Alien Breed: Tower Assault

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

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Use DOSBox.
DOS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Bundled together with Alien Breed. 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 <path-to-game>\tower\ta.cfg

Save game data location[edit]

Although no real savegames exist different builds of DOSBox can be used in order to take advantage of save states.
System Location
DOS
Windows <path-to-game>\tower\highscores.dat

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
Through the Graphic Mode Setup or by pushing Alt+ Enter.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Use Space in order to use the Action Button, which can be used to selected items in the main menus and attack.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Go to <path-to-game>\tower\ and open ta.cfg.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

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

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 4.0 6.22
Processor (CPU) 80386SX
System memory (RAM) 4 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7, 8
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 200 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 7 compatible

References

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