Arctic Adventure

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Arctic Adventure
Arctic Adventure cover
Developers
Apogee Software
Engines
FAST[1]
Release dates
DOS October 9, 1991[1]
Windows October 23, 2014[2]
macOS (OS X) May 5, 2015[3]
Arctic Adventure at Wikipedia
Nevada Smith
Pharaoh's Tomb 1990
Arctic Adventure 1991

Key points

Re-released as freeware on March 20, 2009.[4]

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Use DOSBox (see Run in DOSBox).
DOS
Official website
DRM-free
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Run in DOSBox[edit]

To run correctly in DOSBox, set cycles=5000 since auto or max may cause the game to not start. Leave all other DOSBox settings at their defaults.[5]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\AA*.CFG
Windows <path-to-game>\AA*.CFG
macOS (OS X)
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/358170/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\AA*.SAV
<path-to-game>\AA*.HS
Windows <path-to-game>\AA*.SAV
<path-to-game>\AA*.HS
macOS (OS X)
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/358170/pfx/[Note 1]
AA*.SAV stores save data.
AA*.HS stores high scores.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
On/off only; toggle with F1.
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
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 3.0
Processor (CPU) 8086
System memory (RAM) 384 KB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) CGA

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) used for Windows game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). The app ID (358170) may differ in some cases.

References