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This mod improves the game by fixing the bugs, improving the game balance,adding more new campaigns. Once installed, it will create a file which you can play the original game, without reinstalling it. [http://equilibris.celestialheavens.com/ Link]
 
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Heroes of Might and Magic IV
Heroes of Might and Magic IV cover
Developers
New World Computing
Mac OS (Classic) Contraband Entertainment
Publishers
3DO
Release dates
Windows March 28, 2002
Mac OS (Classic) November 15, 2002[1]
Heroes of Might and Magic IV guide on StrategyWiki
Heroes of Might and Magic IV on MobyGames
Heroes of Might and Magic IV on Wikipedia
Subseries of Might and Magic
Heroes of Might and Magic: A Strategic Quest 1995
Heroes of Might and Magic II: The Succession Wars 1996
Heroes of Might and Magic III: The Restoration of Erathia 1999
Heroes Chronicles 2001
Heroes of Might and Magic IV 2002
Heroes of Might and Magic V 2006
Heroes of Might and Magic V: Tribes of the East 2007
Might & Magic Heroes VI 2011
Might & Magic Heroes VI: Shades of Darkness 2013
Heroes of Might and Magic III - HD Edition 2015
Might & Magic Heroes VII 2015
Might & Magic Heroes VII: Trial by Fire 2016

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SafeDisc DRM[Note 1].
Windows
Mac OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see above for affected versions).

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
The Gathering Storm
Windows
Winds of War
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Equilibris[edit]

This mod improves the game by fixing the bugs, improving the game balance,adding more new campaigns. Once installed, it will create a file which you can play the original game, without reinstalling it. Link

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Mac OS (Classic)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\games[Note 2]
Mac OS (Classic)

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Only 800x600, 1024x768 and 1280x1024 are available by default. See Widescreen Resolution.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Doesn't work at 1280x1024.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Widescreen Resolution[edit]

Plays the game in up to 1920x1080 resolution without stretching the image. Link

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Cutscenes only.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Hungarian
Retail only.
Italian
Polish
Local retail version only.
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4 Hot seat
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Miles Sound System
Cutscenes Bink Video

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7, 8
Processor (CPU) 1 GHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) DirectX 7 compatible

Notes

  1. SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows 10[2] and is disabled by default on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 when the KB3086255 update is installed.[3]
  2. When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).

References