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Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb

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Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb
Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb cover
Developers
The Collective, Inc.
macOS (OS X) Aspyr Media
Publishers
LucasArts
GOG.com and Steam Disney Interactive Studios
OS X Aspyr Media
Engines
Slayer
Release dates
Windows March 24, 2003
macOS (OS X) December 3, 2003
Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb at Wikipedia
Indiana Jones
Indiana Jones in Revenge of the Ancients 1987
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: The Graphic Adventure 1989
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: The Action Game 1989
Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis 1992
Indiana Jones and His Desktop Adventures 1996
Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine 1999
Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb 2003
Lego Indiana Jones (series)

Key points

Frame rate is capped at 30 FPS by default. See High frame rate.

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

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

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

GOG.com and Steam versions are already patched.
Patch 1.01 (German) updates the game to the latest version.

Skip intro videos[edit]

Instructions[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\GameData\indy\movies\
  2. Delete or rename logo_collective.bik, logo_legal.bik, and logo_lucas.bik.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\GameData\indy\
macOS (OS X)
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/560430/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\GameData\indy\saves\
macOS (OS X)
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/560430/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Windowed[edit]

Force windowed[citation needed]
  1. Download and run DxWnd.
  2. Click on Edit, then Add.
  3. Set Path to <path-to-game>\GameData\bin\indy.exe
  4. Set Do not notify on task switch.
  5. Set Acquire admin caps.
  6. Set the window position and size.
  7. Set Desktop for borderless fullscreen windowed.
  8. Click OK, then File and Save.

High frame rate[edit]

Instructions[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\GameData\indy\
  2. Open vars.cfg with a text editor.
  3. Change fpsLimit=30 to fpsLimit=0.

Notes

Changing FPS may cause bugs with animation and desynced audio in cutscenes.
Uncapping FPS may render game unbeatable.[1]

Input settings[edit]

Y-axis inversion[edit]

Instructions[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\GameData\indy\
  2. Open vars.cfg with a text editor.
  3. Set the following lines to these values.
cameraInvertFirstVert=true
cameraInvertThirdVert=true

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Russian
1. Fan translation by «ENPY Studio/Spirit Team».
2. Unofficial translation by «Творческая группа Дядюшка Рисёч/Fargus». and review.
Spanish
Requires download for GOG version

Issues fixed[edit]

Movies/Loading screens small size in full screen[edit]

Before and after comparison
Before and after comparison
Instructions[citation needed]
  1. Download Movies/Loading screens fix (Full Screen 1280x960).
  2. Copy movies folder from archive to <path-to-game>\GameData\indy\ and overwrite.

Notes

Works only on 1280x960 in-game resolution (check on OPTIONS>DISPLAY).
Requires FULL K-Lite codecs pack (K-Lite Codec Pack Full).

Window border visible in full screen[edit]

Fix border issue[citation needed]
  1. Download D3D8 Wrapper.
  2. Extract to <path-to-game>\GameData\bin\.

Notes

FMVs may not be displayed properly.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 8
64-bit executable

Various engine options[edit]

Instructions[2][3]
  1. Go to Indiana Jones® and the Emperor's Tomb™ > Guides > Various engine options.
  2. Download Debug Patch to enable hidden DebugUI and Debug windows.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98SE, ME 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III 1.0 GHz
AMD Athlon 1.0 GHz
Intel Pentium 4 1.4 GHz
AMD Athlon XP 1400+
System memory (RAM) 256 MB 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.75 GB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 8.1 compatible DirectX 9.0b compatible

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/560430/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (560430) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References