Police Quest: SWAT

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Police Quest: SWAT
Police Quest: SWAT cover
Developers
Yosemite Entertainment
Publishers
Activision
Engines
SCI2.1
Release dates
DOS September 30, 1995
Windows 3.x September 30, 1995
Windows September 30, 1995
Mac OS (Classic) December 1995
Windows (DOSBox) February 10, 2011
Police Quest: SWAT on MobyGames
Police Quest: SWAT on Wikipedia
Police Quest
Police Quest: In Pursuit of the Death Angel 1987
Police Quest II: The Vengeance 1988
Police Quest III: The Kindred 1991
Police Quest: Open Season 1993
Police Quest: SWAT 1995
Police Quest: SWAT 2 1998
SWAT 3: Close Quarters Battle 1999
SWAT 4 2005

Key points

DOS versions can be played on ScummVM.[1]

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
DOS
Windows 3.x
Windows
Mac OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Bundled with Police Quest: SWAT 2. Pre-packaged with DOSBox.
Windows
Steam
DRM-free after installation through Steam client (see notes)
Pre-packaged with DOSBox.
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows
Mac OS (Classic)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/560350/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\SWATDATA.00*\
Windows
Mac OS (Classic)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/560350/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud
ScummVM 2.1+ supports cloud saves on third-party cloud storage services. See the ScummVM user manual for details.

Video[edit]

Input[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[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes SVGA
Executable16-bit 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
Windows 3.x version might be playable on a 64-bit OS using winevdm.

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 5.0
Processor (CPU) Intel i486
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) SVGA
Other 2x CD-ROM drive
Windows 3.x
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 3.1
Processor (CPU) Intel i486DX
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) 640x480 resolution, 256 colors
Other 2x CD-ROM drive
Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel i486
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) 640x480 resolution
Other 2x CD-ROM drive
Mac OS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7.1
Processor (CPU) PowerPC 601
System memory (RAM) 12 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) 256 colors
Other 2x CD-ROM drive

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 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>/560350/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (560350) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References