War Wind

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War Wind
War Wind cover
Developers
DreamForge Intertainment
Publishers
Retail Strategic Simulations Inc.
Digital, original GOG.com
Digital, current SNEG
Release dates
Windows October 23, 1996
Taxonomy
Monetization Freeware
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Top-down view
Controls Point and select
Genres RTS
Themes Fantasy
Series War Wind
War Wind on HowLongToBeat
War Wind on IGDB
War Wind on MobyGames
War Wind on Wikipedia
War Wind
War Wind 1996
War Wind II: Human Onslaught 1997

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Single-player only.[1] Freeware.
Windows
Steam
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Single-player only. Freeware.
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete or rename movie files[2]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Data\VIDS\OPEN\.
  2. Delete or rename LOGOS.AVI and WWOPEN.AVI.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1741140/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1741140/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

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
French
German

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DirectDraw
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Multiplayer MPlayer.com Servers were taken offline.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 60 MHz
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5 MB
Video card (GPU) 640x480 resolution
1 MB of VRAM
DirectX 3 compatible
Other 2x CD-ROM drive

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 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>/1741140/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1741140) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. War Wind on GOG.com - last accessed on 2020-06-04
    "Please Note: Multiplayer is NOT supported."
  2. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2020-06-04