Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare

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Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare
Alone in the dark the new nightmare.jpg
Developers
Publishers
Release dates
Windows
June 22, 2001
Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare at WineHQ
Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare at Steam Charts
Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare at SteamDB
 Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare at Wikipedia
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

General information

More information GOG.com Community Discussions
More information GOG.com Support Page
More information Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source(s) Store unlock Notes
GOG.com DRM-free
Steam Steamicon.png

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

  Location 
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

  Location 
Windows <path-to-game>\_Alone4_.000.sav

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud Impossible
GameSave Manager Native

Video settings[edit]

Launcher.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution Impossible 4:3 aspect ratio only. Selecting a 16:9 resolution will only 'stretch' the image. Select a 4:3 resolution to see the correct aspect ratio displayed.
Multi-monitor Impossible
Ultra-widescreen Impossible
4K Ultra HD Impossible
Field of view (FOV) Impossible
Windowed Impossible
Borderless fullscreen windowed Impossible
Anisotropic filtering (AF) Impossible
Anti-aliasing (AA) Impossible
Vertical sync (Vsync) Unknown
High frame rate Unknown

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping Native
Mouse input in menus Impossible Mouse buttons work but no cursor is visible while in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion Unknown
Controller
Controller support Native
Full controller support Unknown
Controller remapping Native
Controller Y-axis inversion Unknown

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls Native Music, SFX, dialogue
Surround sound Impossible Stereo & mono options
Subtitles Unknown
Closed captions Unknown
Mute on focus lost Impossible

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English Native Unknown Native
French Native Unknown Native
Spanish Native Unknown Native

Issues fixed[edit]

No movies, audio only[edit]

Information Sometimes running High Quality means the movie video becomes disabled.

Fix Run as administrator[1]Link

  1. Set launch.exe and alone4.exe to run as admininistrator.
  2. Set alone4.exe to run in compatibility for Windows 2000.

Issues unresolved[edit]

Cheat mode and resolution settings[edit]

Information Running cheat mode will not allow the game to save the launcher resolution setting.

Other information[edit]

Activate cheat mode[edit]

Information Running cheat mode will not allow the game to save the launcher resolution setting.

Fix Activate cheat mode[2]Link

  1. Edit the shortcut and replace launcher.exe with alone4.exe.
  2. Add wizardmaster to send of target line, e.g. "C:\Program files (x86)\GOG\Alone in the dark 4\alone4.exe" wizardmaster
  3. Run shortcut as administrator.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS)
XP, Vista, 7, 8
Processor (CPU) 1 GHz 1.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) DirectX 9 compatible

References

  1. http://www.gog.com/forum/alone_in_the_dark_the_new_nightmare/cant_see_movies
  2. http://www.gog.com/forum/alone_in_the_dark_the_new_nightmare/help_with_the_cheats