Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the Flame
|Mac OS (Classic)||1994|
- The Mac OS version has better graphics, resolution and framerate than the DOS version. Playable with Basilisk II or Mini vMac emulators.
|Retail||Requires the manual to solve copy protection questions.|
- A shareware demo is available.
The following versions are known to exist. You can check the version number by pressing AltV in game.
Known differences between versions are listed.
original floppy version
This release does not show a version number. When AltV is pressed it will instead show "PRINCE OF PERSIA 2".
1.0 Floppy version
Adds an option to the installer to "Make Program Accessible under Windows". This option seems to be missing from other versions.
Files on the disks are dated April 30 1993.
1.0 CD-ROM version
This version can be found on the Prince of Persia CD Collection released in 1995. Files on the CD are dated May 27 1995
1.1 CD-ROM version
This version can be found on the Prince of Persia Collection - Limited Edition released in 1998. This release can also be recognised as it has a film clip on the CD about the making of POP3D.
- The v1.1 CD-ROM collections took out the in-game sound + music data for General MIDI (MT-32 is not effected).
The game was composed on the original Roland SC-55. It also uses the Roland GS extensions for percussion.
Unfortunately, it sends drum changes that are incompatible with the Roland SC-55mkII or other later Roland models like the SC-88.
Because the game uses the Roland GS extensions, it will not sound the same when played on a non-GS compatible General MIDI compatible device.
A patch by Vogons user Tikalat is available to fix some of these problems, such that the game will sound correct on other Roland GS compatible devices.
Configuration file(s) location
Save game data location
|Mac OS (Classic)|
|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)|
|Vertical sync (Vsync)||For DOSBox use an unofficial build (see the glossary page for other workarounds).|
|60 FPS and 120+ FPS|
|Keyboard and mouse||State||Notes|
|Remapping||For DOSBox use the DOSBox Mapper (see the glossary page for other workarounds).|
|Mouse input in menus||Macintosh version only (DOS version uses keyboard shortcuts).|
|Mouse Y-axis inversion|
|Full controller support|
|Controller remapping||For DOSBox use the DOSBox Mapper (see the glossary page for other workarounds).|
|Controller Y-axis inversion|
|Separate volume controls||On/off only.|
|Mute on focus lost|
|DOS video modes|
|Operating system (OS)|
|Processor (CPU)||10 MHz 286|
|System memory (RAM)||2 MB|
|Hard disk drive (HDD)||7 MB|
|Video card (GPU)||VGA|
|Operating system (OS)||6.0.7|
|System memory (RAM)||4 MB|
|Hard disk drive (HDD)||15 MB|
|Video card (GPU)||256 Color|
- GM fix - last accessed on 2020-08-23