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The Humans

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The Humans
The Humans cover
Imagitec Design
Europe Mirage Technologies (Multimedia)
Europe GameTek UK
United States GameTek
Digital Piko Interactive
Digital Bleem!
Release dates
DOS 1992
Windows (DOSBox) July 13, 2017[1]
macOS (OS X) (DOSBox) July 13, 2017[1]
Linux (DOSBox) July 13, 2017[1]
Themes Prehistoric
Series The Humans
The Humans on MobyGames
The Humans on Wikipedia
The Humans
The Humans 1992
Humans 2: The Jurassic Levels 1992
Humans III: Evolution - Lost in Time 1995
The Humans: Meet the Ancestors! 2009

General information Community Discussions for game series Support Page
Steam Community Discussions


DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Humans 2: The Jurassic Levels This add-on was also sold as a standalone game.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
macOS (OS X) <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
Linux <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/719320/pfx/[Note 2]
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Save game data location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
macOS (OS X) <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
Linux <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/719320/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud



Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
For DOSBox use the DOSBox Mapper (see the glossary page for other workarounds).


Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio


Language UI Audio Sub Notes

Other information


Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes

System requirements

Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU) Intel 4, Athlon 64 or later
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 File/folder structure within the installation folder reflects the path(s) listed for DOS game data.
  2. 2.0 2.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/719320/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (719320) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.