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 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
Alone in the Dark: Illumination 2015

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys
GOG.com DRM-free
Steam Availability Table Icons - Steam.svg

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

  Location 
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Spiral House\launch\Data

Save game data location[edit]

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

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud No native support
GameSave Manager Native support

Video settings[edit]

Launcher.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution No native support 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 No native support
Ultra-widescreen No native support
4K Ultra HD No native support
Field of view (FOV) No native support
Windowed No native support
Borderless fullscreen windowed No native support
Anisotropic filtering (AF) No native support
Anti-aliasing (AA) No native support
Vertical sync (Vsync) Unknown
60 FPS Unknown
120+ FPS Unknown

Input settings[edit]

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

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls Native support Music, SFX, dialogue
Surround sound No native support Stereo & mono options
Subtitles Unknown
Closed captions Unknown
Mute on focus lost No native support

Localizations

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

Issues fixed[edit]

No movies, audio only[edit]

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

Fix Run as administrator[1]

  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]

  1. Edit the shortcut and replace launcher.exe with alone4.exe.
  2. Add the wizardmaster command line argument.

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 7 compatible 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