Caesar III

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Caesar III
Caesar III cover
Impressions Games
Sierra Entertainment
Release dates
Windows October 1998
Mac OS 1999
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General information

Caesar 3 Heaven - A fan site for the game Community Discussions Support Page
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail Mac OS Sold Out Software

Essential improvements[edit]


Patch version 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[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\smk\
  2. 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

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

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

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
On by default.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio CC Notes

Issues fixed[edit]

Installation issues[edit]

Set compatibility mode[citation needed]
  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]


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


Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Smacker

System requirements[edit]

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
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