Disciples II: Dark Prophecy

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Disciples II: Dark Prophecy
Disciples II: Dark Prophecy cover
Developers
Strategy First
Publishers
Infogrames
Release dates
Windows January 24, 2002
Disciples II: Dark Prophecy at Wikipedia
Disciples
Disciples: Sacred Lands 1999
Disciples II: Dark Prophecy 2002
Disciples II: Guardians of The Light 2003
Disciples II: Servants of The Dark 2003
Disciples II: Rise of The Elves 2003
Disciples III: Renaissance 2009
Disciples III: Resurrection 2011
Disciples III: Reincarnation 2014

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Gold version - includes all content
Windows
Steam
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Disciples II: Gallean's Return (Dark Prophecy, Guardians of The Light, Servants of The Dark)
Windows
Steam
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Disciples II: Rise of the Elves
Windows

Version differences[edit]

Disciples II Gold is a complete edition containing the base game and all three expansions (Guardians of The Light, Servants of The Dark and Rise of The Elves) plus five new bonus quests.
Disciples II: Gallean's Return is a compilation of the base game and two expansions (Guardians of the Light and Servants of the Dark).

MapEditor's for Steam versions provide as separate AppID - 1645 and 1635, with same depots

Game data[edit]

Configuration file location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Disciple.ini
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1640/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\SaveGame
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1640/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Settings available from config editor
Settings available from config editor
Settings from in-game
Settings from in-game
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Only resolutions: 800x600, 1024x768, 1280x1024.
Multi-monitor
Although it can appear on a non-primary display, it does not capture the mouse.
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Requires 16-bit color depth.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
- both native fullscreen 1024x768x60hz and 800x600x60hz windowed mode
- at least in x600p windowed mode, as Windows window title say (e.g. Disciples 2 (200 fps))

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Text-based only speech in cutscenes.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Polish
Local retail version only.
Spanish
Retail version, download for Gallean's Return DLC and Rise of the Elves DLC.

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4
LAN play
4
Online play
4 DirectPlay - requires IP address.

Connection types

Ports

Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
UDP 34000
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) support status is unknown.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II 233 MHz Intel Pentium II 300 MHz
System memory (RAM) 32 MB 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.2 GB 1.4 GB
Video card (GPU) 8 MB of VRAM
DirectX 7.1 compatible
16 MB of VRAM

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/1640/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1640) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References