Scorched Planet

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Scorched Planet
Scorched Planet cover
Developers
Criterion Games
Publishers
Virgin Interactive
Engines
RenderWare
Release dates
DOS October 31, 1996
Windows October 31, 1996
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Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Windows
This game is not available digitally.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\SPLANET.INI
Windows <path-to-game>\SPLANET.INI[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\SP0*.SAV[Note 1]

Video[edit]

Input[edit]

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
German
Italian
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
8 Versus
IPX-Network required
Online play
For DOSBox use DOSBox IPX/modem emulation.
Asynchronous multiplayer

Connection types

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D
Matrox Simple Interface API executable available for 3D acceleration.[1]
Glide
Software renderer
DOS video modes VGA, SVGA Rendition Speedy3D executable available for 3D acceleration.[2]
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Miles Sound System
Cutscenes Smacker

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) DOS, Windows 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 60
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 65 MB

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).

References

  1. VOGONS - 3D Accelerated Games List - last accessed on 2020-01-11
  2. VOGONS - 3D Accelerated Games List - last accessed on 2020-01-11