Dragon Riders: Chronicles of Pern
|Ubi Studios UK|
|Windows||August 7, 2001|
Dragon Riders: Chronicles of Pern is an adventure game with RPG and action elements. It is set in the universe of the Dragonriders of Pern book series by author Anne McCaffrey.
Patch 1.1 is available here. Only necessary for users with Intel Pentium processors who have problems running the game.
The world map is incorrectly displayed on modern video cards. Install this fix by copying the patch .exe to the game directory and executing it there.
Windows display scaling
The game can be distorted on high-resolution monitors where the default Windows display scaling is different from 100%.
|Change scaling settings|
Right-click on the DragonRiders.exe → Properties → Compatibility → "Change high DPI settings" → set to "Application".
Alternatively, you can just set display scaling to 100% in Windows before starting the game (right-click on desktop → display settings).
Configuration file(s) location
Save game data location
- 4 save slots + 1 autosave + 1 quicksave (F9).
|Widescreen resolution||Max. resolution is 1600x1200.|
|4K Ultra HD|
|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)||See the glossary page for potential workarounds.|
|Anti-aliasing (AA)||See the glossary page for potential workarounds.|
|High-fidelity upscaling||See the glossary page for potential workarounds.|
|Vertical sync (Vsync)||See the glossary page for potential workarounds.|
|120+ FPS||Max. 60 fps|
|High dynamic range display (HDR)|
|Ray tracing (RT)|
- No mouse controls, only keyboard.
|Keyboard and mouse||State||Notes|
|Remapping||See the glossary page for potential workarounds.|
|Mouse input in menus|
|Mouse Y-axis inversion|
- Tips for controls
- Switch between multiple possible actions with Numpad 0 (or Numpad Insert).
|Activate stealth mode|
To start sneaking, hold the action key (Space ␣) when the stealth symbol appears on screen, and then move. If you're in a location where the default movement speed is running, you must additionally hold down ⇧ Shift to switch to walking/sneaking.
|Separate volume controls||voice, music, SFX|
|Mute on focus lost|
|Royalty free audio|
- Audio is always English, menus and subtitles can be changed between English, French and German in every game version.
- No middleware information; you can to add it.
|Operating system (OS)|
|System memory (RAM)|
|Hard disk drive (HDD)|
- Save files are the .psg files in the game directory.
- When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below
%WINDIR%might be redirected to
%LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStoreon Windows Vista and later (more details).