High Seas Trader

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High Seas Trader
High Seas Trader cover
Developers
Impressions Games
Release dates
DOS 1995
High Seas Trader on Wikipedia
Menu
Menu
Gameplay
Gameplay

General information

High Seas Trader for DOS (1995) - MobyGames

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Use DOSBox.
DOS

Essential improvements[edit]

Sound effects + General MIDI[edit]

Make the game use Sound Blaster 16 for digital sound effects and General MIDI for music, even though SETUP.EXE allows selecting only one or the other.

Replace file[1]
  1. Delete or rename <path-to-game>\DRIVERS\SBPRO2.MDI.
  2. Make a copy of MPU401.MDI and rename it to SBPRO2.MDI
  3. Run SETUP.EXE and select Sound Blaster Pro 16.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
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[edit]

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

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Issues fixed[edit]

Game runs too fast[edit]

The game runs much too fast to be playable.

Use parameter[citation needed]

Run HST.EXE with the -P parameter.

Notes

The port animations will still be extremely fast, but gameplay (i.e. sailing) will be normal.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes VGA 320x200

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 3.0
Processor (CPU) Intel 386
System memory (RAM) 4 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 MB
Video card (GPU) VGA

References