The I of the Dragon

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The I of the Dragon
The I of the Dragon cover
Developers
Primal Software
Publishers
TopWare Interactive
Release dates
Windows December 1, 2002[1]
macOS (OS X) September 7, 2015[2]
Linux March 11, 2017[3]
The I of the Dragon at Wikipedia

General information

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Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Windows
GamersGate
DRM-free after installation (requires an internet connection during installation)
Windows
Steam
Icon overlay.png
Set to the German language by default.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
A demo is available here.

Skip intro videos[edit]

Skip Intro[citation needed]
  1. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Primal\Dragon\Show
  2. Select the Video entry, select Decimal, then write 0.

Missing music solution[edit]

Instructions[4]
  1. Download the following archive and extract the files into the installation folder.
  2. Run the patch.cmd file and select Yes when prompted.

Notes

The three files which have been extracted from the archive can be deleted once applied.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Primal
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
Windows <path-to-game>\Saves\*.sav
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Instructions[citation needed]
  1. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Primal\Dragon\Graphics
  2. Select the HorizontalFOV entry, select Decimal, then write the desired value.

Windowed[edit]

Instructions[citation needed]
  1. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Primal\Dragon\Graphics
  2. Select the Windowed entry, select Decimal, then write 1.

Anti-aliasing (AA)[edit]

Instructions[citation needed]
  1. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Primal\Dragon\Graphics
  2. Select the MultiSampling entry, select Decimal, then write the desired value.

Notes

The possible accepted values are, 2, 4, 8 and 16.

Vertical sync (Vsync)[edit]

Instructions[citation needed]
  1. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Primal\Dragon\Graphics
  2. Select the VSync entry, select Decimal, then write 1.

Input settings[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.

Mouse acceleration[edit]

Instructions[citation needed]
  1. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Primal\Dragon\Input
  2. Select the MouseAcceleration entry, select Decimal, then set it to 1 or 0.

Audio settings[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Czech
German
Hungarian
Polish

Issues fixed[edit]

Acess Violation[edit]

Instructions[citation needed]
  1. See Windows Compatibility Mode.
  2. Go to the installation folder, and find TheIOfTheDragon.exe
  3. Set the executable to run under the Windows Vista compatibility mode, and as an administrator.

Crash to desktop[edit]

Doing this also solves an issue with the broken intro video.
Instructions[citation needed]
  1. See Windows Compatibility Mode.
  2. Go to the installation folder, and find TheIOfTheDragon.exe
  3. Set the executable to run under the Windows Vista compatibility mode, and as an administrator.
Play in a Windowed mode. See Windowed[citation needed]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98, XP XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) 600 MHz Pentium III 1 GHz Pentium III
System memory (RAM) 128 MB 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.2 GB 1.2 GB
Video card (GPU) 32 MB of VRAM 32 MB of VRAM

References