Apache Longbow

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Apache Longbow
Apache Longbow cover
Developers
Digital Integration
Publishers
Retail Interactive Magic
Digital iEntertainment Network
Release dates
DOS August 1995
Windows August 1995
Mac OS (Classic) 1996
Windows (DOSBox) February 27, 2012[1]
Apache Longbow guide on StrategyWiki
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Apache Longbow on Wikipedia

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Use DOSBox for the DOS version.
DOS
Windows
Mac OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
DOS version pre-packaged with DOSBox.[2]
Windows
ZOOM Platform
DRM-free
Includes both the 1995 and 1996 DOS versions.
Windows
A Windows 95 version was released but is not sold digitally.

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

The 3dfx-patch and the 3dfx Voodoo2-patch for the Win95 version is available at soggi.org.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows <path-to-game>\PREFS.CFG[Note 1]
Mac OS (Classic)
PREFS.CFG contains the configuration, as well as high scores.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows <path-to-game>\[Note 1]
Mac OS (Classic)

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video[edit]

General settings.
General settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
For DOSBox toggle with Alt+ Enter (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
For DOSBox use an unofficial build (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
For DOSBox use the DOSBox Mapper (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
May have problems with some modern controllers.
Full controller support
Controller remapping
For DOSBox use the DOSBox Mapper (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Limited to an on-off switch for speech and music, with an over-all slider.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
For DOSBox change the priority background value in the DOSBox configuration file.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
16 Versus, Co-op
Co-op supports 2 players.
Online play
For DOSBox use DOSBox IPX/modem emulation.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 5.0
Processor (CPU) 486 DX 33 MHz
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 30 MB
Video card (GPU) SVGA
512 KB of VRAM
Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 7 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