Amulets & Armor

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Amulets & Armor
Amulets & Armor cover
Developers
United Software Artists
Exiguus Entertainment
Release dates
DOS 1997
Windows September 8, 2013[1]
Amulets & Armor on Wikipedia

Key points

Re-released as a free download with many fixes and improvements. Source code is also available.

General information

Official site
Official development blog
Amulets & Armor forum

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
DOS
Official website
DRM-free
Updated version with bug fixes and improvements.
DOS
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip launcher[edit]

The Windows version includes a launcher for multiplayer and news that can be skipped for single player.
Launch with AA.exe[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Make a shortcut to AA.exe somewhere convenient.
  3. Use that shortcut to launch the game directly.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

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

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\S0000000
Windows <path-to-game>\S0000000[Note 1]

Video[edit]

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
In-game for Classic; for the original version set through SETUP.EXE.
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 and SFX.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Everything is text-based.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Co-op
Online play
Co-op

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking
Peer-to-peer
Dedicated
Self-hosting
Choose from launcher or run AAServer.exe directly.
Direct IP
Choose Play Network Game from the launcher and enter the IP.

Issues fixed[edit]

Druid Library culling issues[edit]

Upgrade to Amulets & Armor Classic.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU) 486/66 MHz or faster
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 90 MB
Video card (GPU) VGA

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