Shadow Sorcerer

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Shadow Sorcerer
Shadow Sorcerer cover
Developers
U.S. Gold
Publishers
Strategic Simulations, Inc.
Release dates
DOS 1991
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Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
DOS

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete/rename INTRO.EXE[1]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Delete or rename INTRO.EXE.

Notes

Pre-game screens (copyright etc.) will still be displayed.

Game data[edit]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\SAVEGAME._*_
<path-to-game>\SAVEGAME.DIR
Save files are SAVEGAME._A_ to SAVEGAME._J_.
SAVEGAME.DIR contains save file names (this file is not needed to load saved games).

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
For DOSBox toggle with Alt+ Enter (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
For DOSBox use an unofficial build (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
60 FPS
120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
On/off only (toggle with V).
Surround sound
Subtitles
Everything is text-based.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 640 KB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) EGA, TGA, VGA, MCGA

References

  1. Verified by User:Garrett on September 23, 2017