Seven Kingdoms II: The Fryhtan Wars

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Seven Kingdoms II: The Fryhtan Wars
Seven Kingdoms II: The Fryhtan Wars cover
Developers
Enlight Software
Publishers
Enlight Software
Ubisoft
Release dates
Windows July 31, 1999
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Bird's-eye view, Isometric
Controls Point and select
Genres RTS
Themes Fantasy
Series Seven Kingdoms
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Seven Kingdoms II: The Fryhtan Wars on Wikipedia
Seven Kingdoms
Seven Kingdoms 1997
Seven Kingdoms: Ancient Adversaries 1998
Seven Kingdoms II: The Fryhtan Wars 1999
Seven Kingdoms: Conquest 2008
Seven Kingdoms 2 HD 2015

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SafeDisc 1 DRM[Note 1]
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Included with Seven Kingdoms 2 HD under Extras.
Windows
Green Man Gaming Playfire Client
Windows
SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see above for affected versions).

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\CONFIG.DAT[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Save\[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Only 800x600, 1024x768
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input[edit]

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

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

Network[edit]

Up to four players can share a single game CD.[3]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
8 Versus
Online play
8 Versus

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Direct IP

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 6
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95, 98, XP, ME, 2000
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 166 MHz
System memory (RAM) 32 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 160 MB

Notes

  1. SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows 10[1] or Windows 11 and is disabled by default on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 when the KB3086255 update is installed.[2]
  2. 2.0 2.1 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. Not Loading in Windows 10; this will break thousands of - Microsoft Community - last accessed on 2017-01-16
  2. Microsoft - MS15-097: Description of the security update for the graphics component in Windows: September 8, 2015 - last accessed on 2018-02-16
  3. Seven Kingdoms II: The Fryhtan Wars manual, Page 17: "One Seven Kingdoms II CD-ROM can support up to four players in a Multiplayer game."