Caesar III

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Caesar III
Caesar III cover.jpg
Developers
Publishers
Release dates
Windows
October 1998
Mac OS
1999
Caesar III at WineHQ
 Caesar III at Wikipedia
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General information

More information Caesar 3 Heaven - A fan site for the game
More information GOG.com Community Discussions
More information GOG.com Support Page

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys
Amazon.co.uk DRM details are not known Sold Out Software
GOG.com DRM-free

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Information This patch provides 64 bit support for caesar within modern systems. Patch version 1.0.1.0 can be found here.
Information To install, simply drag and drop the contains of the archive over the original installation files

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

  Location 
Windows <path-to-game>
Mac OS

Save game data location[edit]

  Location 
Windows <path-to-game>\*.sav
Mac OS

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GameSave Manager Native

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution Hackable See Widescreen resolution.
Multi-monitor Impossible
Ultra-widescreen Impossible
4K Ultra HD Impossible
Field of view (FOV) Not applicable
Windowed Native
Borderless fullscreen windowed Impossible 1024 x 786 Max res
Anisotropic filtering (AF) Not applicable
Anti-aliasing (AA) Not applicable
Vertical sync (Vsync) Impossible
High frame rate Unknown

Widescreen resolution[edit]

There is a third party patch made by 'Space_man' that adds the following resolutions:

  • 1920x1080
  • 1920x1200
  • 1680x1050

http://www.wsgf.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=64&t=14149&p=144499#p144499

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping Impossible
Mouse acceleration Not applicable
Mouse input in menus Native
Mouse Y-axis inversion Not applicable
Controller
Controller support Impossible

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls Native Music, Speech, Sound Effects, City Sounds
Surround sound Not applicable
Subtitles Native On by default.
Closed captions Impossible
Mute on focus lost Native

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English Native Native Native

Issues fixed[edit]

Installation issues[edit]

Fix Set compatibility mode

  1. Right-click setup.exe and choose Properties.
  2. Go to the Compatibility tab and choose Windows 98 / Windows Me.
  3. The installer should now work correctly.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DirectDraw 5 [citation needed]
OpenGL Unknown [citation needed]
64-bit executable Impossible

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Smacker

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 90 MHz
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 150 MB
Video card (GPU) 1 MB of VRAM
DirectX 5 compatible
Mac OS
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 7.6.1
Processor (CPU) PowerPC 601 100 MHz
System memory (RAM) 32 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 150 MB
Video card (GPU) SVGA