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Konung: Legends of the North

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Konung: Legends of the North
Konung: Legends of the North cover
Developers
1C Company
Publishers
1999-2018 1C Company
2018-2022 1C Entertainment
2022-present Fulqrum Publishing
Release dates
Windows September 6, 1999
Reception
Metacritic 48
Taxonomy
Monetization One-time game purchase
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Bird's-eye view, Isometric
Controls Multiple select, Point and select
Genres RPG, Strategy
Themes Fantasy
Series Konung
Konung: Legends of the North on HowLongToBeat
Konung: Legends of the North on IGDB
Konung: Legends of the North on MobyGames
Konung: Legends of the North on Wikipedia
Konung
Konung: Legends of the North 1999
Konung 2: Blood of Titans 2003
Konung III: Ties of the Dynasty 2010

Konung: Legends of the North is a singleplayer and multiplayer bird's-eye view and isometric RPG and strategy game in the Konung series.

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SecuROM DRM
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Bundled with Konung 2: Blood of Titans.
Windows
ZOOM Platform
DRM-free
Windows

Essential improvements

Skip intro videos

Use replacement poster.flm

Use the Konung: Legends of the North intro skip.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\KONUNG.CFG[Note 1]
<path-to-game>\CLANS.CFG[Note 1]
<path-to-game>\LAN.CFG[Note 1]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\KONUNG.SA*[Note 1]
<path-to-game>\HISCORES.DAT[Note 1]
<path-to-game>\SAVITEMS.DAT[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video

General settings.
General settings.

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
640x480 or 800x600 only for English version. For Russian see the WSGF entry.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
640x480 or 800x600 only for English version. For Russian see the WSGF entry.
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)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input

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

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound/Music on/off only.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Most dialogue is merely text-based. Cutscenes have no subtitles.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
German
Retail only; download for digital releases.
Polish
Retail only.
Russian

Network

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
16
Online play

Connection types

Issues unresolved

Game freezes with music enabled (GOG.com)

The GOG.com version freezes after a few songs if music is enabled. Disabling in-game music avoids this problem.[1]

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
DirectDraw 6
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 95, 98
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 166 MHz
System memory (RAM) 32 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 150 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 6.0 compatible
Other 8x CD-ROM

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 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