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King of Dragon Pass

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King of Dragon Pass
King of Dragon Pass cover
Developers
A Sharp
Release dates
Windows October 11, 1999
Mac OS (Classic) October 11, 1999
King of Dragon Pass guide at StrategyWiki
King of Dragon Pass at Wikipedia
King of Dragon Pass
King of Dragon Pass 1999
King of Dragon Pass (2015) 2015

This page is for the original release. For the remake, see King of Dragon Pass (2015).

General information

Official website
King of Dragon Pass Wiki
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Windows
Mac OS
Developer website
DRM details are not known
Windows
Mac OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Bundled with King of Dragon Pass (2015).
Windows
A demo is available for Windows and Mac OS.

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

The Version 1.7 patch updates the retail version. The GOG.com version is already patched.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\A Sharp\King of Dragon Pass
Mac OS (Classic)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\
Mac OS (Classic)

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
On resolutions above 640x480 the game area is windowboxed.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See Windowed.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
2D game.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
2D game.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
The game does not use vertical sync.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Windowed[edit]

Run the game executable with a command line argument[1]

Run KoDP.exe with the -w command line argument.

Notes

This method actually launches mTropolis Windows Player in windowed mode. On higher resolutions game area will be still centered due to this reason.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
On/off only (individual toggles for Background, Adventure, Sound Effects).
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 7.0 compatible DirectX 9.0c compatible
Mac OS
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 7.5
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 24 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Mac OS version of the game also runs in classic mode on OS X.[2]

References