Caesar III

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

More information Official website for game
More information Community Discussions
More information Support Page


Source DRM Notes Keys DRM details are not known Sold Out Software DRM-free

Essential improvements[edit]


Information This patch provides 64 bit support for caesar within modern systems. Patch version 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]


Save game data location[edit]


Video settings[edit]

Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution Hackable See Widescreen resolution.
Multi-monitor Unknown
Field of view (FOV) Unknown
Windowed Native
Borderless fullscreen windowed Impossible 1024 x 786 Max res
Anisotropic filtering (AF) Impossible
Anti-aliasing (AA) Impossible
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

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping Impossible
Mouse acceleration Impossible
Mouse input in menus Native
Mouse Y-axis inversion Impossible
Controller support Impossible

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls Native Music, Speech, Sound Effects, City Sounds
Surround sound Unknown
Subtitles Native No option, but subtitles are included with all speech.
Closed captions Impossible
Mute on focus lost Native No option, but client disables audio if not in focus, like most games.

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.

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95 7 64-bit
Processor (CPU)
Pentium 90
System memory (RAM)
16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 150 MB 512 MB
Video card (GPU)
SVGA 16 bit colour Graphics Card