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Zeus: Master of Olympus

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Zeus: Master of Olympus
Zeus: Master of Olympus cover
Developers
Impressions Games
Publishers
Sierra Entertainment
Release dates
Windows September 29, 2000
Zeus: Master of Olympus at Wikipedia
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Key points

Has adventure editor for creation of custom campaigns and scenarios

General information

Official website (retrieved)
Zeus Heaven website
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)
Several versions available by Sierra and Vivendi Universal. SecuROM DRM disc check.
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Includes expansion Poseidon: Master of Atlantis and patch 1.1
Windows
Steam
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Includes expansion Poseidon
Windows

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Poseidon: Master of Atlantis
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

The Zeus Enhancement Pack 1.1 is the latest patch.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/566050/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\<user-id>\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/566050/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Use Jackfuste's widescreen fix.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Pressing F5 will switch to windowed, if the desktop resolution is higher than the game resolution.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
20 FPS cap. Mouse is not clamped to engine framerate.
Color blind mode

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Camera panning speed can be changed.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, speech, ambient and SFX
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Separate UK and US versions
French
German
Italian
Polish
Local retail version only.
Spanish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DirectDraw 5 [citation needed]
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Miles Sound System
Cutscenes Bink Video

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98 ME, 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 166 MHz Intel Pentium II 266 MHz
System memory (RAM) 32 MB 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 600 MB 650 MB
Video card (GPU) 2 MB of VRAM 4 MB of VRAM

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 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>/566050/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (566050) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References