Frank Herbert's Dune

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Frank Herbert's Dune
Frank Herbert's Dune cover
Developers
Widescreen Games[1]
Publishers
Europe Cryo Interactive[1]
North America DreamCatcher Interactive[1][2]
Engines
RenderWare
Release dates
Windows November 25, 2001
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Action
Themes Sci-fi
Series Dune
Frank Herbert's Dune on MobyGames
Frank Herbert's Dune on Wikipedia
Dune
Dune 1992
Dune II: The Building of a Dynasty 1992
Dune 2000 1998
Emperor: Battle for Dune 2001
Frank Herbert's Dune 2001
OpenRA (unofficial) 2010

General information

Official Website (retrieved)
Dune Wiki - The Duniverse
Dune2K.com - A major Dune fansite with an active community

Key points

A seriously flawed PS2 port, with major rendering glitches on modern systems.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\configpc.cfg[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Dune_*.sav[Note 1]

Video[edit]

External Configuration Tool
External Configuration Tool

An external Configuration Tool can be accessed with <path-to-game>\VideoCfg.exe or through a Start Menu shortcut

Input[edit]

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
Controller
Controller support

Audio[edit]

Audio settings
Audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music and Sound Effects/Speech
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Brazilian Portuguese
Released as "Duna" (Infogrames do Brasil)
Russian
1C Localization
Spanish
Italian
Portuguese
Retail only

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
vorpX
G3D
User created profile, requires DGVoodoo2 v 2.55.4, read importent hints in profile introdution. Note: Profile may not work with the latest wrapper, in case of issues please report to the vorpx forum.

Issues fixed[edit]

Vsync (Enable by default) not working on Windows10[edit]

Use dgVoodoo2
  1. Download dgvoodoo2.
  2. Copy D3D8.DLL from the \MS\x86\ folder to the game install directory.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 8
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II 400 MHz
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 540 MB
Video card (GPU) 16 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8.0 compatible

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).

References