Legends of Might and Magic

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Legends of Might and Magic
Legends of Might and Magic cover
Developers
New World Computing
Publishers
3DO
Ubisoft
Engines
Lithtech 2.0
Release dates
Windows June 20, 2001
Legends of Might and Magic at Wikipedia
Might and Magic
Might and Magic Book One: The Secret of the Inner Sanctum 1986
Might and Magic II: Gates to Another World 1988
Might and Magic III: Isles of Terra 1991
Might and Magic: Clouds of Xeen 1992
Might and Magic: Darkside of Xeen 1993
Might and Magic: World of Xeen 1994
Swords of Xeen 1995
Might and Magic VI: The Mandate of Heaven 1998
Might and Magic VII: For Blood and Honor 1999
Crusaders of Might and Magic 1999
Arcomage 1999
Might and Magic VIII: Day of the Destroyer 2000
Legends of Might and Magic 2001
Might and Magic IX 2002
Might and Magic: Clash of Heroes 2011
Might & Magic X - Legacy 2014
Might & Magic Showdown TBA

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
CD key
SafeDisc v2 DRM[Note 1] plus CD key (no online activation).
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete/rename Movies folder[3]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Delete or rename the Movies folder.

Patches[edit]

Patch 1.1 updates the game to the latest version.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\autoexec.cfg
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\New World Computing\Legends of Might and Magic\1.0

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.
General settings.
General settings.

Input settings[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Slider for Sound (Music is on/off only).
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
16 Versus
Online play
16 Versus
GameSpy services have been shut down;[4] see GameSpy for workarounds.

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking
Peer-to-peer
Dedicated
Use <path-to-game>\LegendServ.exe.
Self-hosting
Direct IP

Issues fixed[edit]

Low frame rate[edit]

Use dgVoodoo 2[3]
  1. Download dgVoodoo 2.
  2. Copy the files in the MS folder into the installation folder.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Multiplayer GameSpy

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 95, 98, ME, 2000
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II 300 MHz
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 550 MB
Video card (GPU) 3D accelerator card
16 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8.0 compatible
Other 4X CD-ROM Drive

Notes

  1. SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows 10[1] and is disabled by default on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 when the KB3086255 update is installed.[2]

References