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Battle Isle: The Andosia War

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This page is for the 2000 Battle Isle game. For the Battle Isle game also known as "Battle Isle 4", and released in 1997, see Incubation: Time Is Running Out.

Battle Isle: The Andosia War
Battle Isle: The Andosia War cover
Developers
Blue Byte Software
Cauldron
Publishers
Early prints Blue Byte Software
Ubisoft
Release dates
Windows November 24, 2000
Taxonomy
Monetization One-time game purchase
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Turn-based
Perspectives Bird's-eye view
Controls Multiple select, Point and select
Genres Strategy
Themes Sci-fi
Series Battle Isle
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Battle Isle: The Andosia War on Wikipedia
Battle Isle
Battle Isle 1991
Battle Isle 2 1994
Battle Isle 3 1995
Incubation: Time Is Running Out 1997
Battle Isle: The Andosia War 2000

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
ProtectDISC Software 3 DRM
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Updated to version 206, but not 208.
Windows
A free demo version is available from Archive.org.

Essential improvements

Patches

The latest official patch is v208, and can be downloaded from Ubisoft's website and Patches-Scrolls.

Accessing the Setup options menu

Use the /setup command line argument[1]

Game data

In-game general settings.
In-game general settings.

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\save\config[Note 1]

Save game data location

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

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video

External video settings.
External video settings.
In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Vert-
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
4K is supported by the game, but not by legacy D3D so LegacyD3DResolutionHack is needed. UI does not scale with resolution and is extremely small in 4K.
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
By default.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Scroll speed is significantly slower with high framerates.

Input

In-game control settings.
In-game control settings.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Refers only to camera panning.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support

Audio

External audio settings.
External audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
Retail only
German
Retail only; download for GOG.com release
Polish

Network

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
8
Online play
8 The official multiplayer service has been shut down.

Connection types

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 7
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Audio Miles Sound System
Cutscenes Bink Video

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95 OSR2
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II 300 MHz
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 300 MB
Video card (GPU) 8 MB of VRAM
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

  1. gog.com - last accessed on 26 May 2023