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==Availability==
 
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==Essential improvements==
 
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===Patches===
 
===Patches===
* The latest official patch is 1.4.0.3: [https://www.patches-scrolls.de/patch/3189/7/29294 international] | [https://www.patches-scrolls.de/patch/3188/7/29289 German].
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* The latest official patch is 1.4.0.3: [https://www.patches-scrolls.de/patch/3189/7/29294 international] | [https://www.patches-scrolls.de/patch/3188/7/29289 German] | [https://web.archive.org/web/20060530065718/http://www.ascaron.org:80/portroyale/PR1_403_german_addon.exe German for pre-Gold Edition copies].
  
 
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Latest revision as of 22:33, 16 April 2022

Port Royale: Gold, Power and Pirates
Port Royale: Gold, Power and Pirates cover
Developers
Ascaron Entertainment
Publishers
Retail Ascaron Entertainment
Digital Kalypso Media
Release dates
Windows June 14, 2002
Reception
Metacritic 79
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Bird's-eye view, Isometric
Controls Point and select
Genres Business, Strategy
Vehicles Naval/watercraft
Themes Piracy, North America, South America
Series Port Royale
Port Royale: Gold, Power and Pirates on HowLongToBeat
Port Royale: Gold, Power and Pirates on IGDB
Port Royale: Gold, Power and Pirates on MobyGames
Port Royale: Gold, Power and Pirates on Wikipedia
Port Royale
Port Royale: Gold, Power and Pirates 2002
Port Royale 2 2004
Port Royale 3: Pirates & Merchants 2012
Port Royale 4 2020

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)
VOB DRM
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Uses GOG's custom DirectDraw wrapper
Windows

Version differences[edit]

Retail releases labeled as Gold Edition in the German-speaking market have patch 1.3.0 already applied. The latest version is 1.4.0.3 for all languages and includes all Gold Edition content.
The DRM-free GOG.com release includes 1.4.0.3 and, by transition, Gold Edition content.

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete/rename video file
  1. Go to <path-to-game>
  2. Delete or rename Intro.bik.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Save\options.sav[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Save\*.mrk[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video[edit]

General settings menu
General settings menu
Advanced graphical settings menu
Advanced graphical settings menu

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Run the game with the /windowed parameter (as of v1.4.0.3). Also, GOG's custom wrapper includes support for this.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
GOG's custom wrapper includes support for this.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[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

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, sound, video
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Dutch
Retail only.
French
Retail only.
German
Retail only.
Hungarian
Retail only.
Japanese
Retail only.
Polish
Retail only.
Spanish
Retail only.

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
8 Versus
Online play
8 Versus

Connection types


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) 98, ME
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II 450 MHz
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500 MB
Video card (GPU) 16 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8.1 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