Star Trek: Hidden Evil

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Star Trek: Hidden Evil
Star Trek: Hidden Evil cover
Developers
Presto Studios
Publishers
Activision
Release dates
Windows November 1, 1999
Taxonomy
Series Star Trek
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Star Trek V: The Final Frontier 1989
Star Trek: 25th Anniversary 1992
Star Trek: Judgment Rites 1993
Star Trek: The Next Generation - A Final Unity 1995
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Harbinger 1996
Star Trek: Klingon 1996
Star Trek: Borg 1996
Star Trek: Generations 1997
Star Trek: Starfleet Academy 1997
Star Trek Pinball 1998
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Klingon Honor Guard 1998
Star Trek: Starship Creator (series)
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Birth of the Federation 1999
Star Trek: Starfleet Command (series)
Star Trek: Hidden Evil 1999
Star Trek: Armada (series)
Star Trek: ConQuest Online 2000
Star Trek: Klingon Academy 2000
Star Trek: New Worlds 2000
Star Trek: Elite Force (series)
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - The Fallen 2000
Star Trek: Away Team 2001
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Dominion Wars 2001
Star Trek: Bridge Commander 2002
Star Trek: Legacy 2006
Star Trek DAC 2009
Star Trek Online 2010
Star Trek (2013) 2013
Star Trek Timelines 2016
Star Trek: Bridge Crew 2017
Star Trek: Legend‪s‬ 2021
Star Trek Fleet Command 2021

Key points

The game lacks any options menu short of renderer choice on launch.
Working title was Star Trek: Insurrection, hence the title in the German market being Star Trek: Der Aufstand.

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SafeDisc DRM[Note 1]
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Includes nGlide.
Windows
SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see above for affected versions).

Game data[edit]

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 Notes
Widescreen resolution
Using nGlide (the GOG.com release includes it).
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)
Using nGlide (the GOG.com release includes it).
60 FPS and 120+ 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
Game is strictly controlled by keyboard controls.
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
German
Retail only; download for GOG.com version.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 7
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Cutscenes QuickTime

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 95, 98
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 200 MHz
System memory (RAM) 32 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 305 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 7 compatible

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. 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