Historyline: 1914-1918

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Historyline: 1914-1918
Historyline: 1914-1918 cover
Developers
Ubisoft Blue Byte
Publishers
Europe Ubisoft Blue Byte
USA Strategic Simulations, Inc.
Release dates
DOS 1992
Windows (DOSBox) March 15, 2011[1]
Historyline: 1914-1918 guide at StrategyWiki
Historyline: 1914-1918 at Wikipedia

Key points

Released as "The Great War: 1914-1918" in the USA
Also titled "History Line: 1914-1918"

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
DOS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Available as "Battle Isle Platinum". Includes Battle Isle, Battle Isle 2, Battle Isle 3, Incubation: Time Is Running Out, Historyline: 1914-1918, and their respective expansions. Pre-packaged with DOSBox.[2]
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows <path-to-game>\[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video settings[edit]

Graphics settings (GOG.com version)
Graphics settings (GOG.com version)

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
All speech is text-based.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Hot seat
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes VGA

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 3.3
Processor (CPU) Intel 286
System memory (RAM) 580 KB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 7 MB
Video card (GPU) VGA
Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP3
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 9.0c compatible

Notes

  1. When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).
  2. File/folder structure within the installation folder reflects the path(s) listed for DOS and/or PC booter game data.

References