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Fragile Allegiance

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Fragile Allegiance
Fragile Allegiance cover
Gremlin Interactive
Cajji Software
Retail (Europe) Gremlin Interactive
Retail (North America) Interplay Entertainment, ZOOM Platform Urbanscan
Steam Alternative Software
Release dates
DOS March 1997
Windows (DOSBox) June 14, 2012[1]
Linux (DOSBox) July 24, 2014[2]
Monetization One-time game purchase
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Bird's-eye view
Controls Point and select
Genres Building
Themes Sci-fi
Fragile Allegiance on MobyGames
Fragile Allegiance on Wikipedia

Fragile Allegiance is a singleplayer and multiplayer bird's-eye view building game.

General information Community Discussions Support Page
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Pre-packaged with DOSBox.[3]
Icon overlay.png
Pre-packaged with DOSBox.
ZOOM Platform

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\CONFIG.INI
Windows <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
Linux <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <SteamLibrary-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/383100/pfx/[Note 2]
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\_SAVE\
Windows <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
Linux <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <SteamLibrary-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/383100/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud


Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
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


Input settings.
Input settings.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
For DOSBox use the DOSBox Mapper (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
For DOSBox use the DOSBox Mapper (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
Controller types


Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, Sound Effects, Menus Sound Effects, Speech.
Surround sound
Not shown when a sound card is used. Use the /S parameter to force subtitles.[4]
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


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
8 Versus
Online play
For DOSBox use DOSBox IPX/modem emulation.

Other information


Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes VGA, SVGA

System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 4.0
Processor (CPU) Intel 80486
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) VGA, SVGA
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500 MB
Video card (GPU) 3D graphics card
DirectX 7.0 compatible
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 14.04
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 File/folder structure within the installation folder reflects the path(s) listed for DOS game data. For the release, file changes in DOSBox are redirected to <path-to-game>/cloud_saves/ even if GOG Galaxy is not used (this folder contains all redirected files, so some files in the cloud_saves folder might be temporary files or other files that do not contain saves or settings).
  2. 2.0 2.1 Notes regarding Steam Play (Linux) data:


  1. Release: Fragile Allegiance - - last accessed on 17 May 2023
  2. Now Supports Linux! - - last accessed on 17 May 2023
  3. List of GOG games using DOSBox, page 1 - Forum - - last accessed on 17 May 2023
  4. From README.TXT: "In order to have both sound and subtitles, add /S to the command line when you start the game. i.e. FRAGILE /S"