Septerra Core: Legacy of the Creator

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Septerra Core: Legacy of the Creator
Septerra Core: Legacy of the Creator cover
Developers
Valkyrie Studios
Publishers
TopWare Interactive
Monolith Productions
Release dates
Windows October 31, 1999
macOS (OS X) (Wineskin) November 15, 2013[1]
Linux (Wine) November 14, 2016[2]
Reception
Metacritic 72
IGDB 40
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Continuous turn-based
Perspectives Bird's-eye view
Controls Multiple select, Point and select
Genres RPG
Art styles Anime
Themes Fantasy, Sci-fi
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Warnings

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Windows
GamersGate
DRM-free after installation (requires an internet connection during installation)
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Linux
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
DRM-free
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
DRM-free after installation through Steam client (notes may include more details)
Can be played without Steam running.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Version differences[edit]

The GOG.com and Steam versions are pre-patched with the newest patch (1.04).

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Patch 1.04 updates the game to the latest version.

Other Patches[edit]

Peixoto's patch - Allows nearest neighbor or xBRz scaling and has detailed instruction to correctly setup quicktime and solve issues with FMV playback

DSOAL - Fixes a bug with the dialogs audio on the CD version.

The GOG version has the bug fixed. Only recommended for non-GOG version.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\[Note 1]
macOS (OS X)
Linux
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>\savedata\[Note 1]
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
640x480 only; use the Timeslip patch for pillarboxed 4:3.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Use the -windowed parameter (use Timeslip patch to fix color depth requirement).[3]
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
120+ FPS
Frame rate is capped at 60 fps
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

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

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, FX, Speech
Surround sound
Subtitles
Always turned on by default. Can be hidden with a hidetext cheat, but re-enabling them requires restarting the game.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
German
Retail and Steam only; download for GOG.com version
Polish
Retail only.
Russian
Fan translation, download

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DirectDraw 7
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
This 32-bit-only macOS game does not work on macOS Catalina (10.15) or later.
Linux

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Miles Sound System
Cutscenes Apple QuickTime Version 4.0 required for playing cutscenes

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95, 98
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 200 MHz
System memory (RAM) 32 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5 MB
Sound (audio device) DirectX compatible
Other 4x CD-ROM drive
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.7.0
Processor (CPU) 1.6 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) SteamOS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
Processor (CPU) Single core
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM

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