Electroman

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Electroman
Electroman cover
Developers
xland
Publishers
Epic MegaGames
IQ Publishing
US B&N Companies
Release dates
DOS February 21, 1992
Electroman on MobyGames
Electroman on Wikipedia

Key points

Also known as Electro Body
The game was officially made freeware on June 25, 2006[1]

General information

miasik.net - Developer's blog (translated)

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Prompts for answers from manual, code wheel, etc.
DRM-free
The original Polish release uses game manual for copy protection. DRM was removed in subsequent releases.
The game was also sold as part of the Epic Puzzle Pack, together with Heartlight and Robbo.
DOS
Official website
DRM-free
Freeware release officially hosted at RGB Classic Games.
DOS

Version differences

Electro Body is the original 1992 Polish release. The retail box included an audio cassette with the game's soundtrack. A "Deluxe" version was also available, bundled with a Covox external DAC. The game was re-released in 2014 by IQ Publishing in a limited digipack "Collector's Edition", including CD-audio soundtrack.
Electroman / Electro Man is the international 1993 release. This version has different, slightly updated graphics. It was also re-released in Poland under the original title.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\config.dta

Save game data location

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\em.sav

Save game cloud syncing

No save game cloud syncing information; you can edit this page to add it.

Video

Input

Audio

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound effects can be toggled with F7.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
German
Polish
Released as Electro Body.

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes VGA The original release (Electro Body) also supports Hercules, CGA and EGA.

Middleware

No middleware information; you can edit this page to add it.

Ports

Electroman Remake

Open-source Windows-native remake/port written in BlitzMax. Includes a level editor.

PyElectroMan

Unfinished Python port by the original developer. Source code is available.

System requirements

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 3.0
Processor (CPU) 286
System memory (RAM) 640 K
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) VGA

References