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==Game data==
 
==Game data==

Revision as of 21:31, 22 February 2024

This page is for the original game. For the 2012 port, see Z (2012).

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Z
Z cover
Developers
The Bitmap Brothers
Publishers
Virgin Interactive
Release dates
DOS September 2, 1996
Mac OS (Classic) May 1998
Windows 1998
Taxonomy
Monetization One-time game purchase, Expansion pack
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Bird's-eye view
Controls Multiple select, Point and select
Genres RTS
Themes Sci-fi
Series Z
Z on HowLongToBeat
Z on MobyGames
Z on Wikipedia
Z
Z 1996
Z: Steel Soldiers 2001
Z (2012) 2012
Z: Steel Soldiers (2014) 2014

Z is a singleplayer and multiplayer bird's-eye view RTS game in the Z series.

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
DOS
Windows
Mac OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Steam
DRM-free after installation through Steam client (notes may include more details)
Windows

Monetization

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Z Expansion Kit
Windows

Essential improvements

The Zod Engine

The Zod Engine is an open-source engine remake with various features and enhancements.

ZED Online

ZED Online is a fork of The Zod Engine, ZED Online an open-source engine remake with various features and enhancements.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
DOS
Windows
Mac OS (Classic)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/275530/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location

System Location
DOS
Windows
Mac OS (Classic)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/275530/pfx/[Note 1]

Video

Input

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
For DOSBox use the DOSBox Mapper (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
Controller types

Audio

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
Italian
German
Spanish
Brazilian Portuguese
"Z: Guerra Interplanetária".

Network

Multiplayer types

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes
ExecutablePPC16-bit 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
Mac OS (Classic)

System requirements

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 5.0
Processor (CPU) IBM PC 486DX2 66 MHz
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 MB
Video card (GPU) VGA video card

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/275530/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (275530) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References