Inherit the Earth: Quest for the Orb

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Inherit the Earth: Quest for the Orb
Inherit the Earth: Quest for the Orb cover
Developers
The Dreamers Guild
Publishers
Night Dive Studios
Engines
SAGA
Release dates
DOS January 2, 1994
Mac OS (Classic) 1994
Windows July 14, 2003
macOS (OS X) July 1, 2004
Linux September 24, 2004
Inherit the Earth: Quest for the Orb at Wikipedia

Key points

Can be run under ScummVM

General information

MobyGames entry
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
DOS
Windows
Mac OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Essential improvements[edit]

James Woodcock's remastered soundtrack[edit]

Original MIDI soundtrack rearranged and re-recorded using modern professional audio equipment
Requires ScummVM

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows %APPDATA%\Wyrmkeep\Inherit the Earth Data\ite.prf
Mac OS (Classic)
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
Windows %APPDATA%\Wyrmkeep\Inherit the Earth Data\ITE.SAV
Mac OS (Classic)
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Launcher settings.
Launcher settings.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Steam version is stretched to 16:10. Use ScummVM aspect ratio correction to run at the original 4:3 ratio.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
ScummVM has several modes available for smoothing graphics.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

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
For DOSBox set in the DOSBox configuration file.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
For DOSBox use the DOSBox Mapper (see the glossary page for other workarounds).

Audio settings[edit]

In-game settings.
In-game settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, Sound
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Select the Pause When Game Inactive launcher setting.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
German

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 5.0
Processor (CPU) Intel i386
System memory (RAM) 4 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 MB
Video card (GPU) VGA
Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 98
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 18 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 6 compatible
Other 2x CD-ROM drive
Mac OS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 6.0.7
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 3 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Other 1x CD-ROM drive
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.7
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 600 MB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL compatible
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 600 MB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL compatible

References