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|released=November 1994
 
|released=November 1994
 
|version=[[Version0.72|0.72]]
 
|version=[[Version0.72|0.72]]
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|gversion=C1.02 <small>(German 2-CD version)</small><br/>V2.00 <small>(English version)</small>
 
|status=Perfect
 
|status=Perfect
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|id=3053 Compatibility List] or [http://www.dosbox.com/comp_list.php?showID=595
 
|executable='''SCHWEIF.EXE''' or '''STAR.EXE'''
 
|executable='''SCHWEIF.EXE''' or '''STAR.EXE'''
|setup='''SOUND.BAT'''}}
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|installer='''INSTCD.EXE'''
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|setup='''SOUND.BAT'''
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|dos4gw=no
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|dos32a=no
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'''Realms of Arkania: Star Trail''' is a computer role playing game by Attic Entertainment Software based on the German RPG system Das Schwarze Auge. The original German version of the game (German title: Das Schwarze Auge: Sternenschweif) was released in 1994. Due to the success of its predecessor it was translated to English and released by Sir-Tech in the same year.
 
'''Realms of Arkania: Star Trail''' is a computer role playing game by Attic Entertainment Software based on the German RPG system Das Schwarze Auge. The original German version of the game (German title: Das Schwarze Auge: Sternenschweif) was released in 1994. Due to the success of its predecessor it was translated to English and released by Sir-Tech in the same year.
  
 
== Making it work ==
 
== Making it work ==
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*patch to [http://nlt-hilfe.crystals-dsa-foren.de/download.php the latest version], if possible
 
*Make sure to use the <code>[[CALL]]</code> DOS keyword to execute the batch file(s) in order to have the DOSBox <code>[[-exit]]</code> switch working.
 
*Make sure to use the <code>[[CALL]]</code> DOS keyword to execute the batch file(s) in order to have the DOSBox <code>[[-exit]]</code> switch working.
*Using the German keyboard layout (<code>[[dosbox.conf]] [dos] [[keyboardlayout]]=gr</code>) along the German language version of the game is highly recommended.
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*Using the German keyboard layout (<code>[[dosbox.conf]] [dos] [[Configuration:DOS|keyboardlayout]]=gr</code>) along the German language version of the game is highly recommended.
 
*To prevent the 2-CD version of the game to ask for the other CD use CD images or disable CD-Audio in the options menu if your OS does not allow changing of mounted media.
 
*To prevent the 2-CD version of the game to ask for the other CD use CD images or disable CD-Audio in the options menu if your OS does not allow changing of mounted media.
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*When using CD image(s) you must use the bin/cue format, the game will not recognize the CD(s) without the audio tracks.
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[[Category:Role-playing games]]

Latest revision as of 07:43, 13 December 2012

Reals of Arkania: Star Trail
Developer Attic Entertainment Software/Fantasy Productions
Publisher Schmidt-Spiele/TopWare or Sir-Tech/U.S. Gold
Released November 1994
Status Perfect
Tested on 0.72
Tested game version C1.02 (German 2-CD version)
V2.00 (English version)
Links Compatibility List or Compatibility List
Commands
Executable SCHWEIF.EXE or STAR.EXE
Installer INSTCD.EXE
Setup SOUND.BAT
DOS Extender
DOS4GW.EXE no
Works with DOS32A no

Realms of Arkania: Star Trail is a computer role playing game by Attic Entertainment Software based on the German RPG system Das Schwarze Auge. The original German version of the game (German title: Das Schwarze Auge: Sternenschweif) was released in 1994. Due to the success of its predecessor it was translated to English and released by Sir-Tech in the same year.

Making it work

  • patch to the latest version, if possible
  • Make sure to use the CALL DOS keyword to execute the batch file(s) in order to have the DOSBox -exit switch working.
  • Using the German keyboard layout (dosbox.conf [dos] keyboardlayout=gr) along the German language version of the game is highly recommended.
  • To prevent the 2-CD version of the game to ask for the other CD use CD images or disable CD-Audio in the options menu if your OS does not allow changing of mounted media.
  • When using CD image(s) you must use the bin/cue format, the game will not recognize the CD(s) without the audio tracks.