Dark Sun: Wake of the Ravager

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Dark Sun: Wake of the Ravager
Dark Sun: Wake of the Ravager cover
Developers
Strategic Simulations Inc.
Release dates
DOS 1994
Windows October 27, 2015[1]
macOS (OS X) October 27, 2015[1]
Linux October 27, 2015[1]
Dark Sun: Wake of the Ravager at Wikipedia
Dark Sun
Dark Sun: Shattered Lands 1993
Dark Sun: Wake of the Ravager 1994

Key points

Characters can be imported from Dark Sun: Shattered Lands (see Import characters).

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Prompts for answers from manual, code wheel, etc.
Floppy version prompts for answers from the manual. CD version has a disc check.
DOS
GOG.com
DRM-free
CD version. Bundled with Dark Sun: Shattered Lands. Pre-packaged with DOSBox.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Essential improvements[edit]

Import characters[edit]

Characters can be imported from Dark Sun: Shattered Lands.
Import characters[2]
  1. Make a new folder in the Wake of the Ravager installation folder (e.g. dsun).
  2. Copy the Shattered Lands saves (*.SAV) into this new folder.
  3. Edit the DOSBox configuration file (dosbox_darksun2_single.conf for GOG.com).
  4. Change ravager to chartran, then save the file.
  5. Run Dark Sun: Wake of the Ravager.
  6. Press 2 at the prompt.
  7. Type C for the drive.
  8. Enter the name of the installation folder (C:\ for GOG.com).
  9. Press Enter, then follow the prompts to choose the save to import from.
  10. Edit the DOSBox configuration file again.
  11. Change chartran back to ravager, then save the file.
  12. Run Dark Sun: Wake of the Ravager. The imported characters are now available in-game.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\DARKRUN.GFF
Windows <path-to-game>\DARKRUN.GFF
macOS (OS X)
Linux
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>\SAVE**.SAV
<path-to-game>\CHARSAVE.GFF
Windows <path-to-game>\SAVE**.SAV
<path-to-game>\CHARSAVE.GFF
macOS (OS X)
Linux
CHARSAVE.GFF contains saved characters.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video settings[edit]

General settings (CD version).
General settings (CD version).

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
For DOSBox use the DOSBox Mapper (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
For DOSBox set in the DOSBox configuration file.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, Sound Effects.
Surround sound
Subtitles
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]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD)

References