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Age of Wonders III

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Age of Wonders III
Age of Wonders III cover
Developers
Triumph Studios
Release dates
Windows March 31, 2014
macOS (OS X) April 14, 2015
Linux April 14, 2015
Age of Wonders III at Wikipedia
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Age of Wonders III 2014

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Deluxe Edition DLC
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Golden Realms Expansion
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Eternal Lords Expansion
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Essential improvements[edit]

Improved performance[edit]

Performance is drastically increased if the game is installed on a faster drive, such as an SSD.[citation needed]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\AoW3\Profiles\<user-id>\
macOS (OS X) ~/AoW3/
Linux ~/.local/share/AoW3/
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
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\AoW3\Profiles\<user-id>\SAVES\
macOS (OS X) ~/AoW3/
Linux ~/.local/share/AoW3/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Anti-aliasing (AA)[edit]

Nvidia Inspector Force AA and AO[1]
  1. Set Antialiasing compatibility to 0x084112C5
  2. Set the anti-aliasing quality and sampling in the Antialiasing section.
  3. Set AO settings.
  4. Apply

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
2 keys per action.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Music, Effects, Ambiance, Speech, Units, Events, Interface.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Russian
Polish
Spanish
Fan translation, download.

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
8 Hot seat
LAN play
8 Versus, Co-op
Requires a Triumph Account and initial internet access for authentication.[2]
Online play
8 Requires a Triumph Account.

Issues fixed[edit]

Game does not launch[edit]

Delete configuration files[citation needed]
  1. Go to %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\AoW3\Profiles\<user-id>\
  2. Delete <user-id>.APD and <user-id>.APS.

No music when out of combat[edit]

Enter combat and finish the battle[citation needed]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7, 8 Vista, 7, 8
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 @ 2.4 GHz
AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ @2.6 GHz
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.4 GHz
AMD Phenom X4 9900 @ 2.6 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 GB 10 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia 8800 / ATI Radeon HD 3870 with 512MB or integrated Intel HD 3000 with 3GB system RAM
512 MB of VRAM
Nvidia GeForce 460
AMD Radeon HD 6850
1 GB of VRAM

References