Zombie Wars

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Zombie Wars
Zombie Wars cover
Developers
Gee Whiz! Entertainment
Publishers
Microforum International
Release dates
Windows 3.x 1996
Taxonomy
Series Alien Carnage
Alien Carnage
Alien Carnage 1993
Zombie Wars 1996

Warnings

The Windows 3.x version of this game does not work on 64-bit versions of Windows (see Availability for affected versions).

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM-free
Windows 3.x

Essential improvements[edit]

Running on Windows 10 and above[edit]

  1. Get winevmd (otvdm) from here : [1]. Instructions for getting binaries from github project [2]
  2. Drag and drop ZWARS.exe into otvdm.exe to start. Alternatively, launch otvdmw.exe and browse and select ZWARS.exe

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\ZWARS.CFG[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\HARRY.CFG[Note 1]
High scores are stored in <path-to-game>\HARRY.TOP

Video[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music and Sound Effects.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable16-bit 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
Windows 3.x version might be playable on a 64-bit OS using winevdm.

System requirements[edit]

Windows 3.x
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 3.1
Processor (CPU) Intel 486DX2 66 MHz
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 15 MB
Video card (GPU) VGA

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).

References