Robin Hood: The Legend of Sherwood

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Robin Hood: The Legend of Sherwood
Robin Hood: The Legend of Sherwood cover
Spellbound Entertainment
Anuman Interactive
macOS (OS X) RuneSoft
Linux RuneSoft
North America Strategy First
OS X North America Freeverse Software
Release dates
Windows November 15, 2002
macOS (OS X) December 17, 2004
Linux January 12, 2005
Robin Hood: The Legend of Sherwood on MobyGames
Robin Hood: The Legend of Sherwood on Wikipedia

General information

Official website (archived) Community Discussions Support Page
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
CD key
2011 version needs a key required for startup.
macOS (OS X)
DRM-free after installation (requires an internet connection during installation)
macOS (OS X)
Mac App Store
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macOS (OS X)
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macOS (OS X)
An Amiga port is also known to exist, released in November 2006 also ported by RuneSoft.

Essential improvements[edit]


Patches are available (US, European, Japan). Changelog can be found here

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\DATA\Configuration\[Note 1]
macOS (OS X)
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/46560/pfx/[Note 2]
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\DATA\Savegame\[Note 1]
macOS (OS X)
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/46560/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.
Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
See Widescreen resolution.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
See Windowed.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Menus and cutscenes are capped at 60 FPS while the gameplay is capped at 20 FPS.

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Modify Profiles[1]
  1. Launch the game at least once.
  2. Go to <path-to-game>\DATA\Savegame\
  3. Open the Profiles file with wxMEdit or other hex editor.
  4. Press Ctrl+F and fill the Find Hex String checkbox*.
  5. Find one of the following strings:
  • 20 44 00 00 F0 43
  • 48 44 00 00 16 44
  • 80 44 00 00 40 44
  1. Replace it with the value corresponding to your desired resolution:
  • 1024x576 - 80 44 00 00 10 44
  • 1280x720 - A0 44 00 00 34 44
  • 1360x768 - AA 44 00 00 40 44
  • 1600x900 - C8 44 00 00 61 44
  • 1920x1080 - F0 44 00 00 87 44

* Depends on the hex editor.


Use DxWnd[citation needed]
  1. Download DxWnd and extract it.
  2. Launch DxWnd as administrator.
  3. Configure it t
  4. Choose Edit, and Add.
  5. Type in the name for it (e.g. Robin Hood).
  6. Set the path to <path-to-game>\Game.exe.
  7. Under position specify the X, Y position of a window for the game and Width (W) and Height (H) of the window.
  8. Go to Video tab.
  9. Under Window Handling, check Modal Style.
  10. Under Color management check Set 16BPP RGB565 encoding.
  11. Go to Input tab.
  12. Set the Cursor visibility to Hide.
  13. Click OK to save the settings.
  14. Minimize DxWnd and launch the game.

Input settings[edit]

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

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
FX, Dialogue, Music and Comments.
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Retail version only
Polish version and local retail release.
Official translation, download

Issues fixed[edit]

Uneven/poor performance[edit]

Install a wrapper[2]
  1. Download a modified DDraw wrapper and extract it.
  2. Copy aqrit.cfg and ddraw.dll to a folder where you have installed the game.
  3. If you're using Windows 8 / 8.1 / 10 start the game with DxWnd (can be set to fullscreen). See Windowed.
Replace English fonts[citation needed]
  1. Download the GOG German Fonts and extract it.
  2. Copy the files into the Data\Interface\Fonts folder contained where the game is installed.
  3. There is a bug inside the English font set which may hamper performance.
  4. Alternatively, you can use this fix with font files from any non-english localization.

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 8
ExecutablePPC 32-bit 64-bit Notes
macOS (OS X)
Two versions exist for OS X: the original 2004 PowerPC port, and the 2011 digital release on the App Store.

The digital release is unknown if it made it to 64-bit, but did have a Lion patch the same year it released.


Middleware Notes
Audio FMOD 3.6
Cutscenes Bink Video 1.5L

System requirements[edit]

Minimum[3] Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II 233 MHz
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) 4 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8.1 compatible
macOS (OS X)
Operating system (OS) 10.6.6
Processor (CPU) Intel 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) 128 MB of VRAM
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD)


  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).
  2. 2.0 2.1 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>/46560/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (46560) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.


  1. - Forum - widescreen, page 1
  2. Verified by User:Suicide_machine on 2016-10-21
  3. Official README file