Dungeon Siege: Legends of Aranna

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Dungeon Siege: Legends of Aranna
Dungeon Siege: Legends of Aranna cover
Developers
Gas Powered Games
Mad Doc Software
Publishers
Microsoft Game Studios
Engines
Siege Engine[1]
Release dates
Windows November 11, 2003
macOS (OS X) November 11, 2003
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Dungeon Siege
Dungeon Siege 2002
Dungeon Siege: Legends of Aranna 2003
Dungeon Siege II 2005
Dungeon Siege III 2011

Key points

Includes Dungeon Siege along with new bonus content.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SmarteSECURE DRM disc check.[2]
Windows
macOS (OS X)

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Bonus Pack Download this archive and extract its files into the installation folder.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
No patches have been released for the game.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Instructions[citation needed]
  1. See Command line arguments.
  2. Use the nointro=true argument.

Playing on modern systems[edit]

Instructions[citation needed]
  • Download the following archive and extract its files into the installation folder.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Dungeon Siege\
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Dungeon Siege LOA\
macOS (OS X)
Certain settings are stored in the DungeonSiege.ini file.
The default main character along with every other option is stored in the prefs.gas file.
The keybinds are stored in the %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Dungeon Siege\Keys\ folder in the current.gas file.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Dungeon Siege\Save\
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Dungeon Siege LOA\Save\
macOS (OS X)

Video settings[edit]

General settings for Dungeon Siege.
General settings for Dungeon Siege.
Video settings for Dungeon Siege.
Video settings for Dungeon Siege.
General settings for Legends of Aranna.
General settings for Legends of Aranna.
Video settings for Legends of Aranna.
Video settings for Legends of Aranna.
Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
See Widescreen resolution.
Multi-monitor
See Widescreen resolution.
Ultra-widescreen
See Widescreen resolution
4K Ultra HD
Too high resolutions (above 1080p) will crash the game; use dgVoodoo2 for these resolutions.
Field of view (FOV)
See the WSGF entry.
Windowed
Affected by a slow framerate on a windowed mode. See Windowed.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Main menu breaks when borderless. See Borderless fullscreen windowed.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Can be forced through the Nvidia Control Panel/AMD Control Center.
The interface will constantly flicker due to a rendering issue.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Can be disabled with the vsync=false command line argument.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
No frame rate cap. Use the bltonly=true command line argument to fix potential frame rate problems.

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Widescreen fixes only work in-game, not on the main menu.
Widescreen aspect ratios are Vert-; to set FOV see the WSGF entry.
Some higher resolutions will crash the game; use dgVoodoo2 for these resolutions.
Any resolution warnings can be safely ignored when prompted.
Set in DungeonSiege.ini[3]
  1. Open %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Dungeon Siege LOA\DungeonSiege.ini
  2. Change the width = and height = numbers to match your resolution.
  3. Save your changes.
Set in launch options[3]
  1. Add width=#### and height=#### to your games launch options.
  2. Replace #### with your desired resolution.
  3. Save your changes.

Windowed[edit]

Instructions[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder and find DungeonSiege.exe or DSLOA.exe.
  2. See Windows Compatibility Mode.
  3. Tick the Reduced color mode checkbox and select the 16-bit (65536) mode.
  4. See Command line arguments.
  5. Use the fullscreen=false argument.

Input settings[edit]

Input settings for Dungeon Siege.
Input settings for Dungeon Siege.
Input settings for Legends of Aranna.
Input settings for Legends of Aranna.
Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
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 settings for Dungeon Siege.
Audio settings for Dungeon Siege.
Audio settings for Legends of Aranna.
Audio settings for Legends of Aranna.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Spanish
English
French
German

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Online play

Ports

Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
UDP 2300-2400, 6073
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[4]
Operating system (OS) 98
Processor (CPU) 333 MHz or higher processor
System memory (RAM) 128 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.5 GB
Video card (GPU) 8 MB of VRAM
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD)

References