Ancients 1: Death Watch

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Ancients 1: Death Watch
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Developers
Farr-Ware Software
Publishers
Epic MegaGames
Release dates
DOS 1991
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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]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
For DOSBox toggle with Alt+ Enter (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
For DOSBox use an unofficial build (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
60 FPS
120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.
Keyboard and mouse State 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 feature State 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

System requirements[edit]

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

References