Alien Legacy

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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."