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Ishar 3: The Seven Gates of Infinity

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Ishar 3: The Seven Gates of Infinity
Ishar 3: The Seven Gates of Infinity cover
Developers
Silmarils
Publishers
Mac OS ReadySoft
Release dates
DOS 1993
Mac OS (Classic) 1994
Windows July 2, 2009[1]
Ishar
Crystals of Arborea 1990
Ishar: Legend of the Fortress 1992
Ishar 2: Messengers of Doom 1993
Ishar 3: The Seven Gates of Infinity 1994

Key points

Characters can be imported from Ishar: Legend of the Fortress or Ishar 2: Messengers of Doom (see Import characters).

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Run in DOSBox.
DOS
Mac OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Complete series including Crystals of Arborea. Pre-packaged with DOSBox.[2]
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Import characters[edit]

Characters can be imported from Ishar: Legend of the Fortress or Ishar 2: Messengers of Doom.
Copy save files[citation needed]
  1. Copy the Ishar: Legend of the Fortress or Ishar 2: Messengers of Doom save into the Ishar 3 installation folder.
  2. Run the game and choose Load saved game.
  3. Choose the game being imported from.
  4. Type the file name (without .sav) and press Enter.
  5. Wait for the menu to reload, then choose Start game.
  6. The game will now start with the imported characters.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\START.STP
Windows <path-to-game>\START.STP
Mac OS (Classic)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\*.SAV
Windows <path-to-game>\*.SAV
Mac OS (Classic)

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video settings[edit]

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

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
Native support doesn't work.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Everything is text-based.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Keyboard layout can be changed in setup (DEL at startup prompt); choice of AZERTY, QWERTY, QWERTZU.
Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Spanish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 6.2
Processor (CPU) Intel 386 Intel 486
System memory (RAM) 4 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) VGA
Mac OS
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 7.0
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 4 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) 256 Color
Other CD-ROM drive (150K/s or better)
Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista
Processor (CPU) 1 GHz 1.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) DirectX 7.0 compatible DirectX 9.0 compatible

References