Magic Carpet 2: The Netherworlds

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Magic Carpet 2: The Netherworlds
Magic Carpet 2: The Netherworlds cover
Developers
Bullfrog Productions
Publishers
Electronic Arts
Engines
Magic Carpet
Release dates
DOS September 8, 1995
Windows March 12, 2013[1]
macOS (OS X) March 12, 2013[1]
Magic Carpet 2: The Netherworlds at Wikipedia
Magic Carpet
Magic Carpet 1994
Magic Carpet 2: The Netherworlds 1995

Key points

Press R to toggle hi-res mode (increases the resolution to 640x480). Note that this must be set everytime the game is launched.

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
GOG.com
DRM-free
Pre-packaged with DOSBox.[2]
Windows
macOS (OS X)

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

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

Save game data location[edit]

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

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video settings[edit]

In-game options menu.
In-game options menu.
Graphics settings (GOG.com version)
Graphics settings (GOG.com version)
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Press R to toggle 640x480 mode (not remembered between sessions).
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Toggle with Alt+ Enter (when using DOSBox).
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
For DOSBox use an unofficial build (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Color blind mode

Input settings[edit]

In-game key map settings.
In-game key map settings.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Can be adjusted in the Pause menu or by holding V (general sound) or M (music) and moving the mouse across the slider.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish
Swedish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
8
Online play
8 Via DOSBox IPX wrapping (GOG.com version is pre-configured).

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes SVGA
64-bit executable

Use alternate music[edit]

Use the -music2 command line argument[citation needed]

Keyboard shortcuts[edit]

This is a list of the more useful technical shortcuts (not counting the ones already mentioned elsewhere in the article). A full listing can be found in the game's README file and quick reference card.
  • P - Access the pause menu (can save/load games and modify settings in a graphical manner).
  • D - Access the in-game options menu (does not pause the game).
  • Esc - Exit the current mission.
  • F1 - Toggle in-game help.
  • F3 - Toggle game speed.
  • F4 - Toggle in-game speech.
  • F5 - Toggle in-game sound.
  • F6 - Toggle in-game music.
  • Shift+F1 - Toggle reflections.
  • Shift+F2 - Toggle the sky texture.
  • Shift+F3 - Toggle shadows.
  • Shift+F4 - Toggle light sources.
  • Shift+F5 - Toggle map icons.
  • Shift+F6 - Toggle panel transparency.
  • Shift+F7 - Toggle flat shading.

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 5 6.22
Processor (CPU) Intel 486 66 MHz Intel Pentium
System memory (RAM) 8 MB 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 8 MB
Video card (GPU) SVGA
Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 7 compatible DirectX 9 compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.6.8
Processor (CPU) Intel Core Duo 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM

References