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Black Moon Chronicles

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Black Moon Chronicles
Black Moon Chronicles cover
Cryo Interactive
Retail Cryo Interactive
Digital Microids
Release dates
Windows 1999
Monetization One-time game purchase
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Top-down view
Controls Multiple select, Point and select
Genres Strategy
Themes Fantasy
Black Moon Chronicles on IGDB
Black Moon Chronicles on MobyGames

Black Moon Chronicles is a singleplayer top-down view strategy game.

General information Community Discussions Support Page
Steam Community Discussions


A faithful higher quality icon can be found on the files section.

Version differences

The release has its cutscenes disabled, but still present in the game folder due to compatibility issues.[1]
The Steam release is similar to the release, but music does not play.[2][3]

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Ini\Configuration.ini[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <SteamLibrary-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/501500/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Sauvegarde[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <SteamLibrary-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/501500/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud


In-game settings.
In-game settings.


Keyboard and mouse State Notes
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
Controller types


Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, Audio
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio


All text can be found in plain text format in <path-to-game>\Localisation. Any edits in this folder will appear in-game.
Language UI Audio Sub Notes

Other information


Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium MMX 200 MHz
System memory (RAM) 32 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 350 MB
Video card (GPU) 2 MB of VRAM
DirectX 6.0 compatible


  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).
  2. 2.0 2.1 Notes regarding Steam Play (Linux) data: