Lost Eden

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Lost Eden
Lost Eden cover
Developers
Cryo Interactive
Publishers
Former Virgin Interactive
Current Interplay Entertainment
Release dates
DOS 1995
Mac OS (Classic) March 1995
Windows (DOSBox) January 17, 2016[1]
macOS (OS X) (DOSBox) January 17, 2016[1]
Linux (DOSBox) January 17, 2016[1]
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Continuous turn-based
Perspectives First-person, Top-down view
Controls Point and select
Genres Adventure
Art styles Cartoon, Pre-rendered graphics
Themes Fantasy, Prehistoric
Lost Eden on IGDB
Lost Eden on MobyGames
Lost Eden on Wikipedia

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
DOS
Mac OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Pre-packaged with DOSBox.
Windows
Linux
Steam
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Windows
A demo is available from ScummVM.

Game data[edit]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\EDV2_***.SAV
Windows <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
Mac OS (Classic)
macOS (OS X) <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
Linux <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/579980/pfx/[Note 2]
Up to 3 saves are allowed.
In-game settings are not stored between sessions.
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
320x200 only.[2]
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]

The options menu can be accessed by right-clicking (or by clicking the character icon at the top of the screen), then clicking on the player character.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Game is entirely mouse-driven.[3]
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[edit]

Audio Settings.From left to right: Music, Speech, Music during speech.
Audio Settings.
From left to right: Music, Speech, Music during speech.
Subtitle options.
Subtitle options.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, Speech, and background music (music during speech).
Surround sound
Subtitles
Can be disabled, but will be re-enabled on startup in the GOG.com re-release.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
For DOSBox change the priority background value in the DOSBox configuration file.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
(GOG.com) Included in the English version.
Spanish
(GOG.com) Included in the English version.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes VGA, SVGA

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 357 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 7 compatible

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 File/folder structure within the installation folder reflects the path(s) listed for DOS game data. For the GOG.com 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. File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/579980/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (579980) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Release: Lost Eden - GOG.com
  2. Verified by User:Cptmold on 2019-07-18
    Verified using DOSBox's screenshot tool (Ctrl+F5).
  3. Verified by User:Cptmold on 2019-07-18
    Stated in the manual (a digital scan is included in the GOG.com release). Also verified in-game.