CyberMage: Darklight Awakening

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CyberMage: Darklight Awakening
CyberMage: Darklight Awakening cover
Developers
Origin Systems
Publishers
Electronic Arts
Release dates
DOS June 15, 1995
Taxonomy
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives First-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Action, FPS, RPG
Art styles Cartoon
Themes Cyberpunk
CyberMage: Darklight Awakening on IGDB
CyberMage: Darklight Awakening on MobyGames
CyberMage: Darklight Awakening on Wikipedia

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM-free
The largest install size ("Everything") is DRM-free.
DOS
A demo is available (includes a unique scenario not found in the full game).[1]

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete/rename intro file[2]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Delete or rename the following file:
    • English: ECM.TGV
    • French: FCM.TGV
    • German: GCM.TGV

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\SOUNDSYS.CNF
<path-to-game>\CMDATA.CNF
SOUNDSYS.CNF contains sound setup options.
CMDATA.CNF contains in-game settings.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\SAVE0**.DAT
<path-to-game>\GAMENAME.USR
Saves are SAVE000.DAT to SAVE010.DAT.
GAMENAME.USR contains save slot names. This file must be present to load saved games.

Video[edit]

General settings.
General settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
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

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound Effects, Speech, Music.
Surround sound
Subtitles
No 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
French
German

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes VGA, SVGA

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 5.0
Processor (CPU) 486/66+
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 MB
Video card (GPU) VGA, SVGA

References

  1. CyberMage: Darklight Awakening (Demo Version) for DOS (1995) - MobyGames
  2. Verified by User:Garrett on November 10, 2017
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