Betrayal at Krondor

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Betrayal at Krondor
Betrayal at Krondor cover
Developers
Sierra Entertainment
Dynamix
Publishers
Sierra Entertainment
Activision
Release dates
DOS June 22, 1993
Windows (DOSBox) March 30, 2010[1]
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Turn-based
Perspectives First-person, Bird's-eye view
Controls Point and select, Direct control
Genres RPG
Themes Fantasy
Series Krondor
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Betrayal at Krondor on Wikipedia
Krondor
Betrayal at Krondor 1993
Betrayal in Antara 1997
Return to Krondor 1998

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM-free
DOS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Pre-packaged with DOSBox.[2] Comes bundled with Betrayal in Antara.
Windows
Steam
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Comes bundled with Betrayal in Antara.
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\KRONDOR.CFG
Windows <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/559640/pfx/[Note 2]
KRONDOR.CFG, the game's main configuration file, is not designed to be human-readable.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\GAMES\
Windows <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/559640/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

General settings.
General settings.
Setup utility settings.
Setup utility settings.

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
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 feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound, music, combat music; on/off only.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Dialogue and narration is text-based.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Cannot be disabled.
Red Book CD audio

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes VGA

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 5.0
Processor (CPU) 80386SX
System memory (RAM) 2 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 600 MB
Video card (GPU) VGA
Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista
Processor (CPU) 1 GHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 600 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 7 compatible

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within the installation folder reflects the path(s) listed for DOS and/or PC booter game data.
  2. 2.0 2.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/559640/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (559640) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References