Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends

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Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends
Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends cover
Developers
Big Huge Games
Publishers
Microsoft Game Studios
Engines
Big Huge Engine
Release dates
Windows May 9, 2006
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Bird's-eye view
Controls Multiple select, Point and select
Genres RTS
Themes Fantasy, Steampunk
Series Rise of Nations
Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends on MobyGames
Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends on Wikipedia
Rise of Nations
Rise of Nations 2003
Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends 2006
Rise of Nations: Extended Edition 2014

Warnings

GameSpy online services have been shut down (see Network for solutions).

General information

Rise of Legends Heaven
MobyGames page

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
CD key
SmarteSECURE DRM - removed by an update
Windows
Not available digitally.

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

In-game update server has been shut down. Published official updates (2.5, build 0.0704.1001.0000) are available in an unofficial installer.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Rise Of Legends\

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Rise Of Legends\<user-id>\Saves

Video settings[edit]

Windowed[edit]

Edit configuration file[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open personal.ini.
  3. Edit the following line under the [DEFAULT] section:
FullScreen=X

Vertical sync (Vsync)[edit]

Edit configuration file[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open personal.ini.
  3. Edit the following line under the [DEFAULT] section:
VSync=X

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Camera controls
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Mouse cursor does not work[edit]

Compatibility mode[citation needed]

Launch game in Windows XP or Windows Vista compatibility mode.

Audio settings[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Czech
German
Spanish
French
Italian
Japanese
Polish
Traditional Chinese

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
6 Requires GameSpy connectivity. Does not work.
Online play
6 GameSpy server browser has been shut down.

Connection types

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
vorpX
G3D
User created game profile, see vorpx forum profile introduction.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics AGEIA PhysX
Cutscenes Bink Video
Multiplayer GameSpy

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) 1.4 GHz
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4.5 GB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9 compatible

References