Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny

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Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny
Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny cover
Developers
Westwood Studios
Publishers
Virgin Interactive
Release dates
DOS September 30, 1997
Windows September 30, 1997
macOS (OS X) October 18, 2012
Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny guide at StrategyWiki
Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny at Wikipedia
Lands of Lore
Lands of Lore: The Throne of Chaos 1993
Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny 1997
Lands of Lore III 1999

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
DOS
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Bundled with Lands of Lore: The Throne of Chaos. Pre-packaged with DOSBox[1] and pre-configured with nGlide.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Origin
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Windows

Game data[edit]

In-game general settings.
In-game general settings.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows <path-to-game>\
macOS (OS X)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows <path-to-game>\SAVEGAME
macOS (OS X)

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Origin

Video settings[edit]

In-game general video settings.
In-game general video settings.
In-game advanced video settings.
In-game advanced video settings.
Graphics settings (GOG.com version)
Graphics settings (GOG.com version)

Input settings[edit]

In-game key map settings.
In-game key map settings.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
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 audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
German
French
Spanish
Italian

Issues fixed[edit]

Stuttering mouse/black boxes around objects with hardware acceleration[edit]

Even with this fix, there is some minor stuttering with the videos.
Update DOSBox/nGlide[2]
  1. Install nGlide.
  2. Download DOSBox SVN Daum.
  3. Extract into the game's DOSBox folder, replacing the existing files.
  4. Launch the game using the 3Dfx shortcut in the Start screen/Start menu.
  5. In-game, go to Options\Hardware Acceleration.
  6. Enable "Acceleration".
  7. Play the game.

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) 80486 66 MHz Intel Pentium 90 MHz
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 50 MB 230 MB
Video card (GPU) MCGA-compliant graphics card VGA-compliant graphics card
SVGA-compliant graphics card
Other 4x CD-ROM drive
Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 75 MHz Intel Pentium 90 MHz
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 130 MB 230 MB
Video card (GPU) VGA/XGA-compliant graphics card
DirectX 3.0a compatible
Other 4x CD-ROM drive
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.6.8
Processor (CPU) Intel Core Duo 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2.2 GB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM

References