Ancients II: Approaching Evil

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

Key points

Characters can be imported from Ancients 1: Death Watch (see Import characters).

Availability[edit]

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

Essential improvements[edit]

Import characters[edit]

Characters can be imported from Ancients 1: Death Watch.
Copy save files[1]
  1. If the characters are in the party run Ancients 1 and drop the characters from the party (this will update each character's *.KAR file).
  2. Copy the Ancients 1 *.KAR files into the Ancients II installation folder.
  3. Run Ancients II and add the characters from the Character Options menu.

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
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Change with F5 during gameplay (listed as "delay").
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support

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

  1. Verified by User:Garrett on November 13, 2017