Another World

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Another World
Another World cover
Developers
Delphine Software International
Windows Maddox Games
Windows DotEmu
Linux Ryan C. Gordon
Publishers
Virgin Interactive
Release dates
DOS 1991
Mac OS 1993
Windows 1994
macOS (OS X) February 20, 2013[1]
Linux September 15, 2014[2]
Another World guide at StrategyWiki
Another World at Wikipedia

Key points

DOS version was released as Out of This World in North America.
This page reflects the currently sold, 20th Anniversary Edition and noted where there are changes to other versions.

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions
Hardcore Gaming 101 - Comprehensive feature

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
DOS
Mac OS
Windows
macOS (OS X)
GOG.com
DRM-free
20th Anniversary Edition and 15th Anniversary Edition.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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20th Anniversary Edition
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration files location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Another World\
Mac OS
macOS (OS X) ~/Documents/Another World/
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/DotEMU/Another World/
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Another World\
Mac OS
macOS (OS X) <path-to-game>/
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/DotEMU/Another World/
Steam <path-to-game>/progression.dat

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Stretched
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Can be changed in AnotherWorld.ini. 15th Anniversary Edition
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Can be changed in AnotherWorld.ini. 15th Anniversary Edition
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
20th Anniversary Edition has no frame rate or refresh rate cap.[3][4]

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
OpenGL 2.0
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP3, Vista, 7, 8
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 1.5 GHz / AMD Athlon XP 1500+ Intel Pentium 4 3.2 GHz / AMD Athlon XP 3000+
System memory (RAM) 256 MB 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 250 MB 300 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 6200 / ATI Radeon Xpress 1200 Series Nvidia GeForce 7300GT / ATI Radeon X1800 Series
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.7
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 1.5 GHz / AMD Athlon XP 1500+ Intel Pentium 4 3.2 GHz / AMD Athlon XP 3000+
System memory (RAM) 256 MB 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 250 MB 300 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 6200 / ATI Radeon Xpress 1200 Series Nvidia GeForce 7300GT / ATI Radeon X1800 Series
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 12.10
Processor (CPU) 1.6 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 800 MB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 2.0 compatible

References

  1. Another World - 20th Anniversary on the Mac App Store
  2. Another World · Another World – 20th Anniversary Edition · AppID: 233550 · Steam Database
  3. New 120Hz Games Report
  4. (see discussion)