Dracula 4: The Shadow of the Dragon

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Dracula 4: The Shadow of the Dragon
Dracula 4: The Shadow of the Dragon cover
Developers
Koalabs
Publishers
Microids
Release dates
Windows June 18, 2013
macOS (OS X) June 18, 2013
Reception
Metacritic 32
Taxonomy
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Perspectives First-person
Controls Point and select
Genres Adventure
Art styles Realistic, Pre-rendered graphics
Themes Contemporary, Europe, Supernatural
Series Dracula
Dracula 4: The Shadow of the Dragon on HowLongToBeat
Dracula 4: The Shadow of the Dragon on IGDB
Dracula 4: The Shadow of the Dragon on MobyGames
Dracula 4: The Shadow of the Dragon on Wikipedia
Dracula
Dracula: The Resurrection 1999
Dracula 2: The Last Sanctuary 2000
Dracula 3: The Path of the Dragon 2008
Dracula 4: The Shadow of the Dragon 2013
Dracula 5: The Blood Legacy 2014

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip splash screens[edit]

Delete or rename splash files[1]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\2D\Menus\Splashes\HD\.
  2. Delete or rename cnc.png, Koalabs.png, Microids.png, and Totem_Mzone.png.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Dracula 4 Special Steam Edition\Profile*\options.xml
Microsoft Store
macOS (OS X)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/279560/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Dracula 4 Special Steam Edition\Profile*\save.xml
Microsoft Store
macOS (OS X)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/279560/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Gameplay is ultra-wide Hor+[2]. Menu and dialogs are Hor+ until 16:9, then pillarboxed. FMVs are anamorphic 16:9. Some FMVs and menus have artifacts on areas wider than 16:9.
4K Ultra HD
4K resolution works if it is set as a desktop resolution, but assets are made for HD resolution at best.
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
The Rotation of the view: Reversed setting inverts both the X-axis and Y-axis.
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound Effects, Music, Videos, Voice
Surround sound
2.0 Stereo[3]
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
OpenGL
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio OpenAL

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) 512 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.6
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 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>/279560/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (279560) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2019-04-07
  2. Verified by User:Mastan on 2021-02-28
    Tested at 2560x1080 custom resolution.
  3. Verified by User:Mastan on 2021-02-28
    Tested using Special K Volume Control widget.