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Thunderscape

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Thunderscape
Thunderscape cover
Developers
Strategic Simulations, Inc.
Publishers
Mindscape
Release dates
DOS 1995
Windows August 22, 2013[1]
macOS (OS X) November 15, 2013[2]
Thunderscape at Wikipedia
World of Aden
Thunderscape 1995
Entomorph: Plague of the Darkfall 1995

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Use DOSBox.
DOS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Pre-packaged with DOSBox.[3]
Windows
macOS (OS X)

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Use replacement 1.SMK

Apply the Thunderscape intro skip.

Patches[edit]

The v1.1 Patch fixes various issues (see README.TXT). The GOG.com version is already patched.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\OPTIONS.BIN
Windows <path-to-game>\OPTIONS.BIN
macOS (OS X)
Sound card settings are stored in DIG.INI.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\SAVE*\
Windows <path-to-game>\SAVE*\
macOS (OS X)
Saves are stored in folders SAVE0 to SAVE3.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.
Graphics settings (GOG.com version)
Graphics settings (GOG.com version)

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
For DOSBox use the DOSBox Mapper (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
For DOSBox set in the DOSBox configuration file.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
For DOSBox use the DOSBox Mapper (see the glossary page for other workarounds).

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Master slider and on/off only.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Off by default; toggle Help Text in Options. Videos have no subtitles.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 5.0
Processor (CPU) 486/66 MHz Intel Pentium
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 25 MB
Video card (GPU) VGA
Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7, 8
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 250 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 7 compatible DirectX 9 compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.7.0
Processor (CPU) 1.6 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 250 MB
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM

References