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Descent to Undermountain

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Descent to Undermountain
Descent to Undermountain cover
Interplay Entertainment
Release dates
DOS December 23, 1997
Monetization One-time game purchase
Modes Singleplayer
Perspectives First-person
Genres Action, RPG
Themes Fantasy
Series Dungeons & Dragons
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Descent to Undermountain is a singleplayer first-person action and RPG game in the Dungeons & Dragons series.

Multiplayer support is detailed on the game's box but is not actually present.[1]

General information

Interplay support page


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
A pre-release interactive demo is available.

Essential improvements


Patch 1.3 updates the game to the latest version.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\DTU.CFG

Save game data location

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\SG*.SG


General settings.
General settings.
Detail settings.
Detail settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
320x200 or 640x480.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
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


Mouse settings.
Mouse settings.
Keyboard settings.
Keyboard settings.
Joystick settings.
Joystick settings.


Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, FX.
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
For DOSBox change the priority background value in the DOSBox configuration file.
Royalty free audio


Language UI Audio Sub Notes

Other information


Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes SVGA

System requirements

Operating system (OS) 4.0
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 25 MB
Video card (GPU) SVGA
Other 4x CD-ROM drive