Ancients 1: Death Watch

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Ancients 1: Death Watch
Ancients 1: Death Watch cover
Developers
Farr-Ware Software
Publishers
Epic MegaGames
Release dates
DOS 1991
Ancients 1: Death Watch at Wikipedia
Ancients
Ancients 1: Death Watch 1991
Ancients II: Approaching Evil 1994

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
DOS

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\SETUP.DTA

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\SAVEGAME.DTA
<path-to-game>\*.KAR
SAVEGAME.DTA contains saved progress.
*.KAR files contain saved characters (these files are only updated when a character is dropped from the current party).

Video settings[edit]

Input settings[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
For DOSBox use the DOSBox Mapper (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Change with F5 during gameplay (listed as "delay").
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
For DOSBox use the DOSBox Mapper (see the glossary page for other workarounds).

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Everything is text-based.
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 VGA
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU) 286
System memory (RAM) 640K
Hard disk drive (HDD)

References