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 (Classic) 1993
Windows 3.x 1994
Windows 2006
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
Humble Store
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20th Anniversary Edition
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Mac App Store
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20th Anniversary Edition
macOS (OS X)
Steam
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20th Anniversary Edition
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Another World\
Mac OS (Classic)
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 (Classic)
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 feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Stretched
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
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 feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish
Russian
Fan translation for 20th Anniversary Edition, available here.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
OpenGL 2.0
DOS video modes
Executable16-bit 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
Windows 3.x version might be playable on a 64-bit OS using winevdm.
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio FMOD

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+
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 250 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 6200
ATI Radeon Xpress 1200 Series
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.7
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 1.5 GHz
AMD Athlon XP 1500+
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 250 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 6200
ATI Radeon Xpress 1200 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