Bio Menace

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Bio Menace
Bio Menace cover
Developers
Apogee Software
Release dates
DOS August 3, 1993[1]
Windows October 23, 2014[2]
macOS (OS X) May 5, 2015[3]
Linux December 21, 2015[4]
Bio Menace at Wikipedia

Key points

Re-released as freeware on December 23, 2005.[5]

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions
3D Realms page

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
DOS
Official website
DRM-free
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Essential improvements[edit]

Run in DOSBox[edit]

To run correctly in DOSBox, set cycles=max and timed=false. Leave all other DOSBox settings at their defaults.[6]

The freeware version includes a DOSBox patch; newer versions of DOSBox don't need this and it can cause problems.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\CONFIG.BM*
Windows <path-to-game>\CONFIG.BM*
macOS (OS X)
Linux
The extension matches the episode number.
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\SAVEGAM*.BM*
Windows <path-to-game>\SAVEGAM*.BM*
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Save games are SAVEGAM0.BM1 to SAVEGAM5.BM1; the extension matches the episode number.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
On/off only.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Everything is text-based.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Issues fixed[edit]

Cursor/character moves constantly[edit]

Ensure you have set the DOSBox joystick timing correctly (see Run in DOSBox).

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 3.3 6
Processor (CPU) 286 386 or higher
System memory (RAM) 575k of conventional memory
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 MB
Video card (GPU) EGA VGA

References