Fantasy General

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Fantasy General
Fantasy General cover
Developers
Strategic Simulations
Engines
Panzer General
Release dates
DOS March 1, 1996
Windows May 5, 2015[1]
macOS (OS X) May 5, 2015[1]
Linux May 5, 2015[1]
Fantasy General at Wikipedia

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
DOS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Includes Island Challenge add-on (English version only).[2]
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Island Challenge
DOS

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete/rename 100.SMK[3]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\DAT\
  2. Delete or rename 100.SMK.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\DAT\PREFS.DAT
Windows <path-to-game>\DAT\PREFS.DAT
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>\SAVES\
Windows <path-to-game>\SAVES\
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Local saves are *.SAV, Play-By-Mail saves are *.PBM.[3]

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
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Volume control for sound effects (music is on/off only).
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Hot seat
LAN play
Online play
Asynchronous multiplayer
Play-By-Mail.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Smacker video

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 5.0, 6.22
Processor (CPU) 386DX/40 MHz
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 MB 62 MB
Video card (GPU) SVGA

References