Arabian Nights

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Arabian Nights
Arabian Nights cover
Developers
Silmarils
Publishers
Visiware
Wanadoo
DreamCatcher Interactive
Release dates
Windows June 21, 2001

General information

Prince of Persia community forum (contains some information related to a game)

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SecuROM 4 DRM.
Windows
This game is not available digitally.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Replace intro file with empty one[citation needed]
  1. Download empty intro file and extract it.
  2. Move it to the installation folder, overriding already existing one.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\opt.def

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\sultan.sa*

Video settings[edit]

Game launcher.
Game launcher.
Graphics settings.
Graphics settings.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See Windowed.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
120+ FPS

Windowed[edit]

Start the game in windowed mode[citation needed]
  1. Install nGlide wrapper.
  2. Configure D3DWindower to start _st_3dfx.exe.
  3. In Foreground Control enable Use Foreground Control, GetActiveWindow, GetForegroundWindow - this will make it possible to Alt-tab from a game, although the game will be still preforming actions even if out of focus.
  4. In Direct Input tab enable Use Direct Input and Cursor Clip.

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Setting a volume slider to a lowest value will result in sounds/music being played at 100% volume.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
Polish

Issues fixed[edit]

Display issues[edit]

Install 3dfx wrapper and use it as a renderer[citation needed]

Black screen after the game's start[edit]

Remove the intro movie. See Skip intro videos[citation needed]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 7
Glide 3
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95, 98
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium - 200 MHz Intel Pentium 3 - 500 MHz
System memory (RAM) 32 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 390 MB

References