Alien Breed

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Alien Breed
Alien Breed cover
Developers
Team17
Release dates
DOS 1993
Windows January 10, 2012[1]
Alien Breed guide at StrategyWiki
Alien Breed at Wikipedia
Alien Breed
Alien Breed 1993
Alien Breed: Tower Assault 1994
Alien Breed: Impact 2010
Alien Breed 2: Assault 2010
Alien Breed 3: Descent 2010

Key points

To start the game once in menu, press RShift or the button bound to fire.

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail Prompts for answers from manual, code wheel, etc. Manual lookup copy protection (removed for the GOG.com version). Use DOSBox.
DOS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Bundled together with Alien Breed: Tower Assault. Pre-packaged with DOSBox.[2]
Windows
On the GOG.com version the copy protection has been bypassed, simply write anything and push Enter in order to start the game.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video settings[edit]

Graphics settings (GOG.com version)
Graphics settings (GOG.com version)
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Windowed
Set in Graphic Mode Setup (GOG.com) or toggle with Alt+ Enter.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Run Config from the Start screen/Start menu.
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Run Config from the Start screen/Start menu.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Button prompts
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback

Audio settings[edit]

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

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Co-op
Shared-screen.
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Extended memory is required under DOS (or DOSBox) for digitized sound
DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 3.0 3.3
Processor (CPU) 80286
System memory (RAM) 640 KB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB

References

  1. New Release: Alien Breed + Alien Breed: Tower Assault ● GOG.com
  2. List of GOG games using DOSBox, page 1 - Forum - GOG.com