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Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom

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Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom
Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom cover
Developers
Impressions Games
BreakAway Games
Publishers
Sierra Entertainment
Release dates
Windows September 9, 2002
Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom at Wikipedia
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General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Emperor Heaven fan site

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SecuROM DRM
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Skip all intro videos[1]
  1. Open <path-to-game>\Emperor.ini.
  2. Change the line PlayIntroMovie=yes to PlayIntroMovie=no then save the changes.

Notes

Some have reported that this tweak also fixed random sound glitches for them.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Save

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video settings[edit]

Video settings
Video settings

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 settings
Audio settings
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Game pauses during Alt+Tab .

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Polish
Localized by CD Projekt. Local retail version only.
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
8 Versus
Players play separate cities connected by a world map menu.
Online play
8 Versus
Players play separate cities connected by a world map menu.

Connection types

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Miles Sound System
Cutscenes Bink Video

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 98
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II 400 MHz
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 800 MB
Video card (GPU) 16-bit 4 MB SVGA

References

  1. Useful Emperor ROTMK links - last accessed on February 08, 2018