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{{ii}} '''Myth: The Total Codex''' is a compilation pack that includes [[Myth: The Fallen Lords]], Myth II: Soulblighter, the Chimera DLC by Badlands, strategy guides for both Myth games, and a variety of plugins created by fans within the community.
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{{ii}} '''Myth: Antologia''' is a re-release of Myth: The Total Codex but with [[Myth III: The Wolf Age]] and it's own strategy guide also included and sold exclusively for the Polish market.
  
 
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==Essential improvements==

Revision as of 21:04, 16 October 2021

Not to be confused with MYTH.

Myth: The Fallen Lords
Myth: The Fallen Lords cover
Developers
Bungie
Publishers
North America Bungie
Europe Eidos Interactive
Release dates
Windows November 14, 1997
Mac OS (Classic) November 1997
macOS (OS X) October 27, 2003
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Bird's-eye view, Free-roaming camera
Controls Multiple select, Point and select
Genres RTS
Art styles Cartoon
Themes Medieval, Supernatural
Series Myth
Myth: The Fallen Lords on HowLongToBeat
Myth: The Fallen Lords on IGDB
Myth: The Fallen Lords on MobyGames
Myth: The Fallen Lords on Wikipedia
Myth
Myth: The Fallen Lords 1997
Myth II: Soulblighter 1998
Myth III: The Wolf Age 2001

Warnings

The Mac OS X version of this game does not work on Mac OS X Lion (version 10.7) or later due to the removal of support for PowerPC apps.

Key points

Small but dedicated community

General information

Bungie.net - The original developer's site.
Project Magma - The current developers for the Myth series.
Bungiepedia - A wiki for everything Bungie related.
Wyrdipedia - A small wiki for everything Myth related.
Myth.Bungie.org - One of the biggest Myth fan sites around.
The Tain - A huge mod database for the Myth series.

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
CD key
Serial key is only used for online multiplayer access.
Disc is required to play (unless using the 1.5 unoffical patch).
Windows
Mac OS

Version differences

Myth: The Total Codex is a compilation pack that includes Myth: The Fallen Lords, Myth II: Soulblighter, the Chimera DLC by Badlands, strategy guides for both Myth games, and a variety of plugins created by fans within the community.
Myth: Antologia is a re-release of Myth: The Total Codex but with Myth III: The Wolf Age and it's own strategy guide also included and sold exclusively for the Polish market.

Essential improvements

Project Magma patch

Adds OpenGL rendering and improves compatibility. Can be downloaded here.

Myth: The Fallen Levels

Myth: The Fallen Levels is a project to port Myth: The Fallen Lords' content to the Myth 2 engine. Single player levels available here and multi here. Requires Myth II: Soulblighter! Hi-res cutscenes can also be found here. Hi-res world texture could be obtained here.

Melekor's TFL Launcher

A work around for myth's infamous memory bug allowing you to play the game on computers with more than 1GB of ram. Can be downloaded here. Only needed if using patch 1.3 which can be obtained here

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows
Mac OS (Classic)

Save game data location

System Location
Windows
Mac OS (Classic)

Video

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

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Use the Project Magma patch.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input

In-game control settings.
In-game control settings.

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

Audio

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
German
Myth: Kreuzzug ins Ungewisse
Japanese
Polish
Myth: Upadli Władcy
Brazilian Portuguese
GreenLeaf
French
Myth: Les seigneurs damnés

Network

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
16
Online play
16

Connection types

Ports

Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP 3453
UDP 3453
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) support status is unknown.
These are the default ports used. They can be modified on game creation

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
OpenGL
The Project Magma patch is required.
Glide 2.43
Software renderer
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
Myth_TFL.exe, international versions can have different names (e.g. German executable is named Kreuzzug.exe).
macOS (OS X)

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Smacker
Multiplayer Bungie.net, TEN Both services are no longer available.

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95, NT 4.0
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 90 MHz
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 51 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 5.0 compatible
Mac OS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7.5
Processor (CPU) PowerPC 601
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 30 MB
Other 4x CD-ROM drive

References