dark settings
To change an option, set the values and click Update.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows
Mac OS
macOS (OS X)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\SAVE*.ITD
Windows <path-to-game>\SAVE*.ITD
Mac OS
macOS (OS X)
File names: SAVE0.ITD, SAVE1.ITD etc.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics settings (GOG.com version)
Graphics settings (GOG.com version)

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Issues fixed[edit]

If you haven't found a fix, check our DOSBox page for solutions.

Error when starting the game[edit]

If an error doesn't let you into the game change the DOSBox output mode to something else.

The game is too slow/fast[edit]

Just press Ctrl+F11 to slow down or Ctrl+F12 to speed up in DOSBox.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 7 compatible DirectX 9 compatible
OS X
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.6.8
Processor (CPU) Intel Core Duo 2 GHz Intel Core Duo 2 GHz+
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM

References

  1. New release: Alone in the Dark - GOG.com
  2. November Mac Game Update: 12 new additions - GOG.com
  3. List of GOG games using DOSBox, page 1 - Forum - GOG.com