Planet X3

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Planet X3
Planet X3 cover
Developers
David Murray
Release dates
DOS February 19, 2019[1]

General information

Kickstarter page for game.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM-free
Available on the developer's website (360 KB and 720 KB floppy only). Includes digital download.
DOS

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
CGA, VGA, and Plantronics Colorplus 320x200.
CGA Composite and Tandy 160x200
CGA monochrome, Tandy Hi-Res, and EGA 640x200.
Hercules 720x350
See the DOSBox page for more information. Note that DOSBox does not support Plantrontics Colorplus mode, and may not support aspect ratio correction in certain modes.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Press Alt+ Enter in DOSBox.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
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
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Color blind mode
CGA color palate can be swapped.

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound effects and music on/off only.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
In-game music was composed specifically for the Tandy 3-Voice, and then converted for use with PC speaker and Ad Lib.[2]

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes CGA, CGA Composite, EGA, Hercules, Tandy, VGA [1][3] Plantronics Colorplus also available.

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU) Intel 8088 4.77 MHz (for CGA/Tandy version)
Intel 8088 10 MHz (for VGA version)
System memory (RAM) 256 KB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) CGA
Sound (audio device) PC Speaker
Other 3.5 or 5.25 inch Floppy Disk Drive (physical release)

References