Arkanoid: Revenge of Doh

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Arkanoid: Revenge of Doh
Arkanoid: Revenge of Doh cover
Developers
Taito
DOS NovaLogic
Release dates
DOS 1989
Taxonomy
Series Arkanoid
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Arkanoid
Arkanoid 1987
Arkanoid: Revenge of Doh 1989
Arkanoid: Doh It Again 1998

Key points

A controller or mouse is recommended. However, in modern systems the game plays better with a keyboard or mouse.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Floppy disk check (requires the original floppy in the drive to play)
DOS

Version differences[edit]

The originally release supports Adlib, Tandy or PC Speaker for sound. A subsequent release adds CMS (Creative Music System) support.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\DOH.CFG
To reconfigure the game run DOH ? for options. If you want EGA and Adlib, then start the game with DOH E A and it will be saved to the config file. The next time you can start the game by simply typing DOH.
Note that "IBM Music Driver", simply means the PC Speaker.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\REVOFDOH.SCR
The game has no save game function, but does keep a high-score table.
In addition the game allows you to create your own levels, which will be saved with the extension .ROD.

Video[edit]

Startup options - CMS enabled edition
Startup options - CMS enabled edition

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
320x200 only.
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
120+ FPS
Capped at 70 FPS.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music can be toggled with F2 and Sound with F3.
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
Local play
2 Hot seat
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes CGA, EGA, Hercules, Tandy The game advertised VGA on the box, but you only get EGA

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 2.1
Processor (CPU) 8086 / 8088
System memory (RAM) CGA requires 256 KB
EGA requires 384 KB
Hercules requires 512 KB
Tandy requires 640 KB
Hard disk drive (HDD)

References