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The Dark Queen of Krynn

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The Dark Queen of Krynn
The Dark Queen of Krynn cover
Developers
MicroMagic Inc.
Publishers
Strategic Simulations, Inc.
Engines
Gold Box
Release dates
DOS 1992
Mac OS (Classic) 1992
Windows October 28, 2015[1]
macOS (OS X) October 28, 2015[1]
Linux October 28, 2015[1]
The Dark Queen of Krynn at Wikipedia
Gold Box
Pool of Radiance 1988
Curse of the Azure Bonds 1989
Secret of the Silver Blades 1990
Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday 1990
Champions of Krynn 1990
Neverwinter Nights 1991
Pools of Darkness 1991
Gateway to the Savage Frontier 1991
Death Knights of Krynn 1991
The Dark Queen of Krynn 1992
Treasures of the Savage Frontier 1992
Spelljammer: Pirates of Realmspace 1992
Buck Rogers: Matrix Cubed 1992
Forgotten Realms: Unlimited Adventures 1993

Key points

Saves and characters can be imported from Death Knights of Krynn (see Import saves and characters).

General information

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.
DOS
Mac OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Bundled with Champions of Krynn and Death Knights of Krynn.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Essential improvements[edit]

Import saves and characters[edit]

Saves and characters can be imported from Death Knights of Krynn.
Load Death Knights of Krynn save game[2]
  1. Ensure the save and character files are in the expected location.
    • For GOG.com, copy the contents of the Death Knights of Krynn SAVE folder into The Dark Queen of Krynn SAVE_KN folder.
    • For retail, run INSTALL.EXE to set the location of the Death Knights of Krynn save folder.
  2. Run The Dark Queen of Krynn and choose DKK when adding characters or loading a save game.

Gold Box Companion[edit]

Gold Box Companion is a program for Windows that adds various optional features when playing the DOS version in DOSBox (automap, party HUD, raising level restrictions, character editing, etc.)

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

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

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video settings[edit]

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD)

References