Star Wars: Rebel Assault II: The Hidden Empire

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Star Wars: Rebel Assault II: The Hidden Empire
Star Wars: Rebel Assault II: The Hidden Empire cover
Developers
LucasArts
Publishers
LucasArts
Disney Interactive Studios
Release dates
DOS November 1995
Windows 3.x November 1995
Mac OS (Classic) November 1995
Windows (DOSBox) April 28, 2015[1]
macOS (OS X) (DOSBox) April 28, 2015[1]
Linux (DOSBox) April 28, 2015[1]
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Warnings

The Windows 3.x version of this game does not work on 64-bit versions of Windows (see Availability for affected versions).
Star Wars: Rebel Assault
Subseries of Star Wars
Star Wars: Rebel Assault 1993
Star Wars: Rebel Assault II: The Hidden Empire 1995

General information

Wookieepedia - A huge wiki dedicated to the Star Wars universe
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
DOS
Windows 3.x
Mac OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Bundled with Star Wars: Rebel Assault.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Origin
DRM-free after installation through Origin client (see notes)
Bundled with Star Wars: Rebel Assault.
Included with Origin Access Basic.
Windows
Steam
DRM-free after installation through Steam client (see notes)
Bundled with Star Wars: Rebel Assault.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
All digital versions are pre-configured with DOSBox.
A demo is available.[Note 1]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\REBEL2.CFG
Windows <path-to-game>\REBEL2\REBEL2.CFG[Note 2]
Mac OS (Classic)
macOS (OS X) <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 3]
Linux <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 3]
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/456540/pfx/[Note 4]
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\REBEL2.PIL
Windows <path-to-game>\REBEL2\REBEL2.PIL[Note 2]
Mac OS (Classic)
macOS (OS X) <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 3]
Linux <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 3]
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/456540/pfx/[Note 4]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Origin
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Basic launcher settings.
Basic launcher settings.
Advanced launcher settings.
Advanced launcher settings.
In-game general settings.
In-game general settings.
Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
230x200p, 640x400i, and 640x400p only, see the DOSBox page for more information.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Uses prerendered assets.
Windowed
Press Alt+ Enter if using DOSBox.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
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
Game runs at a maximum of 20 fps. However, setting it higher than the default of 15 causes dialogues to skip mid-sentence.

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
Retail and GOG.com version only

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Software renderer
DOS video modes
Executable16-bit 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
Windows 3.x version might be playable on a 64-bit OS using winevdm.
macOS (OS X)

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Cutscenes INSANE

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 5.0
Processor (CPU) Intel 486DX
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) SuperVGA, VESA, VGA
Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel 486DX
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Mac OS
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD)
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.7.0
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 14.04, Linux Mint 17
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) OpenGL compatible
256 MB of VRAM

Notes

  1. The demo contains the 1st, 2nd, and 4th levels.
  2. 2.0 2.1 When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 File/folder structure within the installation folder reflects the path(s) listed for DOS and/or PC booter game data.
  4. 4.0 4.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/456540/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (456540) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References