Dungeon Hack

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Dungeon Hack
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Developers
DreamForge Intertainment
Publishers
Strategic Simulations Inc.
Engines
AESOP
Release dates
DOS 1993
Windows August 20, 2015[1]
macOS (OS X) August 20, 2015[1]
Linux August 27, 2015[2]
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General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Prompts for answers from manual, code wheel, etc.
DOS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Pre-packaged with DOSBox. Bundled with Menzoberranzan.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
The retail version requires the manual to answer copy protection questions. The GOG.com version has the copy protection cracked (type anything, then press Enter).[3]

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Edit HACK.BAT[4]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Edit HACK.BAT.
  3. Change aesop open opening to REM aesop open opening
  4. For the GOG.com version, edit dosbox_dhack_single.conf and remove the lines between the first and second instances of cls to remove the reminder about copy protection being cracked.

Game data[edit]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\SAVEGAME\
Windows <path-to-game>\SAVEGAME\
macOS (OS X)
Linux
In-game settings are stored in each save rather than shared.
Seed and game difficulty settings are stored in SEED.TXT.
High scores are stored in HISCORE.DAT; high scores can be reset using <path-to-game>\newscore.exe.[5]
Saved maps are stored in <path-to-game>\MAPS.TXT.
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video settings[edit]

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
On/off only.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Russian
Fan translation, download

Issues fixed[edit]

Automap printing[edit]

Official DOSBox builds don't support printing.
Enable printer support[4]
  1. Set up DOSBox printer support. For the GOG.com version the file to edit is dosbox_dhack.conf in the installation folder.
  2. Automaps can now be printed in-game.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes VGA
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 5.0
Processor (CPU) 386/25
System memory (RAM) 640k
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) VGA

References