Arsenal: Taste the Power

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Arsenal: Taste the Power
Arsenal: Taste the Power cover
Developers
Tactical Soft
Publishers
Midas Interactive Entertainment
Release dates
DOS February 13, 1998
Arsenal
Arsenal: Taste the Power 1998
Arsenal: Extended Power 2002

General information

Developer's website

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Run in DOSBox.
DOS
Official website
DRM details are not known
Retail version order form.
DOS
The game uses DOS. CD contains an Windows installer.
The game is not available digitally.
A shareware demo is available.

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Patch v1.4 updates the game to the latest version.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Configuration file is encrypted.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\*.map

Video settings[edit]

Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Only 640x480, 800x600 and 1024x768 resolutions available.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
For DOSBox toggle with Alt+ Enter (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
For DOSBox use an unofficial build (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Color blind mode

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
F1 displays a simple guide featuring hotkeys used by the game.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
For DOSBox use the DOSBox Mapper (see the glossary page for other workarounds).

Audio settings[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French

Issues fixed[edit]

Save function doesn't work[edit]

Solutions for save game not working[citation needed]
  • Run the game using DOSBox.
  • Make sure to login in with an actual player name, not New Player.
  • When saving a game choose <FREE> from the list and then type in a name for your save file.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU) 486DX4 100 MHz Intel Pentium 166
System memory (RAM) 8 MB 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 34 MB
Video card (GPU) VESA compatible
1 MB of VRAM
2 MB of VRAM

References