Iron Assault

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Iron Assault
Iron Assault cover
Developers
Graffiti
Publishers
Virgin Interactive
Release dates
DOS March 1, 1995

Availability[edit]

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

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\IRON.CFG
<path-to-game>\MODEM.CFG

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\SAVED_*\
Save folders are SAVED_A to SAVED_E.

Video[edit]

General settings.
General settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
320x200 only.
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[edit]

Audio[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
2 Versus
Use DOSBox modem/serial emulation.
Online play
2 Versus
Use DOSBox modem/serial emulation.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes MCGA

Issues fixed[edit]

Black screen during missions[edit]

Missions launch to a black screen if the sound card configuration in setup does not match the system's settings. The following settings work when using DOSBox's default settings (for other situations ensure the options chosen in setup match the hardware values).
Fix IRQ setting (DOSBox)[1]
  1. Run SETUP.BAT.
  2. Choose Sound Card.
  3. Choose SoundBlasterPro.
  4. Leave I/O address at the default setting (220H).
  5. Change Interrupt to 7.
  6. Leave Dma at the default setting (1).
  7. Press Esc then Y to save and exit.

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 5
Processor (CPU) 486/25 MHz
System memory (RAM) 4 MB EMS
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3 MB
Video card (GPU) MCGA 256 colors
Other CD-ROM drive (150K transfer rate and MSCDEX)

References

  1. Verified by User:Garrett on May 3, 2017