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Caesar III

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Caesar III
Caesar III cover
Developers
Impressions Games
Publishers
Sierra Entertainment
Release dates
Windows October 1998
Mac OS 1999
Caesar III guide at StrategyWiki
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General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail Mac OS
Amazon.co.uk Sold Out Software
GOG.com

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

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

Skip intro videos[edit]

Instructions
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Go into the smk folder
  3. Delete or rename CREDITS.SMK,intro.smk and Logo.smk

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>
Mac OS

Save game data location[edit]

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

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.

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]

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, Speech, Sound Effects, City Sounds
Surround sound
Subtitles
On by default.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English

Issues fixed[edit]

Installation issues[edit]

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

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

References