Rise of the Triad: Dark War

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Rise of the Triad: Dark War
Rise of the Triad: Dark War cover
Developers
Apogee Software
Engines
Wolfenstein 3D engine
Release dates
DOS February 17, 1995
Windows March 3, 2009[1]
OS X May 9, 2013[2]
Linux July 24, 2014[3]
Rise of the Triad
Rise of the Triad: Dark War 1995
Rise of the Triad 2013

Key points

Source code has been made available and unofficially ported to various platforms

General information

Official website
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail DOS
Official website Pre-packaged with DOSBox.
GOG.com Includes 'Extreme Rise of the Triad'. Pre-packaged with DOSBox.[4]
Steam Pre-packaged with DOSBox.[5] Also sold as part of The Apogee Throwback Pack.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Extreme Rise of the Triad Available for free. Included with all digital versions of the game. Can also be downloaded from the official website. DOS

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

v1.3 is the latest version.

Level Editors, etc.[edit]

All downloads for the game can be found on official game site.

WinROTT[edit]

WinROTT is a source port to run Rise of the Triad on Windows and includes bug fixes and higher resolutions. There is also an OpenGL version available.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game general settings.
In-game general settings.
Graphics settings (GOG.com version)
Graphics settings (GOG.com version)

Input settings[edit]

In-game control settings.
In-game control settings.
In-game key map settings.
In-game key map settings.
In-game mouse button map settings.
In-game mouse button map settings.
In-game joystick button map settings.
In-game joystick button map settings.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Use WinROTT.
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
10
Online play
10
Use WinROTT for modern networking support

Connection types

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 5.0 6.2
Processor (CPU) Intel 386 DX-40 Intel 486
System memory (RAM) 4 MB 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 MB
Video card (GPU) VGA
Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista 7
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 100 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX compatible
OS X
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.6.8 or later
Processor (CPU) Intel Core Duo 2 GHz+
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 100 MB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM

References

  1. New release: Rise of the Triad: Dark War - GOG.com
  2. Mac Game Update: 10 New Classic Additions - GOG.com
  3. GOG.com Now Supports Linux! - GOG.com
  4. List of GOG games using DOSBox, page 1 - Forum - GOG.com
  5. Rise of the Triad: Dark War · AppID: 358410 · Steam Database