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Legend of Kyrandia

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Legend of Kyrandia
Legend of Kyrandia cover
Developers
Westwood Studios
Mac OS (Classic) The Dreamers Guild
Publishers
Virgin Games
Mac OS MacPlay
Engines
Kyra
Release dates
DOS May 1992
Mac OS (Classic) 1993
Windows September 12, 2013[1]
macOS (OS X) November 15, 2013[2]
Legend of Kyrandia at Wikipedia
Legend of Kyrandia
Legend of Kyrandia 1992
Legend of Kyrandia: Hand of Fate 1993
Legend of Kyrandia: Malcolm's Revenge 1994

Key points

Also known as The Legend of Kyrandia: Book One
Can be run under ScummVM

General information

Hardcore Gaming 101 - Comprehensive feature
Game Nostalgia - Detailed game information, developer interviews and game-related media
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Prompts for answers from manual, code wheel, etc.
Floppy and CD-ROM "talkie" release. Floppy version uses manual-based copy protection.
DOS
Mac OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
CD-ROM "talkie" re-release. Pre-packaged with ScummVM. Includes the Official Prima Strategy Guide for the series.
Windows
macOS (OS X)

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

The latest official patch for the floppy release can be found here.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\WWSETUP.CFG
Windows
Mac OS (Classic)
macOS (OS X)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\_KYRA???.SAV
Windows
Mac OS (Classic)
macOS (OS X)

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video settings[edit]

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
For DOSBox use the DOSBox Mapper (see the glossary page for other workarounds).

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings
Audio settings
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, Sound Effects and Speech can only be toggled.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Adjustable speed.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Speech in CD-ROM version only.
French
German
Spanish
Local retail floppy version only.
Italian
Local retail floppy version only.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes MCGA, VGA 320x200
64-bit executable
Requires 64-bit build of ScummVM.

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 3.3
Processor (CPU) Intel 8088 Intel 286 12 MHz
System memory (RAM) 640 KB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 8 MB
Video card (GPU) VGA
The CD-ROM version requirements are: DOS 5.0, Intel 386, 2 MB RAM, 1 MB HDD and VGA.
Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 9 compatible
Mac OS
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 6.0.7
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 2 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)

References