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{{GOG.com links|1862276614|countdown}}
  
 
==Availability==
 
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Revision as of 15:18, 26 July 2021

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This page is for the 1990 adventure game. For the unrelated 2016 action game, see CountDown.

Countdown
Countdown cover
Developers
Access Software
Publishers
Retail Access Software
Digital Big Finish Games
Engines
Access[1]
Release dates
DOS 1990
Windows (DOSBox) July 26, 2021[2]
macOS (OS X) (DOSBox) July 26, 2021[2]
Linux (DOSBox) July 26, 2021[2]
Countdown on MobyGames
Countdown on Wikipedia

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
DOS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Prepackaged with DOSBox.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
DOS
Windows <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
macOS (OS X) <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
Linux <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location

System Location
DOS
Windows <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
macOS (OS X) <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
Linux <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video

Input

Audio

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

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes MCGA, VGA

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Audio RealSound

System requirements

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU) Intel 8088
Intel 8086
System memory (RAM) 640 KB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) MCGA
Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7, 8, 10
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) DirectX 9 compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.11
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) DirectX 9 compatible
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 16.04
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) DirectX 9 compatible

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 File/folder structure within the installation folder reflects the path(s) listed for DOS game data.

References

  1. Access - ScummVM :: Wiki - last accessed on 2019-10-03
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 GOG.com - Discover 3 classic gems from Big Finish Games - last accessed on 2021-07-26