The Dark Eye (1995)

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The Dark Eye (1995)
The Dark Eye (1995) cover
Developers
Inscape
Publishers
Atari Games
Release dates
Windows 1995
The Dark Eye (1995) on MobyGames
The Dark Eye (1995) on Wikipedia

Key points

Does not work on modern Windows, see this fix

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Windows
This game is not available digitally


Video[edit]

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
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Issues fixed[edit]

Game doesn't work on Windows 10[edit]

Use "The Win 3.1 Fix Project"
  1. Download "The Win 3.1 Fix Project"
  2. Unzip the folder "The Dark Eye Fix" somewhere on your computer.
  3. Insert The Dark Eye CD, go to the folder on the disc called SETUP.
  4. Inside that folder is the file DKYINSTL.EXE, keep this one in mind.
  5. Open your "The Dark Eye Fix" folder and find the program otvdm.exe.
  6. Drag DKYINSTL.EXE from your CD into otvdm.exe.
  7. During install make sure to uncheck "Quicktime For Windows 2.03".
  8. After Install, go to the <path-to-game> you installed the game in.
  9. Drag DARKEYE.EXE into otvdm.exe and the game should start.
The game is made for 640×480, set your resolution to either that or 800x600 for full screen.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
Made for Windows 3.1 and Windows 95, uses 16bit installers and files.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 3.1
Processor (CPU) Intel i486 DX
System memory (RAM) 12 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 MB
Video card (GPU) 2 MB of VRAM

References