GAMES:Archimedean Dynasty

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Archimedean Dynasty
GAME Archimedean Dynasty.jpg
Developer Massive Development
Publisher Blue Byte Software
Released 1996
Status Supported
Tested on 0.70
Tested game version Unknown
Links Compatibility List
Installer N/A
DOS Extender
DOS4GW.EXE Unknown
Works with DOS32A N/A

Archimedean Dynasty is a submarine simulation with action elements.

Making it work

There is a major annoyance: the mouse is awfully slow. There is a workaround:

You can fix the issue by running the program with the Mosue2kv tool found at

1. Download the executable and copy it in the directory where AD.exe resides.

2. Run the game with MOUSE2KV.EXE 640 480 8 8 AD.EXE

Another thing: the cursor keys were mis-mapped when I ran the game. Hit ctrl+f1 to remap these (click on the key, click on del, then add then hit the cursor key).

There is another thread on AD which deals with SVGA and sound, if you have problems with that:

If you require support for general issues, see the performance guide and FAQ.


Archimedian dynasty works quite well with DOSBox version 0.72 / Ubuntu 8.10.

What works: Most of the game.

What does not work: The only thing that I found does not work is the display of the ship in the repair dock.

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