ADOM: Ancient Domains of Mystery

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ADOM: Ancient Domains of Mystery
ADOM: Ancient Domains of Mystery cover
Developers
Thomas Biskup
Jochen Terstiege
Zeno Rogue
Krzysztof Dycha
Lucas Dieguez
Publishers
Thomas Biskup
Release dates
Linux 1994
DOS 1996
Windows 1996
macOS (OS X) 2006
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Genres Roguelike
Series Ancient Domains of Mystery
ADOM: Ancient Domains of Mystery on HowLongToBeat
ADOM: Ancient Domains of Mystery on IGDB
ADOM: Ancient Domains of Mystery guide on StrategyWiki
ADOM: Ancient Domains of Mystery on MobyGames
ADOM: Ancient Domains of Mystery on Wikipedia
Ancient Domains of Mystery
ADOM: Ancient Domains of Mystery 1994
Ultimate ADOM: Caverns of Chaos 2021

Key points

The original ASCII version (ADOM Classic), and the 2015 GUI version (ADOM Deluxe), share the same code base and updates, and are therefore both covered by this article.

General information

Official forums
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam %USERPROFILE%\Documents\ADOM\adom_steam\adom.cfg
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\ADOM\adom_steam\config.noe
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\ADOM\adom_steam\config-adom.noe
This game does not follow the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam %USERPROFILE%\Documents\ADOM\adom_steam\savedg\*.svg

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
OneDrive
Requires enabling backup of the Documents folder in OneDrive on all computers.
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Video settings (ADOM Deluxe)
Video settings (ADOM Deluxe)
Game settings (ADOM Deluxe)
Game settings (ADOM Deluxe)

Input[edit]

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

Audio[edit]

Audio settings (ADOM Deluxe)
Audio settings (ADOM Deluxe)

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
OpenGL
DOS video modes Text
ExecutablePPC 32-bit 64-bitARM Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
The PowerPC version is ASCII-only.
Linux
The ARM version is ASCII-only.

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Interface FreeType Deluxe version.

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU) Intel i386
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10
Processor (CPU) 1 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 9.0c compatible
Other 800x600 resolution
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.5.8
Processor (CPU) 1 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 2.0 compatible
Other 800x600 resolution
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (fully updated)
Processor (CPU) 1 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 2.0 compatible
Other 800x600 resolution

References