The Terminator: Future Shock

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The Terminator: Future Shock
The Terminator: Future Shock cover
Developers
Bethesda Softworks[1]
Engines
XnGine[1]
Release dates
DOS 1995
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The Terminator
The Terminator 1990
Terminator 2: Judgment Day 1991
The Terminator 2029 1992
The Terminator: Rampage 1993
T2: The Arcade Game 1993
Terminator 2: Judgment Day - Chess Wars 1993
The Terminator: Future Shock 1995
Skynet 1996
Terminator 3: War of the Machines 2003
Terminator: Salvation 2009
Terminator: Resistance 2019

General information

MobyGames - Description, screenshots, credits, technical information and more

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Run in DOSBox.
DOS

Essential improvements[edit]

Official patches[edit]

Patch 1.30 updates the game to the latest version.

SkyNET Mouse Helper[edit]

Enables changing weapons by scrolling the mouse wheel. Named after SkyNET, but works with Future Shock, as well.

Skip intro videos[edit]

Replace files[2]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\GAMEDATA\
  2. Delete or rename LOGO.VID and START.VID.
  3. Create blank text files and name them LOGO.VID and START.VID.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\CONTROLS.DAT

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\TFS_SAVE.*

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
320x200 only, see the DOSBox page for more information.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
For DOSBox toggle with Alt+ Enter (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
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
120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Russian
Fan translation by «Бюро переводов Old-Games.Ru»

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes VGA 320x200

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Human Machine Interface (HMI) audio drivers

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 5.0
Processor (CPU) Intel i486 DX
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 MB
Video card (GPU) VGA

References