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Revision as of 00:10, 28 April 2020

Montezuma's Return!
Montezuma's Return! cover
Developers
Utopia Technologies
Publishers
WizardWorks
Take 2 Interactive
Software 2000
Engines
UVision[1]
Release dates
DOS October 27, 1998
Windows October 27, 1998
Montezuma's Return! on Wikipedia
Montezuma's Revenge
Montezuma's Revenge 1984
Montezuma's Return! 1997

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Includes Montezuma's Revenge for DOS.
DOS
Windows
A demo is available.

Version differences

Some releases do not include the DOS version.

Essential improvements

Skip intro videos

Use replacement utopia1.smk[2]
  1. Install the game with the Huge install size.
  2. Apply the Montezuma's Return! intro skip.

Notes

The title screen will still be shown.

Game data

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

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
DOS
Windows <path-to-game>\Monte.cfg[Note 1]

Save game data location

System Location
DOS
Windows <path-to-game>\player.lst[Note 1]
<path-to-game>\<user-id>.plr

Video settings

External video settings.
External video settings.

Template:Video settings

Input settings

In-game keyboard key map settings.
In-game keyboard key map settings.
In-game mouse settings.
In-game mouse settings.

Template:Input settings

Audio settings

Template:Audio settings

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
Italian
Spanish

Issues fixed

Game freezes

Replace Mss32.dll and Smackw32.dll[3]
  1. Download the updated files
  2. Extract the contents of the download to <path-to-game>\

Incorrect colors

See Rainbow color problems in older games

3dfx version does not work

Download and install nGlide[4]

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 5
Glide 2.4
DOS video modes CGA, VGA, SVGA
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Audio Miles Sound System 3.6B, 3.6E since version 1.20
Cutscenes Smacker 3.1f

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 133 MHz
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 8 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 5 compatible

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 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