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{{Infobox game/row/date|DOS|1994}}
 
{{Infobox game/row/date|DOS|1994}}
 
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|steam appid  =  
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|gogcom id    =  
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|strategywiki =
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|mobygames    = alien-legacy
 
|wikipedia    = Alien Legacy
 
|wikipedia    = Alien Legacy
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|winehq      = 4799
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|license      = commercial
 
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'''General information'''
 
{{mm}} [http://www.mobygames.com/game/alien-legacy MobyGames entry]
 
  
 
==Availability==
 
==Availability==
 
{{Availability|
 
{{Availability|
{{Availability/row| Retail | | unknown | | | DOS }}
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{{Availability/row| Retail | | disc | | | DOS }}
{{Availability/row| Amazon | B0002S50O6 | unknown | | | DOS }}
 
 
}}
 
}}
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===Version differences===
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{{ii}} The CD-ROM version has digitized voices.
  
 
==Game data==
 
==Game data==
===Configuration file(s) location===
 
{{Game data|
 
{{Game data/row|DOS|{{p|game}}}}
 
}}
 
 
 
===Save game data location===
 
===Save game data location===
 
{{Game data|
 
{{Game data|
{{Game data/row|DOS|{{p|game}}\SAVES}}
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{{Game data/saves|DOS|{{p|game}}\SAVES}}
 
}}
 
}}
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{{ii}} In-game settings are stored in each save file rather than shared.
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{{ii}} The CD-ROM version supports save files from the floppy version, but saves made using the CD-ROM version are not backwards compatible with the floppy version.<ref>{{Refcheck|user=Garrett|date=June 6, 2020|comment=From {{file|README}} for the CD-ROM version: "Old saved games from the floppy version of Alien Legacy can be used with the CD version [...] Saved games generated by the CD version should not be loaded into the floppy version because of improvements made to the game."}}</ref>
  
==Video settings==
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==Video==
 
{{Image|Alien Legacy Options.png|In-game options menu.}}
 
{{Image|Alien Legacy Options.png|In-game options menu.}}
{{Video settings
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{{Video
 
|wsgf link                  =  
 
|wsgf link                  =  
 
|widescreen wsgf award      =  
 
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|fov                        = n/a
 
|fov notes                  =  
 
|fov notes                  =  
|windowed                  = true
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|windowed                  = false
|windowed notes            = Toggle with {{key|Alt|Enter}} (when using [[DOSBox]]).
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|windowed notes            =  
 
|borderless windowed        = false
 
|borderless windowed        = false
 
|borderless windowed notes  =  
 
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|120 fps                    = false
 
|120 fps                    = false
 
|120 fps notes              =  
 
|120 fps notes              =  
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|hdr                        = unknown
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|color blind                = unknown
 
|color blind                = unknown
 
|color blind notes          =  
 
|color blind notes          =  
 
}}
 
}}
  
==Input settings==
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==Input==
{{Input settings
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{{Input
 
|key remap                = false
 
|key remap                = false
 
|key remap notes          =  
 
|key remap notes          =  
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|invert mouse y-axis      = n/a
 
|invert mouse y-axis      = n/a
 
|invert mouse y-axis notes =  
 
|invert mouse y-axis notes =  
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|touchscreen              = unknown
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|touchscreen notes        =
 
|controller support        = false
 
|controller support        = false
 
|controller support notes  =  
 
|controller support notes  =  
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|invert controller y-axis  = unknown
 
|invert controller y-axis  = unknown
 
|invert controller y-axis notes=  
 
|invert controller y-axis notes=  
|touchscreen               = unknown
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|xinput controllers        = unknown
|touchscreen notes        =  
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|xinput controllers notes  =
|button prompts           = unknown
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|xbox prompts              = unknown
|button prompts notes     =  
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|xbox prompts notes        =
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|impulse triggers          = unknown
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|impulse triggers notes    =
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|dualshock 4               = unknown
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|dualshock 4 notes        =
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|dualshock prompts        = unknown
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|dualshock prompts notes  =
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|light bar support        = unknown
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|light bar support notes  =
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|dualshock 4 modes        = unknown
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|dualshock 4 modes notes  =
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|tracked motion controllers= unknown
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|tracked motion controllers notes =
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|tracked motion prompts    = unknown
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|tracked motion prompts notes =
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|other controllers         = unknown
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|other controllers notes  =  
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|other button prompts     = unknown
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|other button prompts notes=  
 
|controller hotplug        = unknown
 
|controller hotplug        = unknown
 
|controller hotplug notes  =  
 
|controller hotplug notes  =  
 
|haptic feedback          = unknown
 
|haptic feedback          = unknown
 
|haptic feedback notes    =  
 
|haptic feedback notes    =  
|light bar support        = unknown
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|simultaneous input        = unknown
|light bar support notes   =  
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|simultaneous input notes  =
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|steam input api          = unknown
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|steam input api notes    =
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|steam hook input          = unknown
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|steam hook input notes    =
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|steam input presets      = unknown
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|steam input presets notes =
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|steam controller prompts  = unknown
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|steam controller prompts notes =
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|steam cursor detection    = unknown
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|steam cursor detection notes =  
 
}}
 
}}
  
==Audio settings==
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==Audio==
{{Audio settings
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{{Audio
 
|separate volume          = false
 
|separate volume          = false
 
|separate volume notes    =  
 
|separate volume notes    =  
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|eax support              =  
 
|eax support              =  
 
|eax support notes        =  
 
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|red book cd audio        = false
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}}
 
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==Other information==
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===API===
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{{API
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|direct3d versions      =
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|directdraw versions    =
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|dos modes              = unknown
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|shader model versions  =
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|shader model notes    =
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|windows 32-bit exe    =
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|windows 64-bit exe    =
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|windows exe notes      =
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|macos 32-bit app      =
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|macos 64-bit app      =
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|linux 32-bit executable=
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|linux 64-bit executable=
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|linux executable notes =
 
}}
 
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Latest revision as of 04:42, 7 June 2020

Alien Legacy
Alien Legacy cover
Developers
Ybarra Productions
Publishers
Sierra Entertainment
Release dates
DOS 1994
Alien Legacy on MobyGames
Alien Legacy on Wikipedia

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
DOS

Version differences[edit]

The CD-ROM version has digitized voices.

Game data[edit]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\SAVES
In-game settings are stored in each save file rather than shared.
The CD-ROM version supports save files from the floppy version, but saves made using the CD-ROM version are not backwards compatible with the floppy version.[1]

Video[edit]

In-game options menu.
In-game options menu.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
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[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
For DOSBox use the DOSBox Mapper (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
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[edit]

Audio feature State 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
DOS video modes

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 5.0
Processor (CPU) Intel 386-20SX
System memory (RAM) 4 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 7 MB
Video card (GPU) VGA

References

  1. Verified by User:Garrett on June 6, 2020
    From README for the CD-ROM version: "Old saved games from the floppy version of Alien Legacy can be used with the CD version [...] Saved games generated by the CD version should not be loaded into the floppy version because of improvements made to the game."