The Colony

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This page is for the 1988 first-person shooter. For the 2018 city-building game, see The Colony (Rusty Swain). For the 2018 Metroidvania game, see The Colony (Monkeystein Games).

The Colony
The Colony cover
Developers
David Alan Smith
Publishers
Mindscape
Engines
FLY-BY Environment Simulator
Release dates
Mac OS (Classic) August 1988
DOS December 1988
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Perspectives First-person
Genres Puzzle, Shooter
Themes Sci-fi
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The Colony is a singleplayer first-person puzzle and shooter game.

Availability[edit]

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

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Mac OS (Classic)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Mac OS (Classic)

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

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes Hercules, CGA, MCGA, EGA

Middleware[edit]

No middleware information; you can edit this page to add it.

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 2.0
Processor (CPU) Intel 8088
Intel 8086
System memory (RAM) 640 kB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) Hercules, CGA, MCGA
Mac OS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU) Motorola 68000
System memory (RAM) 512 kB
Hard disk drive (HDD)

References