1942: The Pacific Air War

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1942: The Pacific Air War
1942: The Pacific Air War cover
Developers
MicroProse
Publishers
Retroism
Night Dive Studios
Release dates
DOS January 1, 1994
Windows (DOSBox) April 1, 2015
macOS (OS X) (DOSBox) April 1, 2015
Linux (DOSBox) April 1, 2015
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General information

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Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
DOS
Steam
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DOS version pre-packaged with DOSBox.[1]
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Version differences[edit]

1942: The Pacific Air War Gold includes the expansion. Some editions also include a Windows-based interface with flight instructions (the game itself is still DOS only).[2]

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
1942: The Pacific Air War Scenario
DOS

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
macOS (OS X) <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
Linux <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
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
Windows <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
macOS (OS X) <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
Linux <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
macOS (OS X)

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD)
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD)

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 File/folder structure within the installation folder reflects the path(s) listed for DOS and/or PC booter game data.

References