Caesar II

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Caesar II
Caesar II cover
Developers
Impressions Games
Publishers
Original Sierra Entertainment
Current Activision
Release dates
DOS September 14, 1995
Windows September 14, 1995
Mac OS (Classic) 1996
Windows (DOSBox) February 9, 2017[1]
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Bird's-eye view, Isometric
Controls Point and select
Genres Building
Themes Egypt, Europe, Classical
Series Caesar
Caesar II on IGDB
Caesar II on MobyGames
Caesar II on Wikipedia
Caesar
Subseries of City Building (Sierra)
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Caesar II 1995
Caesar III 1998
Caesar IV 2006

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
DOS
Windows
Mac OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
DOS version pre-packaged with DOSBox.
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

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

Save game data location[edit]

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

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video[edit]

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
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Polish
Local retail version only.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 2 Windows only.
WinG
DOS video modes SVGA
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Smacker

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 5.0
Processor (CPU) Intel 80486SX 25 MHz
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5 MB
Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel 80486DX2 66 MHz
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 MB
Mac OS
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD)

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. Release: Caesar & Caesar II - GOG.com - last accessed on 2019-04-01