Myth II: Soulblighter

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Myth II: Soulblighter
Myth II: Soulblighter cover
Developers
Bungie
Linux Loki Software
Publishers
North America Bungie
Europe GT Interactive
Release dates
Windows November 30, 1998
Mac OS (Classic) November 30, 1998
Linux 2000
Myth II: Soulblighter guide at StrategyWiki
Myth II: Soulblighter at Wikipedia
Myth
Myth: The Fallen Lords 1997
Myth II: Soulblighter 1998
Myth III: The Wolf Age 2001

Key points

Comes bundled with modding tools
Small but dedicated community

General information

Bungie.net - The original developer's site.
Project Magma - The current developers for the Myth series. See Project Magma patch for details.
Bungiepedia - A wiki for everything Bungie related.
Wyrdipedia - A small wiki for everything Myth related.
Myth.Bungie.org - One of the biggest Myth fan sites around.
The Tain - A huge mod database for the Myth series.
Gate of Storms - A multiplayer server and community for Myth II.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Windows
Mac OS
Linux

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Chimera Freeware download for Windows. Linux version included in patch 1.3e.
Windows
Linux

Essential improvements[edit]

Project Magma patch[edit]

This patch also removes the game's DRM.

Project Magma is a major patch and continuation of Myth II, it provides modern PC support, huge optimizations, bug fixes, and countless other additions. It also updates the main modding tools to modern standards.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Mac OS (Classic)
Linux
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Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Mac OS (Classic)
Linux

Video settings[edit]

In-game options menu.
In-game options menu.

Input settings[edit]

In-game controls menu.
In-game controls menu.
Keyboard and mouse, touch Native Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Touchscreen optimised
The Project Magma patch is required.
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support
A3D 1.0[1] EAX 1[2]

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Russian
Pirate's translation Download

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
16
Online play
16

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 6, 11 DX11 requires the Project Magma patch.
OpenGL 4.4 Requires the Project Magma patch.
Software renderer
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Smacker Video

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98 Windows ME, 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 200 MHz
System memory (RAM) 32 MB 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 100 MB
Video card (GPU) SVGA graphics card

References