The Terminator: Rampage

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The Terminator: Rampage
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Developers
Bethesda Softworks
Release dates
DOS 1993
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Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Prompts for answers from manual, code wheel, etc.
Manual prompts (floppy version).
DOS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Disc check (CD-ROM version).
DOS

Version differences[edit]

The CD-ROM version has extended cutscenes.[1]

Essential improvements[edit]

Run in DOSBox[edit]

Running this game correctly in DOSBox requires some changes to the configuration file.
Edit DOSBox configuration file[2]
  1. Edit the DOSBox configuration file.
  2. Change cycles=auto to cycles=max (improves the frame rate)
  3. For the floppy version, change cputype=auto to cputype=386_prefetch (fixes the "Reboot requested, quitting now" error).

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\DEFAULT.CFG

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\GAME*.SAE
<path-to-game>\GAME*.SAV
Each save slot is comprised of a *.SAE and *.SAV file.

Video[edit]

General settings.
General settings.

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[edit]

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, Sound.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Everything is text-based.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes VGA

Issues fixed[edit]

"Reboot requested, quitting now" error (DOSBox)[edit]

This error occurs when playing or installing the floppy version.
Edit DOSBox configuration file[2]
  1. Edit the DOSBox configuration file.
  2. Change cputype=auto to cputype=386_prefetch

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU) 386/25 MHz
System memory (RAM) 4 MB (2 MB EMS)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 18 MB
Video card (GPU) VGA

References